Only Eat the Flesh when the Scales Drop Off!

Posted by Tina on January 26, 2015  /   no comment

Too much golf, badminton and tennis! I really need to knuckle down and complete this picture soon. Reasonable progress has been made over the weekend. I can’t wait to start on the parrots themselves, but I still have to do a bit on the sides and top and bottom, after finishing the Monstera deliciosa* and touches to […]

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Drawing Error in Blue and Gold Macaws!

Posted by Tina on January 19, 2015  /   no comment

A bit more progress on the parrots. After taking a good long look at the picture yesterday evening, I realized that the bottom front parrot was too small in comparison with the two birds behind. So I have made him bigger (blue outline – and the beauty of cover-up oil paint)! The light has faded […]

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‘Painter’s Block’!

Posted by Tina on January 17, 2015  /   no comment

The last few days have proved positively awful for painting. Several factors come to mind including lack of light, lack of concentration, and the proverbial ‘painters block’. It is most depressing. But after today’s initial bad light and snowfall, the sun came out and I am making slow, but better progress. I really needed to […]

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Back to work: Macaws and Swam Hibiscus

Posted by Tina on January 03, 2015  /   no comment

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE So a new year begins and back to work. I have had many ideas over the festive break and cannot wait to get back to some serious artwork production. I started today a large oil painting entitled ‘Blue and Gold Macaws and Swamp Hibiscus’ (there is also a cheese plant […]

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Latest Illumination Project

Posted by Tina on January 02, 2015  /   no comment

This is the preliminary design sketch and unfinished water colour entitled ‘Nature Garden‘, whose illuminated composition is in the Ottoman Style, which I hope to complete in the next couple of days:

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