'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Friday, 10 August 2012

Progress on the Dancer

The conte chalk under-painting is mostly completed, and sprayed very lightly with a matt fixative.  Next, colour! 


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  1. it looks a little like a pre Raphaelite heroine!
    very glum and thoughtful!

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    1. I agree, there is a rather amusing 'expression' on its face John. It should become more obvious with the colour, too.

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  2. I think you've captured it really well.

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  3. You are, of course, the best of all possible pet-store fish artists.

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    1. Well, that could be very kind of you Robert. Except that, as far as Google knows, and at least in the first ten pages of a Google search, I appear to be the only one in the world.

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  4. The first thing that I saw was the motion. That looks good to me.

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    1. Oh, that's good Geeb! I dared to hope.. when it was finished... it might 'waft'...

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