Here’s how the teabags are prepared for painting. The medium is used as a grounding for the paint. Without it the teabag material is like blotting paper and the paint just spreads everywhere.

 

And here’s my first interpretation of Buddha under the Bodhi Tree on a turmeric tea teabag. Not quite as refined as I had in mind. There’ll be others.

 

And my turtle with a thinner head, a flatter shell and the beginnings of shaped flippers.

 

Ah. Necessary distraction.

 

 

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