September 15, 2014

No. 13 and 14 of 29 faces. Photos

This past weekend we went antiquing to N California and although I didn't find something to buy, I took a few pictures. We were hoping for cooler weather up there, but no luck. It was still in the 100s. The sad part was looking at the water reservoirs, so low!

Well, back to the challenge, for today I have photos of faces digitally manipulated. Something very simple because the faces were already fun to see as they were:

   


One is a Dia de los Muertos  window display, and the other a beautiful carving in an antique armoire.

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September 14, 2014

No. 12 ... shiny!




This is another of my on going "finish-this-painting-this-year" work lol
Left it on the side for a while, came back and added a metallic layer, flesh tones, eye colors.... and I will be working on the hair soon.

It is acrylics on a 6x4 card.






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September 13, 2014

September 11, 2014

9.11

We will always remember where we were, what we were doing on this date so tragic.
The world was never the same, or the way we live after.


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September 10, 2014

No.10 ... hair options




I have posted several times by now about how I make a print of my painting and test  a couple of things when I am not sure what direction to take.... particularly with hair.


So for today, I want to share that part of the process for my face No. 10 in the 29 faces.


I painted on wood (video coming soon!) and made a few different styles to look at and decide.

I love wind blown hair, it is so much fun to paint/draw ... but long "quiet" hair is sweet too. Which will it be?   ;o)


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September 9, 2014

No. 9 ...more texture!



I started this painting some time ago and at some point I lost my direction.
At first I wanted just an abstract, then i started to make one of my bald people.... but then i wanted sweet and cute and it was impossible to change direction and I got stuck.

By leaving the piece alone for a while, I learned it was going to follow it's own path, so I just added paint washes of color to get to this point.
I might give it some stain to show more the cracklings but I am happy with the way it is turning out.






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September 8, 2014

No. 8 with crazy texture

As much as I love texture, this was particularly difficult to deal with :oD
It is very abstracted, and I am sure it is still in process, since I am not totally done playing with it.... The second one is digitally edited:

 
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September 7, 2014

No. 7 Pineapples!





Lady with pineapples.
This one face I started long time ago and left it on the pile of "for later when my muse returns" Muse returned, she got done. I think it turned out nice, if I may say so myself lol  :oD

The challenge here was to use neutral colors and a limited palette. Since I always use  a bazillion colors, most of them very bright.




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September 6, 2014

No. 6 and more effects

I think I'm liking the digital effects, even if I don't have a fancy app here, but what a different look you get!


Do you have a favorite app?
OH! And the winner of my giveaway is Maria Medeiros! Congrats!

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September 5, 2014

No. 5 and fun effect

So I'm just splashing paint and after I scanned, decided to play with the image too:


Looks to me almost like a cartoon tree with a face ha!


Are you trying new things too?

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September 4, 2014

No. 4 of 29 faces

Another WIP... very happy with the background colors.


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September 3, 2014

No. 3 of 29 faces

WIP on my art visual journal... I am working on loosening my work and each page is a great opportunity!

 
I will work more on it later on...

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September 2, 2014

No. 2 of 29

A face for a travelinbg journal and also for my day number 2 of the challenge


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August 31, 2014

We start 29 faces!

I hope you are planning to play again this awesome challenge!
Here is my face for the first day:
Acrylics on canvas WIP Still needs some details...


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TAP update

Remember when I painted the sisters for the TAP (Traveling Art Project )that I am part of?



This is how it looks now:


I love all the additions ♥

Before I go, remember to visit the post for the Giveaway if you want to have a chance to win.
And also prepare for the 29 faces challenge starting September 1st!!

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