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Sketch Fest #129 will run March 26-28! (Today's date: 2021-06-21 08:43:02)

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Water Dragon's Treasure by Ellen Million

Water Dragon's Treasure
by Ellen Million

Prompt: water dragon
prompted by: leanne wilson, during Sketch Fest #30 (November, 2012)

This is actually the second piece I did to this prompt. The first was a more mundane sketch (I'll scan it tomorrow, hopefully!), but this one really got away from me. It took the whole hour, and the plywood was not primed, so you can see a lot of the texture of the wood through the paint. I anticipated doing a big squishy abstract piece, but halfway through, I sat down and pulled the dragon and his moon out of paint blobs. It is a little over 4 feet long by about 16 inches high, acrylic paint on plywood.


mikka says: Oooooh! And you have gotten ambitious with paint-and-color. I like! ~ Reply?

     Ellen Million replied to this: Fortune favors the bold! Heh. :)

leanne wilson says: Ellen this is awesome!!!! ~ Reply?

     Ellen Million replied to this: Thank you! :)

katerina Koukiotis says: beautiful paintings ellen!! love the colors ! ~ Reply?

     Ellen Million replied to this: Thank you! The base color was wall paint leftover from Elsa's nursery. :)

Joanna Bromley says: Its amazing...i really like the added texture of the wood... :-D ~ Reply?

     Ellen Million replied to this: Thank! I thought it added a lot, actually.

Jenny Heidewald says: Wow, this is awesome, love the colors and the water ripples. ~ Reply?

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