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Self-Portrait - Twin Peaks


Self-Portrait as Laura Palmer from David Lynch and Mark Frost's Twin Peaks.

This was one of the big projects for my advanced figure drawing class. We had to paint of draw ourselves as a fictional or historical character; I chose to be Laura Palmer in the Black Lodge from Twin Peaks, one of my all time favorite shows (^-^)

Painted on 16 x 20 Canvas Board with Oil Paint

February 2020

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Your talent is bleeding from the page what the heck this is so GOOD YR LOVELY

SketchMeNot responds:

Ahh! Oh gosh you're too sweet! (>///<) Thank you so much!! (^w^) 💕

Awesome! It's so great to see traditionally created artwork on the front page. This is very well made, and I love that you can see the canvas texture when you zoom in. At first, due to the lighter tones, I assumed this was watercolor or perhaps mixed media. The shading (and formation) of the hands looks great, and I like which colors you chose to use as shading. The background and the glowing aura also tie a nice bow to this piece- keep it up!

SketchMeNot responds:

Ah! Oh gosh oh gosh, thank you so much for your wonderful review and kind words! (>///<) It means a lot to hear how much you enjoy this painting as it was definitely a challenging piece for me (>o<) Getting the colors to look bright and neon-like with oil paint proved to be kinda hard haha. Thankfully, I was able to buy some different pigments that worked well that weren't too crazy expensive!

Thank you again for your lovely critique! I'll continue to do my very best! (^w^) 💕

looks amazing! hope to see more from you and some awesome halloween art as well

SketchMeNot responds:

Aww thank you so much!! (^-^) Oh dude, Halloween's mah biiiiiiiiiig fave! (>w<)

Woah.. this was painted?! Thats amazing!

SketchMeNot responds:

Hehe yep! (^w^) Took a while too. Almost didn't finish it in time for the class critique back in the spring haha xD

Also, ahh! Thank you so much!! (>w<)

Wow, Very nice! Easy to see what's happening and the glowy effect looks very cool. Also like the background a lot. Nicely done and keep it up!

SketchMeNot responds:

Ahh! Oh gosh oh gosh thank you so much!! It means so much to hear those things aaaaaa! (>w<) 💕💕💕

Credits & Info

4.64 / 5.00

Jul 19, 2020
12:51 PM EDT
Fine Art
File Info
2887 x 3613 px
11.1 MB

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