Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ready to Live IV – Sketch

This time my theme is a lot more apparent, still with the Earth below and Spring above, but with the flower being the Sweet Pea. See if you can tell, from the sketch. I must give kudos to the artist … Continue reading

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Ready to Live III Finitti

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/readytolive3.html The Butterfly has flown the painting! She is free of me and us! I finished painting the Earthy stripes and again they went much better with the smaller bright brush. Then I mixed up a very light sky blue … Continue reading

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Ready to Live III – II

I’ve made a lot of rapid progress on this painting today because I’ve needed a lot of distraction from flashbacks. A lot of flashbacks. Nonstop. I didn’t want to take that lying down, obviously. My Butterfly is Cobalt Blue and … Continue reading

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Ready to Live III – I

This has taken a great deal of work today to get this far. Those long V stripes are done with a medium sized bright brush and are rather folky I must admit. So be it. However, I do like the … Continue reading

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Ready to Live III – Sketch

You should really try to see this sketch. I was going to have several curls of growth coming from an upward V of Earth. Then I was thinking the Earth was like shucks of corn husks, or coming through trees … Continue reading

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Ready to Live II Finitti

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/readytolive2.html I can hardly believe she is done! What a joy she was to create over the holidays! Today I added the Cobalt Blue layers, many of them … Then a bit of tangerine mix and a last bit of … Continue reading

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Ready to Live II – VI

Now I hope you can really see how the sky blue background both makes sense and pops the colors in the foreground? I am so sorry but I have to run now! We are headed to Jason’s Mom’s house for … Continue reading

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