Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ready to Live XII Finitti

I mixed what I was going for — a special “bluegrass” green this afternoon. Starting with Chromium Green, I added Phthalo (sp?) Blue (Green Shade) until it tipped for me into the bluegrass I was looking for, then I popped … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XII – IV

This afternoon I could not determine what shade of green to paint the second mountain at all. I didn’t really WANT to paint it, either. So, I turned to the Earth, which, oddly enough I was really excited about painting. … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XII – III

            First of all, the NEWS! I am honored to be a specially featured entrant of See.Me’s ¬†EXPOSURE photography contest, as of today! This was the huge news I could not spill yesterday. Woo! http://artistswanted.tumblr.com/post/48866925596/amy-jackson-featured-exposure-entrant-theContinue reading

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Ready to Live XII – II

Hey there! I’ve missed you! I actually painted today! I’ve been strategizing a bit while I was down, thinking and thinking about how to paint the foliage, don’t you know? Since I had painted the tree trunks and branches with … Continue reading

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New Buddha

First of all, this Cardinal says Hi. Secondly, Jason found this Buddha garden statue for an amazing price when we were getting our humble garden flowers and herbs yesterday, and got it for me. Now it graces the bedroom bookshelf, … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XII – I

  I’ve been strategizing about how to go forward on this piece since sketching yesterday. I told you I had quite the conundrum in the upper third of the canvas, between foliage and branching? Yes. Well, I thought, I could … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XII

This is a sketch of two old growth oak trees on a mountain before mountains. Ahhh. Peace. They will be in Summer growth. Yes. Obviously in the sketching, or kvetching, as it were, I struggled between love for branches and … Continue reading

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