A good cigar is like tasting a good wine: you smell it, you taste it, you look at it, you feel it - you can even hear it. It satisfies all the senses. #Alcohol #Cigar #TheArthouse #Art #TheIngulgery #AbstractArt #PopArt #Painting #Paint
I'm working on the Indulgences series that feature some of our favorite things to indulge in! The painting below is Luj - a boutique cigar manufacturer and friend. Please don't forget to stop by and give them some love! And always, don't forget to share this blog if you like what you see! Visit Luj's website here: The Luj Love y'all!
Say hello to Maisy - my last Horcrux. She has decided that as her possession my primary hobby should be just being a bed that also feeds her. Looks like I'm not getting back to my painting any time soon...
It's really intimidating to paint underneath something, knowing that you're going to be painting over it and leaving only parts exposed. It's hard to tell exactly what it's going to look like. Masters like Gerhard Richter could do it effortlessly, but the rest of us poor schlubs have to hope for the best. Unless... unless you have photoshop and can test it out a bit. Below is the undercoat and pattern that will be going over it. The black will be exposed, and the white will (
It's interesting that something that is only 3 colors (4 if you include white) can be such a long, intricate project, but it is. Every line is painstakingly traced, every little curve and corner requires a small brush, and each color requires at least 3 full coats. This project lasted over the course of 4 days - at least 3 - 4 hours a night. Here's how it happened! #Paint #Painting #Art #AbstractArt #PopArt #Champagne #TheArthouse #Alcohol #TheIngulgery
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