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July 28, 2013
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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D70
Shutter Speed
1/80 second
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F/4.5
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27 mm
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1000
Date Taken
Jan 13, 2013, 10:20:24 PM
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Angels by Reflection-Of-Roses Angels by Reflection-Of-Roses
Oil on canvas, 24" X 18"
Side detailing here: reflection-of-roses.deviantart…
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Given 2013-09-10
Angels by ~Reflection-Of-Roses ( Suggested by Somaritan and Featured by ArtByCher )
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
very fine work and a well-deserved DD!  :thumbsup:
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:iconreflection-of-roses:
Reflection-Of-Roses Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconwytherwing:
wytherwing Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
you're absolutely welcome! :)
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JynxxOnYou Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Quite intriguing. It makes me wonder what happened to upset the wine glass on the right and mess up the tablecloth.
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McDuffy Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student General Artist
This is a truly beautiful painting! I especially love your handling with the pearls, lipstick, and newspaper. Also, you did an excellent job portraying the texture of the velvet. 

The only constructive comments I can provide regard the wine glasses; objects that obviously are difficult given their curvature, transparency, symmetry, and reflectivity; and the newspaper type.

 The left glass' reflections are lovely, it just seems a tad unsymmetrical. The highlights of the stem and foot of the right are well done, but those of the bowl portion could have been refined a bit further and the perspective and symmetry of the wine glass as a whole is slightly off. 

The stylized font of "The Oregonian" is gorgeous, but with the simpler and more geometric type of the article, it any small imperfections are much more noticeable. Although I myself have yet to put this advice in practice, I've been told that with any type, it is a good idea to print off and trace for the original drawing because the unnaturally straight and precise lines of font are so difficult to replicate and yet easy for one to spot any inconsistencies in. 

On the topic of color, I am clueless, but of what I can tell you did a fine job in that area. Overall, good work and congratulations! But remember that just because this piece has become a daily deviation, one can never stop improving their craft.

             ~McDuffy
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Reflection-Of-Roses Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for your insightful comments!
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vindurza Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
outstanding the lighting effects like the sine on the glass are top notch
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bear48 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Professional
nice job
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mizzmint Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely amazing!
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WarHexpod Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*in complete awe (to say the least)* This is a photograph I swear
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