Strength in a Line

It is impossible to define what makes beauty. We tend to  think it is in the face. Baboon-03-HD-WallpaperThe nose can’t be too big, nor the ears, eyes, teeth, lips; the skin cannot have a scar, a mark of any kind.pittsburgh 053Most important of all is in the jaw, the line from neck to chin, defined, curved, a strength of line upon which all else sits.


The look must be full and indifferent, demanding, subsumed, terrified, trapped, raw, all at the same time, a performer desperately nervous for her debut.


It’s a lot to ask.