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Viet-Nam War 9 — Process Foto — Silver and Gold

Continuing to clarify here, with the additions of silver, gold, Titan Buff and Raw Umber. Why? because the Raw Umber adds the Earth as it comes from the Earth itself. The silver and gold remind me of the very real … Continue reading

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Rainforest II – II

Today I painted in my own custom made┬álemon-lime sort of green, long flowing fronds of palm leaves. Fun! Then I had just enough time for contrasting Sap Green leaves in two sections, in the very upper middle and to the … Continue reading

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Checking in …

As you can see, the cherry tomato plants, the three of them, are growing up from the zinc planter to the ceiling of the porch there … it humbles St. Francis of Assisi, as does the entire garden growing there, … Continue reading

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Rainforest I – IV

    Well, lo and behold, remember I said I hoped that the industrial fotos were being well-received over the weekend at the art show? Indeed they were, especially the one above, which won Best in Show for Photography at … 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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Vietnam Jungle VIII – XI

Closing in on the final work here, today I used the itty round brush, not the smallest one, but the near ittiest one, to create some coding up at the top, with Sap Green. I thinned the paint first with … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VII – VIII

      I achieved Winter to Spring skirt changeover today. I am overly blessed with a) clothes and b) walk in closet. See above, wool pencils, mini’s and various to the right are oh so special not to be … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VII – IV

Now here I’ve added the major upper foliage in mostly Sap Green, although I’ve accented in Mars Black and the bright lime mix here and there. Then I went a bit wild with a foreground lyrical black and lime streak … Continue reading

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Garden Steps

  Today we officially started the year’s garden. Yay! Above are eight culinary herb plants next to the sliding glass window, from where I can snip for cooking … yum! Two oreganos, two thymes, a sage, and a rosemary were … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VII – Sketch

Here is the amazing foto someone amazing took of the Vietnamese jungle. This foto in particular scares the living daylights out of me. I imagine the soldiers on both sides of the conflict, or anyone walking just along the path … Continue reading

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