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First time painting again since finishing Art IB in highschool.  Its been a while!  The interesting thing though, is that even though I haven’t done any paintings since high school, I can still see some growth comparing this piece to my old work.

Started this painting this a couple weeks ago, and made decent progress in just a couple days at was pretty much at a completion point.  But then I hit a roadblock, and wasn’t pleased with anything I did with the background, so I left it for about two weeks.  Ideas just came to mind today again, so I spent a couple hours this afternoon finishing it up.  I am actually very pleased with the outcome!

Oil paint on canvas.

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And a couple closer up detail shots,

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