Tag Archives: Spring for real

Vietnam Jungle VII – II

  Here is the large foto of the whole piece right now, and here are two details, of the left, and right, successively, with much more light … I’m so happy for these detail shots, because you can really see … Continue reading

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Vietnam Jungle VI – VIII

So close to being finished here, but very scared to touch it right now. It is such a lovely day outside. Truly. Spring seems to have come finally. The sky is super blue and the sweaters and hoodies are coming … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XI – V

      Here I’ve painted the insides of the innermost petals the red mix and the outside of the innermost petals the palest pink mix. There I stopped. It seems too pale. I haven’t painted for a few days … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XI – III

  Today I mixed up the palest pink I could with what I already had on the palette. You can see it on the far right, within the far right, only complete petal. That’s how pale it is. Then, satisfied … Continue reading

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Ready to Live XI – I

I had the sky blue already mixed in the second palette, so I painted that in first this morning. Then I mixed Cadmium Red with a small dollop of Prussian Blue to get the intense deep red in the center … Continue reading

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Wild Peony VIII – III

A.k.a. oh what a little lilac can do … it totally changes the movement of the painting, I think. What fun! Sorry to be so late on the blog today but I was having lunch with a dear friend today … Continue reading

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Wild Peony VIII – II

Really enjoying the development of this painting … using a 10 Princeton Bright brush for it, so it is going rather quickly, which is smooth and nice, though I have to watch myself on the sensual curves. Sketching it and … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – V

Still a bit blustery today, so sweat pants, clogs, tissue turtleneck, fluttering silver scarf and hoodie, my fave soft brown clogs — SOCKS! who knows what socks are anymore after the sandals and flip flops have been out for SO … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef II – III

Joni Mitchell sings Dreamland, Dreamland while I type this, having just painted in about two-thirds of the green coastal edging … hee … I’m thinking about how to paint in some transparent layers of blue, inside that large white space … Continue reading

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Arizona Flavors – I

Jason woke me up, after I had slept so mightily well, saying that Chipper needed me to get up and get ready for walkies. True dat. I had thought of getting up much earlier, but didn’t want to wake Jason, … Continue reading

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