Monthly Archives: December 2008

Now It’s Done

(Edited to add:  I notice WordPress’ crunching of this  image made it blurry, if you want to see a sharper version go to my website – http://www.mary-el.com/l8d.html ) It’s a biscuit still, but, I have to tell ya it is pretty close … Continue reading

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Not Done Yet

I still need to paint the central area and do some detail work like the eyes and whiskers. I don’t think this scan represents the browns and the greens as much as the original.  I am surprised at how much … Continue reading

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8 of Disks Painting #1

Don’t worry this isn’t the finished painting.  I decided to try something a little different this time.  I came to the conclusion that both using oil paints and wanting to retain the white ground showing through, and getting upset because … Continue reading

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Tiger Dream

I dreamed last night that a large black horse had gotten into the fenced in area of my back yard in the new dream house.  There were a few chickens running around too and I assumed there must be a … Continue reading

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Protector and Devourer

We took both of the kids in and the Dr. had them both get a chest X Ray; Rex has pneumonia and Freya just had a lot of fluid in her lungs = 2 sick kids!    The reason I bring … Continue reading

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Wet Lions

That’s me soaking my final sketch in water at about 10 last night.  I have to work up my guts to do that after spending so many hours getting to that point, but it almost always works out really good.  … Continue reading

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Ready to paint 8 of Disks

There it is.  My final sketch is done so within a few days the painting will commence.  I will do all of the mounting today, maybe put on a wash of color tomorrow, then paint the next day.  Meanwhile I … Continue reading

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Navigating the Labyrinth

I awoke this morning with visions as Santa Claus as a great Charioteer!  Circumnavigating the whole world in on night, or one day, as does the Sun, spreading gifts to all good boys and girls, as does the Sun!  I … Continue reading

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Storms on Jupiter

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The Living Gates of Strength and Justice

  Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough we must do. – Goethe

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