I just recently got this artwork back after a few months hanging in the St George’s Cancer ward. I hope that this piece brightened folk’s days as they passed in the hallway.
I created “Major Menagerie’s Travelling Circus” last year for a small exhibition where each artist was presented with a piece of A3 watercolour paper to fill how we liked.
I used my ‘Wash & Ink’ method. I splashed about some watercolour paint and then inked in what I saw within the random watercolour shapes. I first drew the pants. I expected that a character would then flow to fill said pants. However it took a different turn, face after face appeared and I drew them all in. It certainly made an unexpected and fun piece.
Watch the video to see how many faces you can count.