For about fifteen minutes, today’s painting was a color silhouette of the greatest character in the the Ghostbusters universe.
I’d painted the surface lamp black. Once that dried, I had used a sponge dipped in bright yellow for her feathery hair, and added her goggles (with crimson and viridian, as I’m out of both orange and darker yellow shades).
I was pleased, but it wasn’t quite right, so I decided to also paint the rest of her face, and that’s when things went a bit off the rails. She now looked like some manner of jelly monster wearing a wig made from bananas. I spritzed heavily and washed off most of her chin, but when I repainted in, her goggles had become part of her facial structure.
And so Holtzmann’s portrait instead became a peek inside the containment unit.
I washed about half her features away, then used the sponge to swirl ghost-like patterns in the remaining paint. I squirted another healthy dose of crimson, bright yellow, and viridian, and spread them throughout the tile, crafting agitated spirit trails.
With color burn, lighten, and plastic wrap effects:
Slimer contained in a small space can’t be an ideal situation for anyone involved.