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 […]

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 […]

work in progress: the waterman IV

have not progressed significantly on The Waterman, since I’ve been distracted by domestic issues and also by the making of my new website. the piece also came out with more details than I was expecting, and this is always very time-consuming. I’ve been enjoying working at it, although I tend to slow down when I take too long in a piece. decided to change the little fishes at the bottom. I didn’t like the former ones, which were more abstract. I think I should start working in the other panels […]