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« on: May 26, 2012 10:57:57 AM »

I decided a few months ago that I'd like to try working on a larger scale. I like painting but hate it when I'm finished a piece and stick it on the wall and it looks minuscule. Anywho, I picked up a bunch of largish canvas and have finally completed one!



It's 24" x 36", acrylic.

This robin drove me mental for 3 weeks. He would fly into our windows over and over again. I tried everything to get that poop machine to stop! I even hung balloons on my windows so that it looks like a party every day but the silly thing would fly around and under them to get at his reflection.
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2012 11:45:55 AM »

That's a beautiful painting. I like the way you captured the "FU" expression in his eyes. He definitely looks like he's up to no good.
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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2012 12:39:29 PM »

WOW!!  This is great!  See?  That robin was there for a reason.  To inspire you!
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2012 01:34:38 PM »

Lovely painting!
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« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2012 02:01:43 PM »

Beautiful!
I am impressed by your skills.
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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2012 04:54:40 PM »

That is a BEAUTIFUL picture!
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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2012 05:08:27 PM »

Thanks all!
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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2012 04:46:04 AM »

Beautiful! You have really captured the robin, and the background is amazing!
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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2012 05:39:46 AM »

What a  beautiful painting! When I saw the thumbnail, I thought it was a picture of a real robin standing in front of a painting. Very nice work. You truly have captured the robin beautifully.
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« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2012 02:31:20 AM »

gorgeous piece! i love your style, painterly yet detailed and realistic. i keep oggeling that woodgrain on the window  Kiss
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