Found the soul, now to get it right

Found the soul, now to get it right

April 20, 2022 —

Nothing to report today, still battling for the soul. At this point, I’ll even take simple competency. This one section where the sun (as white light through thin clouds) is bursting around the main trunk is ridiculously hard. This spot is the soul I think, this spot will save the painting if I can get it right. I spent a good part of today on it, scraped it off, and put in on again, still not right. It’s hard to make these things look alive. Not “painted”, but a living, emotive light. 

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Painting nature is my way of being devotional to this beautiful planet we’ve been born to. I strive to bring onto the canvas the livingness, aliveness, and wildness of this wonderland we call Earth… Read More

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