Last week the Mexican sinkhole/cenote looked like this:
The lemons went from this ..
See how the lemons are all loose and chunky? I couldn’t do that. I even tried a new version and the lemons still don’t look loose and chunky. I might try just the lemons. They didn’t say to use the transparent colors, but those look transparent to me, or else I need to take the time to let every color dry.
Better idea, though, to move on. I’m doing these copies from the book to have some small successes, and if something isn’t a success, I should move on.