There's a little star out there. Its light takes an extraordinarily long time to reach your eyes for you to see it. If it's light keeps shining straight until it reaches your gaze, what do you think its gravitational pull can do to you? Who says that everything isn't connected?
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
Last year I started painting galaxies on star-shaped magnets. I did about 12 of them. Each one turns out so differently. It's exciting to see what happens and fun to use these as practice to expand, experiment, and practice the technique. There is so much more that I want to try out. Cosmic galaxy star … Continue reading Searching the stars
When I'm painting, the whole world seems to disappear. Lately, I've been putting on the Gaia channel, usually to some interview or another, and listen to it while I paint. Except that after about 10 minutes or so, I'm no longer listening; I'm just painting and focusing on color mixing and where the painting wants … Continue reading ACEO’s to see
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
So I thought I was going to have a book cover reveal this week. Yep, that's not happening, Life has blown this week out of the water. I'm counting myself fortunate enough to be doing this post, thought it'll probably be short unless I find myself with something suddenly to say or rattling on like … Continue reading Phoenix nebula
Last week I wrote about three space paintings I was currently working on. I've still been whittling away at them, but I think I finally finished one of them. Maybe. At the moment of this writing, I'm waiting to see how dark the acrylics get after it dries and cures completely. Let's have a quick … Continue reading Finishing a space painting