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« on: March 08, 2013 09:51:51 PM »

I painted this for my daughter's room, she's six months old. I used acrylics and had a lot of fun using glazes, which was new for me. I loved how I could play around with the colors and really layer things. I'm going to make another painting for my son next, another woodland creature doing something....not sure what yet!

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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2013 04:14:01 AM »

This is adorable! I am just now exploring glazing with watercolors and acrylics too!
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2013 04:27:32 AM »

Eeep!  I love it!  That would look so cute on notecards!
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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2013 08:31:13 AM »

I love squirrels!!  love this Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2013 08:53:54 AM »

OMG that is so adorable!!! Love the effects you've created with your layering. It's so dynamic, like those squirrels will move at any moment!
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2013 06:20:07 PM »

love, love love this painting!  I can't wait to see what you paint for your son Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2013 10:44:10 AM »

Very sweet! I love their faces. <3
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« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2013 01:34:16 PM »

Yikes, how did I not reply to this, thank you everyone! Cheesy
I actually added some more to it, I realized I forgot their whiskers, lol, and I added a few fur details and fixed the horizon line, it was bugging me. I do need to get sketching for the next painting for my son, I think I'm thinking too hard, and I need to stop thinking and start doing! I'm leaning towards rabbits. I was considering foxes, but when I looked up photos of them I wasn't as inspired as I thought I would be. Of course he wants a tractor in it, but I'm not sure if I want to paint that, so I'll most likely do something else.

Eeep!  I love it!  That would look so cute on notecards!
That's a good idea, I didn't even think of that. Thanks! I should look into getting them printed. I've been toying with the idea of getting into consignment, and I was considering getting prints of this in clear sleeves. Note cards are a nice idea too.
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« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2013 09:35:55 AM »

I love it!  I'd love to have tea with them. Smiley
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