Challenging, yet quite an accomplishment...when you pull it off. Lulabelle is the nickname I gave my daughter long ago. When a colleague made the suggestion to name the cow Lila, I had to go with Lulabelle in honor of Elyse, my daughter. Crabs offer an abstract shape with negative spaces and are difficult, but fun to paint.
The first photos of crabs rode in my bag for several months before I laid them out to paint.