Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hana Beach, Maui – VI

The work today adds greater depth to the middle of the painting … I created a new mix from the deepest red sand from yesterday, by adding wee bits of Prussian Blue. I noted that the mix would break on … Continue reading

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Hana Beach, Maui – V

Here I have all but finished the sands, except for the middle section, which has an unusual red-blue cast to it, because of the reflection of a pool of water over it. Yum! For another day! I mixed Burnt Sienna … Continue reading

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Hana Beach, Maui – IV

Today was all about the beginnings of sand … first, I painted the dune closest to the far cliff, in the same shade as the roots on the closer cliff. Then I mixed up a new rusty red for the … Continue reading

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Hana Beach, Maui – III

Yesterday I was able to spend some time on the painting, but it was not to my liking, not enough depth, the foliage not wild or natural enough, so I augmented it with more time this afternoon. Now I like … Continue reading

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Hana Beach, Maui – II

Here I have quite painstakingly, with my back limitations being what they are, not being able to bend or twist significantly and largely on my knees, heh, painted in the veiny roots of the foreground Hana cliffs. Yay! I mixed … Continue reading

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Hana Beach, Maui – I

Where to begin? I thought maybe the background. Decided, obviously the foreground, instead. Wanted to do both. The photo doesn’t show you all the colors I have mixed in there — Mars Black, Burnt Umber, Neutral Gray, Payne’s Yellow, Iron … Continue reading

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Hana Beach, Maui – Sketch

It is with great excitement that I sketch this piece from a foto in ISLANDS Magazine. It says from “the cliffs near Hana” and the article is about Maui. So I hope I am naming it accurately? Here goes. 🙂 … Continue reading

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