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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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Saving a Painting (changing the flow)

Completing the background with an off-white base and breaking up the form itself, creating a better and more complex flow.

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Saving a painting (getting there slowly)

Changed the colour scheme entirely and thinking about sanding the surface flat as well. Not sure yet, but it certainly is an improvement over the coldness of the previous piece:

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Easy Listening for a Saturday Morning – Mulatu Astatke

The more I listen to his music, the more I want. Mulatu Astatke is an addictive drug which not only gives pleasure but calms the frenetic mind.

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Saving a Painting

Back in April of 2011, I put away a piece I wasn’t happy with. The initial idea was to do a colour study of greens with metallic mixes and, while the composition looked interesting, I was unhappy with the overall … Continue reading

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