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More Details!!

Another from the same 'Royals' series.  The hustle and bustle of the season is slowing down personal art time, but here's some of the latest ....
by sMacThoughts on Dec 7, 2016

Details, Please!

Part of me likes the nondescript, generalized rendition of the 'details' in my paintings: the 'placeholder' brushstrokes used to indicate hair, or accessories, or clothing which I start out with and paint over with more and more accuracy as I go on.
by sMacThoughts on Nov 17, 2016

Recent Works in Sepia

 From my Stepchildren Series From a new series, The Royals (WIP)Recent Polaroid scan from this past summer.
by sMacThoughts on Oct 24, 2016

Re-covery

I have three Polaroid SX-70 cameras, the original, the Alpha, and Model 2.  All are in varying states of distress, but the Alpha, which was the first one I owned, had a leatherette covering which was so dried and crumbly that it caused anything...
by sMacThoughts on Sep 1, 2016

Redhead in Blue

Continuing with my 'Stepchildren' series....
by sMacThoughts on Jun 15, 2016

My New Studio AKA What The Mess??

Hi All - I thought you might like a peek at my new art studio, please be kind as I've only recently moved in and have not yet found homes for everything! Truth be told it's a royal mess right now and I'm still looking for ways to organise, store and...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on May 21, 2016

A Work In Progress - My New Studio AKA What The Mess??

Hi All - I thought you might like a peek at my new art studio, please be kind as I've only recently moved in and have not yet found homes for everything! Truth be told it's a royal mess right now and I'm still looking for ways to organise, store and...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on May 21, 2016

Monster Photo Gestalt Exhibit

I'll be in this show which opens tomorrow at bG Gallery in Santa Monica, CA tomorrow.  (Would love to hear from anyone out there able to attend.)This is what will be in the show.  Titled: Hand me down to the soft Earth and let me start from...
by sMacThoughts on Apr 16, 2016

Start To Finish – Introduction & Verse – Mixed Media Painting Walkthrough

Start To Finish is an ongoing series in which I share the progress on a painting from start to finish and I tell you a bit about my process and the different steps. Click here to view all posts in this series. I was commissioned recently to create a...
by Iris Impressions Art on Apr 4, 2016

Thursday's Screenshot

Work on my 'Stepchildren' series continues.  I start with a scanned sketch, paint in Adobe Photoshop, all on separate layers.  When a file gets to be a certain number of layers, say, 15 or so, I save a flattened version, rename it with a nu...
by sMacThoughts on Mar 12, 2016

Start To Finish – Raven – Mixed Media Painting Walkthrough

Start To Finish is an ongoing series in which I share the progress on a painting from start to finish and I tell you a bit about my process and the different steps. Click here to view all posts in this series. I’ve seen birds as a theme in a lo...
by Iris Impressions Art on Feb 25, 2016

'The Stepchildren' Series

I'm currently working on a series of redheads, all painted digitally with my Wacom tablet.  In the end, I'll compile them into a small book or maybe even a 'zine' called "The Stepchildren".  ...
by sMacThoughts on Feb 25, 2016

Variations

Test prints of some illustrations.  It's snowing outside, and warm inside.  Hope all who are dealing with the blizzard are safe and sound.  I'm going out in it in a while, and from the looks of it out my window, I'd benefit from some g...
by sMacThoughts on Jan 23, 2016

Frikisculpt: The Oni Lady

A stream from last year. Sculpting the oni lady bust in paper clay. More pics of the finished piece can be seen here: http://www.midztoyz.com/2015/08/oniko-demon-girl-sketch-by-edsa-m-on.html...
by MidZtoyz: Lets make toys! on Jan 22, 2016

Sculpting Marigold's Hair

Sculpting Marigold's hair. The original design can be seen here:frikimidz.tumblr.com/post/136417281848/bugdoodles-marigold-the-flameborn-harpies-areI'm using paper clay for this project. I mix my own paper clay based on Jonni's (ultimatepapermache) r...
by MidZtoyz: Lets make toys! on Jan 21, 2016

Uncovering The Magic

In a recent post, I spoke about scanning the 'duds' - those photos which came out either way too overexposed or underexposed.  I showed examples of an underexposed Polaroid, and my scanning methods used to uncover the magic hidden within.  ...
by sMacThoughts on Oct 13, 2015

Why Scanning Film Is An Endless Task

There's a reason my film scanning is a never-ending process. First, I am always taking pictures, so the rolls of film and stacks of polaroids continue to grow. Second, since the majority of my cameras are low end and quirky, they can cause doubl...
by sMacThoughts on Sep 10, 2015

ZOOYORK X WIP SOON

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by Skate Shoes PH on Sep 4, 2015

End of Summer

Well, I tend to cling to summer for as long as the weather cooperates, but I guess for many, the Labor Day weekend which kicks off today is the last hurrah.  Back from the beach house, ending my official annual summer vacation, I'm adjusting to...
by sMacThoughts on Sep 4, 2015

Boop-Boopee-Doo!

Some time back I doodled a bunch of cutesie 'flapper' looking girls.  If you've seen my Facebook Page, you may have seen this particular pencil sketch.  I'm working on digitally painting a large scan of this sketch with variations in the ov...
by sMacThoughts on Jul 16, 2015


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