,…and whiskers and eyebrows. It was nose-to-the-grindstone today. I’d mixed up a giant glob of pale pink and didn’t want it to go to waste, so I kept on – doggedly – to use it up. Still thinking that the biggest challenge to come with this one is to get those blue teacups and saucers painted convincingly.
We finally had a relatively pleasant day here, so I took a break and removed the plastic tarps from my stone lions.
And here’s what I found under the tarps: hundreds and hundreds of ladybugs! They were all over. This photo shows the biggest concentration.
On the way back to the studio I found yet another sign of Spring: one of those fuzzy caterpillars. Here is Picasso, inspecting:
Tomorrow I’ll be back in the studio, racing to finish this painting. Gardening season is about to start and painting will just have to take a backseat for a few weeks.