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Friday, January 21, 2011

Internet meme of the day--girl falls into fountain while texting

Girl falls into fountain while texting, 6X8", oil on canvas

And the steps to do it, in about an hour:

I start with either a watercolor pencil drawing. Easily erasable with a wet paper towel, allows me to fiddle endlessly with composition.

Then I block in colors and values, very roughly.

Then these shapes are gradually refined until I have to go pick up my son or yell at the dog or answer the phone..

The water reflections were added last. After I raised my phone up on a small support, I poured a pitcher of water over the rest of the stuff.


Unknown said...

Lovely, Carol! Love that the colors are nos too bright. All the reflections you added make it more life like:)

Now Blogger is back in business, we hopefully can get to normal.

Unknown said...

Just to add, This is a new blog of Jesh at FB, I don't know yet which blog I'll keep.