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« on: April 13, 2014 02:53:42 PM »

My latest painting, one I'm particularly excited about! If all goes as planned, this is the first of a series of five. Smiley



Its painted with acrylics, and adorned with gold leaf on a wooden panel measuring 10"x20".

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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2014 03:07:32 PM »

Oh My Gosh! Totally strange, but I like it! The gilding of gold sets it off nice. And you have wonderful shading. And texture for the skin. {I have been up close with elephants, and know what they feel and look like} I can't wait to see your next in this series. Will you post it to this same thread? I also love the feathers.

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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2014 04:38:34 PM »

Fabulous!  Love it!
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2014 12:12:38 AM »

I am always so in awe of your work!
This is another stunning piece.
Might well be my favorite.
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2014 05:56:00 PM »

Gorgeous!  Which sounds weird for a painting of an elephant, but that's the first thought that came to mind!

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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2014 09:08:27 AM »

Wow. This is really well done. Would the other images in your series of 5 all be elephants as well? The feathers are the best part.
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2014 08:38:57 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2014 09:26:29 AM »

Oh My Gosh! Totally strange, but I like it! The gilding of gold sets it off nice. And you have wonderful shading. And texture for the skin. {I have been up close with elephants, and know what they feel and look like} I can't wait to see your next in this series. Will you post it to this same thread? I also love the feathers.

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Thank you! One of these days I'll travel Africa, and have my fill of the nature and wildlife <3
I most likely will post them separately as I go along, but I will include links to the different pieces. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2014 09:29:02 AM »

Wow. This is really well done. Would the other images in your series of 5 all be elephants as well? The feathers are the best part.

Thank you! The rest of the series will be different animals. Lion, leopard, rhinoceros, and cape buffalo are the ones that remain. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2014 09:31:07 AM »

Fabulous!  Love it!

Thank you!

I am always so in awe of your work!
This is another stunning piece.
Might well be my favorite.

Thank you so much!

Gorgeous!  Which sounds weird for a painting of an elephant, but that's the first thought that came to mind!

Thank you! Elephants are gorgeous in my mind, I think they're beautiful.

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley

Yay! Thank you!!
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