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PostPosted: Jan 22, 2016 07:09    Post subject: 2016 Paintings...  

It's been a while since I posted something here. This one finished tonight.

Azurite from Kerrouchene, Morocco.

Painted using Faber-Castell Gelatos (an emollient-based water-soluble medium), and Aquarelle water-soluble coloured pencils, on paper designed for oil paint. Painted area is about 160mm tall.



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PostPosted: Jan 22, 2016 10:55    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

That's wonderful, Steve !

Let's see more beauties.....

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2016 06:13    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Amazonite and smoky quartz, Icon Pocket, Smoky Hawk Claim, Florissant, Teller Co., Colorado - finished.

This was one of the major amazonite specimens pulled out of the Icon Pocket by Joe Dorris and his family in 2014. Reconstruction by Tim Dorris.

Painted from a photo taken by me at the 2015 Tucson Show.



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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2016 07:36    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Hi Steve, Very nice painting. Do you remember the size of the specimen? Regards
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2016 09:33    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Very nice!
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2016 15:08    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Really cool artwork!
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2016 18:45    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Hi Pierre - at least 250mm tall...
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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2016 06:13    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

A quick one tonight. Red hexagonal vanadinite crystals on yellow Baryte from Mibladen, Morocco...

Day 67 of a Year of Art. I have been doing at least one piece of artwork every day this year. These are on Facebook if anyone is interested. The link is https://www.facebook.com/A-Year-of-Art-986283091442270/



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PostPosted: Mar 26, 2016 07:55    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Finished piece. Elbaite and albite, Stak Nala, Pakistan... Pastel pencil, watercolour paint, and coloured pencils on 140gsm black paper.


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PostPosted: Mar 28, 2016 04:32    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Mexican amethyst...

Ink and watercolour on 160gsm gouache paper...



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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2016 06:44    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Got some new paper yesterday - Yupo polypropylene. Very white and very smooth.

This is my first piece using liquid watercolour and acrylic ink...



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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2016 09:15    Post subject: Re: 2016 Paintings...  

Rhodochrosite, Uchucchacua Mine, Peru. Watercolour...


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