Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Velociraptor Oil Painting

After the insanity that is doing a solo exhibition, I wanted to do a fun project so I decided to make a present for my boyfriend's birthday. I have been wanting to do something like this for a while, especially since we share a love for Jurassic Park and dinosaurs and all that kind of stuff. This is a 30" x 30" oil painting on canvas. I don't like to use oils much because they smell pretty offensive and can create a terrible stainy mess, but I made an exception for this one. I'll admit, they are drastically easier to mix and layer than acrylics since they don't dry a fraction as fast.

I won't be satisfied til my walls are smothered in creatures and robots!

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