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I have been fascinated by national flags since my early youth. I had a desk pad and oversize pencils with many flags on them. Thus, I painted a garland of flags on a blue jeans. No wonder that I loved this jeans and wore it through many summers.

date May 1993
time 4 days
object short blue jeans pants
technique brushfreehand


For the bright colors like red and yellow, I had to first provide an opaque foundation made with a mixture of white and the respective color. On top of that, I applied a second layer of the pure color.


Flags front.overview
Flags back.overview


Flags closeup

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