Saturday, July 11, 2015

Week two. July 2015.


1) How can I handle the background so that it suggests the bright lights and movement and excitement of the midway without overpowering the main subject matter?
2) What color does everything become under those yellow bug lights?
3) What the heck was I thinking to begin a painting, in the dark, of shifting people and whirling carnival rides while hoards of fair-goers drifted by and at least a quarter of them wanted to chat?

Bingo Night at the Fireman's Carnival, 10" x 8", oil on gessoed paper, SOLD.

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Here's a word problem for you: Bingo night runs for three hours total. Each game takes about five minutes. Each card costs 25¢. The winner of each game receives a prize of $3. The total take for the evening is $426. How many Bingo cards did they sell?