Last week a friend invited me to go to Painting with a Twist. 'Painting with a Twist' is where anyone with any (or none) artistic talent are shown how to paint a particular selection in a 3 hour time frame (and boozing it up while there is encouraged). Painting has never been my strongest artistic endeavor...even with having a degree in fine art. I had never been to 'Painting with a Twist' before but walked by it several times. Generally the whole class is painting some garishly large wine glass with "Wine a little" scrawled across it. So, as some may imagine, I had no interest in this. But, when the moon is full and the stars are aligned PWAT offers a class more individualized....Paint your Pet!
I choose to do my Elanor Dog as Frida Kahlo from her past 2013 Halloween costume.
I think it turned out fairly decent. Her head appears a bit engorged and her eyes seem to be saying "What was that noise?!" at 3 am in the morning awaking from a dead sleep. Her uni-brow didn't quite stand out as much as I would have liked though....(hmmm...mixed media felt add on?)
But as I said before, boozing it up is encouraged and can easily become your crutch for why your painting didn't turn out quite perfect...except in my case I was only having unadulterated Dr. Pepper.