Inspiration On Demand!
A couple days ago, I decided to introduce my daughter to Sesame Street – which it so happens, is available On Demand through our cable provider. Who knew that the animation would be so inspirational? Not me. This particular episode was brought to us by the letter “P” and the animation included a bit with a “P” made of painted post-its. The texture was amazing and the animators moved the post-its around to give the “P” motion.
I did not have the right size post-its lying about to recreate the effect, but I did have an inordinate number of unread copies of The New Yorker. I decided that that, plus a glue stick, would suffice.
About a third of the way through my bird I realized I was very unhappy with my colors, and I wished I had used dark greens, black, white, yellow, maybe a touch of red and copper. I also became unsure of the gloss. Oh well. Should I paint over it?
I was quite pleased with the texture though. The photo below captures it a bit better than the scan above.