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Ad Astra! A finished Painting.

The painting is finished! When last we saw our astronaut, she was painted in full color with the exception of her flight suit. [...]

Now for the Fun Part…

As much fun as the Earth, the Milky Way, The moon, and the space stations were to paint, and as lovely as they [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress|2 Comments

Stars Above, Blue Skies Below

I did finally finish the underpainting, and after a few days the paint had dried sufficiently that the effect of the reflective glare [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Art and Science, Art Theory, Available, Painting Progress|0 Comments

Time For Some Under-painting….In Spaaaaaace!

Once I have a final to-scale drawing for the composition finished, the next step in my process is to transfer that drawing to [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Art and Science, Art Theory, Painting Progress|0 Comments

The Cliffs Have Color!

Color work is progressing on the Daedalus Commission, and as promised, I'm posting a new image now that I have most of the [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress|0 Comments

Icarus’s New Wings, and Color!

Whew! It's been a busy...wow...almost two months since I posted images of the completed under-painting for the Icarus/Daedalus commission painting. I have finally [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress|0 Comments

Skies of Blue, Clouds of White

Time for an end-of-the-week progress update on the 'Young Astronaut' commission.  The past week has been all about getting some color into the [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Art and Science, Artwork, Painting Progress, Portraits|0 Comments

‘Young Astronaut’ Finished Underpainting

The more I work on this painting, the more fun I'm having with it. I've finished work on the underpainting, and so far, [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|Art and Science, Art Theory, Painting Progress, Portraits|2 Comments

‘Young Astronaut’ Underpainting Continued: The Background

I've made some good progress on the underpainting for 'Young Astronaut'.  The shuttle and the station are both in place, and so far [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Art and Science, Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress, Portraits|2 Comments

‘Young Astronaut’ Underpainting: Early Stages

With all the separate elements competing for attention in this composition, the play of light, the values and the contrast are going to [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Art and Science, Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress, Portraits|0 Comments
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