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It’s finished, and it’s B~I~G

Makes me just kinda wanna jump into the pond with my blue shirt and blue pants…but the more important task is to get this monster framed. I do my own framing, so I think I know where I’m going with … Continue reading

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Sky Pads 6 — half baked

I noticed just before I shot this photo that I missed part of a pad near the top left. It shall appear forthwith. Now to decide how to layer more poured paint on this, and what colors, so the leaves aren’t … Continue reading

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The wood is growing on me

I’m thinking the background is pretty close to done. If not, it will have to wait since any painting over it will be best done when the current paint is dry. I’m discovering that the paint is taking much longer … Continue reading

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Springtime skip and hop

We are skipping over version 4 of Bella and Junior because the camera just didn’t capture much difference between it and version 3. However, version 5 definitely shows all the nuances of shading beginning to smooth themselves out nicely. At … Continue reading

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Third pass

OK, short and sweet. We have the third pass for Bella and Junior, and they’re starting to look pretty good. I think my estimate of 5 passes may be a little short though. Not that there’s any kind of a … Continue reading

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Taming the yellow

Click on either image for a closer look. To be continued…

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Bella and Junior–Really???

Got the first pass on Bella and Junior. Hard to tell how many more layers it will take, but if previous experience is any guide my guess is about five.   Yes, indeed, they are yellow. But not for long. … Continue reading

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