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    cafe scene and caran dache portrait

    this is an oil painting i did last semester that i just got back from the 79 new montgomery gallery. yeah i know, the proportions on the girl are a little messed up . the other is a caran dache in class work. thanks guys!

    cafe scene and caran dache portrait

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    The oil painting is great, but the caran dache portrait is SUPERB!

    ...maybe it´s a stupid question, but, what is CARAN DACHE?
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    thanks robolus! caran dache is actually a brand, and there are different types. the ones i used are watersoluble crayons. they are actually a lot like regular crayons, they are waxy. i think they are called neocolor II.
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    *hates you* jk...I love your new stuff..I might have to apply to SF when I finish my BA in Monterey...

    what kind of material are you working on with the Caran.. you using geso'ed boards.. or is it just heavy paper?

    keep em coming

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    i sincerely like your work and sepcially the caran d'ache portrait.... the flesh tone is very hot and brilliant .... i like it
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    Awesome as always...never stop posting your stuff is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!
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    mindcandy and behemot: thanks guys, i will obey!

    deth: for this one i used illustration board and then gessoed it. for the self portrait one i actually ripped off the back of a newsprint pad and then gessoed that. today im going to use an old canvas board with gesso...running out of money ;___;. so basically anything that you can gesso would work, heh.
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    Don't make me come down there and buy you some illustration board
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    The cafe scene one is utter shite compared to the portrait! that is my fav of yours (that I have seen that is.)

    oh, why are you thanking us on your first post, do you know we will love it even before you post it?
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    r_m: hmm...thanks i guess. and no i didnt thank everyone because i thought they would love it. i did it ahead of time in case anyone took the time to look at my stuff and respond. im just thankful for any feedback.
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    r_m's webpage : utter shite
    har har har har >^..^<
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    Originally posted by KittiKat
    r_m's webpage : utter shite
    har har har har >^..^<

    That's cause you haven't seen the one I had 2 years ago...
    what does this mean >^..^< ?


    Anyway Daarken, how long does a caran dache portrait take you? I am curious, and I'd like to give'em a try.
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    these are both really nice especially the portrait.. Nice ambience/colour arrangement. I really like the oil feel you've managed to achieve/.. do use solvents with your caran dache crayons.. cause they look more like oils than your oils to me! Have you found they work very well with any other mediums?
    keep posting!
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