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Published: April 20, 2010
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This is an image made for ImagineFX issue 54, Painter vs Photoshop review article.

Being a bit bored with painting women in dresses, I wanted to make something slightly self-ironic for a change. I don't think I've ever had as much fun painting anything. :) The trash and chicken took quite a bit of googled reference. Especially the newspapers were hell to get right. [link]

Completed in Painter X, Painter 7, and Photoshop CS. If you're interested in the closeups, they're available here: [link]

Also, here's some WIPs for anyone who's interested (don't mind the super messy color layout): [link]
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horsehaven95's avatar
horsehaven95|Hobbyist Digital Artist
can you please do a hair tutorial??
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JACfineART's avatar
JACfineARTEdited |Professional Traditional Artist
Sweet! <3
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danihengkyo|Student Interface Designer
Love it <3
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Tomolan's avatar
I like it.
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golden-acorn's avatar
Oh wow, this is amazing!
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madigrace1702's avatar
This is incredible, and I love the idea :P
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Milena-Zaremba|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank all the gods, I've finally found this piece! Oh, how I regretted not faving it when I saw it! I simply love the mockery of fashion here.
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Laurentiusje|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looks like a picture :meow:
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5iveAM's avatar
Just proves you don't need expensive things to look beautiful ^^
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jonathanshummingbird's avatar
I could see this in some high fashion magazine.
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sari9349|Student Traditional Artist
Jaram się, :))))
mam nadzieje że kiedyś dojdę do takiego poziomu :)
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Aciddevilly's avatar
Love that chicken!!
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fenice8's avatar
odd painting ..badly painted face..the shoulders disappear inot the distance ..bad photoref..the chicken humourous and nice..

hands come from somewhere but where? dress stuck in front like photoshop layer..a distorted effort.. the lighting saves it as marta would know..

the hair renders the observer speechless..
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christianstudios's avatar
Beautiful Painting.. I love the fact how simple props make an amazing and elegant piece of art...:)
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becsketch's avatar
becsketch|Professional Digital Artist
Garbage Couture - beautiful work!
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SilentPsyonide|Hobbyist General Artist
I really love this piece ....wow
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Forcetan|Hobbyist Digital Artist
it's amazing!
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israelcs's avatar
israelcs|Student Digital Artist
Incredible paintings. I loved the concept of this. Envy white
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RavaNearo|Hobbyist Photographer
I saw this and thought: Lady Gaga, this is totally something Lady Gaga would wear/do.
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d-jey's avatar
d-jey|Professional Digital Artist
I really like it!
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AugustaraPotter|Hobbyist General Artist
Love this! Absolutely wonderful :)
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The-Asterisk|Hobbyist General Artist
Fabulous c:
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enabeleno's avatar
enabeleno|Hobbyist Digital Artist
this felt so high class...nicely done..love it
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AngelaVicario|Student General Artist
wow!! it likes like effie trinket haha
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