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« on: January 01, 2012 03:52:37 AM »

Since I'm on a roll tonight posting all my projects I figured i should add this one to the mix ;P

This was my gift to my Mum for Christmas, I was still putting on the final touches Christmas day before she arrived for lunch! It was completed a little hastily but I am happy with the result nonetheless.

She is acrylic and pen on wood board, approximately 60cm x 150cm.



I had to add a rather sturdy wire to the back of this one, the wood is quite weighty. Next time I will hunt down some of the little saw-edge hangers rather than relying on a wire. The swan herself is not painted at all, but left in relief so the wood grain shows through. The grain of the wood gives her the appearance of sun-dappled light across her back and wings.
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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2012 06:54:07 AM »

That is fantastic!  You made such excellent use of the wood grain. Kudos on the mad skillz!
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2012 11:02:34 PM »

Thanks jcorn! Cheesy
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This is beautiful. I love the swan and the way you utilized the wood. Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2012 12:28:53 PM »

This is SO pretty!  I love how the sky and the water blend into each other.
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« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2012 10:46:33 PM »

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