Category Archives: Padré

Art from light

I spent the past weekend in Madison, Wisconsin, at the Biennial Neon & Light Exhibition, which is a national invitational exhibition of artists using light as an art medium (see how cleverly I copied that from the official poster). The … Continue reading

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Two down, zero to go!

As is usual with my watercolors, the Aquabord™ version is softer but still captures the spirit of the original photo. It’s always hard to tell what the actual printed photo looked like as far as color values and hues are … Continue reading

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One down, one to go

Well, here we go! The watercolor is a softer look, which is as it should be if you are not, as I am not, a hyper-realistic painter. But I’m satisfied that I captured the spirit of the photo, since the … Continue reading

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Yes, really, it’s done!

All done. Had to wait for the right moment to photograph it outdoors in my favorite lighting conditions–bright shade. The gloss in the medium I use creates all kinds of shiny bright spots in the photography if I use lights … Continue reading

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