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historybuff
03-08-2014, 01:57 PM
This is my interpretation of a moment at a Spanish colonial fort. Fort Matanzas, a national historic site, is located south of St. Augustine, and volunteers in period uniforms recreate life along the 16th century battlements.
The painting is acrylic on canvas, 18" by 24"

Charlie's Mum
03-08-2014, 04:57 PM
It looks meticulously painted and beautiful lighting.
How big is it? Would love to see max. sized image to appreciate it more.:)

susme48
03-08-2014, 07:28 PM
It looks meticulously painted and beautiful lighting.
How big is it? Would love to see max. sized image to appreciate it more.:)

Quite meticulous, I'm sure!! Well done...and I'd love to know size and see it bigger too... :)

bassb8er
03-08-2014, 07:36 PM
Love to visit old forts and military sites. This is excellent!

Fox_eNova
03-08-2014, 11:34 PM
Very Crisp color and details, just perfectly executed!
Great job!

historybuff
03-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Thank you. The painting is acrylic on canvas, 18" by 24". As this is my first time posting an image, I do not yet know how to manipulate the upload size. If anyone can offer some help, I would appreciate it. Thanks again.

LavenderFrost
03-09-2014, 01:28 PM
Very nice work!

I'm not sure what kind of image you started with here. I know when I use my camera I get a very large image. I put it in a program like photoshop or gimp and resize/scale it to be 800 pixels on the longer size. Then save for web, or just save as a jpg and adjust the quality to be around 120 kb.

Charlie's Mum
03-09-2014, 01:29 PM
You'll need to resize the image in a programme before uploading.
Do you scan or photo the work? Either way, you'll be uploading from some image prog. on the computer I should think,
Check the menus on the programme for re-sizing and set your parameters to something like 100dpi (dots per inch) resolution and the longest dimension to (up to) 800pix. Max allowed by WC is 800x800p.

I suggest keeping the resolution to 100dpi (previous recommendation by WC was 72dpi) because higher resolutions allow much easier copying from unscrupulous people!:)

historybuff
03-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Thank you both for the information. I will explore the sizing in my photo program and try another image shortly.

doctoring in arts
03-09-2014, 03:02 PM
excellent painting

Joyful_Artwork
03-09-2014, 07:00 PM
this is wonderful