“The House That Jack Built”-Week 16

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“The House That Jack Built”

Week 16-The Painting in Progress

 

The second photo on the progress of the  painting “The House That Jack Built” is posted above.

A fair amount of the items suggested by viewers of “The House That Jack Built” have been roughed in. There are several items still to be worked out and added.

As this painting progresses, artistic license prevails and items in the posted ’drawing’ stage may be reworked, i.e. the radio, over the door, has been altered from a rectangle to a more conical shape.

Another example is the cuckoo clock which will change to a more rectangle shape because a birdhouse will be hung from one of the boards in the same area and I don’t want the two to have a similar shape.

As mentioned in the last posting there might be a judgment call of inserting an intermission image on a future Monday evening post if I feel that the level of progress is not evident enough to show any major differences from the preceding week.

 

 

The continuing posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today,  Monday, September 29; Second progress photo of “The House That Jack Built”.

Monday, October 6 and following Monday’s; Post continuing progress images of “The House That Jack Built” painting.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

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“The House That Jack Built”-Week 15

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“The House That Jack Built”

Week 15-The Painting

 

The start of the  painting of “The House That Jack Built” is posted above.

As I mentioned in the “Week 14” posting, I have made the purchase of a camera to allow me the flexibility to record the progress of the painting. A ‘used’ camera with no book of instructions, but the instructions are available on-line, of which I downloaded (162 pages).

I have figured out some of the camera’s basic’s and the above photo of the beginning painted layout is my first attempts at hooking up the camera to the computer and downloading the image.

Still working with lighting and at one point I will be trying to manipulate the image in the Computer program to better the posted image.

The intent will be to post, each Monday, the progress of the painting till completed. There might be a judgment call of inserting an intermission image if I feel that the level of progress is not evident enough to show any major differences from the preceding week.

 

 

The continuing posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today,  Monday, September 22; Beginning the layout of “The House That Jack Built”.

Monday, September 29 and following Monday’s; Post continuing progress images of “The House That Jack Built” painting.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

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LinkedIn: Craig L Haupt, “invite to connect” to receive posts

 

“The House That Jack Built”-Week 14

Denial

“The House That Jack Built”

Week 14-Intermission

 

The painting of “The House That Jack Built” has been started.

I have made the purchase of a camera to allow me the flexibility to record the progress of the painting. Still extend a ton of thanks to Laura and Mac for taking the “suggestions added” pictures at the four corner postings.

If I can’t figure out all the buttons/menu’s needed to navigate my way to taking first pictures of the painting in-progress I still might ask for their assistance again.

So, this painting, as I continue to prep the layout, will take several weeks to complete. The plan (as of now) is to Post another intermission art image tonight, then Post progress images of “The House That Jack Built”.

 

For this intermission, the above Color-pencil/Watercolor drawing is entitled “Denial”. This drawing was completed in October, 2006. One of my favorites.

 

The continuing posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today,  Monday, September 15; An intermission, (post a past art image).

Monday, September 22 and continued Mondays; Post progress images of “The House That Jack Built” painting.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

FaceBook: Craig L Haupt, to follow “Like” the “Home Page”

WordPress Blog: http://www.craiglhaupt.com   Sign up to “Follow”

LinkedIn: Craig L Haupt, “invite to connect” to receive posts

 

“The House That Jack Built”-Week 13

The House That Jack Built Fourth corner additions

“The House That Jack Built”

Week 13-Fourth Corner with Suggestions

 

And finally, the Fourth corner of the Pen & Ink worksheet with suggestions from viewers to “The House That Jack Built” project. Again, this is a camera shot rather than a digital scan so coloring is different from the initial “4th corner” post.

Thanks to all that have participated in this project.

 

As I continue to lay out the painting, some shifting, additions, and alterations of suggestions can still take place up to the final strokes of the brush.

 

Of note: One item suggested “Old Bay”, the issue of Copyrights has to be considered and as of now the can reads “New Bay”.

 

This painting, as I continue to prep the layout, will take several weeks to complete. The plan (as of now) is to Post another intermission art image next Monday, then work out a schedule of Posting progress images of the painting as I work to a finished painting.

 

The continuing posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today,  Monday, September 8; Fourth Corner with suggested items.

Monday, September 15; An intermission image.

Post Progress images of the painting till completed.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

FaceBook: to follow “Like” the “Craig L Haupt Home Page”

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LinkedIn: Craig L Haupt, “invite to connect” to receive posts

 

“The House That Jack Built”-Week 12

Thick Hair

“The House That Jack Built”

Week 12-Intermission

 

A “Thank You” to all those that submitted suggestions of items to be included in the “Fourth” and final corner” of “The House That Jack Built” project.

