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Skipwith Common by Rozrr Skipwith Common by Rozrr
This is one of my old landscape oil paintings. It is scanned from an SLR photo. I used to make a decent living from my paintings. I cannot paint any more due to the damage in my neck... You can see from my photography that I still see a great deal of beauty in all that surrounds us...
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Craig-Larsen Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great Job this image has been featured here. [link]
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Rozrr Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks very much. My humble offering amongst all those lovely images. You made my day.
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Craig-Larsen Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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1arcticfox Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011
Roz.....this is so beautiful! It reminds me a bit of the age of impressionist paintings - which was my favorite! Simply lovely pastoral painting that conveys a sense of serenity! It's great that you wrote a bit about how you do it....I really enjoyed reading it! I used to do watercolors years ago and like you had to give that up. We do have to gravitate to new fields of creativity though, don't we!! That creative drive just has to come out one way or another! :hug: :-)
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Rozrr Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Yes thanks Anita. That is the way it is. I used to write a lot of poetry and stories. I designed clothes choreographed dances... Whatever. I just keep on going.
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1arcticfox Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011
Only way to be Roz. :-) :tighthug:
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SMerle Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Professional Photographer
such beauty
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Rozrr Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks Merle. I used to do talks about my style of painting. I had an art shop and a couple of galleries in the past. I had a lot of brushes at my disposal that I cold mess about with and learned to cut them up to get certain effects... I used to use a stippling effect to get the foliage effects. I painted wet on wet so I could drag fine brushes through thick oil paint for twigs and branches. My silver birch tree trunks were done with a palette knife that I cut diagonally across to the angle of my hand as I worked so I could draw out the basic shape with the tip and fill in with trowel like strokes to make it look like the silver birch bark... Long time ago now...
One talk I did there were about 200 people turned up... I was hoping for about 20... Still I got through it. Had a TV program about my technique that was what brought the people in. I only took a really small painting to demonstrate on... I had no idea there would be so many people... Good memories.
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SMerle Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Professional Photographer
memories that give you a sense of accomplishment in your life time. You have many!
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wingsofdragons Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Roz this is so beautiful............
what a lovely landscape painting..........
thanks for sharing.......
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