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Works in progress

I’ve been working on one or two new paintings this week – as in, it may or may not be a diptych. I’ve also been photographing them as they evolve, which gives me the opportunity to play with GIMP and … Continue reading

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The Anti-Bob

I thought I would give filming my painting process a try again. I was trying something different, as in working on a much smaller scale than usual. I was also working with absolutely no plan, which probably shows in the … Continue reading

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“Are we there yet?”

So here is my painting progress so far. Right now I think it’s at a “stop and contemplate” stage. The scale makes it difficult. At 4 by 5 feet, it takes some distance to take it all in, and my … Continue reading

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Where do we go now…

I tried working with curves before, and very quickly found myself at a point where I couldn’t figure out where to go next. So I hung it on the wall where I can think about it for months on end. … Continue reading

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Quitting Time?

I think it’s getting close. I touched it up a little to bring more light into the picture. In some parts, where it’s barely noticeable, I think it worked. The bit on the left may have been too much. As … Continue reading

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Coloring outside the lines

I’m continuing to document my painting process. This is a new thing for me. I used to mainly go with the flow, occasionally stop and think, and sometimes discuss work with a mentor.  As I looked him up, I found … Continue reading

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Getting ready for some happy accidents

Now that the canvas has been primed, I’m going to add some grid lines to keep my geometry straight. First I checked my measurements. The canvas should be 32×48. The width is correct at the edge. But it is narrower … Continue reading

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Bob Ross never shows this part…

I haven’t made a painting in 15-20 years, so maybe I’m due. This time I have a camera in my pocket, so I started to document the process. I had been thinking about doing one for a long time, and … Continue reading

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