Monthly Archives: May 2016

“Brilliant” Project – Day 5

I promised myself this would be a long-term relationship.  But I admit, this week, I gave thought to breaking up.  The painting, that is. Thoughts of dividing the painting into several. Patience worn thin with “going slow” and building up. … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Day 4

“A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants.” –Lao Tzu. By now, it should be apparent that “Day 4” does not necessarily mean 24 hours after “Day 3.” Although I pretty much do something creative every day, … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Day 3

I admit to being spoiled. My Colorado studio most often has 4 palettes of paint pots, all going at same time. So, not exactly a “limited” palette, but for the “Brilliant” project, I did purposefully select the same colors used … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Day 2

Primaries… Oooops, politics on my mind…. I meant “Preliminaries!” I begin with good cradled panels by American Easel, manufactured in Oregon, USA (my home state: Go Ducks!) To keep the sides of the panels clean, I apply 2 inch blue … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Day 1

Challenge: Paint big, use as many panels on hand as possible. Eleven panels = 20 x 90 inches. Step One: Create table space in the Colorado studio long enough to hold the 90″ length. BEFORE AFTER Concept: “Brilliant! ” A … Continue reading

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