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L Skylar Brown
02-11-2010, 12:04 PM
This is my offering for Valentine's day. Oil on canvas technique. (One Layer, From Scratch) The last rose I did was all hatchwork and brushstrokes. This time, I went for a very Realistic look. Happy VD!!!

GenghisShawn
02-11-2010, 12:15 PM
This is just wonderful, so beautiful.

Shawn

Eileen724
02-11-2010, 12:20 PM
Wow-zie, Skylar! This has to be one of the most beautiful and realistic roses I've ever seen painted with AR! Way to go!

L Skylar Brown
02-11-2010, 01:26 PM
Shawn - Thanks so much!
Eileen - Your words Flatter me!!!! Thank you seems inadequate

AT-TA
02-11-2010, 01:41 PM
Skylar, this shows all the patience of this world...such a fragile beauty the roses have and this works speaks of it all...

L Skylar Brown
02-11-2010, 01:58 PM
AT-TA - You paint flowers, & know just how labor-intensive such a "simple piece" really is. Thank you!

Valerie
02-11-2010, 02:02 PM
Skylar this is outstanding. It really looks so real,this is a winner.

L Skylar Brown
02-11-2010, 02:57 PM
Valerie - Thank you so much. I really worked at getting that look!

Cycles4Fun
02-11-2010, 05:55 PM
That is incredible, one of the best I've seen yet.

barnburner
02-11-2010, 05:59 PM
Simply fantastic... Well done!

coops
02-11-2010, 11:52 PM
(Coops take a sharp intake of breath:eek:) Wow Skylar sheer beauty.:)

Alexandra
02-12-2010, 02:25 AM
A stunner Skylar!:):):):):):):)

foxytocin
02-12-2010, 04:33 AM
The perfect beauty of pristine white roses.....you've captured the celebration of nature, Skylar....

Rick
02-12-2010, 06:58 AM
Really like your work Skylar.. Super painting..

Lima
02-12-2010, 08:34 AM
Wonderful painting.Congratulations Skylar.

D Akey
02-12-2010, 09:26 AM
Rose and Bud = Famous last words.

I don't think I've been wished a happier VD since my days in the service.

(Actually merely running with your joke.)

Cool image.

Lee
02-12-2010, 11:10 AM
Dear Skylar, Thank You for the sweet Valentine, what could be more perfect a thought than that beautiful white rose, mmm! smells good too!!! great job!!!:)

sabena
02-12-2010, 11:40 AM
hi L Skylar Brown

Perfect painting bravo:D

justjean
02-12-2010, 03:38 PM
A beautiful painting of a beautiful rose

Caesar
02-12-2010, 06:20 PM
One of Your best, dear Skylar! I can keep looking at it for hours!

Evart
02-12-2010, 08:21 PM
This would make a beautiful greeting card Skylar :)

L Skylar Brown
02-13-2010, 10:09 AM
Cycle, Barn, Coops, Alex, Foxy, Rick, Oriane - Thank you all so much!
DA - That's funny! When I was naming this piece, that ran thru my brain!
Lee, Sabena, Jean - Thank you all so much for the wonderful words!
Caesar - One thing i know, is a well-painted flower will always elicit great responses.
Evart - I have made many of my images into greeting cards, even sold the images to card co's. (I'm making this into a card to go with my gift to Marilyn on Sunday.)

mjordanwy
02-13-2010, 10:37 AM
I can reach out and feel the petals. Yes they feel like velvet!!

Belvrog
02-13-2010, 11:08 AM
Wonderful painting Skylar, the lighting and details are captivating.

L Skylar Brown
02-14-2010, 03:42 AM
MJ, Bel - Thanks so much for commenting. I really appreciate them.