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baquitania
08-16-2002, 07:23 PM
A new project has been announced in the WetCanvas! project system!

Title: Velvet Elvis Paintings (FND)
Project Leader: baquitania
Relative Difficulty: Medium
Type Restrictions: Any Type
Medium: Any Medium
Subject: Portrait
Days open for signups: Always
Maximum participants allowed: Unlimited

Description:

It's VELVET ELVIS Night!!!

Okay so no, we’re not gonna turn on the lava lamps and the black lights… but we are gonna have some “neonish” fun! Basically that’s the approach to this project bright colors on black or dark surfaces… And the surface and medium is up to you. So you can do colored pencil on black paper, bright digital on a black background, bright acrylic on black gessoed canvas… whatever you can manage.

I have included some basic Elvis links, and fat, skinny elvisi are all welcome. This is about doing that kind of art you usually only drive by and see selling next to a fruit stand. But we’re not doing clowns with balloons or puppies with sad eyes, we’re doing the KING of Rock n Roll on today the Anniversary of his death…

So get loose, put on some old 45s, hit the spotlight, and take some time with us to have a bit of silliness and fun. Everything we do doesn’t have to be a Van Gogh or Sargent, tonight should be about yes drawing a person, but you can caricature if you like, you can go for big shapes ala Leroy Neiman… the style is yours to provide, this is just a quick no brainer to get your creative juices flowing…

BUT don’t forget to come chat with us tonight… cause we’ve got great support here, and Chat is a direct pipeline to that support. If you wanted to know how we did it, why not come ask?

For you glass people (I hope you join us) as I said in the invite, feel free to design a BEAD for your own Elvis Jump Suit. For the Watercolor crowd, don’t fret about not being able to paint on black, a dark tinted sheet should do… OR you can use white (paint or wax resist crayon) on black, then paint over the white! Just some ideas…

Well that’s tonight… don’t forget next weekend when our own CRIAS hosts for the first time! She’s got a great theme planned and I think you’ll love it. See you later in chat…

“Bobby has left the building”


Additional Information:

For more information on the project: Click here! (http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/browse_details.php?proj_id=270)

Remember, in order to help keep the discussions on projects organized, you should post your questions, suggestions, and comments on submitted work here in this thread. By doing this, we allow other non-project efforts to not get "pushed down" by a swarm of project-related threads.

mmdm
08-16-2002, 09:44 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13741

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/61/tn_elvisfnd1.JPG

Almost looks like it's done in neon lights!

mmdm
08-16-2002, 09:46 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13743

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3278/tn_baq_velvet_elvis.jpg

This is perfect! Love the blue highlights in his hair!

mmdm
08-16-2002, 09:47 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13744

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8958/tn_%7EElvis%7E.jpg

This one has a great glow!

mmdm
08-16-2002, 10:06 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13749

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/9614/tn_elvisonvelvetMMDM.jpg

OK, don't be too impressed. Most of this was done with clone brushes in Painter. Then I added some touches with regular brushes and played with different layer settings in Paint Shop Pro to get a kind of glow. I figured since a lot of velvet Elvises are screen printed instead of painted, it would be ok for me to clone this one. :D

mmdm
08-16-2002, 10:08 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13748

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/467/tn_malelvis.JPG

Unmistakeably the king!

mmdm
08-16-2002, 10:13 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13750

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3648/tn_jailhouserock.jpg

I'm really hogging the forum here while you guys are all off chatting and drawing! I really like this one. I'm with you, the younger Elvis was the best Elvis! Course, I didn't really know much about him til he was dead, but he does keep hanging on!

MALARKEY
08-16-2002, 10:13 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13751

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3648/tn_elvisportrait.jpg

super lips ! that's great you did two in such a short bit of time. Good job :D

mmdm
08-16-2002, 10:14 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13751

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3648/tn_elvisportrait.jpg

Very cool! How'd you do it so fast??? It took me half an hour just to look at all the photos. :) I like this a lot!

dupliKate
08-16-2002, 10:16 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13743

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3278/tn_baq_velvet_elvis.jpg

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).
Love the colours and the lighting! Great job!

K:D

dupliKate
08-16-2002, 10:18 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13748

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/467/tn_malelvis.JPG

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).
I've never tried gouache.....looks like a good medium. Love the jumpsuit!

