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2021-10-15 10:05:37 PM  
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This was a straight-up accident. I made a pen and ink drawing with two different color fountain pens and then accidentally dripped condensed moisture from a cold drink right smack on top. I quickly did what I could to salvage it and instead it turned into a watercolor, which as it is is my preferred medium so it all worked out in the end. To date it is still the best eye I have ever done.
2021-10-15 10:00:59 PM  
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I was just messing around with ideas for a picture and damn did it ever turn out better than I could have hoped; freehand watercolor with pen highlights. Mounted because I liked it that much.
2021-10-15 2:09:56 PM  
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Subby gets to do adult coloring for neurotherapy but I have to do my own line drawings first. I challenged myself further by making a template to trace. I like this one because you can flip it upside down and the character changes.
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2021-10-15 1:01:36 PM  
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Accidental 3D - I was adding a psychedelic background to my his Joker face but hit the he hard light toggle instead of lighten.  Instead of the white face and coloured background,  this appeared.  If you are on the mobile or laptop then wubble your screen and watch him nod or shake his head.
2021-10-15 4:45:59 PM  
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This is the first painting I did with those inexpensive "watercolor" pellet kits. The 36 colors for $5 ones you find at places like Walmart. I quickly found out it's more like water soluble chalky paint pellet and doesn't soak and flow into the paper like normal water color.

So, I'm sitting there with my watercolor brushes, my little cup of water and a mixing tray not knowing how to deal with this weird paint. Like a man on a mission, I was determined to complete the painting and persevered.

Anyhow, the results were both horrifying and interesting. Overall, I think it should have been quickly burned for the sake of humanity, but I actually like the dry brush effect of the blue background. So, I hid it in a stack of other artwork and up until now it was never mentioned again.

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