and for the 5th time i rejected my Tree of Life project. the reason: not being able to achieve the desired transparency. i am not feeling secure with acrylics. i am picky, perfectionist. i cannot lift the damn paint off the board. i have to cover it every time I make a mistake, because it dries so fast. after 3 or 4 layers, you have a thick thing that cannot be redone. it creates disharmony with the rest of the painting that came out fine. and there you go try […]
it seems to be coming out now… although baby decided to play on it the other night using black paint. luckily it was in an area that can be easily fixed.
I hope your New Year had started well, folks. although I think that changes must happen everyday, I end up sharing the feeling of fresh start with others and I’m here shining with plans and optimism for 2010. and a lot of energy to work and make things happen. I began the year with 2 short term plans in mind: losing the Christmas weight (too much cheesecake, eggnog and all those amazing seasonal beers) + organizing my emails and messages and stop procrastinating. the first plan is doing well and […]
I’m very pleased with my new camera. although is not a professional one, I think it works fine enough for my needs. I have to learn how to deal with it though; it has more features than my deceived one. I’m happy for being now able to show details of my stuff. the Tree of Life is starting to show its truth and my ideas are flowing more freely with the progress of the work. now I know what’s that all about: organicity, sperm, fecundation. it’s about contacting the Divine […]
I was taking some reference pictures for future works when my daughter knocked down the tripod and the camera hit the floor. needless to say I no longer have a camera, but another one was already ordered and its on its way. while the new one doesn’t arrive, please enjoy my last progress shots of my Tree of Life.
so far, so good. 25 x 20 inches, and using white pastel for the highlights instead of colored pencil. I am really enjoying to work in a bigger format.