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TScottDove
10-17-2013, 04:44 PM
New city, new home, new works...
each 36x36 oil on canvas

GardenMaven
10-17-2013, 08:30 PM
Fabulous! I just had to zoom in close to check these out! Sandi

justjean
10-18-2013, 10:46 AM
Beautiful :thumbsup:

preranap
10-18-2013, 12:44 PM
These are just so very awesome! must have a great impact on the viewer due to its size too!

Etoiledusoir
10-18-2013, 05:03 PM
Gorgeous! love the two flowers!

Vivien Maloney
10-20-2013, 03:15 PM
Wow! Awesome paintings and they must have such impact, seeing them in real life, with them being such a large size.

BitsOfNature
10-21-2013, 08:18 AM
Love these, and echo others in that they must be gorgeous in person.

Did you paint these from a reference photo or a live specimen? Either way, how was the lighting done?

Regards,
Dale

WFMartin
10-22-2013, 01:32 AM
Excellent paintings!

linettalee
10-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Amazing and breathtaking, both! Very dramatic and realistic at the same time.

TScottDove
10-23-2013, 12:56 AM
Thank you all for your kind comments.
I use reference photos - either found or taken by me - and manipulate them in photoshop until I get the composition and lighting I want. Then it's just a matter of duplicating the image in oil on canvas.

Charlie's Mum
11-02-2013, 01:15 PM
Outstanding - love the dramatic lighting and the perfectionist approach!:)