K:D

MALARKEY
08-16-2002, 10:18 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13750

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3648/tn_jailhouserock.jpg

this elvis rocks! ;)

dupliKate
08-16-2002, 10:19 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13749

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/9614/tn_elvisonvelvetMMDM.jpg

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).
You really got him glowing here! (Gotta learn how to use Photoshop....this looks like it could be fun!)
K :D

dupliKate
08-16-2002, 10:20 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13741

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/61/tn_elvisfnd1.JPG

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).
Neon! How did you do that? Is it neon pens, or did you do something digital? Like it!

K:D

dupliKate
08-16-2002, 10:21 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13744

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8958/tn_%7EElvis%7E.jpg

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).
This is really cool too! Is it digital?

K:D

mmdm
08-16-2002, 10:22 PM
Is there a time limit on these FND things? I might have time to do a real one tomorrow, but then it won't be Friday.

dupliKate
08-16-2002, 10:38 PM
Originally posted by mmdm
Is there a time limit on these FND things? I might have time to do a real one tomorrow, but then it won't be Friday.

I think you can post anytime this weekend, or even after...it's just that the chat is on Friday only. If I spend too much time...I never get these done......the 2 hour limit makes me just.....do it! I can drag a regular drawing out to....oh...weeks, and then lose my enthusiasm. I am learning a lot in these weekend drawing events, because it forces me to work faster, and make choices.

K:D

animal
08-16-2002, 10:53 PM
Originally posted by dupliKate
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13741

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/61/tn_elvisfnd1.JPG

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).
Neon! How did you do that? Is it neon pens, or did you do something digital? Like it!

K:D

Thanks duplikate. This was done digitally in Adobe Photodeluxe.:)

MALARKEY
08-16-2002, 10:58 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10054/tn_elvis.jpg

I like these looks, good work :D

mmdm
08-16-2002, 10:58 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10054/tn_elvis.jpg

He does look very sad in the one on the lleft, doesn't he? The blue really enhances that.

mmdm
08-16-2002, 11:01 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13752

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10672/tn_ElvisonVelvet.jpg


This one worked great on a black background!

MALARKEY
08-16-2002, 11:07 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13752

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10672/tn_ElvisonVelvet.jpg

Hawaiian elvis... cool :cool:

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:12 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13752

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10672/tn_ElvisonVelvet.jpg

WOW this one makes me feel like crying..!).:crying: I wonder what he was singing? there's so much emotion here...
neat...

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:13 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10054/tn_elvis.jpg

I like your treatment of this and the colour pics..

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:15 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13743

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3278/tn_baq_velvet_elvis.jpg

really like this. I bet you really had fun doing the hair...
bit confused...did you alter it before or after the CP???

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:17 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13749

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/9614/tn_elvisonvelvetMMDM.jpg

realistic, just noticed the clone option on my photo brush ...must try it.

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:18 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13748

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/467/tn_malelvis.JPG
cool! he really was pretty flash wasn't he? OH but that voice.......

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:19 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13744

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8958/tn_%7EElvis%7E.jpg

superb! reminds me of that crayon technique..

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:21 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13741

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/61/tn_elvisfnd1.JPG

I like how you've stuck to the blues here...very sparkley!

gnu
08-17-2002, 12:22 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13750

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3648/tn_jailhouserock.jpg

well done...that jacket is just YUMMY!!! you captured the face too..

Gia
08-17-2002, 03:38 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13768

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8599/tn_elvfin.gif

Your comments here (please leave the links above intact, so others know what you are talking about!).

I just wanted to try if i could do this in watercolor....

mmdm
08-17-2002, 04:58 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13768

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8599/tn_elvfin.gif

Wow, this is great!

mmdm
08-17-2002, 05:00 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13755

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/7242/tn_rhinestones_elvis_corel-1.jpg

The king in lights! cool.

mmdm
08-17-2002, 05:02 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13770

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/4535/tn_Enamelled_Elvis.jpg

Looks like a Sci-Fi image. Terminator Elvis on velvet! :)

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:35 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13781

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/1629/tn_mcelvis.JPG

My entry for the project. Elvis conquers another musical genre!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:38 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13749

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/9614/tn_elvisonvelvetMMDM.jpg

Cool "Love Me Tender" Elvis!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:40 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13748

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/467/tn_malelvis.JPG

Cool, Mal. That jumpsuits got an oriental kinda flavor to it. Nice work.

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:42 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10054/tn_elvis.jpg

Nice filter work! You're right, it does have Warhol feel.

