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« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2007 03:20:26 PM »

I used pencil on Bainbridge illustration board, cold press. (I prefer cold press because it has a textured surface that I feel grabs the paint better than the smooth hot press.) For paint I use a variety of brands, but mostly I have Golden Acrylics with a few Winsor Newton thrown in. Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2007 03:23:10 PM »

 I'm glad you guys liked it. I really appreciate all the nice comments.  Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2007 05:07:50 PM »

Lovely character and expression.
Would you care to share the poem?  Grin
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« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2007 09:26:36 PM »

wow amazing! You should illustrate childrens books.
Can we hear the poem that inspired this?
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« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2007 09:26:58 PM »

NEATO BURRITO!! Grin I LOVE THIS PAINTING!! THIS IS SOO COOL!! MUST HAVE!!
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« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2007 09:28:21 PM »

And the piggys expression! Ha! I will rule the world! or You better get out of my way, because this little piggys comin' home!
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« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2007 06:42:32 AM »

Very cool illustration. Cheesy Somehow the expression reminds me of Chicken Little. ^^; For some odd reason.

I like the brush-stroke-y style and the car, actually. The car looks so well done. Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: March 20, 2007 09:34:11 PM »

wow amazing! You should illustrate childrens books.
Can we hear the poem that inspired this?

I'm currently trying to work on a children's book that I've written, hopefully  it'll be ready to pitch to publishers soon, but it takes so long to do a mock-up for a book (a dummy book.)

I would like to post the poem, but I'm always wary of putting my wrtten work on the internet, as it's so easy to steal and so hard to prove it's yours. At least with the art I have the original painting to prove it's my own work. I doubt anyone would try to steal my poem, but I'd prefer to err on the side of caution. Sorry, and thanks for the interest.
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« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2007 11:08:20 PM »

my jaw dropped just at the glance, and I'm stunned to find that you actually painted this. It looks fantastic!

lol. thanks. yup I did paint it, it is not a joke... well the story is, but not my posting it.
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