More Clementines

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Returning home late from a meeting meant, either skip the daily painting *gasp*, or grab something quick, open a beer, and paint. Gloria had brought home some clementines so there you go, subject solved. A couple of weeks ago I made up a little jar of medium (a 50/50 mix of OMS and linseed oil) and I am really enjoying it. It seems to give me the viscosity I like while not getting to muddy.
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Studio View

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There were a lot of distractions on Saturday and I wound up stopping before this got done. So I guess you would call this a work in progress (or not, maybe it is done, rules are rules). We have a very urban view of downtown Austin from our studio.
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Ocean part 1, my first painting class

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My lovely wife Gloria gave me an awesome gift for Christmas. Oil painting classes with our neighbor and fabulous painter, Valerie Fowler. Working from a sketch this is the result from class one. Oil is sooo, different from watercolor!
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Ocean part 2

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This painting took a real turn today. I decided before class that I would wrap it up, but also wanted to loosen up a bit.
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Alien Resist

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More from the combined sketchbook of Matt and Mason. Though, certainly this has something to do with the upraising in Egypt. I worked over this a couple of days. It is 9x12 on canvas.
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