Cricket painting

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  1. bcmoffatt

    bcmoffatt totally normal

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    I gave oil painting a try while I was up north on the weekend. I've never been much of a painter, and I've only really tried acrylic.

    I liked working in oil. I was happy with the way this painting was going. It's not done, as I didn't have time to let it dry. I only got to work on it for 2 days. My mom loved it, and wouldn't let me bring it home! LOL! So sorry about the quality, as I had to take a photo, and it was hard to get it to turn out because the painting was very wet and shiny.

    I'll work on it again when I go up in August. I also started one of Kena.

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  2. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    It's absolutely gorgeous!

    *sends Izzy and Frodo for bc to paint*
     
  3. Baxter'smybaby

    Baxter'smybaby swimming upstream

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    love it! Never could get used to oils--I always over work them!
     
  4. LauraLeigh

    LauraLeigh New Member

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    From where I stand you are a great painter!!! I wish I had that kind of talent and could honour my dogs that way!!!
     
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    Nice job !!!! Rock on !!!!
     
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    Dakotah Kotah BEAR

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    OMG thats so good!!!

    I am so sending my pets to you so you can paint them! :)
     
  7. bcmoffatt

    bcmoffatt totally normal

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    LOL! I can't! I think that painting was a fluke, and I'll never be able to do one that nice again! Cricket was way easy to paint, compared to a husky. He's so monotone, and the way his fur flows, I can do that with brush strokes. My Kena painting is not coming along as nice as that one did! :eek:
     
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    bcmoffatt totally normal

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    Thanks!

    I was really tempted to keep picking at it, instead of leaving it to dry, which would have ruined it. I have to add the white spot on his nape, and start cleaning it up. It should be nice and dry by the next time I'm up there.
     
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    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    lol Grammy said rock on.:D

    U caught the joy..and that is a big thing to me. Nothing looks out of wack, it has great flow. I am very much looking forward to seeing more work from you, you have talent.
     
  10. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    NICE!

    I like oils, but I too tend to keep 'fiddling' and it ends up muddy. Great job, if feels like Cricket.
     
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    SharkBait Hi, I'm Melissa!

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    That's so good!
    Can't wait to see the Kena one too :)
     
  12. SmexyPibble

    SmexyPibble Blow. Me. Away.

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    Did you say you've never been much of a painter?

    Yeah, RIGHT!

    It's gorgeous!
     
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    noludoru Bored Now.

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    Annnd this painting has just shamed me into vowing to bust out my paints and try doing something again. It's AWESOME.
     
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    Painting Cricket

    I have to wonder, aren't they awful small to paint? And wouldn't they chirp in protest? How does one hold a cricket to paint it anyway???:rofl1::rofl1:























    Couldn't resist!!! The actual painting looks awesome!!
     
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    I love it! You picked some gorgeous colors for the background, and I love how glossy his eyes are. His fur looks totally sculpted.
     
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    Bailey that is AMAZING!!!!!!!!
     
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    your drawing is like cartoon nevertheless I love it..
     
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    Steponme Phototaker

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    I think your painting is awesome!:hail:
     
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    skittledoo Crazy naked dog lady

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    I seriously need to paint again
     
  20. That's beautiful! I wish I could paint! I would love to have one of Raja. Can't wait to see what you do with the painting of Kena!
     

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