Friday, October 27, 2017

Pomegranate



My objective today was to work as quickly and objectively as possible and paint an image that felt, smelled, and tasted like a pomegranate.  Rendering what I saw was really secondarily an goal.  It was hard because I had to stay in the moment as much as possible.


Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. Hans Selye

Synchronicity..


Trying some new collage work....It is stimulating and I want to see where it can take me.  This is paper and bling...of course a little bling
Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.     
Norman Vincent Peale

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

#8 of 30

Moving right along with my sketches.  This gal was from 1924...isn't she a beauty?

You Cannot Have A Positive Life and A Negative Mind
                                                                                         Joyce Meyer

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

#7 of 30

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”– Martin Luther King


#6 of 30

Moving right along....still had to do this one twice.....I must remember that a light touch is required and not to draw the image in first....no, no , no....it is important to make marks spontaneously as you see each value and contour line.  I am looking at the drawing of Sargeant.....good place to start?

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb

Saturday, October 14, 2017

#5 of 30

My goal is 30 portraits ...... I am learning as I go along.   Simplify....large juicy shapes of value....light touch....



“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Yellow Rose, Guacamole, Shine On








Busy day today.....

The Greater The Storm The Brighter Your Rainbow......
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