Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mortal Layer I

You know right now it’s entirely too neat … I truly enjoy the part when I get to scruffify the industrial pastels. I think I shall have to do that as I go along. The gold oil crayon will be … Continue reading

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Here Finitti, New Sketch

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/here.html And now for something completely different: http://www.amyjackson.cc/photographs/PhilipsMetals/Philips1/Philips1_2.html the initial sketch of which: This one folks may recognize as “Mortal Layer” if they have been to any of my industrial photography shows. It is a bit bizarre, but I’m quite … Continue reading

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Here IV

We ended up not making it to the Rothko exhibit with our friend, but we did a) sleep in and b) have a productive morning so far. I finished Here, above, which I will post as Finitti tomorrow am. Jason … Continue reading

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Here III

A beautiful day, not as warm as yesterday’s 60 degrees, but nice, very nice indeed. Walked to get my haircut and it was refreshing, both the walk and the haircut. Like a puppy I am! Figuring out finally, toward the … Continue reading

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Here II

Not quite as an eventful day as yesterday. Above is the painting thus far. A relieving counseling session today, followed by a fun lunch with a friend. Painted and now to bed, in considerable pain. Looking forward to the weekend: … Continue reading

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Here I

So I went by a local used and new bookstore, and took a bag o’ books to sell and a fresh brand spankin’ new copy of Rebekah’s Closet to see what the owner thought about her. Ended up with about … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef Finitti, New Sketch

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/greatbarrierreef.html And so it is done! On to a new pastel, haven’t decided whether industrial or peony … hmmmm …. hmmmm … no more canvases for now … the deductible and other bills, health care, etc. are looming before artistic … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef III

This is what I’m starting with today. It’s a very challenging piece, actually, so I’m having to be more expressive than representational, you’ll see. The middle islands have several layers, where I’ve had to go back and forth, trying to … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II, Good News!

Slept oh so much better last night. Thankfully. Can’t express how much a difference the Percocet is making in my life … I do still have breakthrough pain and need to rest for long periods of time, per usual, but … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef, from Grief

So it took like forever to get to some kind of sleep last night, from eleven until two AM, then I would wake up, like, I think I was dreaming? off and on until Jason came in to kiss me … Continue reading

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