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Dante (Part 3)

*Catch up on Part 1 and Part 2! Last time I posted the painting of Dante it looked like this: After working on it a bit more, a lot of the lines and details became more refined.  Here is the … Continue reading

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Blackety Black, Please Come Back

I may have said this before, but I love working from black backgrounds.  When I did the paintings of the fawns, I started out with a black background.  I am going to do the same for the painting of Sue’s … Continue reading

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Bookin’ It

Cheryl, a friend, asked me to make a green journal for her friend.  I mean the color green, not the environmentally friendly green.  I headed to Stampede to check out their paper selection.  There weren’t a lot of green papers, … Continue reading

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I (Heart) Rearranging Faces

It’s amazing what a huge difference a couple of millimeters can make when painting a portrait.  For example, Grace didn’t look as much like Grace until I moved her eyes down two millimeters.  I also moved one of her eyes … Continue reading

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Blank Slate

Last Saturday I received my Dick Blick shipment. Along with some bookmaking supplies, I also now have the stretcher bars for Aunt Amy’s commission.  Two days ago I assembled the stretcher bars, and began priming the canvas with gesso.  I … Continue reading

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A Fun Commission For a Fun Family!

I am pleased to report that I will be starting a new commission soon.  My client is Eric’s Aunt Amy.  Aunt Amy is Eric’s mom’s sister.  She accompanied me and Eric’s mom to NYC to try out for Work of … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s day, everyone!  I hope your day is filled with all that lovey-dovey stuff.  My day will involve grocery shopping and cleaning the house, so not very romantic. I will say, though, that I have been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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