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jdesign
04-26-2011, 12:33 PM
Here is an 11 x 14 picture. It is a cluster of my kids stuffed animals. This has been alot of fun. I am still working on this one . Next time I get a better photo.
Thanks for checking it out

pamelalbd
04-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Awe that brings back some good memories Jack! Great Board! lots of familiar faces in the pile :) looks wonderfully soft, I will be back to see how you finish up! :clap:

PaintDog
04-26-2011, 01:38 PM
Great board, Jack! A superb way to incorporate all kinds of textures and it sure is a flashback to when I was a kid. "The Count" - LOL!

NancyPH
04-26-2011, 01:40 PM
Love it! I can just feel the soft texture of these guys!

birdlover
04-26-2011, 01:44 PM
Very nice. Love Count Dracula.

Celticelf
04-26-2011, 02:36 PM
Love it! Trying to remember all their names L)

Rodman
04-26-2011, 02:52 PM
Jack.... really REALLY cool. I love everything about it... Sandra,Lorna& others....and now you have me thinking along the lines.of doing a still life ... this is a very fun piece to look at... whoa!

Buggin3
04-26-2011, 04:45 PM
I love this!! The textures are too cool. I have to say that the count is my favorite. Awesome job!! :thumbsup:

lorna12
04-26-2011, 05:45 PM
Wonderful and so meaningful as well! I've just done some still life setups of a couple of toys I had as a kid...hope to get around to it some day!:D

Looking forward to seeing more!

PatrickHedges
04-26-2011, 06:08 PM
Too good - literally too good!!!!

artofnature
04-26-2011, 07:06 PM
Lovely scratching here and such an interesting piece to stare at. Looking for my favourites in here. I think I see Kermie peeping out from the top there.

Rodman
04-26-2011, 08:13 PM
Jack.... I just keep coming back to look at this.....soooooooo cooooooool!

sandrawillard
04-27-2011, 12:03 AM
Great subject! So unique and you did a wonderful job rendering them! Such challenging textures!

caribouhills
04-27-2011, 02:17 AM
Cool idea Jack and very well done.

jdesign
04-27-2011, 11:28 AM
Thanks everyone for the comments. It was the first time I really got to play with a fiber brush. I liked playing with all the different textures. MY original photo did not have the entire lot of stuffed animals that is in this picture. I added some on the fly of my favorites (Like Kermit, grover and the count) so it would appeal to more people. Or at least that was my hope. I am hoping to finish this by the weekend.
I have a few photos of kids toys so I am trying to plan my next so I can do a series of just kids toys.

Harry Seymour
04-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Jack-cute, interesting and well done.

SueR
04-27-2011, 01:46 PM
I likes this!!! :)

Diane Cutter
04-30-2011, 12:43 PM
I love the images and the variety of textures... all so well done!

Diane

SammyH
05-01-2011, 07:27 AM
Neat subject, Jack, and looking very good. I'm eager to see the finish.

jdesign
05-02-2011, 04:01 PM
Here is my final image. Thanks again for all the comments

lorna12
05-02-2011, 04:09 PM
I love it, Jack...a chest full of memories! I see some of my kids toys and some of their kids toys!

artofnature
05-02-2011, 06:29 PM
Awesomely good Jack. Lots of interest here for the viewer and nicely scratched.

Harry Seymour
05-02-2011, 08:22 PM
Yes indeed--you've nailed it.

jdesign
05-02-2011, 08:53 PM
Thanks Lorna. My 4 year old can't stop looking at it. He loves all the those stuffed animals and he notified me it will be going on his wall.

Thanks Lesley.

GoldenArt
05-04-2011, 10:28 AM
What a great family keepsake. This art will stand the test of time. Great work! Rick

SammyH
05-04-2011, 03:06 PM
Very nice, Jack. One gets the feeling that there is a lot going on in that toy box. What fun!

03ahmed
05-04-2011, 05:48 PM
Beautiful work!

SueR
05-04-2011, 10:03 PM
Fantastic finish...!!!