This week at Creative Tuesdays the theme is Mittens. Honestly, I had no idea what I would do this week. To be perfectly honest, I haven't had mittens since I was three or four. I hated them. I need my fingers to be free. I guess I made big stinks all the time, so my mother switched my over to gloves right away, and that's all I've ever had ever since. I obviously know what mittens are and what they look like, so I started by trying to trace my hands, and it looked like a big blob, so I had to go and add the fingers. Then I saw an old Andy Warhol painting, which as it's own, I didn't think much of it, but then, I also saw U2's Pop cover and it was similar in a way, so i thought, ok, I'll do something like that.
For the first few of these I just had the hands. But I wanted to get the comic book strip feel in here, which, to me, meant to illustrate an advancement of the frame. So I added some movement, and somewhere in there I guess I was think about wolverine, because somehow claws seemed to pop out of the hands. So, anyway, that's my backstory for this multi-faceted inspired piece.
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