Sunday, November 1, 2015

Weekend Writing Warriors #8sunday (HIS)(RO)(LGBT)

It's Sunday and time for the Weekend Writing Warriors. Participants post 8-10 sentences from a writing project, either published or unpublished. Today it's a bit from the steamy side of my imagination-- Loving Leonardo -- (Book 1 in my award-winning, Victorian polyamorous romance-- the ongoing Loving Leonardo series.)

First my 8, then details after~
There was self-critical humor in her voice when she said, “Sir
Nicolas, I’m afraid you’ll think me quite silly, but what has mathematics to do with it?”
   Brooks chuckled, and taking a drink, dipped his mustache in his water glass. He came up for air looking very much like the Emperor Tamarin Monkey I’d once seen in the London Zoo.
   I set down my fork and knife and helped myself to the heel of dry bread to calm my stomach, then explained, “Were a trained eye to look upon da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man with his arms and legs spread wide in the illusion of movement, it would see an image based on the much older writings of the Roman architect Vitruvius. Many of the sacred geometry principles of the human body as well as ancient architecture have been compiled into art by Leonardo da Vinci. His perspectives are considered perfect and balanced.”
   Mrs. Ormont, either lost or disinterested, said, “Oh.”
That was the way of it for most of my academic career. A certain curiosity went part and parcel with being an art historian, and not everyone shared it. Luca Franco however, had found one of his own.

Behind the scenes for the snippet above:After imbibing a little too much the night before, Nicolas reluctantly takes dinner among the passengers on the ocean liner bound for Venice and finds Mr. Brookes' enjoyment of his meal a little too much as well. Somewhat the distraction from the greasy sight, the conversation goes to Leonardo da Vinci and the mathematics behind the artist's perfection. The conversation bores Mrs. Ormont, but the historian Luca Franco is certainly engaged.


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