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Mr.Micron as Santa

Discussion in 'Step by Step' started by Micha der Wolf, Dec 19, 2019.


  1. Micha der Wolf

    Micha der Wolf Artist of the Month! Artist of the Month! Very Likeable!

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    The short story behind this SBS is that I selected Herb as a paint pal. I would like to briefly show the steps here how I paint such small portraits.
    The basis of the painting is the transfer, for this I print out the photo and blacken the back. Then I transfer the proportions with a pencil. The hat and the collar were added freehand. In this picture I only cut out the glasses as a template. The rest is sprayed layer by layer in thin layers. the hair and lights are scratched with glass fiber and a knife. Soft areas are lightened with the eraser.
    Everything was painted with Createx Illustration Colors Black opaque and my CM-SB. The picture was sealed with clear varnish Lesonal Titanium. Also a very good clear coat.
    I hope you like the instructions, I wish you a Merry Christmas!
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    lol this is so cool!
  3. Mr.Micron

    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    This is awesome and I am truely honored and absolutely LOVE IT!!!
    I still have a smile on my face from when I opened it yesterday . Being I run paint pal and always know who is painting for me the only surprise I can look forward too is what the artist picks to paint for me. This one shocked and surprised me at the same time and while I was having a good laugh my wife said I sounded like I was practicing for Santa then I showed her this painting and she just smiled and said see I am not the only one who thought you look like Santa .
    The wife has already contacted the neighbor who makes my custom frames to have a special on made for this one.
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    I know how you feel....I was also thrown back with that same feeling when i received my portrait from @Micha der Wolf . So....welcome to the club
  5. Mr.Micron

    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    So that makes us the elite members in the club your Pres and I am vice pres :D
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    I’d have loved to have been a fly on the wall when you opened this one. Way to go Micha, it is awesome.


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  7. Mr.Micron

    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    Heck I thought I could have been heard around the world as I was laughing so loud.
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    LadyCharlie Elite Member! Elite Member!

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    Micha, that's excellent!
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    erwin de pan Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    Crazy, very well done.:thumbsup:
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    I couldn’t pull that off on a large scale let alone that small. Great work!
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    I knew I recognized that face, on a Most Wanted poster on the post office wall. He's wanted for running a scam with bogus donation kettles at Christmas, in front of local stores. lol

    Just joking, That is one awesome piece of art work.
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  13. Mr.Micron

    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    No I am wanted for making Moonshine in the day light and not at night LOL.
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    I had to mess with you. I hope this doesn't mean you won't send me a quart sample of your Santa Shine from the next batch. LOL

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