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« on: February 21, 2008 04:46:36 PM »

i've never had to patience to paint the sides of canvases, so i decided to cleverly disguise my laziness with...paper! (yeah probably not the most original, but whatever)

it looks like there's a white edge, but it's just the flash.
then i found three little doodles from my sketchbook that kinda matched, copied them onto my little 5" x 7" canvases, and...voila!


(sorry about the flash)

what do you guys think...does the paper work? i'm kind of interested in using it more often, with different colors and stuff...and it's easier than trying to paint the sides to match
i'd love to hear any opinions!
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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2008 04:49:18 PM »

absolutely lovely.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2008 04:50:54 PM »

Ooh, pretty. I'm sure it would look more "professional" with painted sides, but I think the paper looks alright, especially because the gold accents the yellow (it looks gold?).

My favourite is the middle one  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2008 04:58:44 PM »

I love the one on the left, I'm trying to think what it reminds me of but I'm drawing a blank...
Personally I like the paper-covered sides, I think it adds an extra dimension to the painting, kinda like it's framed it. That said I don't paint myself so it may be waaay taboo to do it and I wouldn't know. :S
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2008 05:24:18 PM »

BEAUTIFUL. and the paper on the sides looks great!
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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2008 05:29:15 PM »

The paper on the sides is a great idea. I personally hate painting the sides as well. Nest time I'm definitely trying paper.

I love these. A very warm, earthy and 70's feel.
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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2008 02:37:15 AM »

I think that looks GREAt!  The only reason I would even notice the sides of a painting would be if they were ugly OR unpainted -- your papercovering works perfectly to hide the sides and puts the emphasis on your GREAT artwork!  I love your painted images!
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2008 10:00:19 AM »

I love these XD they just seem so fun to me. As for the paper on the sides, as long as you like it, and it isn't an assignment/commission where you have to paint the sides, do what ever makes you happy. You are putting your name on it arent you?  Roll Eyes I like the effect it has.
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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2008 12:34:03 PM »

defiantly getting a early '70 vibe. Pretty sure its just the color scheme. I like the first one best- a little abstact Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2008 12:52:52 PM »

Love these! The colors, design and size are all perfect for my kitchen! Wink
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