Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cedar Breaks Finitti, Shine On!

It’s all clean and stuff now. You can see the deets here: http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/cedarbreakswc.html Goes well with Well Thought Out Twinkles, Silversun Pickups, btw, or maybe that’s just me. Album to get. I added: ¬†orange and white watercolor pencil, baby pink … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks XI, Fresh!

The first layers of watercolor are done! Now I need to add depth and dimension with all the tools in my toolbox: pencil, watercolor pencil, pastel, and more watercolor — very carefully I might add — after almost a month … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress X, The Proverbial

We got the last groceries and are holed up for the proverbial whatever may come hurricane IRENE (come on Irene jokes long gone aside thank you) … Honey Crisp Apples are in and Huge and Crisp. as well as America’s … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress IX

The first layer of the cedar background is thusly completed! Whew! (wipes brow) That’s a lot of work for a tiny round brush, I must say. I did change up the mix with a little blue and white added for … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress VIII, Earthquake?

Something about an earthquake that only causes minor damage and minor injuries is a wake-up call, makes you count your blessings, makes you want to call everyone you know and make sure they’re okay even though you know they are. … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress VII

I was only sure of one thing when I started painting today … that I had mixed the color right. I started in the middle left, started small, and it went well, so there you go. I branched out, and … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress VI, Grounding

Significant progress painting today after resting for several days … needed the energy reboost. The foreground is mostly white and pink and sandy and the background is evergreen from here on out, so I have to pick what to do … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress V, Turtle Crossing

Made lots of progress on the painting yesterday afternoon, after resting with a migraine and aches most of the day, hot beans. We did wash Chipper as well in the morning, and he smelled a combination of roses and wet … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks Progress IV? Have the Fun!

Now we’re getting somewhere … right? You can kind of tell what it’s supposed to be? heh … I’m really liking the direction this is taking so far … and the colors … really fun to mix and deepen, lighten … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks’ First Strokes

I took eight other photos, of the palette, the various tools, the brushes, etc., for the Paiute children’s Powerpoint, a few of which I’ll need to take over, no worries. A good start. The main thing is that I started … Continue reading

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