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September 14, 2011

100 Watercolors #13: Misfortune

Dropping your ice cream cone as a kid was the most misfortunate thing I could think of for this theme.  I tried to have some fun with the composition with this one, so that the ice cream on the pavement is the last thing you see.  Of course, only after I finished it could I see that there are WAY too many yellow dashes in the middle of the road.  I might as well have made it a solid yellow line!  Oh well, I guess my hopes of a perfect painting were dashed in the street...  (Pun intended!)

Next week's theme: Smile!


Al B. Wesolowsky said...

My own .sig block:

"Everything that is wrong with a drawing is invisible until after you've inked it "

---E. Campbell, 15 Oct 2008

Alec Longstreth said...

Truer words have never been spoken, Al (or typed!)