The Waterman: Unio Mystica 1

Watercolor on illustration board,15 x 202009$480 Middle panel of The Waterman triptych. I can see the King coming.Naked and bright, like all the truths should be.Simple and strong, with stars in his eyes,and heart of petals, bathing the ground. I can see the King coming,and he comes barefoot, hair in the wind,with no jewels or swords,like a simple man,bringing drinking water on his shoulders.His hands carry the roses that blossom in the cross,and his crown is a thousand petals lotus.The King smiles, he is beautifuland from his mouth lilies sprout,and […]

one painting a day (or almost)

and here I am, after 5 days of my mini vacation and disconnected from the internet. excepting for going to the movies, I didn’t manage to conclude all my plans. think that time was still not enough. but at least half of my website is done, the quick paintings got started, and several pages of one of my books were avidly consumed. I also broke my dietary discipline (low-carbs, low-sugars) eating all the pies that were put in front of me, besides fresh and bold quesadillas. I was actually inspired […]

some plans. 1

thinking about creating some small paintings that don’t require much time to get done. my usual paintings take about 2 weeks to be completed, and this of course influence in their prices. if I make smaller and quicker paintings, I can charge much less. my bigger pieces cost between $380 and $450, depending mostly on the time I spend in each one. since I’m just starting off in the market, I don’t believe I can charge much more. I started to experiment today, on watercolor paper. I’m not very sure […]

in progress: ignis aeris 5

ready for a bit more of my beloved The Waterman tryptich? here’s the underpainting: it’s amazing how I get energized when working with warm colors. I love all tones of blue and purples, but working with reds and oranges really make my day. I love how their pigments mix well and how they pop out the board. I really like the way the lion skin came out. I think the abstraction fit well. it made me think about creating another piece using a lion as a focus and the same […]