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A WIP painting of a Saltwater Crocodile

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angela Harrison on Monday. 2 Replies

Hi all..My current painting project...A Saltwater Crocodile On a 24" x 36" stretched canvas - Createx Wicked Acrylics,I picked a fairly complex subject this time. A lot of complicated detail to do..I…READ MORE

A painting of a Common Kingfisher

Started this discussion. Last reply by TJ Willms Nov 20, 2018. 3 Replies

I just finished this painting...- 18" x 24" stretched canvas- Createx Wicked acrylics- Around 100 hours to complete.…READ MORE

"Loving nuzzle" painting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith M Mosley Mar 16, 2018. 1 Reply

Hi All...Here is my latest painting of a Kangaroo mom with her baby. It was based on a wonderful reference photo that was sent to me.Specs:- 24" x 30" stretched canvas- Createx Wicked…READ MORE

An update of my painting of a Chimpanzee

Started this discussion. Last reply by William F. Martin Mar 4, 2018. 6 Replies

Hi AllI had a few people ask me (on Facebook) about the actual size of the painting.So, I had my photo taken next to it to give some idea.The painting now has an official title - "Looking out for…READ MORE

 

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"Fabulous crocodile form  Dallas ,and the mangrove swamp is configured well,  the sepia acrylic mixed with primer has worked well to form the skin, eyes and fine convolutions, nice  descriptive notes on how this painting is developing…"
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"Love all the work you've put into the background, it unites the subject with it's surroundings. The hints of teal and green in his plumage are dazzling. Fabulous work."
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A lot to do.. and a few new tryouts

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 4:53pm 6 Comments

I have been busy over the past few weeks... a couple of commissions to get started on.. One already in progress, a timber wolf.. (Check the Work in progress forum).

I am also venturing into a bit of unknown territory... airbrushing on ground aluminium panels... an artist collegue of mine does them and they are awesome..so I am going to give it a go...

Her name is Denise Stephenson and this is her and one of her art pieces.....…

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I live in Cowra, New South Wales, Australia. A small town in a rural region of the state.

I have been doing artwork of some kind for most of my life. I have, basically, tried every type of art....contantly looking for the medium I really liked. Drawing has always been the foundation of all of my art. I evenually started doing a lot of oil paintings and loved the medium. As a sideline hobby/art, I took up doing leatherwork in the 1970's. I did a lot of pictorial leather art carvings…

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At 10:28pm on November 20, 2018, TJ Willms said…

I'm inspired by the art I've seen here on your page. Your work is exceptional. I am still trying to teach myself to use an airbrush well. My biggest hurdle is having the time to practice and experiment. I still use traditional brushes when my lack of airbrushing skill lets me down. Looking at what you have posted here makes me believe it is worth every effort to practice and improve.

Thanks Dallas,

TJW

At 3:11am on December 23, 2014, Calvin S.Clarke said…

Hi, Dallas.  I still have a lot of the inferior quality paints around and don't want to dispose of them. Despite the quality,  that paint is still costly should they be dumped? Or would it be wise to mix some of the student grade acrylics with the professional grades? 

How do you transfer a drawing to the canvas after preparing the surface?

I am presently searching for smooth painting surfaces. I don't trust those hardboard surfaces sold at the local hardware stores as they may be chemically treated. Can the mattboards used in picture framing be also used as a painting support? Even if they can be successfully primed, how archival are they? The only other alternative would be to order online, which can be a bit costly for me. Looking foreward to your reply. Thanks in advance.

At 2:39pm on December 17, 2014, Brian Baltz said…

Greetings Dallas,

You mentioned to use Distilled water. Do you think using R/O Reverse Osmosis used for salt water fish tanks will work as well?

At 2:48am on December 11, 2014, Calvin S.Clarke said…

I forgot to mention the paint brands I use are Rowney's: 'System 3' and 'Cryla'. Winsor&Newton's: 'Galeria' and 'Finity' 'System 3' and 'Galeria' are most likely the inferior student grade paints.

At 9:29pm on December 10, 2014, Calvin S.Clarke said…

Thanks for your comment regarding my problem.  I understood the part about certain colours becoming dull and not to use tap water. However you didn't seem to finish your last statement which is a little confusing. I would also like to know if there is any other water I can use to thin the paint? Or do I have to just depend entirely on acrylic medium to do so? I also want to comment on your beautiful work, which has excellent detail especially those two Zebras! Goodbye.

At 11:52pm on November 21, 2014, Carol Mayer said…

Outstanding work!

At 9:38pm on August 7, 2013, Sharon Schumann said…

Thanks very much Dallas.

At 2:09pm on August 7, 2013, John Lasco said…

Thank you very much.

At 7:18pm on August 6, 2013, Richard Tully. said…

 Love it, love it all, i'm realllly looking forward to your wolf now.

At 12:03pm on May 31, 2013, Iveta Autratová said…

Many thanks for your kind words Dallas :o)

 
 
 

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