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May 21, 2013
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FUJIFILM
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FinePix S2800HD
Shutter Speed
1/45 second
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F/6.4
Focal Length
5 mm
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64
Date Taken
Feb 8, 2012, 11:33:58 PM
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GIMP 2.6.11
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Sanctuary by Wolf-Smith Sanctuary by Wolf-Smith
Watercolor 30x40 cm

This is something I've wanted to paint for a long while now. I hope you enjoy it, and thank you for viewing
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Given 2013-07-05
Sanctuary by ~Wolfyroid ( Suggested by xthumbtakx and Featured by deshrubber )
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GraveyardBat Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Lighting through trees was something I always wanted to do. You should give me some tips. :)
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It is mostly masking fluid to preserve the white gaps between the leaves, then lifting the color around the edges to make it appear soft and hazy. It should be a color that lift easily, such as yellow ochre. These leaves were mostly done by painting in yellow ochre, then dropping in dry into wet various greens and browns.
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GraveyardBat Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
I have permanent masking fluid from winsor and newton that doesn't seem to work.
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How come? It tears the paper?
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GraveyardBat Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
It stays on the paper you're not supposed to tear it off.

But it doesn't seem to stay white for some reason.
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No, its not supposed to stay white either, its supposed to yellow so you could see it and remove it.

Masking fluid is the first thing you paint, when you know in advance which areas you want to remain white on your drawing. ( flowers for example, railings, anything that will have a highlight and so forth) . You rub it off with your fingers after you have painted and youre left with white of the paper.
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Professional General Artist
Wow, this is beautiful! I just don't know how I missed it earlier! :ohmygod:
But happy to see it now. :D
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jadesweetbox Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I can't stop staring at it.. very detailed and stunningly beautiful.. It's magic!
Your watercolor landscape is my favorite so far in DA.. keep up the amazing work! :)
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for this kind comment :) I shall try, sometimes I feel I just get lucky.
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