Betty at the Pool

Inspired by a post by the Bryan Museum, this watercolor, which makes me think of Betty in Storms of Malhado, was something I just had to paint. And a few magical things happened while I was painting it. It pretty much painted itself, the watercolors being all loose and flowy and fun, the way watercolors are in their best moments. While I was painting, my friend, watching on Facebook Live, showed me a similar painting by Amanda Bennett, which I absolutely loved. We resolved to visit her gallery when we’re in New Orleans in January.

I also started getting a little obsessed with Halloween and making different ads for Storms of Malhado and The Adventures of Miss Vulpe, which are both a little scary, each in its own way.

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