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Blocking Matt In
2016-10-22 16:19
Or should it be Blocking In Matt? I’m not sure which is correct so we’ll just move on to my paint recipes for his skin tones! #1. Cerulean Blue + White. #2. Two shades of MUD (U… Read More
Painting Splash
2016-10-19 01:03
Splash’s coat is painted with several different mixes of Ivory Black + White. The highlights will be different from my reference photo because the light is coming in from the upper le… Read More
Painting The Background
2016-10-18 00:04
Mixtures of several different proportions of Sap Green + Ultramarine Blue + a little Pthalo Blue + Ivory Black + White are made for the background. The values range from dark to light. Rene… Read More
Jack’s Speciality
2016-10-15 20:05
Starting on a portrait today, Jack’s specialty. I’m so fortunate that he was always the coach and teacher. When Jack had a portrait commission he would explain what he was doing… Read More
2016-10-14 01:53
So many have asked, “How are you doing?” You don’t know how much your love and concern is appreciated, I consider all of you my friends. Well, I have my moments but overall… Read More
Pots Galore
2016-10-12 01:45
Let’s get to that beautiful blue, ceramic container. My color recipes are: #1. Ultramarine Blue + MUD (Ultramarine Blue + Alizarin Crimson) + a tiny bit of White. #2. Two shades of Ul… Read More
Floor And More….
2016-10-09 18:34
We’re ready to begin on the satillo tile floor. My color mixtures are shown above. The recipes are as follows: #1. MUD (Ultramarine Blue + Alizarin Crimson) + Cadmium Orange. #2. A co… Read More
Sarza And Adobe
2016-10-07 02:28
The basic structure is first sketched, then I begin washing in the fall leaves of the Sarza with Alizarin Crimson + Liquin and Sap Green + Liquin. These washes will give the foliage luminos… Read More
Putting Ideas Together
2016-10-05 01:12
Santa Fe Art Collector, the gallery that represents my work in Santa Fe, sold 4 paintings last month. Talk about INSPIRATION! I’ve got to get busy filling the holes on their walls. My… Read More
2016-10-01 01:58
Do you ever have an “Artist’s Block” and don’t know what to paint? You search everywhere for inspiration but just can’t seem to get inspired about anything? We… Read More

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