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:44 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13744

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8958/tn_%7EElvis%7E.jpg

Nice neon effect!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:46 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13752

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10672/tn_ElvisonVelvet.jpg

I like the smooth, yet pixilated look. Nice job!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:49 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13741

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/61/tn_elvisfnd1.JPG

Hey, animal goes digital. Can we expect a screen name change to "digimal?":D

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:51 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13768

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8599/tn_elvfin.gif

Nice work, Gia. One of faves for this project!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:53 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13755

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/7242/tn_rhinestones_elvis_corel-1.jpg

Lotsa digital stuff this time around! Nice work!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:55 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13743

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3278/tn_baq_velvet_elvis.jpg

Very vibrant! Great theme for the project!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 08:58 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13750

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/3648/tn_jailhouserock.jpg

Loved the dance number from that movie! Nice work!

digistyle

digistyle
08-17-2002, 09:00 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13771

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/4535/tn_Enamelled_Elvis.jpg

I have to second the T2 comment! Nice job!

digistyle

mmdm
08-17-2002, 10:10 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13781

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/1629/tn_mcelvis.JPG

LOL! This is great! Very imaginative and very well done.

Jakeally
08-18-2002, 02:28 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10054/tn_elvis.jpg

What great work in this project. I think this is my favourite so far...closely followed by all the rest...well done chaps and chapesses:clap: :clap: :clap:

mmdm
08-22-2002, 05:09 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13869

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/11580/tn_elvis.jpg

Cool colors! :)

mmdm
08-23-2002, 12:40 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13890

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/6206/tn_elvisthebest.jpg

Who else would look good in a gold suit? Nice work.

Jakeally
08-23-2002, 05:06 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13869

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/11580/tn_elvis.jpg

Wonderful work:clap: :clap: Well done:D

Jakeally
08-23-2002, 05:10 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13781

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/1629/tn_mcelvis.JPG

I love this one digistyle....really good:clap: :clap:

Jakeally
08-23-2002, 05:17 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13755

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/7242/tn_rhinestones_elvis_corel-1.jpg

Great stuff Gill.....this one just shouts ELVIS at his best:clap: :clap:

Jakeally
08-23-2002, 05:20 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13768

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/8599/tn_elvfin.gif

I think you have captured Elvis wonderfully Gia....not an easy thing to do in watercolour....Very well done:clap: :clap:

Jakeally
08-25-2002, 09:17 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=13932

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/10588/tn_wolverhampton_gallery_001.jpg

Oh!!! Well done Karen....excellent work:clap: :clap:

brushstrokes
04-21-2003, 06:34 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=20879

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/20342/tn_my_paintingselvis.jpg

finished and posted. I know everyone else had done this one a long long time ago, but I'm kinda new, and just found this one, and thought I'd give it a whirl. This is what came out.

Jakeally
04-22-2003, 08:21 AM
Originally posted by brushstrokes
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=20879

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/20342/tn_my_paintingselvis.jpg

finished and posted. I know everyone else had done this one a long long time ago, but I'm kinda new, and just found this one, and thought I'd give it a whirl. This is what came out. Great job:clap: :clap:
That's the beauty of the projects....they are always open and there are such a lot to choose from.
Have fun:D

Dark_Shades
04-25-2003, 06:46 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=21054

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/12116/tn_Elvis2.jpg

I thought Id bring back this project...... I know the project is old, but I came across this as happened to of finished a painting of Elvis tonight.... though its not on black, it is on Velour which is like velvet :) .... its in Pastels..... and I had been struggling with it for days.... the process of my struggle hee hee.... is all in the pastel forum
The finished result doesnt compare to how this started off....... I was give a book at work 'Celebration of Elvis'.... and had a new sample of pastel card..... Velour..... and was just looking around for something to try out...... initially I wasnt even trying to get a likeness ..... then after nearly finishing, decided to see if I could

sweetbabydill
05-06-2003, 12:07 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=21054

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/12116/tn_Elvis2.jpg

You have wonderful talent! Love all your stuff.
This is the Elvis I remember!
Carolyn

Dark_Shades
05-07-2003, 06:10 PM
Originally posted by sweetbabydill
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=21054

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/270/completed/12116/tn_Elvis2.jpg

You have wonderful talent! Love all your stuff.
This is the Elvis I remember!
Carolyn

........ many thanks Carolyn :)