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« on: December 31, 2011 11:16:13 AM »

I love to paint storybook art, and many of my pieces are inspired by fairy tales and nursery rhymes. This one in particular is my take on "The Owl and The Pussycat." I decided to try something a little different with the paint...even though the background may look like watercolor, it's actually acrylic paint. It's a new technique for me, but I think I like how it turned out! Any thoughts?



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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2011 12:06:33 PM »

Beautiful! It does look like water! GREAT!!

And the owl and cat are so cute and those little fish... I fell in love!!

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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2011 03:11:53 PM »

That looks great.
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2011 04:54:47 PM »

This is very sweet.
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2011 09:09:41 PM »

Gorgeous!  Did you thin the acrylics to make them look like that?
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« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2012 08:47:20 PM »

Yes, lots of water (using a spray bottle) to create the background. It took several layers to get the right "watercolor" like effect.
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So sweet, and cute!
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Super cute ^_^ I love it!
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