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Oh Happy Day!

It finally got up to 75°F (24°C) today which is about the coolest temp I dare to pour my paint backgrounds for Sky Pads (this one is #28). The cooler it gets, the less the paint wants to separate out … Continue reading

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Looking great in light or darkness

    Unlike the first two photos of this painting in a previous post (the background and the beginning of the pad formations) this one is a bit brighter. It is really close to what the painting looks like in … Continue reading

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Light in the darkness

One of the things I had to reverse for Sky Pads 27 was my drawing. Since the background was so dark, I would never be able to see a projection of black drawing lines on it. So I flipped the … Continue reading

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It got dark all of a sudden

If you were in love with the poured paint initial version of this piece– I guess this latest version could be somewhat of a shocker. I’m sure it will be hard to convince you that the three coats of paint … Continue reading

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Back to work–Sky Pads 27

I’ve known for some time now what shape Sky Pads 27 was going to take. Mother Nature got in the way, so in spite of having stretched a canvas and chosen a source photo and a plan for the first … Continue reading

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26 it is

I got here somehow but couldn’t post sooner because I had no good photo light on the day I finished and then I had to take a few days break for a bit of oral surgery. All good now! The … Continue reading

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Another quick dip

The last pass will be pretty quick. There are only a few dark areas that I want to emphasize even more. They will be in purple instead of the mars red I’ve been using so far. Then we wait. The … Continue reading

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Short dive into the pond

Footnote: how annoying it is to see the background change (it hasn’t, by the way) depending on time of day and quality of light in the very same space each photo was taken. The middle photo is probably closest to … Continue reading

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A new record

Holy smokers, it’s been over a month since I last posted. I think that’s some kind of record, although I’m not going to take the necessary time to be sure. Enough time passing already! So here’s the finished painting, Sky … Continue reading

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Time to call a carpenter

Just a couple of quick notes because I must move on…to Sky Pads 25. I’m running out of room, which is another way to say that sales aren’t keeping up with production. But let’s not go there for the moment. … Continue reading

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