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Old 12-14-2007, 02:13 AM   #1
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Default A New Portrait of Father-in-law

Hi Everyone, I just got this new portrait of my father-in-law done for my mother-in-law for Christmas. It is of the photo that I did his military memorial last year. Steve
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Nice work I like the frame
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Gee's Steve, you knock out them portraits

This one is very nice.
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Outstanding as usual. The likeness is great. I'm sure she is very happy with it.
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Hay little brother. this is really nice. I think your best by far.you maid him very hansom. I am sure you mom in law, will cry on this one. what a nice gift. thats are little Steavie.
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Good job over all, Steve. I think it is a wonderful Christmas gift.
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nice work, i like the frame also. did you use a carbide burr in a fordom, or dremel type tool for the texturing? doug
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Nice work as usual bro
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Very good, he looks very distinguished.
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Not bad Steve.

If I may offer a little critique...The shadow on the gentleman's left cheek is a little big and should be thinned to be more subtle.

I still say the best wood for portrait work is birch. I find the darker grainer woods (is it Oak you used?) don't come out as nice.

As always, this is just my humble opinion.

Good job man.
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