Tag Archives: Sky Pads

Breaking the museum barrier

THIS JUST IN! Sky Pads 34 has been accepted into the Midwest Museum of American Art 44th Elkhart Juried Regional Exhibition. I previously had applied 4 times, was accepted twice and rejected twice. My goal was to break the tie … Continue reading

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I have not been missing in action

It only seems like I have disappeared, but now that I have a painting, some sales, and an art fair out of the way, I can actually sit down a while and write something. I finished Sky Pads 36, but … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy…

Once again I had to set aside my painting for a bit in order to get a few other things accomplished. Actually it was more like one big all-consuming project with a deadline. Cass Area Artists, of which I am … Continue reading

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That’s not really green

Here we have the third pass for Sky Pads 36. It looks like there’s quite a bit of green in the picture now. The truth is, it’s a kind of soft navy blue (if there even is such a thing) … Continue reading

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Yellow be gone…some of it anyway

I managed to get truer colors in this photo, which shows the second pass of transparent paint over the poured paint background. Now I will direct my efforts toward working more of the background colors into the lily pads. And … Continue reading

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Sky Pads 36–let’s dream a bit

It won’t stay this way long. The colors didn’t photograph well, and I have too much else to do right at this moment to futz with it. Let’s just say that it won’t always look this yellow. The large yellow … Continue reading

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Maybe yes, maybe no

I meant to have this finished by the end of June. I had a plan. The plan went awry. Basically, I was going take a trick I had done with Sky Pads 34 and apply it to #35. Major fail, … Continue reading

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The plea is working…and so is Sky Pads 35

My last post’s plea for donations to the 501(c)3 organization that I helped found and of which I am treasurer has been heard and acted upon. Not necessarily by a coterie of readers of my blog, but enough to get … Continue reading

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An update and…a plea (first, the plea)

If you read my last post, most of the first part of this one will be familiar. But in case I have some new readers I will summarize just for their benefit😂. I’m going to assume that most of my … Continue reading

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No, I have not left the planet

I just noticed my last post was sometime in March. I do look at and comment on bloggers posts I follow, but there hasn’t been much going on in my studio except waiting and a little bit of painting. Somehow … Continue reading

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