Notes

Stepping way ahead

I forgot to get a shot of adding the alternating blue layer to the canvas, besides, it was a tedious and not very exciting process. There’s a lot of “tightening up” of things that goes on in the end that really becomes the bulk of the work as things move towards the finish. So here we have the finish, with […]
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Beginning to fill in the background color

At this point, I’ve filled most of the background with the base color for the canvas.  It’s very rough at this point, but I wanted to get a feel for the contrast . I’ll go back and tighten it up a bit before it’s over.  There’s a second tone of blue to be added, but this is the lighter of […]
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So where was I?

Hello, back from the Hinterlands. I was off working on a couple of new and exciting ventures for most of the year.  They’ll debut in earnest in 2015. Though one of the projects is art-related, it is somewhat different than the work in the jazz series, so I didn’t want to post about it here, although I will do a […]
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Presenting “San Francisco Slides”

It took me while to get it done, because of the necessity to complete some other commitments, but here is my first completed work of 2014, “San Francisco Slides”. The “Slides” part of the title references the slides of the trombones featured in the image, as well as the sloping angles of the streets. The painting was done in acrylic […]
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San Francisco Slides Study Video

I’ve been working on a finishing up a couple of pieces before starting work on the canvas for a new painting called “San Francisco Slides”. Here’s a video of digital painting study which I produced. Updates on the progress of the painting coming soon! In the meantime, here’s a little teaser — with music!
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