painting

Alice, you’ve done it again

Whitman

I was at one of Louisiana’s fantastic festivals this spring where I stumbled across brilliant bunny artist Vladimir Ovtcharov of New Mexico (though not originally ;). I bought two prints and plan to buy two more before I could stop myself. He reminded me how much the SLBs love Alice and the idea of Wonderland. This piece celebrates whitman and his love of chess, mad hats and tea with golden rum. I plan to continue in this vein adding Chaz to the next one in an 11×14.

Whitman for Tea
8×10, watercolor on board, sealed with acrylic, available today!

New Techniques

SLB_pointalism_lrI am always trying to find new painting styles to spice up Chaz and Whitman’s everyday life. This time I am using a Pebeo product to create dimension using a pointillist style. The black dots are actually raised giving the painting a bit of shadow and texture. The watercolor is on a porous board that  I have to seal with acrylic spray.  So… I may actually be complicating the creative process by trying new things, but it is kind of sassy. Don’t you think?