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In Progress, part 4

Detail of recent work.

Above is the full-size painting surface. Today I began painting it right-side up. At left is most of the color palette that is being used. 84 more words

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In Progress, part 3

Surface covered = 3/8 of the board. Not loving the Aquabord. Pros: it’s easy to remove paint and get back to near white. Cons: need to work very wet for best results, touching a dry edge removes paint. 119 more words
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In Progress, part 2

Still working this upside down.

Here’s the second installment of this work-in-progress. I’m going to spend a few more hours on it and then put it aside to work on some snowstorm paintings for a week. 8 more words

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In Progress

Decided to shake things up and work large on a new surface

I rarely post work-in-progress steps but since I won’t have any finished paintings to post for awhile, I want to keep the blog part going along. 168 more words

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Weekly Painting Week 82 Figure Painting

Capturing emotion, getting proportion right, deciding to go more painterly or more photoreal, choosing a palette.. the reason figure painting is so challenging. This painting is 30 x 40″ so a misstep stands out. 31 more words

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All Overgrowth is Comic

Process + Progress

During the past few weeks drawing has been my medium of choice, albeit selected in a roundabout way. This is the painting that never got out of the drawing stage because the #2H pencil work took over and I liked what was happening on the board too much to take a brush to it and have the line disappear. 233 more words

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Standing Ovation

Storm King in October took my breath away.

Happy New Year to my followers and those I met this year at open studios and art shows. 149 more words

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