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Friday, September 11, 2009
Counting Blue Cars: Music as Inspiration
Inspiration comes from all kinds of unexpected sources... I sometimes do a study just to practice some skill, such as painting small figures in a landscape, or or dogs, or bicycles. Late the other night, I was too tired to do a full size painting, but decided to practice drawing cars. I pulled one of my reference photos, and as I thought what color to make the cars, I was reminded of the 90's Dishwalla song "Counting Blue Cars," so I drew and painted the characters of the song into this 6x10 study, sitting on the bench and counting only blue cars, and wondering about God...