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Scribbles

I have two pieces going that involve scribbles. I’m not sure what it is about them, but I love that I am forced to work with the mess I made and turn it into something.

The first one I started a long time ago but never finished. I put it back on the easel again recently and added a gold varnish and bumped up the blue contrast. I thinks it is almost done.

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The other I took a high gloss medium and mixed up some dry gold pigment with it and swirled scribbles on the canvas. Once it dried I put a thin yellow oxide was over it. I haven’t decided what to do next on it.

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Finger painting

A peek at what I’ve been doing. I’ve been using whatever I can grab to paint lately such as my pottery sponges, old burp cloths, a ratty kitchen sponge and finally I just resorted to finger painting.

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Also, I’ve added several layers of varnish to my peach. I’m not sure if you can see it from here but I’ve only varnished the section where the peach is. I dig it.

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Friday

I worked some more on the fiery sky piece and for some reason a bunch of golden figures wanted to get in on it, so I let them. I’m not sure I’m done with it yet but I like the added figures, they’re like guardians of some sort.

The canvas with circular texture went blue today and I am using some pthalo blue to make the texture come out. It will probably need some silver additions later as well.

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