Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rainforest I – Sketch

So this amazing foto is simple called like “wallpaper” or something. Oh my goodness. I searched and searched yesterday through many photographs on the internet and as lush and lovely as the jungle and rainforest is, it seems hard to … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX Finitti

What a great feeling it was to finish this piece! As I was using a tiny round brush to add bits of Sap Green here and there, I saw floods of light coming from the painting, I believe telling me … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – VIII

Now the canvas is completely covered with paint for the first time. Yes. What an accomplishment! Hooray! It does take some doing, eh? Some time … Today I completed the background to the far right and the area to the … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – VII

I think I’ve resolve the background issues, thankfully, and am steaming ahead with it now. Yay. As you can see. I’m using two transparent bright limes and one very dark Hooker’s Green, for contrast, with a flowy form/sketch line I’m … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – VI

First of all, here is my luscious palette as of now, with the evidence of much swirling of brushes, yes? I thought you might like this … Secondly, here is the canvas as it is right at the moment … … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – V

This represents what I was able to do yesterday and today, between resting periods. Hooray! I feel like the wildness is really coming in, and the sketch, to which I’m being true, is coming through as well. See how there … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

well, because Artichoke Hearts don’t fit in the name, that’s why … and i have to do something completely different for some good time because I have to put the photo to which the title refers LAST in the blog … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – IV

Things are really starting to take shape in the painting, as I add depth with Mars Black, and layers of greenery in translucent paint, for foliage and background. I’m having a blast. Some of the work from the sketch is … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – III

Here I’ve been able to add all sorts of new foliage, as well as new brown tree trunks and earthy places. … Can’t really see the computer very well, as I’m up without my contact lenses, which was actually fun … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle IX – II

Today, for I was unable to paint yesterday, more about why below … I painted the tree to the left in several colors, which took some bulk of the time before I had to rest, due to my back. I … Continue reading

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