March 27, 2006


Downtown Snack Time - The Revenge

Here's the painting from last week's sketch. I'd say about 80% of what I was aiming for.

I read a Walt Kelly quote once, to the effect that he went for 80% satisfaction with a drawing. Other artists might want to expend the additional effort (and this is a logarithmic thing, in my experience - not "just another couple hours" but "just another couple dozen hours") to get to 100%, and possibly flub it, but Walt would rather start a new drawing and go for another 80%. I have probably egregiously misinterpreted the quote, but what do you want, it's 12:30 am.


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