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cinnamon teal
« on: October 07, 2010 09:05:51 PM »

Here are some paintings and a couple mixed media pieces I made within the last few months. The motorcycle is ink and watercolor, the bee and chicken have a bit of paper cutting and colored pencil thrown in, and all the rest is acrylic on masonite.

I'd love to know what you think. Constructive criticism is always welcome.











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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2010 10:22:12 PM »

Oh these are so awesome! I dont know which one I love more.. although I do like the mixed media on the Bee one. Way to craft it up!
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2010 10:59:22 PM »

These are great! The bee one is my favorite for sure! Are they on canvas or panel?
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cinnamon teal
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2010 11:22:31 PM »

Thanks!

Are they on canvas or panel?

I use masonite. It's a really smooth wood composite, the same stuff they make skateboard ramps out of. You can buy it in big sheets at the hardware store and cut it down to whatever size or shape you want. To prep the surface for painting, just sand it a bit and gesso it.
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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010 07:48:37 AM »

The octopus one and the bee one are my favourite. The rest are nice aswell. =0)
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« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2010 04:35:19 PM »

Okay, favorites are the Bee, the Robot, and the Octopus!!

Small constructive criticism? The top left canvas on the octopus, where it's the top part of a tentacle.. Personally.. I feel like it looks like it just ends. Like I can't tell if i drops back down? Or got cut off??? I think it should twist up into another spiral like the bottom right, or extend off the canvas.

Just my opinion! I think they're all great though.

One more thing, what do you mean by swap paintings? Are these paintings you're sending off to some people for swapping? If so, they're lucky people!! Great job on all of them!!
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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2010 05:24:20 PM »

The octopus grabbed my attention and it is totally awesome, and the robot is adorable but the bee is my absolute FAVORITE!!!!!

Love them!

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