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Carlos Ygoa
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More recent dabblings...
I've managed to crank out a few more little pieces lately. Nothing major, just small pieces to help keep the fire burning. I'll start with the latest. I thought I'd paint elements of a subject I'm quite familiar with. These have been lying in the kitchen af...

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Recent dabblings
Definition of  dabbling :   a superficial or intermittent interest, investigation, or experiment  "Intermittent" is why I chose this word as my post title as I believe it best describes my activity in painting these past couple of years. I've been lucky eno...

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Diego, again...
Although my painting activity has been pretty much eclipsed by what I still have a certain reluctance in calling my "day job", I have, however, had the opportunity recently to execute a copy of a Velazquez -- his Coronation of the Virgin. Coronation of the ...

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Notebook sketches, Pedraza
Pedraza is a small, medieval, walled village in the province of Segovia, northwest of Madrid. It sits atop a hill overlooking the rolling Castilian landscape. It has a castle which is visible in the image above towards the right background. It was originall...

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"Con luz de bodega..."
...which translates into "with the light of a cellar"-- hence the term "bodegón" in Spanish which is the more colloquial way of saying "still life" ("naturaleza muerta"). Apparently, most if not all still lifes painted when the term "bodegón" was coined fea...

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I´ve come up with a slide show of selected altarpieces I´ve done over the years and it hs been brought to my attention by blog reader Mike McCarty, fellow artist/ expert photographer/ ace pool player, that  I should share this with you readers. So, my wife ...

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I´ve put together a slide show presentation of some selected altarpieces I´ve done over the years and it has recently been brought to my attention by my friend and blog follower Mike McCarty, fellow artist/expert photographer/ace pool player,  that I should...

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I´ve put together a slide show of selected altarpieces I´ve done over the years. It was just brought to my attention by Mike McCarty, fellow artist/photographer par excellence/ brilliant pool player, that I should include this slide show here. So, here we g...

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End result
I´ve finished the 4-meter painting I was working on recently...it now awaits packaging and shipping safely (I hope) in another, more spacious workshop... This is how it looks finished: ...and some recent bread:A basic white, rustic sourdough...  ...and a wh...
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