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Painting

Finishing up

The difficult decision at the moment is whether or not I am finished with the “Tattoo Girls” oil painting. The problem is that I can still see many areas that can be improved, but I’m not really wanting to work on it any more. I have a day off tomorrow so I will see after […]

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Painting Sculpture

Painting close to finished

I managed to paint quite a bit over the last few days. I plan to work on the hair of the brunette, add some touch ups to the background, and add tattoos to the redhead. Then I think I will be done. Tonight I started designing a new spine for the art mannequin. I’m going […]

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Sculpture

Skeleton design changes

I gave my skeleton a hard assessment today, noting all the things I want to be better. And I only have two complaints: 1. The stand is awful. It won’t hold position unless the bolts on the hinges are super-duper tight. Redesign the stand hinges. 2. The spine doesn’t operate well. Redesign the spine.   […]

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Digital

A little here, a little there…

Not too much to report this week. Work has been busy, not much time for projects. Valarie (the model for the last two paintings) has been working on her drawing skills and I attempted to share some of my knowledge. I’ve come to realize that it is a tough subject for me to teach. Anyway, […]

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Painting

Tattoo Girls render started

I had a day off today and I promised myself I would paint. So after I dropped my son off at school I came home and set to task. I got my paints laid out, mixed up some flesh tones in varying values and temperatures, put some linseed oil in a cup, and I started […]