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Project by Tombombadill posted 02-12-2012 07:46 PM 3494 views 16 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In 2006-2007 I painted a pair of canvases based on a drawing I did in the late 90’s from a comic book I found in France called ‘Battle Chasers’. I titled the canvases Comic Girl. I painted them with aerosol using the painstaking technique of enlarging the original drawing using a grid, then a whole lot of masking & spraying.
I finally got around to building a frame for her! The frame is made from air dried garry oak with sapele & ebony splines and plugs. All the joints are through mortise & tenon. I finished with tried & true original recipe.

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#1 posted 02-12-2012 07:53 PM

Really like it, the design is great, nice art too. Very well done.

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#2 posted 02-12-2012 08:16 PM

Love the frame. I really like the joints. Great artwork also. You are talented on several fronts.

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#3 posted 02-12-2012 08:33 PM

Freaking sweet picture/frame, nice job

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#4 posted 02-12-2012 09:06 PM

Beautiful frame and subject matter : )

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#5 posted 02-12-2012 09:47 PM

Frame details are so well designed and crafted.
Nice work.


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#6 posted 02-12-2012 11:14 PM

that’s sweet. love the colors and very well done.

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#7 posted 02-13-2012 01:28 AM

Well done. Great frame for the artwork

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#8 posted 02-13-2012 01:33 AM

Well done sweet looking frame and the woods not bad either
Really nice job on both I like the little Green and Green touch

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#9 posted 02-13-2012 01:35 AM

Both pieces are well done.
I’ve read Battle Chasers

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#10 posted 02-13-2012 02:55 AM

Thank you everyone for the comments!

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#11 posted 02-13-2012 06:55 AM

Very nice indeed.
I figured you were from the Island when I saw ‘Gary Oak’.

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#12 posted 02-13-2012 02:18 PM

Thanks for posting!

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