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« on: February 29, 2012 02:27:15 PM »

A little backstory, because we all like that, right? Smiley I moved into a new place back in November, and decided to paint my bathroom lavender and go with a purple/white/turquoise theme. Then, while idly browsing the internet, I saw this cover for the upcoming season 6 DVD of Futurama, and the colors were just perfect for my bathroom! So, I had to paint it.



She is done in oil on canvas, 24"x30". It took me several months to finish because I worked on it only very sparingly. I sketched out the image from the DVD freehand, then traced my sketch onto transparent acetate and used an overhead projector to then trace the image onto the canvas for painting. I am so pleased with her! She just needs a nice white frame and then she'll be hanging up in her intended home in no time!

Thanks for peeking!
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« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2012 03:06:39 PM »

Lovely, a great choice of subject and nice clean lines. Cool.
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« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2012 04:04:47 PM »

love it! 
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« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2012 04:25:47 PM »

wow! this is amazing, looks exactly like the dvd cover, you did a great job, i'm jealous of your skills.
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« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2012 07:24:16 PM »

So awesome!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2012 12:28:33 AM »

Very very cool. Had to Pin this. Wink
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« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2012 09:24:54 AM »

love it! Grin Leela was always my favourite character
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