Abi’s stuffed opossum and green wine glasses, 8X6″, oil on canvas
Kim Jong-Il Looking at Things is my current favorite blog. I suppose it amuses me because it reduces a frightening, insane tyrant to an object of ridicule. (I sure hope he doesn’t see it and melt half of
Much of the time, he’s wearing a grey-and-lavender parka similar to one my dad used to wear. I assume they have no heat in
It dawned on me that in his parka he looks just like the opossum who was camping out in our basement, so that’s how I painted him. Used Abi’s “pet” opossum because the live one has been relocated to public housing elsewhere in the county.