I couldn't bare to look at that awful painting I had started. I just couldn't do it. Yet, it was what was before me on the easel, so I turned on Beauty and the Beast and sat down to paint. Let's be honest: I was absolutely hating this piece even before I sketched in the … Continue reading Revising the painting
Woke up this morning to at least 2 more inches of snow. Above is a closeup of Merlin in the snow this morning. Kevin made paths through the snow for the dogs earlier, but they had nearly vanished. Here's that picture: You can see Kreeli's footprints just beyond Merlin. She's lost in the snow somewhere. … Continue reading More snow, more painting
It took me two tries today, but I finally did get to painting. I put on some movies that I had seen but wanted to re-watch. The first was Men in Black 3. I didn't get any painting done, though I did get everything ready except for opening the paint. It's sad to be that … Continue reading Painting and Temmy updates
I've added a couple new paintings to my online stores. I'm excited to share one of my newer nebula paintings. Nebula 20-44"x6" acrylic on canvas board© 2020 Dawn Blair For a time, I thought I had pretty much finished the nebula paintings. I felt like I'd learned all I could from them. But then, I … Continue reading Space nebula painting
I have always loved ladybugs. They use to come and land on me.
A tree dreams of space in this painting.
Honestly, I never expected the nebula to give the problems that it did. I thought I had this.
The painting continues to take form.
Beginnings of a new space painting
Progression paintings for the new 18"x24" acrylic painting I've been working on. I wanted a bright autumn tree against a dark sky showing signs of winter coming. Here's the first layer: The dark clouds in the sky felt way too dark. I tried repeatedly to get it to lighten up. You can see some of … Continue reading Clouds over grassy knolls