Voting With Hope

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“Money, pardon the expression, is like manure. It’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around, encouraging young things to grow.”  – Mrs. Dolly Levy, ‘Hello Dolly’

If you haven’t already voted, you’ve got until 10pm tonight. As George Monbiot said in his Guardian column yesterday, “The world belongs to those who turn up… That unfamiliar, tingling sensation that’s been troubling you of late? It’s called hope. Don’t let them take it away from you.”

 

 

 

A Work in Progress

I started by using coloured and Quink ink on wet paper, then worked over the top with undiluted acrylic paint, sometimes dotted on using the brush handle. I put the background in last, not something I usually do. I thinned the yellow acrylic with water to work up to and over the outlines of the flowers and vase, in order to keep the blurry edges.