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16: Memento Mori by shortpinay 16: Memento Mori by shortpinay
Is that you?
Seems to be the question nowadays.
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A painting derived from what I've learned from my Art History and Painting classes..

My first oil painting I did outside of my painting class!! : ) I was very intrigued by the concept of memento moris..

Received critique from my professor that I used too smooth brush strokes on the girl/hair, and it was too rough in the orchids. But overall, a great start in experimenting outside class :D

Medium: Blick Oils + Liquin.. appx 5 hours, 8"x11" canvas paper for oils. (Had leftover pre-mixed paint from the previous painting and didn't want it all to go to waste! Happy I put it to good use :D)
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16: Memento Mori, a striking oil painting on the subject of inevitability of death by ~shortpinay. ( Featured by Gwendolyn12 )
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waffleluvkim Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
wha!!! ur back i missed ur art
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Bunnairry Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
very lovely technique~
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KathaLikhaUlap Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Very nice! Happy that you put the left over paint to good use too. :)
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Aley14 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Student
Cool painting
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:icongoogolplex05:
Googolplex05 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is beautiful! Nice work :D
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:iconluviswartoday:
luviswartoday Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my lord! This is gorgeous!
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RedKoshinomi Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aww yeeeeah. Nice
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AbbyChaos Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So gorgeous!
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galacticpink Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are those bloody cherry blossoms if they are I love you for the symbology + piece name omigosh.
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Gwendolyn12 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
they're orchids.:)
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