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Topic: Painting with acrylic paint on wood. "HELP!!!"  (Read 1608 times)
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« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2007 12:58:24 PM »

It's looking good.
Can you give some background on the symbolism? Or have you done that already and I am obtuse?
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Tenille
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2007 02:42:18 PM »

Nah, Not obtuse at all. There were a couple of  theme contests at the chalk walk held during the "3 Rivers Festival" this past summer. One of them was the underground railroad. This was what I came up with for my entry. It was a runaway slave in the middle with a man and woman watching and crying with Sadness for the trial he's enduring, but happiness for the future and what his life (of course representing everyone who endured the same things) could be. Hope that makes sense.

Here's the finished chalk version.

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Best of 2013 winner, but this is just as good.


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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2007 05:56:40 PM »

When you're all finished with your painting, you might want to seal it with a light coat of water-based polyurethane.  BTW, that's an awesome pic.
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« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2007 08:14:00 AM »

thanks!  for the compliments and the advice. I was planning on sealing it with something, I jsut hadn't figured out what yet.
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