I actually painted ahead a day in the event since I was so motivated. This really is a fun and comfortable pump. I brought out the colors a little more than the original shoe. I don't think it is for sale any longer but I will check it out before going on my shoe shopping trip some day very soon. It reminds me of Oregon State colors -- for all you alumni!
This is one of the backgrounds I painted at the beginning of the Challenge using the webbing and spraying with Dr. Ph. Martin Hydrus Watercolors. I did enhance the background with a little of the Quin Coral from Daniel Smith. I also used about three different orange reds to make the shoe "pop": Quin Coral, Perinone Orange, and Cad Red Light--first wash. These colors were fairly transparent and needed many layers to paint over the background. Sometimes I like to leave it showing through but this time I was trying to paint over it.
Striped Orange and Black Platform 6x6 Watercolor on 300 lb Fabriano
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