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LiberalLoner's Journal
LiberalLoner's Journal
May 28, 2020

Did a painting with my own reference photo

Trying to incorporate what I’ve been learning.

8x10 on UArt dark 800 grit.

The paint alongs always turn out so much better than my own attempts to design a panting, LOL!


May 27, 2020

Did another paint along, this time on Patreon with Jacob Aguair who is an amazing teacher

As well as an amazing artist. Can’t post the video because it’s only on Patreon, sorry.


May 26, 2020

Did a paint along from a YouTube video

By Marla Baggetta.

Had lots of fun doing this.


May 10, 2020

This one got a "like" from Aline Ordman!

On facebook! She is one of the top pastel artists in the world, her work for example was used for the cover of last month’s Pastel Journal magazine.

I am leaving it as it is, if she likes it!

Wow, I am so thrilled and encouraged! Floating on air right now!

May 9, 2020

Wow, thank you! Actually 99% of the time I end up feeling like such a failure

Not only as an artist but it becomes a global, “Ive always been a failure, always will be a failure, why am I here on earth, is it for punishment?”

This painting I don’t feel that sense of shame and failure so it’s a relief.

Honestly I don’t even know why I try to make art, it’s usually such a frustrating thing for me and leaves me so blue most of the time. But I feel compelled to keep trying anyway,

May 8, 2020

Not quite finished with this yet

Want to look at it awhile and make the needed changes tomorrow. 8x10 on UArt pastel paper 500 grit.

Link to my Pinterest, don’t know how to embed a photo, sorry. I’m trying to stay busy, helps with anxiety some.


May 1, 2020


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