Ants on a potato chip

We’ve been having an ant problem because of the damp weather. The other day my daughter sent me a picture of ants congregating on a dropped potato chip. She thought it was gross. I thought it was cool.

Here’s the photo, magnified a little bit.

I’ve been working longer hours later and I don’t have a good studio space due to giving my daughter my art room and my husband being a paper hoarder. I also can’t really draw at work any more due to it being a “real” job i.e. my boss isn’t my husband any more. But I will try harder.


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11 responses to “Ants on a potato chip”

  1. Olga says :

    Wow! So many. They almost look like chocolate chips with legs. Ants can be quite a problem. 😦


  2. Claudia McGill says :

    The photo and your painting are beautiful. Truly. The patterns and repetition make such great compositions. What an eye you have to see it and convey it in paint.

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  3. memadtwo says :

    Claudia is right Nina…what wonderful patterns they make! (K)


  4. Jodi says :

    love your painting way more than the real thing Nina! LOL!!!


  5. peterfrankiswrites says :

    Great image – Very dali-esque (though his ants were on a pocket-watch)


  6. Sharon Mann says :

    Ants are so determined…cool art!


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