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rikki
11-08-2010, 07:26 PM
Hello all! I just bought ArtRage after only one day with the demo. I absolutely love it! I generally work in traditional media, but the incredible paint tools hooked me. :)

Here is my first attempt at a painting; I am still getting used to working digitally, but I did try much wilder colors than I think I would've in paint. I am looking forward to experimenting more in ArtRage, and I am sure that will carry over into my painting as well! (This was inspired by listening to a little Dee-Lite, of course!)

GekkouJin
11-08-2010, 08:12 PM
Hallo Rikki,

Welkom.
WOW I'm impressed. Nice painting with lovely colors
and that for juust starting with Artrage.

Keep going

Caesar
11-08-2010, 10:09 PM
A gorgeous painting and style!

barnburner
11-09-2010, 01:11 AM
Fine job. Looking forward to seeing more from you. :)

Miles
11-09-2010, 01:18 AM
fantastic, a lot of energy and impact and I really like the colours

screenpainter
11-09-2010, 01:35 AM
you can tell you are an artist in natural medium. welcome. very good. I love to see these oil brush strokes in artrage and great colors you chose. excellent.

Icepulse
11-09-2010, 01:41 AM
Deee-lovely.

rikki
11-09-2010, 03:14 AM
Thanks you guys! I am really enjoying using ArtRage. Though I am still getting used to controlling the brush, I was able to be waaaay more experimental & have fun with it. This is something I probably never would've painted if I were using expensive supplies. And I was able to use as much Holbein paint as I wanted (whereas in real life, I'm conscious of every pea-sized squeeze of Cadmium Red!)

I actually don't paint that much, I usually draw with pencil or sometimes pen & ink. I've taken a few classes, but painting seems like a really 'precious' activity, kind of scary. I just don't practice enough. I was also interested in experimenting with more abstract stuff, another place where I wasn't ready to use up a canvas & a bunch of paint. I think using this software is going to give me a lot more confidence with actual paint. I love it!! :D

Alexandra
11-09-2010, 03:58 AM
Beautiful work!

damasocl
11-09-2010, 05:14 AM
Welcome Rikki.
This painting is so good, and I love brush strokes...
Congratulations!

Icepulse
11-10-2010, 06:59 AM
One of the best I've seen in these forums.

You should tweet it to her @ladykier. She'll love it.
She's very responsive to her fans.


Fuddy Duddy Judge, yo!

steverino365
11-10-2010, 10:12 AM
Bravo!!:D Welcome to ArtRage:):)

Jasminek
11-10-2010, 11:38 AM
Very interesting painting and welcome!:)