Make No. 34: Watercolour Daisies at 100mph

Make 34 was exciting…people, we’re going to paint a watercolour scene. With no sketch. That’s right. You have an hour to:

Paint a sky. Dab out some clouds with an increasingly manky piece of kitchen roll. It’s art, dahling.

Apply masking fluid with a paintbrush, four seconds at a time before your brush becomes utterly unuseable. That joke you just made about rinsing your brush in your tea just cost you a brush, moron. Also, do not rinse your brush in your tea.

Apply masking fluid to the foreground with a credit card, preferably somebody else’s.

Recover consciousness. Masking fluid honks.

Paint a foreground. Rub a candle over the top of the foreground to resist the later wash. Do not worry about the fact that you have No Idea At All where the wax is on the paper.

Paint some trees. (Lollipop trees do not count, apparently.)

Add a mountain, even though you thought your tree line was finished, Because Your Teacher Told You To. I must have been looking too cheerful.

Rub off the masking fluid, trying hard not to think of sunburnt skin.

Paint the centres of the daisies. Do Not Paint Them All Stood Up Straight. Unless you want to paint a field of fried eggs.

And there you have it. (Someone’s having a campfire in the woods. I didn’t smudge it. Honest.)

 

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You never see that on the Krypton factor, do you?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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