Tuesday, July 16, 2013

EDM 20 - Something "Dad"

This wicker basket was a gift from my dad for my 17th birthday, sent across an ocean to me, with a hidden message I found accidentally on my 18th birthday, and it is on the short list of things I'd grab if the house caught fire. I've written about it (at my much-neglected and formerly unpublicized "other blog") and told its story many times, but I've never drawn it...until today. I was determined to not over-paint this. I think I stopped just in time! I've never drawn a reflection in a mirror before. I'll have to do more of that.
EDM 20 - Dad's Gift; 3x3" watercolor

The Lady in the Lid

Dad's Hidden Message

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