Monthly Archives: February 2014

Vietnam Jungle V – X

The tension, or torque, or a word I read the other day – torsion – is turning a bit here now with the addition of more alternating shades of green detail in the background … I’ve painted in the mid-green … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – IX

Here I’ve added more depth with Sap Green to the lower and middle left in the single brush stroke style. Then with the lighter lime mix I painted in the middle left white areas the were remaining. I added a … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – VIII

Today I painted in the next brightest lime mix, down the center and to the low right … in this lyrical way … how else to describe it, I do not know. It’s like painting butterflies or something, and requires … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – VII

Again working in freeform, almost exclusively single pass, lyrical brush strokes, in Sap Green, I’ve gone up the mid-left of the canvas. I’ve also painted the rest of the foliage for the Sap Green area in the lower right by … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – VI

Today I worked exclusively in Sap Green, and with almost exclusively single, lyrical strokes as well. You can see where I worked, in the lower left and a string of vineage going up the mid-left to the right of the … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – V

I’ve mixed a bright mid-lime green and added it to the mid-upper right section for a bit of foliage flowing down … and there is a terrace-like section now in the middle of the painting, for which I alternated two … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – IV

Now I’ve mixed a new lime — of many limes to be! and this is really late in today’s painting, but I’ve added it as a new branching from the right … as a background to the darker green foliage … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – III

Today I mixed up a tiny batch of a pale lime and painted that at the bottom right edge in funky patterns, the upper left edge, middle right, center, and here and there to balance out the bright highlight color. … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – II

The foreground foliage is almost done, the darker bits, eh? So I’ve begun painting in the background, which is a bit daunting. If you look closely, you may see two palm trees in lime, with a darker green background there. … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle V – I

I’ve decided to paint in the dark green, almost black, but really Sap Green/Mars Black mix in this case, foreground foliage first. Say that three times fast. It’s really delightful. Each leaf is different. The branches are Burnt Umber/Mars Black. … Continue reading

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