Friday, August 14, 2009

Barbados Contour - August 14, 2009

"Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them."
– John Updike

An artist that I follow, Leslie White, inspired me to try a contour drawing. It was fun. The drawing took about 2 minutes. Then, I filled it in with watercolor (about 15 minutes). I need to do more of this! This is done on a 4" x 6" Indian Village watercolor postcard.

About John Updike

John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize–winning American novelist known for his careful craftsmanship and small-town settings, has published more than 60 books to date. He was born in 1932 in Pennsylvania. As a child he suffered from stammering and was encouraged by his mother to write. After college, he joined The New Yorker as a regular contributor. He is best known for his series of novels about a fictional alter ego, including Rabbit, Run and Rabbit at Rest. He lives in Massachusetts.

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