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The Libyan Sibyl 
(Sistine Chapel Ceiling)

Done on location in the Sistine Chapel, surrounded by tourists.  (about 2-3 hours...slowed down by people talking to me.)

Ballpoint pen on watercolor paper

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I think this is one of my favorite pieces of art of all time.  I've always loved this particular piece of the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.  It was a really special morning for me to be able to sit there and study it for as long as I did.  Even the guards seemed to enjoy seeing the drawing take shape, that is when they weren't busy chastising people for attempting to take photos. (None are allowed in the chapel.)  

The only difficult thing was how long it took because people kept talking to me.  

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