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jibes
06-08-2011, 06:50 AM
I have updated this doing a "refined version." I hope I haven't ruined it because that's always a danger. I just made the characters a little less rough.

Sort of a fantasy thing of a different world where old friends have a chance meeting on an old path in the woods and where everything is really as it is here more or less.

First I brought in one of my older paintings in on a layer, "Better days" it was called and turned it upside down and mashed it up and lot's of other stuff. Then I drew 3 light circles for heads and took it from there.
Using mostly Oil brush. Greatly thinned oils with insta dry turned on. Many, many layers at times. Hope you like it.

Jasper
06-08-2011, 07:30 AM
Great painting. The technique you used has a very nice outcome.

gxhpainter2
06-08-2011, 07:55 AM
Neal - this is a great mash-up from an older work... I do the same thing.. I love the expressions on the faces and great colors.... EXCELLENT work..:D:D:D:)

Caesar
06-08-2011, 08:25 AM
A sort of color flashback! You refined furtherly Your style here and this painting is absolutely wonderful.

semd74
06-08-2011, 10:49 AM
Excellent painting !!!

Valerie
06-08-2011, 10:55 AM
Terrific painting. Like this one a lot.
Val

jibes
06-08-2011, 05:19 PM
Thanks Jasper, Gary, Caesar, semd74 and Valerie. Your comments warm the........... whatchamacallits of my heart..!! :o:):):D
Seriously, I'm glad you like it. It should really be a work in progress but I can't hep m'self and post it anyway.

S5T68IS2TA
06-08-2011, 05:30 PM
Absolutely wonderful! This is what I call a really complete painting. Great job!

Alexandra
06-09-2011, 03:04 AM
Personalities so defined and so rich with expression and story Neal, love it!

pat1940
06-09-2011, 03:12 AM
Jibes, there was so much work put into this and well worth it, wonderful job;):)

MJSparks
06-09-2011, 04:40 AM
Love the texture feel and energy you've put into this one, very nice.

coops
06-10-2011, 08:31 AM
This is so cleverley done Jibes and I can almost hear their chatter. Well done:)

jibes
06-10-2011, 05:17 PM
S5T68IS2TA, Alexandra, Pat, Magen and Coops. Thanks so much..!!