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Lyneth
02-23-2008, 12:25 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-Feb-2008/101555-P1150536.JPG

howyadoin
02-23-2008, 12:30 AM
Fantastic. The hands in particular are amazing, and I love how three-dimensional this looks.

MrsG_SoCal
02-23-2008, 12:49 AM
Very dramatic! And the hands are striking.

Lulu
02-23-2008, 12:53 AM
brilliant! love everything about it. The ash on the cigarette is so realistic, I'm almost holding my nose because I can't stand the smell lol

Artchrispy
02-23-2008, 01:05 AM
That is incredible! How did you do that? Did you build it up slowly wash by wash? Is that on canvas or masonite?? Very nice :clap: :clap:

Lyneth
02-23-2008, 01:08 AM
Thanks! This is my first attempt at doing a flesh tones with paint, I usually just draw in black and white with pencil or pen. It's acrylics on bristol, about 11x14".

Artchrispy
02-23-2008, 01:11 AM
Very nice! Nice blog too. You're very talented!

~~Kathleen
02-23-2008, 01:20 AM
Beautiful work!
~~Kathleen

clumboy
02-23-2008, 01:54 AM
the eyes are terrific. as well as the hands--you even reported the "clubbed" fingernails of a lifetime smoker. i can hear the wheezy cough! even though this is clearly a painting and not a photo, there is life in this picture--i expect to hear him speak or see him move. chris

idylbrush
02-23-2008, 05:30 AM
Nicely done and has a sense of being that is terrific in my book.

Lulu
02-23-2008, 05:34 AM
had to come back in and tell you that tonight, as we were walking to rugby, we were following along behind a man who was smoking (yuk!!) and I was immediately reminded of your wonderful painting:)

bchlvr
02-23-2008, 07:16 AM
Beautiful portrait!

solonite
02-23-2008, 08:15 AM
You should do more portraits! Wonderful...we will be waiting for more
You need to Xpost in portraitures if you haven't.
Susan

barb8j
02-23-2008, 11:04 AM
So realistic! The hand is awesome:clap: :clap: :clap:

C_Line
02-23-2008, 11:06 AM
Wow, this composition is very powerful, so well executed.

LavenderFrost
02-23-2008, 12:07 PM
Wow, good work. I with Lulu, can't stand the smell either, lol.

1100ww
02-23-2008, 02:23 PM
This is really cool! I love the reddish tint to his glasses, the shading on the nose, and, as others have said, the hands are stunning!

Katwyld
02-23-2008, 02:26 PM
Amazing! The shading is terrific... And his eyes... Beautiful job...

purplepansey
02-23-2008, 03:23 PM
Fantastic portrait of a real smoker the eyes, the hands, everything so well done.

connievanwinssen
02-23-2008, 03:49 PM
Very good!:)

eyepaint
02-23-2008, 04:24 PM
This is great!!

sonita
02-23-2008, 05:17 PM
Fantastic work!
Soni

Lady Carol
02-23-2008, 06:03 PM
Very impressive. If he didn't smoke, he wouldn't be so knarly ;)

*Violet*
02-23-2008, 07:10 PM
excellent portrait !! ... will look forward to more from ya !!