irisscottfingerpaintings6

After a particularly harrowing round of Draw Something where it took me 17 tries to draw a decent-looking Pegasus, I stopped playing. There is just an unforgiving rejection I feel from having to pick the beginner's word to draw because I can't illustrate "Scarface" or "surgery" or "Kanye West". As I've told my former opponents many times, enough is enough, because my fingers just don't make art. That's why it's frustrating for me to see these detailed finger paintings from Iris Scott, who takes the mechanism of smudging paper with a thumbprint, and turns it into a modern and brilliantly-executed form of pointillism.

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