Saturday, January 25, 2014

Day 24 - 30/30 Challenge - Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen
watercolor, 6" x 6", $35

This little gal is [safely and perhaps wisely] hanging in the chicken coop area while the crazy ladies from Long Island feed and squeal over the lambs. Yes, we squealed over, and fed, and held, lots of adorable lambs at a farm near Schoharie, New York.
Pretty sure that chickens aren't impressed with being squealed at or hugged. Fed maybe, but not milk from giant baby bottles. Sorry chickens - you don't know what you're missing.

On an artistic note, I really like the textures I achieved on the wall. I used a combination of wet-into-wet, dry brush, spaying with water to soften edges, blotting and even scrubbing with a slightly damp paper towel. It really evokes the worn wood and chipped and peeling paint.