“No great deed, private or public, has ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty.”
– Leon Wieseltier
Doctor’s Building at McAlester Regional Hospital – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor
I was in McAlester Monday and had 30 minutes to kill, so I drew this
building on a little pad of 4″ x 6″ watercolor paper I had in my bag.
Then I painted it over the last couple mornings before work. The ink is
Prismacolor pen. I have been using them more than Sharpie because I
have more control and I have 5 sizes ranging from .01 to .08. They are
About Leon Wieseltier
Leon Wieseltier, the sharp-tongued literary editor of The New
Republic, has used his role to deliver brilliant, scathing put-downs of
intellectual fads and pretense. He was born in Brooklyn in 1952. He
studied Jewish history and philosophy at Columbia, Oxford, and Harvard’s
Society of Fellows. He won the National Jewish Book Award for the
memoir Kaddish, about his year of mourning after his father’s death.