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tedb
12-18-2012, 01:24 PM
71702This is taken from a photo and done using various tools and then added texture to finished painting.
Tedb

Marilyn Anne
12-18-2012, 04:10 PM
Love the fascination the boy has with the great train!

Caesar
12-18-2012, 09:54 PM
Love this and what a style!

limey-g
12-19-2012, 12:50 AM
This is kind of neat, an interesting look at a railway engine from a boys perspective
Geoff

pat1940
12-19-2012, 03:40 AM
this is so good and do love your style

GRSArts
12-19-2012, 04:20 AM
Very nice indeed! Love the colors.

D Akey
12-19-2012, 07:05 PM
Touching shot. Very 'Transportation Museum' kind of feel like they have out where I live. I remember climbing around old machinery like this when I was a kid and being totally in awe.

Mind the white reflection of the wheels lest they take on a look like white wall tires. One can adjust it down and with a little more color, and perhaps gradate it a little. The degree of contrast of white on a black field upstages everything else. The rule of thumb is that the viewer's eye goes to the area of most contrast. So if that's what you want, well enough. But if it isn't, you can make adjustments in any of your pictures regardless of what it looks like in the reference photo. You can 'orchestrate' it, as it were.

Anyway, overall it's a really cool image. Bravo!

byroncallas
12-19-2012, 09:36 PM
Lovely. Brings back childhood memories.

coops
12-21-2012, 02:27 AM
Looks like the start of an adventure for the child, great painting :)