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Glow Joy

  I made this artwork to be somewhat of a buddy to Glow Peace. In fact, I painted the two 10 inch square wood panels together, but this one has a more solid coat of paint.   Using the same Golden heavy body fluorescent orange paint, I first created a winter-like tree to one side. …

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Glow Forest

  This piece began as one of my early morning waking-up dream pictures — when I linger in the creative zone between unconscious sleep and out-of-bed alertness. I often find myself in “design mode” during these semi-frequent episodes, and I often fairly leap out of bed with an excited determination to create a new artwork, …

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Blue Jay Gift

  This project was a special gift for a friend, obviously made in 2015. I wanted to make something that reflected certain elements of her backyard, where I often pointed out bird species. I started by sketching a blue jay and tracing it in black pen.   Now I tried out my gelatos for the …

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Inset Leaf

  Along with the 5×7 I created in More Texture Practice, I also made this second little 5×7 inch texture canvas using coarse molding paste. For this piece, I used a comb-like plastic clay modeling tool to spread the texture, let it dry, and painted it. I didn’t particularly like a certain part of this …

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