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johnbeam

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on: October 11, 2017, 01:17:22 AM
This painting took forever! I'm so glad I finally finished it. Its 18" x 24" Canvas and I learned a lot from this painting... Like how to paint straight lines. I tried every method and finally just used painters tape to do the cables for the bridge.


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Reply #1 on: October 11, 2017, 01:48:46 AM
I can see why it took so long, so much detail! It is amazing and well worth all those hours! I love it!
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Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 02:14:55 AM
 :flowers: :flowers: :flowers: BEAUTIFUL WORK, JOHN!  The detail is amazing! Did you use a rigger brush for the lines?  I'm sure it will be given a special place of honor.  ~Liz


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Reply #3 on: October 11, 2017, 03:00:21 PM
Wow!!!  This is absolutely beautiful, John.
Linda


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Reply #4 on: October 12, 2017, 03:49:49 AM
Johnbeam;


That is quite the PAINTING!!!!  :clap: :clap: :clap:


Soooooooo many details.


May lynn


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Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 12:31:27 AM
John:  This is really a nice painting.  Lots of details.  Straight lines are hard to do without tape.  I have tried the cork ruler on an angle but it did not work for me.  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 08:18:44 AM
Excellent work!
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Reply #7 on: October 15, 2017, 02:35:48 AM
 :faint:   Drop dead gorgeous! Absolutely brilliant John, banner job.  O0      :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #8 on: October 15, 2017, 10:10:01 AM
Absolutely stunny!  What a master piece!  Your hard work really paid of  :yippee:


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Reply #9 on: October 15, 2017, 12:45:02 PM
Very realistic fantastic drawing!
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Reply #10 on: October 15, 2017, 11:34:37 PM
You've painted it in a really attractive light. It makes me want to visit.


johnbeam

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Reply #11 on: October 17, 2017, 02:55:35 PM
Thanks so much for kind encouraging comments!  :thankyou:
I've been getting pretty good interest from my facebook post
https://www.facebook.com/john.beam.77/posts/1812850522077214
I hope to sell a few prints of this one !


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Reply #12 on: October 17, 2017, 08:35:25 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Absolutely masterful John.   Patricia
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Reply #13 on: October 18, 2017, 07:07:09 AM
Stunning work  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #14 on: October 21, 2017, 08:08:14 PM
Exquisite! I'll bet the town would be happy to purchase this and display it prominently. (If they haven't already.)
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