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'Dreaming' by Artby2Heads 'Dreaming' by Artby2Heads
Finally finished :-)

:: 12 layers for girl
:: 5 layers for parasol
:: acrylics with airbrush on plywood
:: 1.2 x 1.2 m
:: sealed with heavy varnish

ORIGINAL: [link]
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'Dreaming' by *Artby2Heads ( Featured by kiwi-pdd )
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Not-a-Conspiracy Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oh gosh, so beautifully stunning. I love the detail work.
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moontiger5 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
How lovely the image, how entrancing the detail!
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz: :iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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SimplySilent Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
:heart: Congrats on the DD! :clap:
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Artby2Heads Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
thank you :spin:
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ferah11 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
Did you reduced the colors or posterized the reference picture on photoshop? It sure looks like the then painting it on hand feels like painting with numbers, nothing wrong with that but could have blended the color better.
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Artby2Heads Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
hey there,
you're right: a crucial part of my process in transforming a photograph into individual stencils involves the 'posterize' function in PS. I certainly and deliberately go for hard edges to generate the typical 'stencil'-look...otherwise I would paint the picture free-hand ;-). I totally agree with you on the color blend though (especially the face). This piece was quite a challenge to me and has proven once more how crucial it is to know your colors and in particular: mixing them. I'm quite happy with the overall result but could have done a better job in terms of color blending...no worries :-)

Check the stencil CUT OUTS here:[link] to see what I mean with 'stencil' look

Thanks for your input anyways, mate..it's always appreciated
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666kurai Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
He did it with stencils, different layers of paint airbrushed on top of each other.
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YENJUE Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
GOOD!
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GaleSpider Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Such a lovely painting ... :heart: o :heart:
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