Feathers and Tinctures by tracyjb

Feathers and Tinctures

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Added: Mar 08, 2006
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A story illustration that became more of a study in textures and lighting than anything. There seems to be something more natural about the process of painting an elderly person's face - almost like painting a landscape - than trying to render younger, smoother faces. Painted in Photoshop, characters Luna and Ine.

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very cool!

Guest's picture

I have long been a fan of your comic, and have always commented, even if only to myself, that your artwork was admirable. When I actually took the time to look through your other varied works, I was shocked to see the true depth of your artistic genius. It is my wildest dream to someday achieve a level of skill comparable to yours, despite all rational thought that I will never even come close to equaling you.
By the way, this is most assuredly my favorite picture of your portfolio.

- A. Prato

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Tracy...I left you a message on another web site you have art listed on but never heard from you. Do you ever sell originals? Have you sold the original of this painting? I am very intersted. Do you ever do commission work? Thanks Jan if you will leave a post for me or a reply I will send you my email address in a personal email

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your verry talanted
this is way better than my own art

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I love the connection of the three.The light is very low and makes it mysterious and seductive too.I am in love with this piece.I have bookmarked your gallery.
Hope to see mork of your deeply moving art.
MJP.

frixon's picture

You're insane.
I mean that in a good way.

Guest's picture

This looks amazing! Smile

vision's picture

Outstanding image, love Your attention to details. Great artwork.

kizalon's picture

oh my goodness.. perfect in every way! Congratulations for Editot's pic, you truly earn it!!

mermalior's picture

great piece

j-art's picture

Holy Cow! this is exeptional work - fabulous!!!!

thrax-1's picture

Youra Natural ^^. Absolutely phenominal !.

Guest's picture

Amazing job on the old face and the lighting!

somerset's picture

So very very real, Tracy, beautiful and amazing work!

Guest's picture

fantastic! the old lady (witch?) looks great!
dirk

Guest's picture

This is wonderful, deserves the editor's pick!

griffingirl's picture

Whoops...that last comment was me. Darned log-in...

Guest's picture

The detail here is exquisite....I could get lost in the picture, gladly.....

mythmaker's picture

Beautiful work - Really well observed! Smile

hagarun's picture

I so felt in love with that piece, from the first thumbnail I saw over at DA. I would say this is your best piece to date and my absolute favorite. Great Work on the old lady in special

rita's picture

Tracy - this is just fantastic! Well deserved Editor's pick

Guest's picture

I love all of your work Tracy, but this one is amazing! I love all the detail!

Art at its best.