Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy Holidays!!!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

A Few Days to Finish a Few Dozen Things

Exactly as the title says.

Here is a detail shot of one of the paintings I am finishing up.

The disadvantage to viewing art online is you cannot really get up close to look at the brush strokes and textures. I might just start posting detail shots of various paintings. As always, you can click on the image and then click again to zoom in for a better look.

In the future, computers will have a hologram option that will enable viewers to see the whole actual painting and rotate it 3-dimensionally so that the textures can accurately be portrayed... one day...

Friday, December 9, 2011

Plastic Sleeves for Prints

When I am not painting or drawing, I package prints or work on hobbies, or other side projects.

The plastic sleeves I use are 8.5 x 11 inches and fit my prints perfectly. Most of the time. Until I get a package of sleeves that are a quarter inch off! What the hell, a quarter inch is a significant measurement difference!!!

It is supposed to look like this:

Not this:

At least it is a quarter inch too big, and not too small. But still, really!?!?So I just adjusted the size of the mat board and it looks fine.

Watch out for that...

By the way, prints make a great gift! The holidays are coming up ;-)

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Attack of the Palette Knife

Apparently you can slice your finger pretty bad with a round tip palette knife.
Got enough blood to paint a face of utter dissatisfaction. I won't lie- the eyes are my blood, but the mouth is actually red sharpie.