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Topic: Something spooky and a my first mixed media painting -maybe a little image heavy  (Read 1152 times)
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« on: June 28, 2012 12:02:06 PM »

This is a digital piece that I finished last night.  He was inspired by some legends that speak of a horse that is something else in disguise... something much more sinister.  I'm not assigning a name to him because there are many variations and many names, but just know, that he is not what he seems - but you might have come to that conclusion simply by the eerie ambiance and those creepy eyes.

You can just call him Bob.  Cheesy

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And then this was my first mixed media piece.  The canvas was painted with oils on top of wax long ago and I just got around to finishing him recently by attaching the digitally painted mechanical bird, a stick from a tree in my front yard,  and hand made fabric flowers.  I want to call it something along the lines of: Why does the mechanical bird sing of... electric sheep... or something... I honestly haven't thought of anything clever.  I really have no idea.

btw I realize that trying to photograph art with a lens with a shallow depth of field is just stupid.  Sorry.  I should have just grabbed the point and shoot for these.


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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012 02:13:24 PM »

Ohhh! Bob is spooky! It's a great piece though.

I love the colors and textures in your mixed media piece. Very cool.

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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2012 02:33:26 PM »

I love the mixed media piece! The colors are amazing and I think you photographed your work very well. I'd love to see it hanging on my walls!

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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012 12:48:43 PM »

Pretty mixed media piece, I really like how the 3D elements tie in with that gorgeous background!

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