Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Two Down and Three to Go - The Paper Mache Menagerie

This Dynamic Duo is DONE!

Awesome Possum

The texture of the dried paper mache sometimes works very much in one's favor. It worked like a charm creating the possum's shaggy coat.

Basset Hound

And, of course, sometimes the texture works against you when you are trying to do fine detail painting.

The lowly beginning of the possum ...

... and the Basset Hound.

I forced myself to sit down and work on the animals today. After painting with watercolors for the past few days, it feels like painting with sludge. However, two of the commissions are completed. I think I will tackle the owl next ...

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