Day: March 5, 2014

THE 49-PROJECT will Continue being Added here; and I fixed and found the “Donate” Button on the Sidebar

Just a short note: THE 49-PROJECT will Continue being Added here; and I fixed and found the “Donate” Button on the Sidebar.

Eventually, all of the 49 Photographs of THE 49-PROJECT will be added here, God-Willing!

Thank you to everyone who reads my Blog – I really do appreciate your time taken to read my words, and see my art paintings and photography.

This is #3 of 49.
THE 49-PROJECT.
2 MARCH 2014.
Copyright 2014 Nawfal Johnson.
All Rights Reserved.
Penang, Malaysia.

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THE 49-PROJECT by Nawfal Johnson

THE 49-PROJECT by Nawfal Johnson

THE 49-PROJECT, is a Birthday Project that I have done now, for the third time. I did a 45-Project; a 48-PROJECT, and now, THE 49-PROJECT. The images designed, were created over a 4-hour period on 2 March 2014, on my 49th Birthday – the 4-hour time limit was self-imposed, which put the pressure on me a bit to get it done! The ideal is to design and create the same number of images that correspond to my years of age, in this case, 49. It was a difficult task. I did not photograph anything new for this collection. However, all the images in this project series are new creations made with pieces and parts of photographs that I have created in the past. Therefore, these are all new art photographs.  I completed the 49 art photographs in 3-Hours and 58-minutes.  

Title #2 of 49. Series: “THE 49-PROJECT”. Date of Creation: 2 March 2014

Title #2 of 49.
Series: “THE 49-PROJECT”.
Date of Creation: 2 March 2014 (My Birthday – Age 49).
Time Limit Constriction: 4-Hours to complete ALL 49 Photographs.
Time Taken To Create ALL 49 Images: 3-Hours and 58 Minutes!
That is the Public Album Link where the entire THE 49-PROJECT can be seen. However, I will post each photograph here as well.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1452180538347469.1073741843.100006666096108&type=1&l=f03ebfa57c

THE 49-PROJECT, is a Birthday Project that I have done now, for the third time. I did a 45-Project; a 48-PROJECT, and now, THE 49-PROJECT. The images designed, were created over a 4-hour period on 2 March 2014, on my 49th Birthday – the 4-hour time limit was self-imposed, which put the pressure on me a bit to get it done! The ideal is to design and create the same number of images that correspond to my years of age, in this case, 49. It was a difficult task. I did not photograph anything new for this collection. However, all the images in this project series are new creations made with pieces and parts of photographs that I have created in the past. Therefore, these are all new art photographs.

Title: #2 of 49.
“THE 49-PROJECT”
Copyright 2014 Nawfal Johnson Photography.
All Rights Reserved.
Penang, Malaysia.

Large Magellanic Cloud, Edit C

Large Magellanic Cloud, Edit C

Here is my most recent Abstract Expressionism Painting. I love painting in the vertical – in fact, all of my paintings are vertical – I’m not sure why I am so vertical!?!

Is it OK for me to say that I love this painting? Well, I do. This painting went through many iterations – many layers, before I felt like it was completed. The original painting (first layer) looked nothing like this, but elements of that layer…tiny bits of it can probably be seen in various locations of this painting.

After applying the colours I wanted, I diverted away from my usual smear-technique, and switched to a large spatula, and used a paint-pulling technique, which I have always loved doing – it gives a thick, heavy, 3D feeling to the surface.

Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a nearby galaxy and a satellite of the Milky Way galaxy. The distance from the Milky Way galaxy is about 50 kiloparsecs (≈163,000 light-years).

I know that my painting does not look anything like the LMC; however, what I perceive and think about when I made this painting, and when I look at it now, is like looking at a far off galaxy. Therefore, my choice of naming it LMC, was somewhat arbitrary, but justified.

I hope you enjoy seeing this painting as much as I enjoyed designing it. Thanks for your visit! 🙂

Art Description:

Title: “Large Magellanic Cloud, Edit C.”
Abstract Expressionism Painting.
Media: Acrylic Paint.
Acid Free, Heavy Weight Paper: 360 GSM, Natural White Rough Surface.
Size of Artwork: 305 mm x 229 mm (12 in x 9 in).
Varnish Glossy – Final Varnish with UV-Protection.

Created March 5, 2014

Copyright by the Artist – Nawfal Johnson Photography – 2014 ~ All Rights Reserved.
Penang, Malaysia.

I could only find a Buy Now Button that would work.

Hi friends.

For some reason, the only button I could find that would work on the sidebar was a ‘buy now’ button – there were no ‘donation’ buttons with url links (that I could find).  But if the read the other couple of blog entries you will know why I have put up the donation buttons: In short, 1) If you enjoy visiting and seeing my Painting and Photographic Art, I would tremendously appreciate you help with a donation; and, 2) I’m going through the worst time of my life right now (I suppose it could get worse), but I’m hoping for the best, and that things will work out.  Anyway, the ‘buy now’ button is really supposed to be a ‘donation’ button – I don’t know what to do to fix the button SNAFU, at the moment.  Sorry about that.

I appreciate your visit to my blog, and please, let me get back to showing my art photography and paintings – this technical stuff is freaking me out. 

The PayPal Donate Button – It is beyond my knowledge and I feel dizzy about it…

A friend of mine mentioned that they would like to enter their own amount to “donate” to help me in my request to being able to continue working my craft – painting and photographic art.  I added the “Buy Me a Coffee” Button which donates a set amount only.  The PayPal Donate Button allows the buyer / the person who donates, to set their own amount. However, when I copy the button code to the html text widget in WordPress, SAVE it,  and then go to see if it worked….there is NO button where the widget is placed in the sidebar – only the text of the widget title shows.  Thus, I have no clue – I am clueless – This is like beyond my brain power to function and figure this one out.  I think my brain is fried or overloaded at the least.  If anyone knows how to easily do this, that could be cool.  Thanks.