I sold it on February 20, 2008. Every time Linda comes in to the gallery she says, "Remember me? I bought your little snowman!"
I think my favorite part of painting is the texture. That's why I love molding paste. It is kinda like shaving cream, and the type I use is mostly hard when it dries. If you poke it there is a little bit of give. I haven't used molding paste in ages, but I'm feeling the itch and am waiting for inspiration to strike. So far, I have used it in Valentines:
(pardon the bad picture - I think I did this in the scanner); and this fish, which I love:
and the snowmen. Here's another one:
The red is supposed to symbolize their hearts (note the heart in the top right corner) but after I finished I thought it made these poor guys look like gunshot victims. Derek had it hanging in the gallery with a nametag that said "CSI: North Pole." heh heh.