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01-02-2013, 05:45 PM
Pick what you feel is your best piece from 2012.
The chosen work must have been displayed earlier in the acrylics forum.
Please include a link to the original post.
Explain why you chose the specific work.
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01-02-2013, 06:05 PM
I love the colors and the movement.
Edit - I've included your image for you!!! :lol::wink2: Maureen
01-02-2013, 07:19 PM
When Time Falls Apart
10X10" on canvas skinned board
This pretty much described what was happening in life at that time. I felt it appropriate and still do to some degree.
01-03-2013, 08:16 PM
18X24 on canvas
It is the only acrylic I painted in 2012 ;)
01-04-2013, 10:58 AM
Old Tractor on a Pennsylvania Farm
11" x 14" Acrylic on Canvas
Original Thread: http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1080562
Looking back, I now realize how many I started and how few I completed. Though there are things I would change, I do believe this was the best I completed in 2012. Therefore I resolve to paint more this coming year and to finish what I start.
01-04-2013, 11:46 AM
8 X 10 Acrylic on canvas
I only started painting in 2012 and this was the first painting I was brave enough to post. It is my favourite work so far.
Original post: http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1221812
01-04-2013, 06:25 PM
This was a tough decision to make, but I chose "Junior". I painted 2 memorial portraits this year, both of 4 legged friends what I loved and lost. And both portraits are close to my heart. So yes, it was a hard choice. But as Junior was my loyal companion and best friend for nearly 10 years, my heart made the call.
Link to the original thread HERE (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1183462)
01-05-2013, 09:09 AM
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1297824)
01-05-2013, 01:52 PM
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1297616)
This one came out so much better than I'd hoped - my first bird, my first anything black. And my sister loved it. Although it should be noted that an ornithologist in the A&W forum pointed out that it's not a raven, it's a crow (hey, I just went by what the photographer called the reference pic!)
01-06-2013, 02:41 PM
The mountain pass Chorrgor, Khibiny.
Acrylic, cardboard, 27" x 40", 06-2012.
It is the only acrylic I painted in 2012
01-06-2013, 04:06 PM
Flamingoes, x-posted from AMAE in June.
20 x 10" on deep sided canvas.
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1155342&highlight=Flamingoes)
This was the painting which, perhaps, gave me the most pleasure!
01-08-2013, 01:09 PM
Watch your step.
My only acrylic from last year, but I really enjoyed it.
01-08-2013, 02:10 PM
I like this one because it puts me there.
I think my best/favorite is my last piece of 2012.
01-19-2013, 02:43 PM
Here's one of a few I liked.
I was cleaning up my painting area and took a little piece of sponge and created this picture from start to finish with it except for the fencing.
I guess if you want to paint bad enough you can use almost anything to paint a picture.
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1300022)
01-27-2013, 09:05 PM
"Cardiff Road" 20 X 24
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1300839)
01-28-2013, 01:32 AM
11x14" Liquitex heavy body paints
Link to my WIP:
01-28-2013, 05:59 PM
Without a doubt my favourite for 2012 is "Outside looking in"
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1240342)
02-27-2013, 10:19 AM
"Who's Hobby Shop"
This was the second attempt after I decided to simplify the process and just paint flat layers of color without blending, using glazing techniques after the layers dried. Very happy with the result.
02-28-2013, 11:17 AM
Here (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1070102&page=2) is the original thread.
Acrylics on canvas, 60x40".
03-06-2013, 08:19 PM
I think this is my best one of 2012.
"Whiskey on ice" 11x14in.
Original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1034122)
04-12-2013, 06:28 PM
24x20 acrylic on wrapped canvas
I had a hard time choosing, as so much of what I did last year taught me a lot about myself and what I could do. There were a number that might have been 'better', but this one taught me that I could do more than I thought...and it made me happy!
original link (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1234762)
05-01-2013, 12:31 AM
Wow what wonderful works posted. Bit hesitant to post my own, but hell we all gotta start somehere.
Of all I have painted this year, this is my favourite... Acrylic 80x40 cms
06-04-2013, 07:25 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Jun-2013/157219-IMG_0860.JPG My favorite from 2012. New Beginnings - Acrylic on 16 x 20 Canvas frame.
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