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Wildly Interesting Books

  • Adam's Task by Vicki Hearne
  • Anything by Colin Cotterill
  • Auguries of Innocence by Patti Smith
  • Big Box Swindle by Stacy Mitchell
  • Darwin: A Life in Poems by Ruth Padel
  • Gehry Draws
  • Human Smoke by Nicholson Baker
  • Out of Our Heads by Ava Noe
  • Stylepedia: A Guide to Graphic Design, Mannerisms, Quirks and Conceits
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larrson
  • The God of Small Things by Arundahti Roy
  • The Long Fall by Walter Mosely
  • The Martin Beck Series by Maj Sjowall and Per Waloo
  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
  • The Wrecking Crew by Thomas Frank
  • Vermeeer in Bosnia by Lawrence Weschler

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Hell's Bells! She's at it again

I've started painting crabs in watercolor now. This takes some adjustment from the fluid acrylics. Here's my first pass at an entirely "nother different fiddler crab in watercolor. It needs to be done over. Better. But I plan to spend the next week working on crabs in this medium. The treat will be doing one of them in greytone for the back of the book, which is a black and white piece. But on and on I go.

ps. the best thing is that Emily and I agree that the first one is the best so I'm not anxious. Just lovin' it. And if you haven't had your fill of this nonsense, you can see it all on my art website blog.

1 comment:

TomC said...

I like this latest crab a lot(even though I agree that the first one is the best.) It's a very different set of colors from the previous crabs, and I think it works nicely.