As I have listed in the schedule, I am posting a past Art image, as an “Intermission” while I am selecting items to be used and applying them to the Fourth Corner Pen & Ink drawing. This intermission I decided treat myself to a “now in season” peach pastry from the neighborhood bakery and another cup of tea.

 

The above Pen & Ink/Color-pencil drawing is entitled “Thick Hair”. This drawing was completed in September 2006. Various colors of the color-pencils were applied to the head in layers to achieve a marbling effect.

 

The continuing posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today,  Monday, September 1; An intermission, (post a past art image).

Monday, September 8; Repost the Fourth corner with added items.

Monday, September 15: Post an intermission as I work on the painting.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

FaceBook: Craig L Haupt, to follow “Like” the “Home Page”

WordPress Blog: http://www.craiglhaupt.com   Sign up to “Follow”

LinkedIn: Craig L Haupt, “invite to connect” to receive posts

 

“The House That Jack Built”-Week 11

The House That Jack Built Fourth Corner

“The House That Jack Built”

Week 11-Fourth Corner-Pen & Ink Image

 

The above Pen & Ink worksheet is the Fourth and final of the four corners open for suggestions of items to be included in the final painting. Anyone new to the “The House That Jack Built” please scroll back to Monday’s June 16 (Week One) and June 23 (Week Two) Post for a description of this current project.

 

The guidelines for the “House That Jack Built” project:

If you please, just one suggestion per person for each corner, when posted.

 

At this Fourth corner, requesting suggestions of:

Items you might see in a Front or Back Yard.

or

Items found around the Kitchen.

 

I have to admit, this last corner is the one corner I have been most apprehensive about. There is limited shelf space (only one) and limited space in general being restricted by the gate. Please, I ask that you scroll back and notice how items were applied to the first three corners and then consider the type of item you suggest and how that might fit within the design.

There are, again, no interior floors so items that rest on a floor i.e. tables, refrigerator, etc will not work.

 

There are only so many things/items that can be selected for inclusion to create an overall balanced final composition, and suggestions will come from different sources (Facebook, WordPress Blog, Google Blog, LinkedIn, etc.), so take no offense if yours is not chosen.

 

There is no compensation for suggestions used, but I will keep tab of the names offering suggestions directly to my post or to the “Shared” posts. At the end of this project I will “pull a name out of the hat” and send that person a signed, first print of the final painting.

 

The posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today, Aug 25; Post the Fourth corner for suggestions of that area

Sept 1; Intermission. Post a past art image.

Sept 8; Post the Fourth corner with applied items from suggestions.

The final sequence will be a continued posting of past images till the posting of the completed painting.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

FaceBook: Craig L Haupt, to follow “Like” the “Home Page”

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LinkedIn: Craig L Haupt, “invite to connect” to receive posts

 

“The House That Jack Built”-Week Ten

The House That Jack Built  Third corner additions

“The House That Jack Built”

Week Ten-Third Corner with Suggestions

 

Herein is the Third corner of the Pen & Ink worksheet with suggestions from viewers to “The House That Jack Built” project. This is a camera shot rather than a digital scan so coloring is different from the previous “3rd corner” post.

Thanks to all that have participated so far.

As I mentioned in the first post (June 16) of this project, not all suggestions can be incorporated into the image. However some suggestions I do not include may still find their way into another corner of the house.

An example of this:

A Newspaper was suggested for the Third Corner and I have added this to the First Corner Porch area.

Had two suggestions for wall clocks, one a cat clock with the pendulum tail and one a cuckoo clock, so I used the cuckoo clock design but put a cat in place of the bird.

As I continue to lay out the painting, some shifting, additions, and alterations of suggestions can still take place up to the final strokes of the brush.

 

Next week I will post the Fourth Corner with areas to be considered and look forward to additional suggestions.

 

The continuing posting schedule for the project is, as laid out:

Today,  Monday, August 18; Third Corner with suggested items.

Monday, August 25; Post the Fourth and final Corner for suggestions of that area

Continue the sequence, and end the project with the posting of the completed painting.

 

Art notes:

All images and text are copyright Craig L Haupt

Postings of “The House That Jack Built” are every Monday Evening.

Postings are made to:

FaceBook: to follow “Like” the “Craig L Haupt Home Page”

WordPress Blog: http://www.craiglhaupt.com   Sign up to “Follow”

LinkedIn: Craig L Haupt, “invite to connect” to receive posts