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Gerald's Homeplace Project

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Photo Details:
Camera NIKON COOLPIX S9100
Exposure Time 1/25
F-Stop 3.5
ISO 400

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Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home taught by Susan Stillman

Find inspiration in the world around you—paint dazzling landscapes from photos of your neighborhood with the help of acrylic artist Susan Stillman.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Painting
Type Painting
Subject Landscape
Material Oil Paint
Style Other
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This was my first Craftsy class and it inspired me to go through my old photos and try to paint my old homeplace. The underpainting was done in acrylic and when I couldn't control it any longer I switched to oil paints with better results. It took a lot of patience to get the house correct and I edited much stuff out of the scene. The rest of the painting was done rather quickly. The class was very good and I hope started me painting with better techniques.

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My grandparents had an old home out in the country that I loved so much. Your painting touched my heart. I feel like I could just walk up to the front door, go inside, and live in your painting.

04/01/2014 Flag

Awesome job! Very beautiful and peaceful!

04/01/2014 Flag

Nice job, a very realistic painting.

04/01/2014 Flag

wow, from the fb image I thought it was a photo. Great job!

04/02/2014 Flag

What a beautiful and evocative painting. Love the play of warm and cool!

10/26/2014 Flag