Decided to do a series of self-portraits while trying out different approaches than I usually use (Oil or -rarely- watercolor for portraiture)–Here i am using Goldin’s heavy body tube acrylic on illustration board prepped with acrylic gloss medium. Also, I have been looking at the work of various colorist artists– – So, I thought IContinue reading “Experiments and Momentos… With self-portraits.”
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“Tootsie” has grown up ©jada #JuneFae
“Tootsie” is growing up. ©jada #JuneFae
“Tootsie” ©jada #JuneFae
Eustace is annoyed
My faux New Yorker cover created in Anita Kunz smArt school class last summer..the assignment was to do a New Yorker cover..and drones had just started to appear on the scene…obviously just the drones and the fly swatter are my original idea…!!
Funny little late night doodle done by jada March 18, 2016
I will sometimes suddenly just want to draw with nothing in particular in mind..so i will just start sketching..i mostly seem to start with a face and, then, depending on my energy level in what is often a last-thing-at-night desire..(and not the other likely condidate)…i will keep going until the sketch is finished or iContinue reading “Funny little late night doodle done by jada March 18, 2016”
The snow has melted and the easy crop is gone..
so here is the bottom of the piece..and i remember why i don’t like it..but maybe i shall cut the board…
NEW WAY TO CROP PAINTING
Here is an oil painting on plywood I did a few years ago. I have never really liked..so..this past winter I put it outside to protect the bird seed from the snow but as the weather turned warm, i didn’t need to protect the see so i leaned it up against the house…and, was suddenlyContinue reading “NEW WAY TO CROP PAINTING”
I like Bernie but here’s a not very flattering caricature I created for a pretend Rolling Stone cover in Anita Kunz smART class last year…i usually don’t show work done in a class but this is entirely my own so i am making an exception…as only i can!! ha!!
i was trying to portray him the way the Republicans viewed him…
TESTING d’ARCHES OIL PAPER +Fastmatte oil paint
Hour and a half study to see what d’Arches oil paper is like and also thought i would test out doing an underpainting with Gamblin’s Fastmatte raw umber, black, and white oil paint….found the paper too absorbent for my taste so certainly would still need more oil gesso undercoat..and the Fastmate is so fast thatContinue reading “TESTING d’ARCHES OIL PAPER +Fastmatte oil paint”