Monthly Archives: August 2012

Chilean Marble Caves IV – VI

Painstaking is the word. But progress is being made in the inner sanctum of the piece, eh? Not much else to say, except that the medicine the doctor gave is working and I rest comfortably. I did write a letter, … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves IV – V

This little bit of Prussian Blue detailing you see here actually was painstaking, and took some doing. (I must say.) I am still in considerable pain. But I wanted to get some painting done. And I did! Hurray! I think … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves IV – IV

Here I’ve added a mix of more than half Titanium White to Cobalt Blue Hue to get a sky-like color, to add the lower part of the arch, and carry through the painting. I do feel it’s important to thread … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves IV – III

The piece is beginning to get stronger for me, although I don’t feel as close to the photograph as I would like, or have a sense of how it will look when it’s done. I have an uncanny feeling though, … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves IV – II

She is coming along, verily. I decided to go over some sections that were a bit dibbly and freeform within, similar to some of the other paintings. I think that each of these shapes for this painting should be strong … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves IV – I

I really felt today as though I needed to spend some time painting to get this to a place where you could get a sense of the piece. So, there you have it. Quite spent I am. But in a … Continue reading

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Chilean Marble Caves IV – Sketch

Here we go! This one will feel better with color. Right now it feels a bit pop. Here is the original, by Jorge Leon Cabello. I’ve gone without the back brace so far today, but even a small bag of … Continue reading

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