Work in Progress

Today I started working on 2 new paintings.  In a previous post I stated that I usually have a few pieces going on at the same time and that’s no lie!  Currently. I have 3 encaustic paintings and 1 oil painting in progress.  The oil hasn’t been touched in a while but it’s still there staring at me jealously.  The encaustics include 1 that is waiting for the final step; still unsure how to proceed and finish my thoughts on him.  

The other two are these 12 x 12 pieces.  I was printing out these images for a much larger painting and had the weirdest error with the ink.  The black decided not to work so these B&W photos wound up being printed with color ink only.  The result was sort of solarized and I thought that I could explore this further and see what I could make of it.  After all, I hate wasting paper!  I found the it opened me up to the way that I ‘m using the photographs.  I’m picking and choosing the pieces that I want much more carefully and I’m excited to get some paint on these soon!

4 thoughts on “Work in Progress

  1. ok…what’s going on with yellow? it’s like two days ago it was nowhere and now on every blog i visit-HELLO YELLOW! And the weird thing is it all appeared simultaneously…

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  2. Don’t worry!! This one is just the wood showing (The lighting was yellow so it made the wood look more yellow). No paint on these suckers, yet– but I did have that tea one the other day with yellow! It’s going around– we all need some sunshine!

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