Goodfellas laughing. Watercolor on Arches hot press paper (6.5x8.5in)
When I'm done w/ the current large commission piece I'm working on I'll go back to explore painting popular memes and GIFs. Somehow these images are burned into our brains and we are able to quickly pattern match them from even a distance (e.g., hanging on a wall in a house).
Putting pieces like this up in a gallery and witnessing the response has taught me that basing a painting on a familiar image is a great way to suck pe