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Cassia - Acrylics by Aurella Cassia - Acrylics by Aurella
Size: 8 x 10"
Medium: Acrylics
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Well some of you may recognize this painting, because it's based off an older and smaller painting that I did. I really wanted to try out acrylics, because I feel that they may be better for the style that I'm trying to achieve. So I thought it'd be a great opportunity to redo this image. It's always been one of my favorites, but I wanted to make it bigger and in different colors! So here's the result of it. =)

What do you all think about the result of the acrylics versus my usual watercolor paintings?
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fauve-v Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
very beautiful ♥
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Sassou-zebat Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very fine !
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MelissaDawn Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2008
Wow! This is so beautiful. You are REALLY talented with acrylics!!! I think I like this version a little more, because it does look so crisp and smooth. Though I also love the colors you can achieve with watercolors as well! Though I do like this color scheme. Lol! I do think you should start using more acrylics, maybe doing some mixed-media pieces to get the best of both worlds?
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Aurella Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Aww thanks Melissa! I'm so glad you think so. =) I've been thinking about doing a mixed piece, but I'm having a hard time deciding what type of paper to use! I need a smooth paper that won't buckle, but so far I haven't been able to find one. =( Thanks again for your comments! :hug:
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MelissaDawn Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2008
You're welcome hun! Yeah, I definitely think a mixed piece would be so awesome... what type of paper are you using right now? I was using Arches Hot Press watercolor blocks for my watercolor, ink & acrylic paintings, and it was really smooth and didn't buckle at all. The blocks are the ones that have the glue around most of the edges, so it holds the paper straight, and when you're done, you just use a thin letter opener or whatever to break the glue and remove the piece of paper. Dick Blick has them for $20 for the 9 by 12 size, and there's other sizes too and such. :hug:
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Aurella Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
WOW!! Thank you so much!! I really, really appreciate it! What a great article. I really enjoyed looking at all the artists! They all create such beautiful art. Thanks again! :hug:
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Future-Art-Magazine Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2008
very welcome :aww: :hug:
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Kuoma Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
It is beautiful. still like it in watercolour more:aww:
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Aurella Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! I really appreciate your opinion. :hug:
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