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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 […]

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Painting

Ready for next stage of painting

i was able to finish laying in the first color stage today. I still feel sloppy and not as analytical as I should be, so my goal for the next phase is to really get my brain involved in crawling across every surface and feeling confident in my color choices. I really want to bring […]

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Painting

Highly analytical or messy guessing?

I can get into a mindset while painting where I analyze very carefully the color and tonal transitions across each surface, meticulously trying to match my paints to what I see…moving through the artwork at an incredibly slow pace. The results are usually worth the hard work. But this sort of process also makes it […]

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Painting

A bit of painting today

I alternated between putting fenders on my Jeep and painting today. It’s difficult to be satisfied with my artwork sometimes. I feel like it’s coming out okay, but as an artist one always wants to be better. I filmed all my progress again. I only worked on the face and neck.  Near the end I […]

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Drawing Painting

Starting the next painting

I started another painting a couple days ago.  I wanted to do one that wouldn’t be so time-consuming, and also I wanted to try a different technique this time.  So I’m taking a break from the Tattoo Girls painting and using a pose from the photo shoot I did with Valarie a few weeks ago. […]