Tag Archives: Sky Pads

Waiting for paint to dry

Below are the final version of Sky Pads 34 and the one immediately preceding it. I actually finished it several days ago, but the last tweak I made to it was a pour of very wet but very transparent paint. … Continue reading

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The second decision

After a spell of uncertainty I managed to come up with a plan for my second move. This is it. It will not be final. There will be at least a third iteration, maybe more. But for now, feel free … Continue reading

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One decision has been made

Well, at least one decision. A skajillion more are likely. But I’m thinking in this case less may be more. I like this first pass, and I have plans for one or two more, but I will do my best … Continue reading

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The indecisive background

This background for Sky Pads 34 was poured on the same day as the one for Sky Pads 33. I don’t remember what day that was, but it was a long time ago. At least sometime before October of last … Continue reading

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Finally 33

I guess the end of 2021 will be featuring titles starting with “Finally”. Anyhow, here at last is the complete Sky Pads 33 version. It seems like today is a day where nothing can go right, electronically speaking. I meant … Continue reading

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Sky Pads 33 part 2

You can see now that the general scheme here is a progression of the leaves on a diagonal from bottom right to upper left. This wasn’t obvious in my last post unless you enjoy squinting at faint drawing lines to … Continue reading

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A slightly different approach

This one has been sitting around with its background done for quite a while, amid various vague promises from me that I would be doing something with it soon. So yeah, it’s got the early stages of subject matter started. … Continue reading

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33 cued up, with a postscript on 32

I went ahead and posted an “inaccurate color” photo of Sky Pads 32 yesterday because I was in a hurry to finally get it out there. I loved the fake gold-orange tones (created by bad lighting) floating down from the … Continue reading

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New record for longest time to complete a painting

Sky Pads 32! It only took a little over half a year to finish 😯. Can’t blame my commission for Menemsha Harbor for that—it was only about a 2-month interruption. Pandemic delay??!! Covid fatigue??!! Paint shortage??!! Take your pick—I’ll go … Continue reading

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A good line…or two

The previous owner of the barn where I board my horse stopped in yesterday to say hi. ME: You look GOOD! HIM: (after a sly pause) I’ll pay you later. ME: (with a sly smile) I don’t come cheap. HIM: … Continue reading

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