Wednesday, December 1, 2010


Feels good to be busy! I've been laboring over
this Tabernacle that will house the Holy Bible.
Sanding, gesso, sanding, bole (paint) buffing and
now I have brought all the pieces to my home
studio,(heated garage!) where I will be applying
the gold.
Welcome to my mess! I know where everything is!
The Bishop (priest) wants to stop by to see me lay
some gold. I said OK, but I'm not cleaning up.

Speaking of good books, I just got my copy of
Color & Light by James Gurney. Its been highly
recommended. I've only skimmed through, but I
also would recommend this to anyone that wants
to make a better painting. Thanks Jim!
"As far as outdoor work is concerned, a studio is
only a garage; a place in which to store pictures and
repair them. Never a place in which to paint them."
Joaquin Sorolla Quote


C. k. Agathocleous said...

Gorgeous work, Bill! Nice work room too.

martinealison said...

Travail grandiose et d'une sacrée minutie... je vous tire ma révérence.

billspaintingmn said...

Thank You Cindy! Thank You Martine! The Bishop
will be here in about an hour~ I'm getting nervous, hope everything goes well!

Jonathan said...

Its looking beautiful Bill! Congrats!

billspaintingmn said...

Hi Johnathan! Thank you very much!

Celeste Bergin said...

Your studio looks great to me...and wow--that is going to be amazing after you guild it all. Geez...people will need sunglasses to look at it! I just got that book yesterday--it is a genius book!

billspaintingmn said...

Ha Celeste! Thanks! Sunglasses might tone it down some, the brilliance of the gold has already become apparent.
Color & Light has already helped me to underdstand some things. Now I just need some time to practice, and I will!