Painted on a 24" x 30" canvas, using Createx Wicked acrylics.
The background was airbrushed, the emu was all conventional brushe rendered.
The painting will be entered in the Lachlan Regional Art Awards in September.
It was a challenging subject to paint, but I'm pretty happy with the outcome.
You can view various progressive updates of this paiting in the works in progress section.

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Portfolios: Acrylic on canvas

Comment by Mary Page on June 20, 2017 at 10:41pm


Comment by Mark Ainsworth on June 21, 2017 at 12:10am

wow this is art

Comment by Ramnath Benegal on June 21, 2017 at 12:37am

Superb detailing and natural colours! Stunningly realistic Dallas.I am positive that it will win an award in the forthcoming competition. All the best.


Comment by Mary Rogers on June 21, 2017 at 6:29am

What a fabulous work! Nice close-up details of this amazing emu. Well done, Dallas!

Comment by Pat on June 21, 2017 at 6:42am

Awesome job Dallas, love it.

Comment by Dallas Nyberg on June 21, 2017 at 6:43am

Thank you Pat

Comment by Dallas Nyberg on June 21, 2017 at 6:45am

Thank you, Mary.....I have an obession with detail....

Comment by Dallas Nyberg on June 21, 2017 at 6:46am

Thank you, Mark

Comment by Dallas Nyberg on June 21, 2017 at 6:55am

Thank you, Ramnath....the Regoinal Art Awards is the toughest show I enter in.... unfortunately, my art tends not be contemporary enough to catch the judges eye at shows like this. I like painting detail, most judges hate matter, I like being part of these events.....Cheers

Comment by Dallas Nyberg on June 21, 2017 at 6:55am

Thank you, Suz


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