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Eastern Blue Birds by Rednecked Eastern Blue Birds :iconrednecked:Rednecked 102 26 Rest Awhile by Rednecked Rest Awhile :iconrednecked:Rednecked 30 30 Girija by Rednecked Girija :iconrednecked:Rednecked 30 51 Ingeline - Wax on Clay coated board by Rednecked Ingeline - Wax on Clay coated board :iconrednecked:Rednecked 16 31 Flower-Arrangement by Rednecked Flower-Arrangement :iconrednecked:Rednecked 18 21 Crown Of Thorns by Rednecked Crown Of Thorns :iconrednecked:Rednecked 27 26 Artist - Rob Hefferan by Rednecked Artist - Rob Hefferan :iconrednecked:Rednecked 18 23 Artist  Terry Rodgers by Rednecked
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Talula by 1zq Talula :icon1zq:1zq 5 0 Cyclist, going. img233, with story by harrietsfriend Cyclist, going. img233, with story :iconharrietsfriend:harrietsfriend 68 10 Portrait by jessienovak98 Portrait :iconjessienovak98:jessienovak98 49 14 Lily by jessienovak98 Lily :iconjessienovak98:jessienovak98 6 2 lighthouse by jessienovak98 lighthouse :iconjessienovak98:jessienovak98 8 0 Landscape by jessienovak98 Landscape :iconjessienovak98:jessienovak98 10 0 Serenity by jessienovak98 Serenity :iconjessienovak98:jessienovak98 10 0 The letter sealed with a kiss by Daykiney The letter sealed with a kiss :icondaykiney:Daykiney 114 17 Autumn Red by Wolfskuss Autumn Red :iconwolfskuss:Wolfskuss 393 42 Habichtstein by artmobe Habichtstein :iconartmobe:artmobe 73 6 Untitled by stalker034 Untitled :iconstalker034:stalker034 53 79 Powdered Mountains by littlebluebonnet Powdered Mountains :iconlittlebluebonnet:littlebluebonnet 6 4 Beauty by littlebluebonnet Beauty :iconlittlebluebonnet:littlebluebonnet 6 11 Uno su mille... by maya49m Uno su mille... :iconmaya49m:maya49m 56 61 Antica Pescheria by maya49m Antica Pescheria :iconmaya49m:maya49m 39 0 Sand crib by maya49m Sand crib :iconmaya49m:maya49m 32 0



Rest Awhile
Wax drawing on Clay coated board blended with a firm brush, sponge and the heat from a hairdryer :D (Big Grin) 
Finely almost the effect if been trying to archive :happybounce:  
Wax blended with heat, Reference used by kind permission of
Thanks goes to for permission to use her work as a reference,
This is a new technique if been working on for sometime. Wax on clay coated board and a hairdryer :D (Big Grin) :D (Big Grin) 
Yes a hairdryer to get the wax melted for the purpose of blending. If i place the painting in the wrong category
please correct me 

Realistic Paintings That Will Make You Question Reality:-

There are some realistic paintings that really make you question reality;
however, they are not only making us question reality – they also prove how art
can be powerful and fascinating. A remarkable level of artistic skill is needed
to create a painting that looks like photography. And indeed, some realistic
paintings are so realistic that you feel absorbed by their compositions – it can
portraits, or anything else, but they really look like a still of video. But,
what are exactly realistic paintings? It’s very important to make one crucial
remark – realistic painting practice should not be confused with Realism, which
was an artistic movement that began in France in the 1850s, that sought to
portray real and typical contemporary people and situations with truth and
accuracy, and not avoiding unpleasant or sordid aspects of life. In this
article, we are not focusing on Realism, but on contemporary realistic paintings
that move the boundaries of visual perception. Conceptually, there have been a
lot of discussions about the use and position of “reality” in contemporary art.
Of course, these discussions are the product of philosophical and theoretical
debates that reject the notion of “reality in postmodern world”. Virtual
reality, integral reality – those are only two terms that are being used to
dismantle the “traditional concept of reality”. Is this article real in terms
that you read it thanks to pixels and wireless Internet? By answering questions
like this one, many artists began with the practice that would later be labeled
as Hyperrealism, Photorealism, Realistic art and so on. And the majority of the
works from our list of realistic paintings belongs to these movements. But, let
us forget theory, and focus on aesthetics. In this article, you will only see
some examples of the fascinating realistic painting practices.

It is the work of a few amazing "Artist's" that have inspired me to try and paint
the referance im working from as close to the referance as possible.


Terry Rodgers is an American figurative painter known for his large-scale
canvases that focus on portraying contemporary society in all its glory. Rodgers
is probably best-known for his iconography of muscled young men and slender
young women; all more-or-less (un)dressed, adopting lascivious poses in a
luxurious décor, ostentatious and baroque.


Dan Witz is American painter, who also had a career as a street artist. He is
interested in group figure paintings and what he calls, academic realist
painting. His works depict mosh pits at punk shows, inspired by his experiences
as a musician, and deal with the identity of human beings in modern societies.
The painting process starts with digital photos, which are later edited in
Photoshop and printed onto canvas as underpaintings. Then, Witz starts applying
color with traditional glazing techniques.


Teresa Elliott is an American artist from Texas who graduated from The
University of Kansas with a BA in Fine Arts. Working for years as an
illustrator, in 2005 she returned to her fine art roots, dedicating herself
exclusively to her studio practice as an oil painter. She has been exhibiting
widely across the States.
I will soon be submitting a few examples for truly magnificent art by
these great artists.








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