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11-12-2012, 04:37 PM
The original thread is here. (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1297266)

A Christmas gift for my husband :)
His choice of drink, painted from my photo.

"Whiskey on ice" canvas 11x14in.
Thanks for looking!

11-12-2012, 04:44 PM
wow.. amazing detail work.. !!!

11-12-2012, 04:51 PM
:clap: :clap: :clap:


11-12-2012, 05:48 PM
Very impressive! Glass is so difficult but you knocked it out of the park!

11-12-2012, 05:56 PM
AMAZING detail work on the glass and ice cube - the whole thing really but especially those. Not sure I'd have the self restraint not to just drink the drink though. lol

11-12-2012, 06:15 PM
Wow, and that's acrylic. Okay, please, what paint and brushes ?

11-12-2012, 06:24 PM
Oh that is beyond outstanding, no that's not right, just beyond words, I so love and admire your talent!!


11-12-2012, 06:44 PM
Thank you so much uv1234, Marianne, Gayle, Amanda, scribblet and Elaine for all your lovely comments!
Scribblet, I use golden and liquitex heavy body paints and small brushes for detail, nothing special. I started by priming my canvas with black gesso and used a watercolour pencil to draw it out then primed the lighter areas with white gesso and everything else was painted over black. :)
Thanks again!

11-12-2012, 09:17 PM
Oh......my!!!! There were two jaws on the floor when I pulled up this painting - mine and my boyfriends'!!! I can't believe it, it looked like a photograph! I don't have that kind of skill, but I can honestly say that I aspire to paint like you some day.....such detail, such skill! Absolutely beautiful!!!

11-12-2012, 10:12 PM
omg...! This is truly amazing realism. That drink looks good enough to, well, drink. Your skills are enviable! Lucky hubby!

11-12-2012, 10:23 PM
beautiful..., of cause! :)

chammi kaiser
11-13-2012, 03:53 AM
Lillian, you have a very lucky husband. He is going to be delighted with this stunningly painted work. Wow!!

11-13-2012, 01:26 PM
Thank you Megan, Coralie, YLCIA and Chammi for all your kind comments :)

11-13-2012, 02:33 PM

11-13-2012, 02:45 PM
Lillian, congrats on this wonderful painting. It's fantastic!!! Well done.


11-13-2012, 10:20 PM
Fantastic painting lillian! The realism is outstanding, but what really draws me in is the overall colour choices. You have created the perfect mood to enjoy such a drink.

11-14-2012, 12:53 AM
Oh my, this is indeed amazing detail and reflective surface rendering! Picture perfect stuff!

11-14-2012, 01:44 PM
Thank you for the lovely comments neldamann, Chris, Neil and BlakeSauner!

11-15-2012, 10:30 PM
Hi Lillian
You are a master of realism! You have also managed to create a "mood" that is very warm and inviting.

11-16-2012, 01:35 AM
wow the glass is really well done !

11-16-2012, 11:30 AM
Brilliant! Great painting.


Kathrin G.
11-16-2012, 01:51 PM
Just fantabulous :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

11-16-2012, 02:12 PM
Thank you Steven, andrewss, JoL56 and Kathrin for your comments, I'm glad you like it :)

11-16-2012, 02:16 PM
Beautiful , beautiful! Wonderful work!

I was sure I posted a comment before... hmm.

11-16-2012, 03:47 PM
Stunning work! I find that trying to paint lettering is very tedious....but you've done a wonderful job! :)

11-16-2012, 06:20 PM
Outstanding! wowee!

Margaret 59
11-16-2012, 09:13 PM
It's all been said Lillian and I agree with all of them!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

11-17-2012, 08:07 AM
Outstanding work and such display of skill. Top!

Charlie's Mum
11-17-2012, 08:09 AM
Yes, agree with all of the above!
It's outstanding Lilian - and I sooooooooooo wish you'd do a demo painting sometime please - pretty please!:D

Better still, take us for a Classroom thread :D

11-17-2012, 11:16 AM
Some of the best work I've seen to date!:thumbsup:

11-17-2012, 01:57 PM
YLCIA, :wink2: you did comment on page one but thanks again!
Thank you Debbie! At this size the letters weren't too tedious to do, but I know what you mean.
Hi Lulu :wave: Nice to see you again and thank you so much for commenting!
Thank you Margaret, I appreciate your comments!
Thank you very much Nicolay!
Maureen, thank you for the nice comments! I'm thinking of doing a demo this week of a painting on black canvas, where anyone can post along. Then after the holidays when people have more time we could do a classroom thread, would that be okay?
Thank you Bertoni for your lovely comments :)

Charlie's Mum
11-17-2012, 03:43 PM
Delighted to hear this Lilian - we'll all look forward to both demo and Class - thank you so much! :D :D