Oh Baby; You Baboon!

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Today’s painting for #WorldWatercolorMonth has been fraught by problems. I found a photo on line of a cute baby baboon, pencilled the outline on a piece of watercolour paper (measuring 2.5 X 3.5 inches, as this is another version of an ATC/ACEO), and then left it to one side. And instead of saving myself a sneaky copy of the photo, I saved the Google Image webpage as a favourite instead. I do things like that at times. Don’t ask me why.

So, when I returned to the saved image page, my image had gone. It was nowhere to be found. So I had to find an almost similar image, and fill in the colours from that image and my memory.

I think I got away with that part… although I would have done, had I not made the colours a little too wet, and they all ran into each other. But once again, I think I managed to rescue that as well.

So now, I present my fifth painting from our little safari, a baby baboon, kindly posing on a rock for us. I’ve also included a photo below with a paintbrush, just so you can see the size of the paintings, this theme of mine kind of ‘enhances’ the size of the images slightly. Not that I’m complaining.

This has been another post for #WorldWatercolorMonth, and you can still find more details by clicking the link below:

16 comments on “Oh Baby; You Baboon!”

  1. Good piece again Tom! 🙂

    I could never have a pet in my flat, so I adopted a brick.

    It’s very obedient: I tell it to stay and it doesn’t move an inch!!! 🙂

    God Bless!

    Prenin.

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