Saturday, November 2, 2013

Operation Game by K. Henderson

Operation, 30 x 40, oil on linen

Here's the finished painting. I worked on the lower right and the background. I thought the background looked a bit flat so I darkened 2 of the corners and brightened some other areas.

The game was invented by John Spinello as a school assignment while he was a student at the University of Illinois in 1962.  Milton Bradley released the game in 1965 featuring Cavity Sam with his light up red nose and many ailments; Bread Basket, Butterflies in the Stomach, Ankle Bone Connected to the Knee Bone, Spare Ribs, Funny Bone, Water on the Knee, Charley Horse, Adam's Apple, Writer's Cramp, Wish Bone, Wrenched Ankle and Broken Heart.