Monthly Archives: January 2014

Vietnam Jungle IV – XXI

So today and yesterday I finished the first lyrical layers of the lower portion of the painting. I need to determine now if it is too distracting to the overall painting. Hmmm. I will need to sit with it and … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IV – XX

Today I’ve created a mid-section of Sap Green and the darker blue-green mix. They are like jewels, they are so translucent, and I strove hard to make the brush strokes worthy before they dried. But then my back started to … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IV – IXX

Whoa, babydoll, now we’re getting some texture, and color, and ? lyricism. Yes. Today I painted solely in Sap Green, to give added depth down the center and to the far left and mid-left of the piece. Who knows what … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IV – XIII

This is getting really fun, playing with first layers of delicate, almost transparent, lyrical, watery shapes. Ahhhh. Fortunately the two blue-green mixes are still workable, and I made a new one as well, just for the watery layer base. I … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IV – XII

The upper half of the painting has been painted, in the first layers … more to come, to highlight and deepen, of course … … Finished Dawn of the Senses by Alberto Blanco today, with a stunning poem … truly … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IV – XI

The depth of the foreground behind the foliage has been completed with both a tiny round and the new bright brush … and I’ve begun the abstract detail, somewhat lyrical depth behind the higher brush on the upper right … … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IV – X

Now the most forefront foliage is complete … I did also attempt a little layering with the darker blue-green mix here and there. You won’t be able to tell. The layering with the Sap Green is much more evident. Filled … Continue reading

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