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Members' Paintings (Archive)

Postby Rocambole » Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:06 pm

The topic has been closed and continues here to make sure the board doesn't freak out due to the number of pages:
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Starting a thread where we can submit and discuss our creative efforts.

Here is a couple of paintings from a series of urban landscapes I am working on, using Camille AOP (my favourite).

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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby anecessaryevil » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:02 pm

Here is something I made this week. It was taken at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. I used my own custom AOP called AlphaB. The reason for the name will be obvious if you look at the image full size.
Astronaut - DAP_AlphaB-toosmall.jpg
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The file size limit is 256KB?
Sheeesh! I had to reduce this image and save it compressed more than is good for it. This is NOT a good thing.
Hopefully it can be changed?
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby anecessaryevil » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:08 pm

Okay, I probably should not complain about the size limit but I wanted people to be able to see the brushes used in this image.
Next time I'll just make it smaller and not complain.
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby mhwarner » Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:47 pm

Rocambole, I really like the second one with the fallen leaves.

anecessaryevil .. Nicely done. Looks like an interesting AOP. Was there a dry reveal stage? Perhaps you could post just a full-size or enlarged small portion of the painting to let us see the detail.

And here's my contribution. Done with a watercolor AOP and then layered several times in Photoshop.

ZebraWithCanvassm.jpg
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby Oscar » Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:49 pm

You are getting really good in this since the forum went away!
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby anecessaryevil » Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:28 pm

Your zebra is a first class image. Very well done!

You asked about a dry reveal on the AlphaB AOP. I have been putting the dry reveal is every aop I have played with creating since the dry reveal is about the first thing I vary when processing an image. In the image I posted I kept the dry reveal fairly light.
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby anecessaryevil » Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:18 pm

This one might fit better.
The original image is from The Commons area of Flickr which are old photos in the public domain.
I used the Benson AOP on this, saved as a .psd file and made the painted layer 12% transparent.


Painting the Past - DAP_Benson-small.jpg
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I used Flickr's tools for the borders and type.
I fiddled with the controls in Benson but I can't remember what I did.
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby Gene_mtl » Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:57 am

Rocambole wrote:Here is a couple of paintings from a series of urban landscapes I am working on, using Camille AOP (my favourite).


Both beauties, Roc. You've always had much greater success with the Camile AOP than I. (said in an envious voice <smile>)
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby Rocambole » Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:11 am

Thank you! Speaking of success I can reveal that during the last few months I have sold nine paintings out of fifteen. Six during a month's exhibition in an art gallery and three of the remaining ones in a furniture shop, all printed on 40x60 cm canvas and then varnished. So it seems people like Camille paintings.
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Re: Members' Paintings

Postby Gene_mtl » Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:17 am

Oh that is wonderful, Mary. Was the watercolour AOP one of your creations or one that was previously posted over at DAP Cafe?

@anecessaryevil: The second - Painting the Past - appeals to me more than the first. Always liked the tone a painting takes on using the Benson AOP. Have you tried the Bensoncez AOP? I prefer the brushstrokes use din it over the original Benson.

Here are two that I've done recently:

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
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Peggy's Cove
IMG_9673_DAP_Gruppe_wc_notecard_1000.jpg
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Thanks for looking.
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