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Keeping velvet tiki art alive...? TWO PIECES ARE WRAPPED! YEAH!
Robb Hamel
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From: Ohio
Posted: 2010-10-11 6:04 pm   Permalink

Mike, your guality is PLENTY high enough. I have the same problem, it really helps if I do big projects in bite-size pieces with gaps in between so's I can come back fresh after not peeking for awhile.

Iokona Ki'i - I think I just might do that!

Virani - Thank you! Wait till you see it in the frame I painted it to match.

Tiki Shark - I've really been digging the hotrod piece you're in the middle of.




Here's a little improv sketch I did for an upcoming painting:


























"Marqcolorsketch1" - 5.5"x8.5" - oil on watercolor paper.




This is a test to determine the setting for a canvas piece. I thought I'd try a little improv before doing pencil sketches.







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zerostreet
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Posted: 2010-10-11 6:06 pm   Permalink

Wow! That little "test" looks awesome!

 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2010-10-12 8:05 pm   Permalink

Great Googly Moogly!!! That's a "sketch"?....
I've got soooo much to learn!
I bow to the master.
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2010-10-12 8:08 pm   Permalink

Frickin WOW!

 
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Sophista-tiki
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Posted: 2010-10-13 09:56 am   Permalink

I'm sooooOOOoo happy you are sharing prosess pics. I too have a lot to learn.
I want my mountian-y/ volcano's to look that good .
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Zeta
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Posted: 2010-10-13 10:09 am   Permalink

Gorgeous! Mysterious! What's behind that mountain? Probably cannibal... Love it.
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2010-10-13 10:12 am   Permalink

Robb, you make it looks so easy!

I can get to here OK


But it seems like a giant step to here


 
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AlohaStation
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Posted: 2010-10-13 11:53 am   Permalink

Bob Ross would be proud of your"happy little mountains"!

 
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little lost tiki
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Posted: 2010-10-14 11:51 am   Permalink

Dang!
Effortlessly Beautiful!


 
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Robb Hamel
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From: Ohio
Posted: 2010-10-15 4:50 pm   Permalink

zerostreet - Thanks for liking it, but the final one is gonna be VERY different.

Tiki Shark - Very kind words from the REAL master here. Thanks Brad, I wish I could get the real images in my head on paper... maybe the next sketch?

Sophista-tiki - Your mountains look just the way they should: like Sophista-tiki's terrific mountains!

Zeta - SECRETS are behind that mountain!

MadDogMike - I got too involved and forgot to take pics showing the leap from those two steps!

AlohaStation - Bob Ross makes excellent USA-made brushes! And the mountains are happy ones!

L.L.T. - Every artist here seems to wish they could paint something that someone else can paint! I'm glad I can't do what you do, cuz it'd ruin the experience of having my mind expanded every time I check out your thread. That's flattery beyond imitation!!

THANKS ALL.



I've got a more Marquesan sketch cooking that I'll put on soon.


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GROG
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Posted: 2010-10-15 5:05 pm   Permalink

Love the "MOOD" of your sketch.

 
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Robb Hamel
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Posted: 2010-10-25 7:34 pm   Permalink



I did another 5 1/2x 8 1/2" sketch based on this thumbnail and it BOMBED!





This is the halfway point, I'm not gonna show any further. I wasted a WEEK on this monster.





I was frustrated and even had problems sleeping.

My response to this failure? DO FOUR PAINTINGS LIKE IT IN A ROW!!







here's the four pieces of paper taped down and sketched in.





I'm actually using acrylic - not my favorite but FAST. I'm not wasting another week on one of these.





These two are finished enough - they ARE just sketches, playing with ideas and such.





"Marqcolorsketch 2" - 5.5x8.5" - acrylic on watercolor paper. This pic is a little weak.





"Marqcolorsketch 3" - 5.5x8.5" = acrylic on watercolor paper.





I'm trying to create my own version of the landscapes of the Marquesas since I don't have any of my own pictures of them, is wish I did!! These are not quite what I'm going to do with my future large paintings... I'm just feeling things out and trying to get a feel for volcanic landscapes. I've lived my life around sedimentary rocks and don't quite have the feel for these otherworldly places yet.


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little lost tiki
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Posted: 2010-10-25 8:50 pm   Permalink

Dang! Looks like you MORE than made up for that lil speedbump!
I bet half the kids here wish their "speedbumps" looked as good as yours!
mine certainly don't!

these are breathtaking!
Like an illustration out of a naturalist's sketchbook
as he sails the waves of Oceania!
Clap! Clap!



Come on down to the Opening Reception of my solo exhibition
"All over the Map"on November 6th!
All the info including links to directions is HERE!
www.kenruzic.com


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hewey
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Posted: 2010-10-26 02:28 am   Permalink

Those are just thrown together tests? Daaaamn! The depth of field, colour and atmosphere in them is great - period - let alone something 'thrown together'
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Robb Hamel
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Posted: 2010-10-31 11:25 am   Permalink

LLT - you are SO perceptive... they ARE meant to be like a naturalists' sketchpad! I'm taking a slightly Hudson River School approach to Polynesia... Maybe I'll call it the Sepik River School!

hewey - thanks for the photographic description using terms like "depth of field" 'cause I used to be a photographer and I think in those terms.





BILL WINGER, owner of DADDYKATZ retro/hotrod/tiki shop in Dayton, Ohio had his 50th birthday recently and a handful of local artists were asked to paint a custom made bust of him. Here's my approach:





For some insane reason I chose to use watercolors for this.





I felt sticking with a black velvet approach would be best.





The idea is: BILL WITH A FLASHLIGHT. I'm sure he always does this whenever he's in a dark room with someone.





These are the other busts. The ideas range from Bill as local horror show hosts to classic hotrod characters to completely original ideas.




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