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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Selfie, by Elaine (jaguarish)

I had a quick go at the selfie today -- while minding kids in the park -- also trying to use my new ArtGridCard.  I didn't measure everything carefully but used the grid lines to help me position some of the major shapes.  Result: a bit creepy... (as someone else said!)  I'm afraid I probably would have done better without a grid in this case, but I was keen to try the grid card out!  I'll have to try again when I can concentrate better and try harder.  Do feel free to use my photo if you want to have a try with my face.



6 comments:

  1. Well done Elaine, I reckon you did a good painting here. Everyone seems to have taken up this theme so well. Thanks for saying we can use your photo, I'll give this a try (bearing in mind I am not comfy with portraits), lol. :-)

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  2. You have done a nice selfie painting. Thank you, Elaine, I will give a try with your photo!

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  3. Wow! Sorry you find it "creepy", I find it "arty"! Thanks for sharing photo too!

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  4. I don't think it it's creepy at all, and I'll have to check out the grid cards, sounds interesting. Great job, especially since you did it at the park with your kids!

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  5. I think this came out pretty well, Elaine! I will have to give your portrait a try too.

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  6. You have caught your gaze perfectly. I agree, not creepy! I see an intense, engaged look at the world.

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