Amy's art in progress.
See regular updates of my progress on each new painting.


Next I am going to paint a blue crab that I caught while fishing in Rockport, Texas.  I am fascinated with wood grains lately... it will be wood in the background. I also like the pretty colors on the crab.


I started with the background today.



I tried to add in some browns and start the crab but it is way too wet to make much headway.  I will try again in a couple of days.



I started adding Mr. Crab.


I added some of the legs today. I also painted some of the darker spots and shadows on the wood.  Lots more details to come...


I'm still trying to get the proportions of everything correct.  I also started shading the crab more and I added the eyes.


I added more blue to the wood...


I added more dark grays/ contrast to the wood today.  I also added some light yellowish browns.


I changed up the legs some today and added white to the arms.


I worked more on the crab legs today.  Added lots of reds and oranges.


I worked on the crabs head more today.  I tried to get rid of some of the harsh contrasts up there.  I also added some cerulean blue to the legs which seems to work better.


I worked on his face and claws more. Almost finished!



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"It just got too hard." "It's supposed to be hard, if it wasn't hard 
everyone would do it.  The hard is what makes it great." 
- Jimmy in League of Their Own talking to 
Dottie about quitting baseball.