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johnbeam
06-15-2015, 10:56 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Jun-2015/1972394-Angel-Final1.jpg

Time Lapse of me Painting this...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qccH_wFZIXA

I'm brand new member here and glad I found this place!:wave:

Here's my latest painting. This is for a friend of mine who's daughter Amy died last year. So young and its been very hard on him and his wife. He asked me to paint this to give to wife... I did another you tube time lapse of me painting... I think it took me around 9 hours! I'm so slow but the video makes it look fast! I put her name in the wing of the angel..

Any comments welcome... thanks!

ColinS
06-15-2015, 11:45 PM
Welcome to the Acrylics Forum, John. Glad you found us.

I love your angel. That is really beautiful. You have really picked up the light striking the stone wing.

Valri Ary
06-16-2015, 12:36 AM
Beautiful and touching. Such a sweet gesture towards your friends!

chammi kaiser
06-16-2015, 05:43 AM
Very tender and beautifully painted angel.

bluefish
06-16-2015, 05:53 AM
the inspiration as well as the painting are magnificent.....well done!:wave:

thevaliantx
06-16-2015, 07:37 AM
That is some intense drawing, with a pencil or a brush. Well done.

gaykir
06-16-2015, 09:24 AM
Welcome! This is such a lovely piece. Great palette with just enough warmth!

LavenderFrost
06-16-2015, 11:24 AM
Beautiful work! And to me 9 hours isn't that long for a painting. lol I will watch your video later.

joao_hvp
06-17-2015, 09:12 AM
master painting man :thumbsup:

Marigold
06-17-2015, 10:05 AM
It is a heartfelt painting and very well done. The composition is beautiful with the angel's face away from the light and the long sweeping bright line of the wing in the foregroud. I hope it will bring some measure of comfort, not necessarily the picture itself but the love and support it shows from you to this couple.

LavenderFrost
06-17-2015, 12:11 PM
I watched the video last night and seeing it zoomed in at the end it looked even better.

Rose4U
06-17-2015, 12:21 PM
A Wonderful painting.

cem
06-17-2015, 02:00 PM
Beautifully done!

johnbeam
06-17-2015, 04:17 PM
Thanks for you kind and encouraging words! There's a lot of talented people here. I hope to keep getting better and learning from y'all

cliff.kachinske
06-17-2015, 04:25 PM
Well done, John, both the painting and the gesture.