Monday, January 11, 2010
The little things
Often what are considered the simplest things become the most interesting subject matter. In this case, popcorn.
I was eating some lovely warm popcorn and started studying the shape of one of the popped kernels. They are quite interesting shapes and I thought it could be challenging to paint it. I haven't had time to do so yet, but I've played around with some digital images to get me into painting mode and give me an idea of where I want to go with this.
I am thinking something large. A macro shot of a piece of popcorn. It might put me off popcorn forever, but I somehow doubt it. And popcorn is good for you - provided you lay off the butter and salt. Ok, just a bit...