Bristle Brushes

Sawadee Khrap

Started using the “Bristle brushes” in Photoshop for my paintings.  Much better control and effect.  This is a scene I saw on a recent trip a few weeks ago to “The Giant”  treehouse restaurant in Doi Saket, north of Chiang Mai.  A small coffee shop on the way had this display in their parking lot – just had to paint it.  Digital Acrylic Oil painting —  15 inch x 10 inch.Garden-Bike-web

P.S.   Went back with other friends yesterday and had car trouble, my 4 wheel drive unit locked up and I had to be towed back to the repair shop – still without a car so I had time to finished this painting I was working on – funny it was a scene from my last visit there – maybe a omen.

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Getting back to painting

Sawadee Khrap

New computer running, I started back painting.  My first task was to finish a painting of a “Smiling Buddha”.  I think I saw it somewhere near Sukhothai but not sure.  I did use the new plug-in AD-Impasto which gives me the ability to present an impasto simulation effect to the paint – mild but very noticeable at full size  – this painting is at high printing resolution 300 dpi, 10 in x 15 in –Digital Acrylic Oil paint.Buddha-web

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New Computer–back in business

Sawadee Khrap

My computer started having disk problems, scrambling my data – so I had to get another.  I now am running a NEW Windows 10 Home machine with

  • h370 Intel Motherboard    with Intel Core i7 processor
  • 16 GB ram   DDR4
  • 500 GB  SSD  Boot  C:
  • GEFORCE  GT-1030 Video card   2 GB VRAM

So far running excellently, re-loading and setting up programs.   Should be fully set-up in a week, but operational now.

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