Let me state first, I am an a-political guy at heart. However, I do have a penchant for a good Houdini – and when it comes to making assets disappear… well, if you read the papers, you know Charlie The Tax Man can ghost a million like it’s hot.
Process of a polarizing pol after the jump.
Starting out with the basics – a light green Sharpie quarter grid.
Just a few of the key features. I decided I will paint from here onward.
Just trying to identify the location of the highlights…
A fun blue-green background bleeds into the face, right now, it doesn’t make much sense.
Here comes the deep cadmium red to sort this business.
Orange invades, taking over the highlights and creating boundaries.
Reflective shadows with a hot puce green.
Another round of red, feeling like this is getting close to that place – the end zone.
The critical final round of highlights, finding the weight and vitality in this 20″X20″ square.
Blue and yellow? You betcha!
And here he is, in all of his splendor. I tried to capture the tight-lipped semi-frown he has been wearing lately, but, for some reason, my sub-conscious insisted upon a smirk. Here’s to tax season!