View Full Version : The 2009 Acrylics Forum Show.
01-28-2010, 01:22 PM
It's time to make our Annual Gallery of your best work shown in this forum during 2009.
If you have posted work here during 2009 you are invited to choose ONE piece to exhibit and you must provide the link to the original thread so people can comment there.
Please do not comment on other people's work in this thread, use the link!;)
When you upload, please state size and support used (canvas, paper etc) and perhaps a comment on why you chose this particular work.
This thread will remain open until the end of March when it will be closed and moved to the Hall of Fame for viewing.
01-28-2010, 07:07 PM
Guess I'll break the ice. Thanks Maureen and all the other Mods and Guides for making WC! so enjoyable. This is 11x14 and on canvas. Here's the original thread:
I chose it for the color and composition. Thanks for looking!
01-29-2010, 08:03 AM
This is my most favored piece from 2009
32X32" on canvas, acrylic paints, brushed and sprayed.
01-29-2010, 01:15 PM
From November's Different Strokes (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=595631)- because I like these sweets (in reality!!).:) :)
On a piece of mountboard, approx 6"x8".
01-29-2010, 07:47 PM
Finished in March, this painting was created as a demo for the MTM Trees and Foliage classroom (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=549871&highlight=Trees+Foliage) and is my favorite painting from 2009.
Morning Grace (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553617)
16" x 20" wrapped canvas
01-30-2010, 12:15 AM
12 x 16 Canvas with palette knives
From July Different Strokes
01-30-2010, 12:12 PM
This one was a challenge and I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out.
Fruit and Crystal
11x14" on hardboard
01-31-2010, 10:04 AM
8x10 on Canson paper, "Little Blossom". From February 2009 Different Strokes here. (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=544423)
01-31-2010, 10:44 AM
I posted it here (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=577088)
D294 chickens 12, acrylics on canvas, 48x40"(120x100cm)
01-31-2010, 07:23 PM
This exotic delicate beauty, a Lady Slipper Orchid, was done for one of the Floral projects. I posted it Here. (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585928)
Acrylics on 12 X 12 by 3in Box Canvas :wave:
From February 2009 Different Strokes
take time to smell the flowers (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=544423&page=2). :)
Stretched canvas size 12" x 16"
Thank you :wave:
02-01-2010, 01:56 PM
This is the largest of only a few works I completed in 2009. It's a very sentimental piece for me. Stretched canvas, 24x36.
Originally posted at http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=588135
02-01-2010, 04:55 PM
I just love blue...(acrylics on canvas-40cmx40cmx4cm)
02-01-2010, 04:56 PM
This is the one I am most happy with.
36" X 48" gallery wrapped canvas.
02-01-2010, 07:15 PM
I thought I had a thread about just this painting in particular, but I guess I dreamed it. The link below does feature the painting, but is more about a local art show than this painting in particular.
02-01-2010, 08:36 PM
It was really tough to choose one out of the 45+ I had painted last year but I decided to go with my jackrabbit.
02-01-2010, 10:08 PM
I would have to say that this was my favorite of last year.
It was a breakthrough from my constant "realistic" style paintings.
Everything re the method of composition was something that I have learned here.
So if you like it, I thank-you, as you helped me paint it!:lol:
Moonlight & Marigolds
Acrylic on canvas
16" X 20"
02-01-2010, 11:53 PM
This one may not be my best of the year, but it is one of my favorites.....
Border Collie (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=598016)
02-03-2010, 06:19 PM
This one is probably my favorite for the year. I had a lot of fun with it. Probably my best landscape/wildlife piece to date.
"Algonquin Dreamer" 18" x 28"
It took awhile to decide, but I finally chose Best Friends.
I love the story it tells.
Oh and if anyone remenbers the circumstances of this commission, they got back together!! Happy Ending for All!
02-04-2010, 12:41 PM
Woman In The Alley 12x16 Acrylic on birch panel.
It was an easy choice if for no other reason I have not had a lot of time to paint this last year. I have this thing for people interacting with doors, widows and passage ways. I have some more in the works along this same theme.
Link to original thread (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=580705)
02-13-2010, 07:42 PM
I like painting portraits and this is definitely my favorite portrait I painted in 2009. I like a lot of things about it, plus it's based on a photo I took that I really liked (included in the thread) of my best friend. I do a lot of straight-on portraits so this was different than my normal style.
02-13-2010, 11:38 PM
The *only* painting of mine in 2009 ... :o ....
Autumn American Falls
8"x10" on edge stapled canvas
Thanks for looking :heart:
02-14-2010, 07:09 PM
Abstract w/Self Portrait. Not my best for 2009. 16 x 20 acrylic on canvas panel.
03-02-2010, 06:48 AM
Due to one distraction and another I have submitted very little work during 2009 and this was one of the early ones. Much to my surprise it received some remarkably kind comments and I've become quite fond of it as a result.
03-09-2010, 12:57 AM
Awesome works completed here in WC during this past year!!
This is one of my favorites.
I named Cypress Serenity after this post was started.
03-11-2010, 10:09 AM
This one was sort of a challenge to me but like the way it turned out. From the November challenge. Lil
03-15-2010, 10:08 PM
So hard to decide on just ONE ... but I chose "October Feast for a Monarch," a painting of Tropical Milkweed as my favorite because I was pretty happy with it and it was my first ever 24"x30" painting. It's Chroma Atelier Interactive Acrylics. This is the link: http://wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=590842
03-31-2010, 01:08 AM
This was a significant event in my art life of 2009. This is a young family of a well-known musician/composer here in Utah, Paul Cardall. He was born with a severe congenital heart defect and needed a heart transplant to survive. This was painted while he was waiting for a heart. He is happily, gratefully recovering from his miraculous transplant surgery at this time. :)
'Facing the Future' ~ 40" x 30" ~ Acrylic on Canvas
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