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"YolkFish" 4 x 4 inches, Oil on Gessoboard

OK folks, it's another "now I've seen everything moment"  Someone came up with a way to pluck a yolk from a freshly cracked egg.  How did I discover this invention?  Trying to find a fish to paint for this week's  Dailypaintworks challenge, posted by Carol Marine.  Scrolling through Google, I came across this fishy invention and Dah!  

Carol is very skilled at incorporating broken raw eggs as subjects in her paintings and she does it in a manner that rates high on the wow factor scale. Actually,  EVERYTHING Carol paints rates high on the wow factor scale.  So the Yolkfish invention is just too perfect for this week's fish challenge.

But I don't own a Yolkfish.  Well, I do have an artist licence and this is the outcome.  I do see in the near future, a package from amazon containing a Yolkfish will be at my doorstep.


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