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« on: January 20, 2009 02:58:41 PM »

I changed my living room colors (again) and needed a lime green color on one of the walls to make the room flow a bit. Since I couldn't find the right color I decided to do up something on my own.

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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2009 03:06:52 PM »

These are great!!! I love everything, the color, the image!  Did you use acrylics on canvas for these?
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2009 03:07:50 PM »

I love these very beautiful! i've been looking/dreaming of similar art for my dining room.  great work.
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2009 03:09:56 PM »

I love these!  Both the design and the colors you chose are great!
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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2009 03:11:10 PM »

Great job. The color selection and design are both great.
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I love these!!!  I just wisted them too!
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« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2009 03:15:39 PM »

Totally wisted. I can tell this post is going to be a hot one  Tongue

Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2009 03:17:53 PM »

Truely beautiful, great work.
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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2009 03:20:39 PM »

Wow... I would love to have something like this on my wall!   Smiley  They look great!
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« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2009 03:21:24 PM »

These are great!!! I love everything, the color, the image!  Did you use acrylics on canvas for these?

Yup! I actually had found some premade canvas panels at a discount store near by, ended up paying $1.99 each. I stopped at Michaels and bought a few different paint colors;  lime like greens, some yellow and a matte black. Lastly, I used a good amount of Gesso, simply because untreated cheap canvas would bubble and drive me nutty.

The green was pretty easy. I circled darkest green from edges to lightest green to the center, watered down some yellow and circled that over top the green, then just made a swirly tree on each. It was a pretty quick project. Fun though!
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