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The digital TV monster out to destroy old antenna based TV delivery? No. Just a quick sketch I did a while back and I recently painted it. I have no idea what it’s about. Actually, I have a story in mind now, once I started to tighten it up and paint it. I almost have to in order to paint a piece. Otherwise I have too many questions and can’t find the right tone for it. Painting sketches is tough that way. The doodle is perfectly good as it is – Pure innocence. No reason to be, other than it was dumped on paper when you sat down. Once I start painting however, issues start coming up. Color palette, time of day. Emotional tone. What world is this taking place on.
When I am painting and drawing just for myself (vs. an assignment) I try things out for fun. Some leaf textures found their way into this. I played with colors several times, added a space suit on the monster/alien/one-eyed-orange-thing at one point. But the doodle seemed to work mainly because of the simplistic nature of the action. Monster breaking antenna. Guy yelling at said monster. And they all lived happily ever after.
And I think this painitng says Happy Thanksgiving like nothing else.