Monthly Archives: May 2011

New Sketch!

Inspired this time by a series of watery photos in Yoga Journal two months ago. Waiting to order watercolor paper to work some of these ideas up in pastel, but until then we have the funky shapes in acrylic, a … Continue reading

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Almost Final Book Cover Painting!

So if you remember, or were able to tell from the preliminary sketch, again the PLAN, there was farmland in the lower section, which has now been reverted to woodland — hurrah! which can be seen from above. Still a … Continue reading

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Incremental Cover Progress, Etc.

I did have some time and energy, inclination, inspiration to paint yesterday — Yay! But I do think I will arc the butterfly-like shapes away from Rebekah instead, but needed the paint to dry. We shall see. Today is an … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

We had a lovely drive taking I-70, i.e., “the back way”, up to Baltimore to Galerie Myrtis to pick up the two industrial photographs, and it couldn’t have been a prettier day or nicer experience, all in all. Then we … Continue reading

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Book Cover Progress III

More delicious hours lost in painting yesterday, with the work taking directions I had not intended, beginning with following a vine sketch between two trees in Jenkin’s Green and alternating with bright and darker greens. It now more implies forest … Continue reading

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Cover Progress II and Garden Pics

The trees are a bit Goth at the moment but the green above and around will tone them down a lot and make them dance, add light to them, etc. Looking forward to more painting today. Just took some photos … Continue reading

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Book Cover Progress I

I was able to paint for about an hour and a half yesterday, which was thrilling! I painted the iron oxide ribbon in the middle of the road first, then burnt umber ribbons on either side of that, then burnt … Continue reading

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No Barbed Wire Intended … New Sketch

See if you can tell anything from the sketch for the cover of Rebekah’s Closet above, but there is no barbed wire intended, and I will be softening the forest, by the way. I took two photos of two sketches … Continue reading

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Going a Bit Green?

Yesterday morning I didn’t want to wash my hands. I had been cooking with herbs again. Jason went to the store to grab a few things while I got started on the dinner for the week: four quiches! See, eggs … Continue reading

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Has a new painting to share …

So ’tis finished! http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/glassforest.html Now I’m on to more figuring out and sketching (and kvetching, most likely, heh) for the cover painting of Rebekah’s Closet, because as we well know by now, plans go awry, and book covers have borders … Continue reading

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