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Camera NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D200
Exposure Time 1/50
F-Stop 5.6
ISO 800

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Category Fine Art
Type Painting
Subject Portrait
Material Oil Paint
Style Realist
Deb Rode Kik on craftsy.com

What was your source for this piece? Other
Tell us a little more about your inspiration. Drag queens in Key West

Deb Rode Kik on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. As a photographer, I first did many photo studies of Key West drag queens. Picked the phot I felt best depicted the personality of that person, then proceeded to paint.

Deb Rode Kik on craftsy.com

Is the piece for sale? No

Deb Rode Kik on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? My paintings have become more expressive over the years with help from several mentors. This piece has won a "Best of Show" in a Florida competition. Several others have also been shown in juried shows,

Deb Rode Kik on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Work with your subject. Get to know them. And have fun.

Deb Rode Kik on craftsy.com

Beautiful painting!

10/14/2013 Flag

Thank you! I had lots of fun painting the drag queens in Key West.

10/18/2013 Flag