Archive for February 4th, 2011

Oil Painting #2

While I have some free time today, I’ll post the progression of my latest oil painting. I did this one over the course of two 3-hour classes. A fresh canvas. The charcoal under-drawing. First part of tone painting. Close-up of same. Refining… Refining it with opaque paint. More refinement. And … I’m calling it done. I can see where further refinement would help, but I feel like I’m getting the […]

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Snow Day!

My parents were in Antarctica last week. At first I thought Dad was reliving the ’60s while Mom waved hello, but then I realized they’re making the number 7, as in seven continents now visited. Check out the penguins behind them! The fuzzy ones are babies. Mom says the weather was sunny, with temperatures hitting the 30’s. It’s summer there. I went outside this morning in Austin, Texas to this: […]

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