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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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Viet-Nam War 9 – Opportunity for Change

I stared for so long at the original atomic bomb foto. Finally I decided how to fill it in with meaning. First, the head of the mushroom cloud itself. To me, wars on Earth are a waste of resources that … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam War VIII Process … Jungle Code

Above you can see the lyrical kind of art deco garden or landscape, ? wrought iron pattern I initially layered with, that was replaced with a very drapey, jungley, camouflagey … bivouac … ey … feel. Which I then carefully … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam War VII and Viet-Nam War VIII

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/vietnamwar7.html Those titles sure get predictable but that’s what this series is about. Yo. I feel it, too. I am ingrained in this process and it is a serious emotional healing thing. Just in case anyone wondered. Okay. There is the … Continue reading

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Jamaican Sunset … Viet-Nam War VII – I

Long time no see! Things are really intensely … seriously intense lately. Good and bad, I guess. I’ve been painting, but … a lot going on in my life. Hard to know where to start. Painting … Above is the … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam War VI Finitti and Jamaica Sunset I

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/vietnamwar6.html It took painstaking effort to finish the white edges of the large sections of colors you see above. And outright courage, not to misstep … to go too far into the other colors. You may see that the lightning … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam War VI – II

It took a few hours to get this black background in, and it’s not IN all the way, as you can see. I need to find the brave soul to paint into the other colors there, into their edges just … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam VI – I

I stop here to show you what this piece looks like before I paint the background completely Mars Black. Stark. I may also add sparks of blue or white to the bolt occurring to the jungle leaf. Very symbolic. When … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam War V Finitti

  http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/vietnamwar5.html I didn’t mean to finish this one up so privately. I painted the mouth and lips of this one and then each quadrant behind, one day at a time, roughly, which was a lot of work. The red, … Continue reading

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Viet-Nam War IV Finitti and Viet-Nam War V – I

http://www.amyjackson.cc/paintings/vietnamwar4.html It was really hard to leave this one with her raw edges out there in the open, but war, any war, is not smoothed down and even, pretty, even the flowers … well, it is a metaphor. You see, … Continue reading

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