Monthly Archives: April 2014

Vietnam Jungle VIII – V

Finished the reds of the petals for now … fleshed them out of the sketch and out of themselves a bit more. You have to hold your breath and be bold sometimes as a painter. Sometimes I wish even I … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VIII – IV

Here I am this afternoon studying the foto to my left, and the easel to my right, seated cross-legged on the ottoman in the centerish of the studio, with my new fave cotton scarf from the Arthur Sackler Gallery, yes. … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VIII – III

  Today I first created a paler pink and painted in the far right two petals, then a dip into the middle area, for starters. Then a paler yellow, then the bright yellow points and tips! What fun! To paint … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VIII – II

today it was the peach chiffon and a grey long-sleeve tee shirt for our birthday celebration for Arlene, Jason’s Mom with his family, at Aroma, the Indian restaurant in Shirlington, which is quite the hub for families and dogs of … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VIII – I

    feet first I am pink paisley maxed out today and loving all that bright color … flowing yes … and a pink 3/4 sleeve cotton cardi because or ’cause it’s still chilly just enough — the wind was … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VIII – Sketch

Don’t know if you can see it, but here is my preliminary sketch of the tropical flower and the background, this time done more in detail with the sienna pencil. That tiny piece of charcoal just wasn’t going to cut … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VIII Image

I would like to say and possibly think that I am now mid-series for the Vietnam Jungle series, but unless I intend to paint the full twenty, and I must admit yesterday I was, I am a bit past the … Continue reading

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