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Painting

Trying to get my painting back

I initiated a divorce last year from my wife after barely a year of marriage due to a consistently unpleasant living experience. At the time of the divorce, my Steampunk painting I had done (which she had modeled for) was on display in her place of business along with my four pencil drawings. I had […]

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Other Projects

Noticeable Hiatus

I had to tend to other matters over the past few months, mainly my other business, which obviously put my art endeavors on hold. Today I had a day off and was able to devote some time to my stalled art mannequin project. Yes Hector has been frustrating me. Did I mention I named him […]

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Painting

Models Visit

Valarie and Mary stopped by for a visit and I had to ask them to pose in front of the painting they modeled for. Not much has been happening in Elysian Realm lately.  The seasons have been playing tug-o-war here in northern Nevada, but the warm weather may now have won the match. I have […]

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Sculpture

A brand new spine

Yays and boos (which seem to be the new norm with the skeleton’s progress). It’s been a while since the last post so here’s what has happened: I abandoned the gooseneck tubing and instead found some solid copper wire that slides easily into plastic tubing at the hardware store.  I redesigned the skeleton’s pelvis, ribcage, […]

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Painting Sculpture

Varnish and Spinal parts

I decided to varnish the painting because I don’t want to work on it any more. The gloss from the gamvar varnish seemed almost too glossy. I had to let it dry for a couple days and thought maybe I had applied it too thick, so I used Gamsol on a rag to remove the […]