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Briex
11-17-2010, 11:28 AM
And somebody at Buckingham Palace is very happy.

On the day that Prince William and Kate Middleton annouce to marry I visted London with Google Streetview, made a screen drop, changed the air to a more Autumn like scenery and painted Buckingham Palace with AR oil brush. Original screendrop is added for comparison.

Btw during my childhood I visited London often together with my parents and sistes and I well remember the pale red paved road, the Mall, watching the changement of the guards. I wanted to exeggarate this AR painting by adding a road colour matching sky which makes the painting to a whole. Size: 800 x 600 mm, 140 dpi.

jibes
11-17-2010, 11:51 AM
Nice, nice, nice!!! What resolution do you paint in? I mean to get to that detail.

Briex
11-17-2010, 12:27 PM
Thanks. I paint with ArtRage Pro, Wacom Bamboo Fun pad in ArtRage print size 800 x 600 mm, 140 dpi on an iMac (iMac 1,7 with Intel Core Duo Processor).

Caesar
11-17-2010, 10:44 PM
Your excellent interpretation of the references You confirmed here too show the outstanding artistic talent You've got, dear mate.
I just wonder which size You approximately set for the canvas when You start Your paintings (apart from the rectangle ratio that depends from the subject).

Briex
11-18-2010, 12:07 AM
Hi Ceasar,

I start painting on a 'print size' (see menu "Edit", sub menu "Resize the painting...") of 800 x 600 mm, 140 dpi. When the ArtRage painting is ready I save it as a JPG. I upload the JPG to a canvas printing company to receive a nice and convincing painting some days later. Then I finalize the print with a pork brush and "Talens Amsterdam Gel Medium 094 Gloss" (that's a transparancy drying thickening gel: Google it) to put a paintery effect on top of my canvas print. Works very good!

I work with ArtRage Pro.

Caesar
11-18-2010, 12:23 AM
Dear Briex,
I'm very grateful for Your prompt and very useful answer.
I'm also deeply impressed by Your mastery working so finely on a not that big size.
Thank You very much and my warmest conratulations, dear mate!

kenmo
11-18-2010, 01:14 AM
Great stuff....

Jasminek
11-18-2010, 02:01 AM
Wow!

So glad for the young couple and wish them happiness.:D

rattsang
11-18-2010, 10:06 AM
very nice! you say you did a screen drop, what is that?

pat1940
11-18-2010, 12:08 PM
Your paintings blow me away, genius artwork;);):):)

Pamelina Weena
11-18-2010, 12:31 PM
Thanks for the detail images. Really helps to appreciate how you paint.

screenpainter
11-18-2010, 06:41 PM
very nice! you say you did a screen drop, what is that?

He included the original screenshot is what he meant to say.

congratulations on your beautiful painting Briex.

Alexandra
11-18-2010, 10:40 PM
Very nice Briex! I watched them on PBS last night. I have always like Prince William and thought he was special. I hope he and this beautiful young lady will be happy.