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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » June 6th, 2021, 6:37 pm

I've revamped my closet in blues, greens, gray-greens, and teals, mostly sourced from closeout and clearance very unpopular white shirts from JC Penney. So that went well and I learned a lot about dyeing. I'm currently sitting here in a Kermit the Frog green shirt.

I haven't posted new paintings in a while, so here's one that's apropos for the beginning of summer:

The oranges are actually flesh ochre and cadmium yellow and red (all of which produce tones from peach through bright orange very easily). Odd for me, I used an Indanthrone for the blue to keep it warmer, and it's mixed generously through the grays as well.

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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » August 10th, 2021, 6:53 pm

It's been a while, but my camera doesn't capture canvases very well. The new cell phone actually does somewhat better.

Orange Wave at Sunset
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Half Tide
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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » August 10th, 2021, 6:54 pm

Night Wave
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Thunderstorm
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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » August 10th, 2021, 6:55 pm

The Milky Way Over Everest
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Sunset Field
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Opening Rosebud
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Re: Artists?

Post by pristinegreen75 » August 11th, 2021, 8:32 am

MorpheusPA wrote:
August 10th, 2021, 6:55 pm
The Milky Way Over Everest
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Sunset Field
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Opening Rosebud
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Yes it has been awhile Morph. Glad to see some of your work again!! Nice! I really like "Milky Way Over Everest". ( Yeah, I have an affinity for celestial paintings I developed in the 60's....I think :D )


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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » August 12th, 2021, 3:19 pm

I tend toward the celestial stuff myself, but it takes a while to develop, sketch, and paint, so it tends to be about a third of what I do. Or less. Landscapes I can blow off in a couple evenings.

Here's Field with Poppies. I'm actually working on Cornflowers, which will probably be the first to hang in my new office.


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Re: Artists?

Post by pristinegreen75 » August 13th, 2021, 2:15 pm

That sky has to be one of the most realistic I have ever seen painted. The way the blue gets lighter the closer you get to the tree tops is overlooked in a lot of paintings.

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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » August 13th, 2021, 10:46 pm

I always ombre the sky in any painting; Rayleigh and Mie scattering have to be accounted for.

Except when I don't. This is an old one, just done on paper as practice. Title "Teegarten B" after the habitable planet in the zone of Teegarten's Star, an M-type red star. The inverted ombre is what a particulate-laden atmosphere on a habitable world might look like.

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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » August 15th, 2021, 1:56 pm

Here's a quick weekend blowoff. There's just not that much to a cornflower, so the background is much more complicated than the flowers themselves.

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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » October 10th, 2021, 1:26 pm

The first of this year's Halloween designs, which are certainly a hit at the office. My boss keeps telling people, "Go look in his office! He's completely decorated for Halloween!" So I have people making small talk while trying to look around. :-)

This looks like a mono-color orange. It's not; there's a ton of Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red, and Cadmium Yellow in here as well, plus Burnt Sienna. But that shows best in very bright light.

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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » October 11th, 2021, 1:07 pm

I'm working from home and it's a slow day. Obviously from the below. The title is "Witch Cat," but I kind of think of it as, "I like big bats and I cannot lie." It's not an original design; I got it from The Art Sherpa, but thought it was great.


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Re: Artists?

Post by MorpheusPA » October 12th, 2021, 1:46 pm

Working from home again and a moderately busy day, but I'm on lunch. Which I don't really eat.

I finished off this last night. It's a kind of half-remembered poster or drawing from ages ago, I can't remember from where. I thought it deserved a painting; I doubt it's anything like the original after sitting in my skull for decades.

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Re: Artists?

Post by pristinegreen75 » October 12th, 2021, 3:38 pm

Nice Halloween art Morph(cute?) Wife says it puts her in the mood. She loves the little kids. Crap!, that means I have to go out and buy 20lbs of candy. Guess who eats the leftovers? Not her! We didn't participate last year cause of Covid. Wifey is immune compromised and not sure if she is willing yet this year.. Sooooo....guess I have to eat all of it. :-)

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