This nice and friendly flower agreed to pose for me tonight at my friends’ apartment. Plants are perfect models, they’re happy to sit for hours in the same position, look very charming just doing nothing, and don’t complain if the end result doesn’t do justice to their beauty.
Remember my goat friend from a few days ago? Well here she is, rollin on the streets in full glory. Writing a book for kids has been my dream for quite a while now. If I continue with pictures like this, I should be able to illustrate it myself as well.
My painting from 2 days ago was cool, but there was something missing. Thought that something might be movement and flow, so I breathed some fresh air into it using the Zoetropic app. Not yet precisely where I’d like it to be, but we’re getting closer.
“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff.” Carl Sagan
Here’s a fabulous chicken I painted for no reason at all. The fabulous chicken doesn’t need any reasons. The fabulous chicken is happy as he is.
I love the process of oil painting, it’s smooth, soothing and meditative. At the same time, I hate the process of cleaning up after oil painting and waiting for the finished work to dry. I don’t know how I’m doing this, sometimes I can touch a canvas after weeks and still get my hands dirty. […]