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WHAT ABOUT THAT GLASS?

WHAT ABOUT THAT GLASS? Last Wednesday, My Man Jim and I journeyed to my hometown of Kilmarnock, VA, to see my framer of 35 years.  I was taking to her the newly completed and unframed paintings of "Ruth", and "The Woman With An Issue Of Blood".  I would also be...

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SHE’S FINISHED!

SHE'S FINISHED! Over the last week I've been working on "THE WOMAN WITH AN ISSUE OF BLOOD."  She is finished now.  I have a photo shoot lined up for Thursday, October 20th, to photograph the model for two of the last three remaining paintings.  I'm really excited...

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Insanely Fast!

INSANELY FAST! This is crazy!  I started working on the pattern for "Mary, Mother Of Jesus" on August 12th, and I finished her just FOUR DAYS LATER, on August 16th!  That's a real record for this project!  I had no major problems or obstacles that needed to be worked...

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Moving Right Along…

I did a lot of tweaking tonight on "The Woman Who Anointed Jesus".  I worked on her eyes, lips, forehead, jaw line, neck, and tears, all before I got into actually applying new color to new areas.  Tonight I finished her hair, earring, and part of her upper back and...

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She Lives!

I always feel like my paintings don't come alive until I get the subject's eyes done.  Yesterday, I was able to complete her whole face!  There's still some more tweaking to do, but she lives now!  And she feels.  I'd like to finish up her hair tonight, as well as the...

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Color Has Begun!

Color has begun! Tonight I started laying down color on "The Woman Who Anointed Jesus".  I wasn't sure how I was going to do the background, so I got a much later start than I had wanted to because I gave it much thought.  But, it's a start, and I'm excited about...

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Got It Done!

GOT IT DONE........ Today was a very busy day!  Got my photo shoot done for four more paintings in my "Women's Studies" series.  It took me from about 9:45 am until 2:10 pm.  Then we all went out to lunch together:  me, three models and the lighting technicians.  I...

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Photo Shoot!!!

Yes!!!  Tomorrow is a photo shoot. Yes!!!  Tomorrow is a photo shoot.  I have three models lined up, the lighting technician available, and a day the church is open and available for us to be there!  I will be photographing these ladies for "Sarah", "Mary, Mother Of...

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Decorating With Art

Decorating With Art I'm going to deviate a little from my usual chronicles of creating art, and talk about some things which I hope you will find useful.  In the days and weeks ahead, I want to share some nuggets of what I've learned over the years in dealing with...

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Back To Normal

It took me longer than I expected to recuperate from this trip to Tennessee, but I am finally feeling rested and pretty much back to normal.  I'd had some serious issues with fluid build-up in my hands and legs/feet.  Four days of mostly sitting and some standing,...

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1 Comment

  1. jkimble

    I love your beautiful artwork.

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