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« on: January 24, 2008 10:42:31 AM »

I have been working on this painting for months! I just keep forgetting about it and then pulling it out every once in awhile to work on it- I'd really love to finish it soon so I'm posting it as a WIP in here for motivation to finish the darn thing!

It's undone (obviously) and already hanging in my bedroom lol

Let me know what you guys think! Smiley

(the original image I based this off of is from a coloring book, alterations have been made however)



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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2008 10:43:52 AM »

Throw on some bellydance music and I think that will do it!
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2008 10:52:06 AM »

I don't think it's obvious that it's a WIP at all!  Very colorful and purdies.

Is it on canvas board or stretched canvas?
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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2008 10:53:30 AM »

Thanks guys!!

It's on stretched canvas! Smiley

I've had quite a few people tell me it would look fine if I didn't add anymore details. Everyone has actually suggested I only detail the clothes and jewelry and leave the faces and skin solid colored. I'm going to see how that looks when I finish the clothes
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« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2008 10:56:16 AM »

Ooh - beautiful.  It feels like it has a lot of life and movement.
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« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2008 10:57:20 AM »

I agree, just add some detail to the clothes and jewelry and then walk away. Let the painting inspire you....

It is just beautiful, I am a bellydancer and this is just sooo beautiful....
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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2008 11:35:45 AM »

Love it.  Gods, I can't wait till I can get back to belly dancing again:)

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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2008 11:37:56 AM »

This is really beautiful! I love the colors and movement and shapes. I like the skin as it is, too!
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« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2008 12:14:01 PM »

Wow, I didn't know you painted! I love the colors, so vivid and alive!
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« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2008 04:50:01 PM »

jamie that's AWESOME!

i really like it the way it is. extra details on the clothing would be fun, but the faces are lovely the way they are..

how big is it? i wanna see a picture of it hanging!
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