Thursday, November 29, 2012

"Solstice" - 5

Am back at this, having been interrupted on several matters, one of which is getting my old pc back, with the photos, but missing the documents for now, and bookmarks [which are being slowly retrieved as remember them - when get a screen for the other, the Compaq, will then be able to transfer all from there to here, which will help immensely]

and as can be guessed, this is actually being worked on upside down, not as seen here - using antelope brown and crow quill nib...

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

"Solstice" - 4

All but the back wall is now finished... sap green on the leaves of the holly and xmas cactus, scarlet on the berries and floral, along with white, antelope brown on the shelf and under, and a layering of emerald green over the sap green of the xmas cactus leaves....

Monday, November 19, 2012

"Solstice" - 3

finally done with the bowl, and am in the midst of glazing the colors - raw sienna and sepia on the cattail, and emerald green on the leaves... other overlaying glazes will be added after these are dry...

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Tent Show

 Temple Terrace Arts Festival last weekend...

No sales, but loads of interest...

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Cremalheira Locomotive

Cremalheira Locomotive
21cm x 30cm
Copic Pen over Opaline Paper


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

"Solstice" - 2

Continuing with the grisaille, have just the rest of the bowl to stipple in before it is finished, and glazing colors can begin...  the process of using just the acrylic paint instead of the ink ,akes for going slower, but it still progresses, and will see how it looks once glazing is ongoing...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

"Solstice" - 1

 This is an experimental work - while am using the pens and nibs, am using the acrylic paint from the tube [in this case pthalo blue] and diluted with the water from the pen... the basic reason being that there are many more colors to choose from...
Progress on this is slower than had hoped, as the paint, even diluted, does not lend itself to the swiftness in application that the ink does - but progress there is, so am carrying on with it to see how, when the time comes for glazing, it ends up...

All in all, tho, think will go back to the regular acrylic inks after this, and seek to do with blending what colors are available to make the wanted ones...  what will, however, be added, is what will be doing here - layering clear gloss medium between the layers as means of adding the luminescence once gotten when used just the paints in my artistic endeavors...