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11-05-2007, 09:51 PM
This is a new thread for posting your best work created in 2007!
All styles of representational art in any medium is welcomed.
11-08-2007, 01:55 AM
I don't feel like I have done much this year.
Here is the piece I am happiest with.
Charcoal on paper.
11-08-2007, 04:22 AM
Saint Bernard ...after Strozzi
2 inch x 2.5 inch
Acrylics (winsor & newton) on canvas textured paper
1/12th scale for a dolls house.
I really enjoyed this piece in miniature.
11-09-2007, 03:27 AM
Wow Dan - thats teeny! What an amazing piece!
11-16-2007, 02:51 PM
Anita I love that chair! The drawing is so mystical! :thumbsup:
Dan, fantastic minature of Saint Bernard :thumbsup:
Here's one I just did the first of the month from a black and white photograph.
It's sort of a mini:
2.5 x 3.5 inches
the Lumière brothers
Auguste Marie Louis Nicholas and Louis Jean,
photograph for painting from Wikipedia source.
11-17-2007, 02:07 AM
Another mini - this is super Nickel! How did you get such looseness in such a small piece? I tend to get more and more detailed the smaller the piece.
11-30-2007, 05:39 AM
One of my lemur oil paintings. 16 by 20 ins (40 by 50 cms approx).
I used the classical grisaille technique.:wave:
11-30-2007, 05:43 AM
:thumbsup: Dan and Nickel, those teeny-tinies are marvellous. How do you do them so small and so good!!
:thumbsup: Present, I agree with Nickel, your charcoal drawing is so mysterious in feeling.
12-02-2007, 10:50 AM
I wold have to choose this one out of almost 100 paintings done in 2007 :)
12-03-2007, 12:17 AM
June your lemurs are my favorite paintings of yours!
I love the richness in this one :thumbsup:
Daniel, congrats on 100 paintings!
Nice technique adds an alluring quality to look a little closer! :thumbsup:
12-04-2007, 02:36 PM
All of my work is so outstanding it is impossible to select "the best." The example here is here only because it is fresh in my mind. I gave it away and it now hangs framed under glass in Austin, Tex.
You see, I am now in the process of divesting myself of all worldly goods, to spend the rest of my days in a Buddist Monastary in Nepal.
12-07-2007, 09:17 AM
Without a doubt, here is the one I prefer from my paintings of 2007, using a classical technique.
Great paintings in the thread so far!
(St-Luke, I hope they have an internet connection out there, then you'll still be able to post your paintings!!!! )
I wish everyone a wonderful painting new year!
12-10-2007, 10:12 AM
Hi everyone! I'm new here and very impressed about all the amazing paintings I've seen here today. This is my favourite painting that I made this year. I made it during my exams. It's very simple and I made it in less than an hour, but nevertheless I fell in love with it. I hope you like it too. It's chinese ink and watercolours.
12-16-2007, 05:09 AM
Nice works in this thread.From my pieces I like this
the most but I want to change the sky.
01-20-2008, 11:32 AM
I wasn't sure whether posting among my latest works the drawing "Bill's Eye" ( a portrait detail of my daughter's horse - Cutter Bills Borrego) or the oil painting on a wooden panel of Bellagio (lake Como) seen from Griante - Cadenabbia ... so I hope it doesn't mind if I post both of them: http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Jan-2008/77963-bilseyemmm.jpg
this is a soft pastel drawing on wrapping paper
the following one is the oil painting :http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Jan-2008/77963-bellagio.JPG
... I hope you all have a great time painting in 2008!
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01-22-2008, 06:06 PM
This is one of my favorite miniatures I painted in 2007....somedays I prefer others, but today I like this one:evil: .
The size is 2" x 2" acrylic on wood.
Thank you for looking.:D
01-27-2008, 01:01 PM
My best for 2007 was probably this landscape commission I did. Did a lot of plein air sketches and reference photos to work up the studio painting.
The largest painting I've done so far
Bass Rock at sunset
Oil on canvas
01-27-2008, 11:46 PM
Oil on Canvas
Phuket (unfinished study)
Oil on Panel
Study of Iyla Repin
Oil on Linen
01-31-2008, 10:45 PM
Here's my best for 2007-so far WIP-the painted tape...
02-20-2008, 05:51 PM
I didn't paint a lot last year, but this one was worth for me to paint!
02-20-2008, 05:52 PM
iii, your paintings are great!
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