Monthly Archives: March 2012

Great Barrier Reef II Finitti

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/greatbarrierreef2.html That’s a good feeling to finish a painting, eh? So there she is, after ten iterations here … I added bits of starlight to the itty islands below to balance out the yellow in the islands above. Overnight and … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – X

A shadowy, chilly day, but I wore pink cotton long pants, because they FIT again! yes! and a white puffer jacket to be spritely. We had luxuriously long walkies because there was no rush today. I realize now that I’ve … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – IX

Another rather hectic day — hee — for me anyway — but a long walk with Chipper this time, as I got up in a goodly time frame. Woke in a lot of pain and had to take pain meds … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – VIII

Have been on the go since getting up this morning — a short walk with Chipper because I was running late to meet with a friend — then we met at a fabric store — fun! She and her four-year-old … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – VII

Had a fabulous and sort of wild time painting this middle section today after my friend left today, sort of unexpectedly fun time. Painting water can to that to you. Mixing colors, too. It’s a beautiful section in the photo, … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – V

Still a bit blustery today, so sweat pants, clogs, tissue turtleneck, fluttering silver scarf and hoodie, my fave soft brown clogs — SOCKS! who knows what socks are anymore after the sandals and flip flops have been out for SO … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – V

My high school friend, it turns out, is in ICU from being poisoned by someone. He was in an induced coma, but is now wiggling his toes and asking for pajamas. How dear, the latter details. How could someone do … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – IV

So can you tell what is new in the painting since yesterday? Maybe? Well, the two green innermost banks are done and one island are complete now. It takes the time. Apparently that is one headache’s worth of work? Because … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – III

Joni Mitchell sings Dreamland, Dreamland while I type this, having just painted in about two-thirds of the green coastal edging … hee … I’m thinking about how to paint in some transparent layers of blue, inside that large white space … Continue reading

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Collar Freedom!

After six weeks of wearing the neck collar, today the surgeon said I was free not to wear it anymore! Woo to the Hoo! He also prescribed physical therapy, which I was able to get into starting a week from … Continue reading

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