Hey, so the update is happening quickly! I could have promised after all! So here’s the project I’ve been having fun with lately. Someone suggested I keep a scrapbook of my experiences here and I was trying to decide what form I wanted that to take, since I am not the type remember to get pictures printed and that sort of thing. The obvious answer was my water color paintings, but I didn’t want to fill my scrapbook with landscapes, and so The Awkward Duck was born. I’ve decided to paint some of my experiences- odd cultural moments and such- in the character of The Awkward Duck. Here are the first few results:
My friend Dani and I actually saw a dog with painted on eyebrows when we were in Busan, and it’s quite common to see cats and small dogs wearing blush. I definitely find it disturbing!