Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chilean Marble Caves II – III

It really feels as though this one is coming along just fine … I painted like mad yesterday … thanks to the caffeine … and today I do not paint at all, thanks to very tight neck and shoulder muscles … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves II – II

I hate to say it, but this is beginning to be the fifty shades of blue — I should cash in. Heh. I must say I’ve been a bit punchy today. Headache notwithstanding. Jason has today and tomorrow off and … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves II – I

Here is a bit of work to consider today … all painted today mind you, for the headaches have returned since yesterday … bah! I shall continue to paint more today but wanted to give you something to chew on, … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves II – Sketch

This is the sketch that Jane drew. Of this amazing photograph from Nature by Jorge Leon Cabello. Wow again. I mean this place is otherworldly. The Earth is otherworldly. How can that be? Ha. We live on a planet. Lest … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Cave I Finitti

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/chileanmarblecavei.html What? How did that happen in a day from sketch to completed painting? I’m not exactly sure? Really, but it did. You were there. The photo doesn’t do justice to the delicacy of the left section, btw. Oh well. … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves I – Sketch

Here is the first glimpse at the work that will be the painting of a blue green marble cave from Chile — many thanks to Jason who showed me these in the first place! Ummm — wow? yes — I … Continue reading

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Okefenokee II Finitti

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/okefenokeeii.html mmmm … spooky … me likey … and finitti! I decided that it wanted to be done. I could have detailed the hell out of it but there was a certain understructure to it’s geometry — just couldn’t mess … Continue reading

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Okefenokee II – XII

It’s almost there — I’m wanting to make foliage now. More foliage! Splitting headache the past few days. Not sure what to do. Don’t want to go up on the Topamax. Harumph. Not really stressed about anything. Have in fact … Continue reading

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Okefenokee II – XI

Making progress slowly, no painting yesterday due to swimming at eleven and then Chipper’s appointment and my lower back pain. Agh. But today I had counseling and an appointment with the shoulder surgeon, a cortisone injection (!) which went so … Continue reading

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Okefenokee II – X

Quite lacy. Me likey. This is just the beginning. It’s also much easier than I thought to do this branching effect. Thank you painting goddess. 🙂 Had to get the butter knife to the acrylic gel to thin the mix … Continue reading

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