Monthly Archives: July 2011

Maui Wave Progress V, Recipe?

Actually making a great deal of progress toward finishing Maui Wave, and liking it again. Went back and forth last night with some angles, some broad white strokes which I took out again almost immediately, and some cloud-like detail, not … Continue reading

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Processing …

Still painting, and processing … the painting I could photograph again but I doubt you would notice any major differences at this point so no photo at this time. Almost done, though, working on the crest of the wave. Ready … Continue reading

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Maui Wave Progress IV, TLC

Wish you could see the detail on the waves on this now. Used a teeny round brush for them last night after dinner, a rare time for me, but the Sun was on the canvas and I couldn’t resist. Now … Continue reading

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Maui Wave Progress III, Magical Thinking

The sky was a breeze, Cobalt Blue and Titanium White painted to Ray LaMontagne’s newest CD, I mean, really, a breeze, good flowing. I was reminded of cloud painting while painting the sea foam and may do some detailing there, … Continue reading

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Maui Wave Progress II

But I liked it better yesterday. I painted more before I posted. It looks more like the photograph now, but I liked it better before without the detail. Hmmm. Maybe I’m going to go back to less detail. Hmmmm. What … Continue reading

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Maui Wave Progress I

Going back and forth between impressionistic and figurative on this one, and enjoying the process, though it’s a bit frustrating? I keep looking back at the photograph for reference still, trying to be loyal and then I digress, only to … Continue reading

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Maui Wave Sketch, Smile Practice

Painting edges and sketched what will be “Maui Wave”. The photo in ISLANDS Magazine actually has a family of surfers riding the wave but that is wayyy beyond my skill set, and besides, I’m a purist. The colors in the … Continue reading

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