Sylvette is a shy girl who dreams of becoming an artist one day. One day her friends are talking about the fact that the famous painter, Pablo Picasso, is in. Summer Beach & Biz Book Reads. Oh yes. It's that time of year. Book time! I've been stacking my night table with a delicious assortment of View Article. Master and muse: Lydia [then called Sylvette] with Picasso - I went from. Master and muse: And so I became “The Girl with the Ponytail”.