work in progress

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 […]

second panel finally in progress

I must confess I am proud of this one. 🙂 Ignis Aeris is the right panel of The Waterman triptych. it represents the elements Fire and Water, or the yang ones. the left panel will be called Terrae Aquae, and it will represent the ying elements Earth and Water. I didn’t intend to use too much symbolism in the side panels, since they are supposed to “frame” the main one, which I decided to call Unio Mystica (this is the very own you’ve been watching for a while, with the […]

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 […]