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scottpurdy
07-29-2008, 07:31 AM
Hey all, I bought AR a few months back and have slowly been getting to grips with it. This is my first 'properly finished' piece using AR. The oils really are fantastic to use, not that I know what I'm doing yet, but it is definitely fun slapping the paint around :)
So here he is..Zombie Portrait!

Thanks for looking! :)

Gormash
07-29-2008, 07:33 AM
Hey, from where do you know my sister?!? o_

Seriously, though... Marvelous character. He looks both very much alive and completely dead at the same time. Love it! ^_^

RobertSWade
07-29-2008, 08:05 AM
Hi again Scott. I welcomed you elsewhere. Wonderful work on this. Looks like you're off to a fast start. :)

scottpurdy
07-29-2008, 08:53 AM
Hey thanks guys :)

Gormash.. Oh your sister will kill you for that ;).. thank you for the comment :)

RobertSWade, thanks for the welcome! With any luck I hope to improve with time, and I appreciate you taking the time to have a look in this thread :)

ginahobbit
07-29-2008, 08:58 AM
Fantastic work, I love this:)

Rowena
07-29-2008, 09:00 AM
Extremely well done ;)

DaveRage
07-29-2008, 10:23 AM
Welcome to the forums, Scott! Awesome stuff :)

MattRage
07-29-2008, 10:26 AM
Very nice! I think zombies would make the perfect subject matter for anyone doing a traditional style portrait like this: They have no problem sitting still for hours on end while you work.

Belvrog
07-29-2008, 10:34 AM
Welcome Scott. What a zombie, really cool!!

INKwithN
07-29-2008, 10:49 AM
Like your style..nice work......i love me some zombies.....

Jim Walsh
07-29-2008, 01:58 PM
yeah, but the Zombie critics eat you alive;)nice

screenpainter
07-29-2008, 04:40 PM
That's a great zombie. Excellent. :)

shirly
07-29-2008, 07:08 PM
This is superb!!!
WEll done:)

Caesar
07-29-2008, 08:19 PM
A really "nice" zombie indeed, almsot an alien one looking at the skull shape!! Great technique and painting!

scottpurdy
07-29-2008, 10:36 PM
Hey, thank you everyone for the kind replies! :)

ENCHANTER
07-30-2008, 03:25 AM
excellent portrait of a zombie:D

D Akey
07-30-2008, 04:03 AM
Reminds me a lot of the first time I saw the original Mummy with Boris Karloff in the make-up (if memory serves. I think it was him). But whoever it was, it was that craggy, dessicated face devoid of emotion . . . save for a few hundred laugh lines.

I think zombies are a good choice because they hold still really well, being undead and all. . . I prefer them when they are holding still, actually, speaking as a portrait artist and one of the living.

Alan
07-30-2008, 04:15 AM
Excellent! Look's to me like an Ape and one of the aliens of "The Sign's" :D

Khalid_ipda
07-30-2008, 12:04 PM
Wow..really zombie. Great technique and painting.:):)