Start Over Again, Revisited

Originally posted on Out of a Great Need:
I shared these videos over three years ago.  You may want to watch the video above before watching the music video below.  Over three years later, I realize this song applies to me as I have provided care through our younger daughter’s challenges with schizoaffective disorder as well…

The Universe

Originally posted on Brotherly Love:
I continued my experiments with cerulean blue deep today. I’m not exactly sure how the oval shape came about. I was experimenting with stabbing brush strokes and the oval shape just happened. I really like Japanese brushes for stabby work. Unlike the synthetic ones that bounce back into shape after being…

Abstract – Mask

Originally posted on Brotherly Love:
For today’s study I mixed a solution of quinacridone burnt orange and another of turquoise. I find it much easier to have a lot of liquid pigment at my disposal, especially for washes. However, I began by painting narrow traces of burnt orange (without plan). I abutted fields of turquoise against…

Red, Yellow, Blue

Originally posted on Brotherly Love:
I frequently have problems with cerulean blue. It is the coverage; I have to use quite a lot of pigment to get a decent tone on the paper. However, with cerulean blue deep, the problem goes away. The color is shown on the study below. It is a rich deep blue.…

Color

Originally posted on jill millward artwork:
I’ve been working to find my voice with abstract art.  I find it much more difficult than realism with portraits, dogs, landscape, plein air, and still life… with all those I have something to reference and it’s all mapped out and I paint what I see.  Painting music and…

Venice Painting Completed

Originally posted on offtoafineart:
The finished painting with San Giorgio Maggiore in the background, which I enjoyed doing, although trying to hit the right colours was testing to say the least I have already mentioned the mooring posts. In the photograph they looked red in the evening light. This turned into a glazing exercise, wet…