Codie Donahue (that's a clickable link) asked if I could do a bit of both. I think it worked out well...
|Twirling in and leaping out, the dancers continue around the room.|
|First, I drew it in with chalk.|
|Next, my young assistant donned a paint shirt and helped me do a blocking coat of white acrylic. This keeps the foggy blue wall color from showing through and dulling our bright paint colors.|
|In another setting, and with a few details tweaked, this could have just been left white.|
|Then we added color. Charlie got her mama to paint a few shapes for us.|