Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ready to Live VIII – III

These fun sprites were painted with my damned near teeniniest round brush. I tried today to use a slightly larger one, but had so much paint on my canvas I had to “Save it!” I said out loud softly with … Continue reading

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Ready to Live VIII – II

Now it’s starting to get some character. I wish you could see it in a room. It is developing a presence because of it’s size, 22 x 28 inches. I will go back even more on the black detailing between … Continue reading

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Ready to Live VIII – I

Here I have first accentuated the black ravines and will return to intensify them. Instead of what I intended to do, which was to mix the black in heavily in the ravines with the colors, I did color studies among … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II Finitti and New Sketch

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/underseaclouds2.html You know, I was planning to go to town on this painting after we went out for breakfast and ran errands this morning, but when we returned, I just did a simple checkup or two here and there and … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II – VII

    You can see I hope that I’m doing  a lot of detail work here with tiny as it turns out Loew-Cornell – 8 round brush and the Caran D’ache watercolor crayons. Can you see the details though? I … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II – VI

‘Kay, this is what we’re going for, cloud-like forms and shapes and muddiness. Bear with me. I had to take this photo of it on the ottoman, because on the easel, it drips. It dripped, actually, and I turned those … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II – V

  Last night Jason had a friend coming over after dinner, so I stayed up for a bit and painted about half of this, the rest today. Don’t freak out when I paint over this. I can always go back … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II – IV

Here was the finished piece with just Blue done. I thought you might to see it. Now, remember, these designs will most likely be painted over, right? Right? The whole point of using watercolor crayon is having the ability to … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II – III

Making progress slowly but steadily with Blue. There is a technique that I use, to it. I’m sure anyone would come up with their own to fill the forms. But I fill in with one inch dashes at a time … Continue reading

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Undersea Clouds II – II

  This dark blue center is as much as my right hand could muster today. As I told you I had the right hand cramping yesterday. Got there today and stopped before cramp. Aha! Learning.  But enjoying it, also with … Continue reading

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