Tag Archives: acrylics

John Coltrane Blue Train (underpainting)

The basic design is complete, but as these colours are an ‘underpainting’ I intend on a much more developed range of hues based on how I ‘see’ the instruments within the music. That, and the inevitable session of sanding and … Continue reading

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John Coltrane Blue Train (under construction)

The basic design was created while listening to Coltrane’s exceptionally fine Blue Train session (Blue Note recording). It looks like this is going to keep me busy for at least a few weeks (if all goes well) as I intend … Continue reading

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PC#8 – Finding a Note

The painting has ‘softened’ quite a bit; in fact, I think a tad too much. It needs more detail in the background and the ‘note symbol’ I found within the pattern could use strengthening. So… we’ll see where this goes. … Continue reading

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PC#8 remake – varying lines of colour

Before I do any more with the background, I think it’s time to establish a series of colours for the tracks themselves. Once they’re in, maybe I’ll have a better idea on what to do with the open spaces that … Continue reading

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PC#8 – warming it up a tad

Added a softer, warmer background today.

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Particle Collision #8 – remake

I’m unhappy with how this piece compares to the rest in the series and I’m going to attempt to improve it somehow. For a beginning, it’s too simplistic, stark and cold, so my first instinct is to do some sanding … Continue reading

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Cherry Smoothie

Calling this one done. I think the painting fits its new name nicely and will be auctioned off at the Gallery96 VineArt exhibition November 8. Hopefully someone would enjoy having such a delicious piece hanging in their kitchen.

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