Monthly Archives: October 2013

Vietnam Jungle II Finitti

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/vietnamjungle2.html … so today I went after the cloud shapes … with some abandon, I must say … I mixed Neutral Gray with Titanium White and studied the original foto for some time, and then just went home with it … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – VIII

Maybe you can see that I’ve used a tiny round brush here and added all sorts of depth and highlight? I went into each dark place and added the opposite dark color as well. I also extended the bright places … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – VII

It was with some great trepidation that I picked up the tiny round brush this afternoon to begin the big reflection of the little island. Where to begin? Should I paint a background color, and paint layers up from there? … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – VI

Now the upper half is almost complete. I say that, but I know that I need much more detailing, or more, maybe not much, but more, who can say? I did start a little dibbling into the reflections on the … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – V

It’s really fleshing out now … I added Sap Green to the edge of the big island, Chrome Green in three or four places, then the dark green mix to two or three. It’s hard to remember, honestly? hee … … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – IV

A great deal of change since last posting, indeede … most notably the depth of the green foreground reflection. That was made with the dark green mix I made because it goes down in a matte way in one layer, … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – III

Now since you’ve last seen the painting, namely today, I’ve brushed in more of the island in front … and a bit of its reflection, with the itty brush. I’ve also been at the varying dark greens and a Chrome … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – II

Here I’ve added a mid-lime layer of foliage to the mid-section of the painting and a bit to the wee island that is below. Then today I mixed up a new supposed to be mid-green but which turned out to … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – I

I had lots of Neutral Gray straight out of the tube and a lighter pale gray/grey mixed up from detailing Vietnam Jungle I in the end, so I didn’t want to waste that, eh? So I started ¬†with the rather … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle II – Sketch

It is with much gratitude to the stranger photographer that I dedicate this painting. All of these photographs are going to be to the unknown photographers, and will not really resemble the fotos ultimately, because I am wild, like the … Continue reading

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