My wife and I are off to see the grandkids. We should have a great time. I will be playing with William, who still remembers the ‘Ready, Set…. Jump‘ routine, and I hope that I get a chance to have a painting session together and perhaps another interview with Sidra.
Today’s watercolor experiment:
Before we left, I did a quick sketch of my desk. I have begun to watch (listen, really) to classic movies on my phone, while I’m painting. I have a little setup where I tilt my handheld against an Irish Steel Cut Oatmeal canister, find an on-demand movie and begin to play it as I start my watercolor experiments. Now and then I glance over at the tiny screen, but I’m mainly engrossed in the dialog. I don’t think there is any bleed through to my paintings, which seems to work on visual feedback only.
Here it is:
I was watching, Berlin Express. I know this must be obvious to the reader, with the ruins of Frankfurt clearly visible on the screen. For those of you not familiar with old Film Noir, I thought I’d explain.