Alcippe (alcippe) wrote,

Noble Woman III

Finally, this piece is finished! I've been working on it off and on since September. Some pigments take longer to dry than others, and this veridian green took forever, plus it was super-transparent, so I had to layer it up over time to get the dark areas really dark. But I think the results made it worth it – there is a very luminous quality to this painting that doesn't come across in a photograph due to all the layering, a bit like very thin layers of stained glass.


  • Stormtroopers

    I feel I need to record this. The experience of walking to the späti (convenience store) in Berlin at night on Rigaer Straße. There are dozens of…

  • A superior machine

    I picked up my old Macbook from the Gravis store, it's lain broken for the better part of two years in an odd corner of my home, but now that I need…

  • It attacks you where you are weakest

    I don't think I can look at the news or social media any more for the next couple days, it's becoming unbearable. I feel so powerless to make any…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded