Asian Newsprint and Walruses
I love to get lunch at the Grand Asia Market in Cary. The food is good and (even better) often quite unknown to me. I also love to people watch there while I eat. Then I shop for the ingredients I use in my increasing number of Asian dishes (Thai, mostly, right now - thanks to Chef Wynton’s cooking school in Cary).
On the way out the door I pick up a copy of the free paper because it’s beautiful. Even the proportions of the paper are a bit different than a western newspaper, and I like that. Some items get clipped and added to the notebooks/scrapbooks I keep for future ideas.
I’ve also wanted to draw or paint on some of the pages as a backdrop. Yesterday I did a first pass at that. Having done this one I think I see how I can begin to work more with the ink on the page already - in this one I sort-of ignored or had to even work against it in places. But it’s a start… 21.5 x 22 inches - Sharpie, watercolor and acrylic on newsprint. I love walrus whiskers!