Slide Miniatures

Slide Miniatures

Slide Miniatures

The other day I found a box of cardboard heat-seal 35mm slide mounts and an old custom built slide mounting press. I wondered if it still worked and if so, how I might put it to good use. It occurred to me that I could do miniature paintings and frame them in slide mounts as a novelty. They might make interesting business cards.

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A Blue Day in the City

A Blue Day in the City

A Blue Day in the City

I’ve been meaning to try this for quite a while. I bought a cheap plastic one inch putty knife with the idea of using it to spread some paint around just to see what kinds of marks it can make. I then used a dip pen to add some detail with acrylic ink.

Acrylic on paper, palette knife and dip pen. 5.5 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 18.5 cm).

Jim

There’s No Place Like Home

Backyard Acrylic Sketch

Backyard Acrylic Sketch

If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard; because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with“.

I’m continuing my quest to find the perfect materials for painting on location. This isn’t it, but I’m getting closer.

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