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Mirror Face
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Published: November 15, 2008
© 2008 - 2019 toerning
Aforementioned traditional art. This is a 2X3foot Oil paint self portrait for class. It's done with combination north light and artificial light, 8 hours. I worked from the mirror and the likeness is actually pretty good, if i do say so myself!

Maybe I'll write a more substantial comment tomorrow, i just really want to get this off my chest tonight but it is now...late.

<edit> uploaded a different reproduction with MUCH better colors. this is WAY closer to the original, but you know how that goes!</edit>
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NemesisAuthority's avatar
NemesisAuthority|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love your texture and color so much.
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pubescent|Hobbyist General Artist
I love your lips. Also, the light accents are perfect.
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ekkiart|Student Filmographer
WOW THIS IS SO INCREDIBLE!!! do you mind me asking how old you were when you painted it? if it's younger than i am im gonna cry:S haha not really its ok:) but yeh
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andytaylor756|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing! you should definitely do some more oil portraits
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evusha|Student Interface Designer
beautiful painting
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dermul| Traditional Artist
great work !!
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fireeflyz|Student Traditional Artist
wow i love this!!!
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Ghiribaldi42's avatar
It's a great face, interesting. Well done!
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sreekavalam|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow..grt work..
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SpotlessDestiny's avatar
very nice work with colors :)
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doe-a-deer|Professional General Artist
you are immensely talented. i am blown away by everything on here!
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Newveau's avatar
Woah, you're gorgeous.
And great painting too
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I-Do-Care's avatar
Wuh-HOW! Thank you so much for sharing this very personal (and beautiful) piece. :+fav: I really admire your talent.
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ridgewood123's avatar
Beautifully done!
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Corgi85|Student Traditional Artist
Im striving to be this good
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DavidTs's avatar
Great Portrait
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athas|Professional Artist
You did a fine job with this, particularly with the points of light on the tip of your nose and your brow.
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dancinwitmyself's avatar
and i like how its sort of
umm..... not completly neat and tidy
its nice and flowy and more expressive
sometimes being too polished ruins the feeling you know?
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