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« on: July 17, 2008 04:42:01 PM »

i'll begin by saying i'm not a painter, but i wish i were.  i used a photo editor to take a picture and reduce it to 2 colors, then i copied it in acrylic, light and dark violet.

here's the original photo:

the images aren't really mirrored, i had to take the finished project pic with my webcam-hence the poor quality.
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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008 04:44:37 PM »

hey that is such a cool idea! I love it! what type of acrylics did you use? Did you just paint it on a canvas? VERY neat. i would hang that up for sure!
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2008 04:46:51 PM »

it is on canvas, with mid-quality art store acrylic, i can't remember the brand.
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2008 04:47:43 PM »

i love these kind of portraits.
i like the purple,
very pretty,
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« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2008 06:59:48 PM »

that is awesome, i'm totally inspired.
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2008 08:51:09 AM »

Oooh I like this idea! It looks so cool.  Smiley
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