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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Ready to Live II – V

Last night after I rested the light was awesome in the studio, so I got up and painted like mad again. I’ve the bug. This painting is hard to resist. Can’t you tell? Next, I’ll be painting a sky blue … Continue reading

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Ready to Live II – IV

This is really getting fun … are you having fun with this painting yet? Today I painted several layers of lime … I think the water I loaded in to sponge for the SECOND palette I opened for this painting … Continue reading

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Ready to Live II – III

It’s Alive! Next I’m going to put that lime green below the tangerine but it’s time to eat pizza. Sorry for not blogging yesterday or earlier today but the cold wiped me OUT. This type of smooth painting is actually … Continue reading

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