"As I begin to paint the scene, I drift into a right brain realm where I forget time and space and just sort of live inside this painting and the flow of color and brush strokes." –Artist Dimitra Milan
John Everett Millais, "The Eve of Saint Agnes", 1863. His wife Effie is the model. Effie Gray married John Ruskin, the PRB's champion, but their marriage was never consummated. JEM and Effie fell in love, ironically while the artist was working on a gorgeous portrait of Ruskin.