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Friday, July 22, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Keep it loose.

Using a small fluid brush, I draw my shapes and negative spaces. I use my dark colors only. And, I don't worry about detail at all.

Keep it juicy Lucy.

- xoxo Lori

This photo?

I like the energy in this image. Lots of movement.

I taped off the top.
- xoxo Lori

A fresh coat of paint!

Ok. I admit it. This is one awful painting.

It has been sitting around in my studio for a while. As I was shuffling through canvases to find the right size, I came across this one. I decided this is the day to tackle it. To start, I abraded the surface slightly and wiped it with mineral spirits. Then I studied it! NOPE, it pretty much sucks. Oh well, I think it should be the unexpected in another painting. Sometimes, starting on an old piece, allows random things to pop through that I really like. We will see.

By the way, I turned it just so I wouldn't end up being influenced by the base. I'll keep you posted.

- xoxo Lori

Monday, June 6, 2011

Back in the studio - Encaustic and Nana's Linen's

It was great day. I actually felt good about being in my studio. Granted it is totally chaos and with my creative OCD that drives me nuts! There is the goodwill couch waiting for my attention and the cool chair I ripped the upholstery off of, draped in red and orange fabrics. I am thinking patchwork! There is the table, and apparently my floor too, covered in drips of every hue. Oy vey iz mir. Even so, I just ignored it. I've been dyeing and working with my family linens. I also scanned quite a number of my family photos. In case you did not know, I am exploring this new direction. I love it. I feel connected.

A sneak peek of some sweet colors.

Clutter. Clutter. Clutter. Talk alot pick a little bit. Ok- technically it's cluck, cluck, cluck. But you get the idea.

Kinda liking this one.  Vintage hand-dye textile encaustic.

This one too. Vintage hand-dye textile encaustic.

xoxo Lori

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Starting again

Just setting things up to start again. Trying out my birthday present from a sweet hubby. Keep in touch

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Here's the process!

I promised to try and show you the sequential process of a painting. I have to admit, I am really sad at trying to merge a slideshow... too bad my kids aren't here to rescue me. But alas, I think I did it.  I always love to watch other artists work... as an artist, I love to share. I think it is great to gather info from all sources.

Hope you take away something you can use.