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Post  DouchebagDeli on Wed Aug 05, 2009 5:09 pm

In the past 8 months or so, I've been going back to watercolors (been working with oils for a while). I really enjoy large-scale work, so I decided to try out watercolors in a larger format.

Here's the first one I tried from December 2008. It's about 4'x5'.
My inspiration on this one came from researching the work of Helen Frankenthaler, who was a contemporary of Jackson Pollock. Anyway, it's watercolor, acrylic based inks, and guache on Arches hot press paper.

colors are a little off in this photo, but here's a general idea:
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The second is a self portrait I did around March of this year, drawn from life/looking in a mirror. It's about 4'4"x5'6", and is watercolor, guache, acrylic based ink, and coffee. On Arches cold press paper.

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This is the most recent watercolor that I've done, and it was done in.... I think April or May? It's about 4'x6'6", watercolor, sea salt, guache, and acrylic based ink; also used sandpaper to sand down some of the areas. This isn't a finished photo, but for some reason I forgot to take one after I finished the painting. It's on Arches hot press (sorry, can't remember the pounds on any of the papers).

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Close up:
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to show scale:
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Hoping to get up enough money to start another one soon, but the paper is fucking expensive.... easily paid $50 for one sheet off the roll. I just need to order a whole roll, but it's a few hundred for that hahaha......

Anyway, Would love some feed back!


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Post  DouchebagDeli on Wed Aug 05, 2009 5:10 pm

Well, CRAP!!! How do I edit it to make the images smaller?..... I guess I have to do it directly on photobucket?
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Post  DouchebagDeli on Wed Aug 05, 2009 5:23 pm

just kidding.... hahahaha.....
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Post  TieDyedCorset on Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:19 pm

wow they are awesome - i really love the last one!

so you're not just a another pretty face and piercing guru??
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Post  DouchebagDeli on Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:00 pm

TieDyedCorset wrote:wow they are awesome - i really love the last one!

so you're not just a another pretty face and piercing guru??
Nope!! I also make some pretty fucking awesome lasagna, and can give a killer blow job!

Seriously, though, I consider myself to have like two things I'm good at..... painting and teh sexorz.
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Post  PATTY MCBEEOTCH on Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:07 pm

I REALLY LIKE THE BOOBIE ONE A LOT... cheers
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Post  SPARX-WORX on Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:24 am

fuck yeah!
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Post  Tesko on Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:32 am

wow girl! you got some serious talent!
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