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Kea sculpture/painting, second layer finished

I finished the second layer of the kea painting today. Once this has dried I’ll fill in the highlights and lowlights using a transparent glaze media. What do you think? Cheeky enough yet?

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Part sculpture, part painting, update

This weekend’s painting, what do you think?

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Part sculpture, part painting update

A quick update on the kea. As you can see I spent Waitangi day painting a fair bit of the first colour layer. I always love painting the head and eyes as it gives me a real sense of connection … Continue reading

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Commission finished – slighty delayed due to shaky ground

I finished the painting of the kakapo family for my commission – the finishing off was somewhat delayed with the earthquake we’ve just been through. Funnily enough it was the first object I looked for in the house when I … Continue reading

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New painting – gravity

First new painting in a while, mainly as life seems to have an annoying habit of getting in the way of painting time! The media for this is all oils and I used a hogs hair brush on the background … Continue reading

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Updated website

bigskyart has undergone a much needed update. The old site was starting to look a bit dated so I felt it was time to give it a fresh new look and WordPress fit the bill. It has lots of different … Continue reading

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