Painting - Oil Painting
Mona Mia is actually a self portrait that I painted and as mu husband waled by he said "you look like Mona Lisa" hence the title Mona Mia. It is an interesting painting since originally I just wanted a practice of a portrait since I so seldom paint one and I as a model am always available. I do not think it would turn into something mysterious with the famous smile. This is a digital painting with some textures around the hair but nowhere else.
This is a digital hand painting. The benefit of buying a digital painting is that when real canvas paint is shown on Fine Art America, it is only a photograph of the art, so its textures will be blobs and mellow shadows. When it is digital painting, you get the actual original digital image with its textures well pronounced.
Real oil art photographs printed on canvas have no textures; they are flattened out completely so you end up with flat art for both touch and look. With digital art the canvas print retains the textured look. Even when an art piece is digital crayon or chalk or pencil, and so no bulky textures, the crayon's oily slick, or the hardness or softness of the chalk or the scratchiness or smooth blending of pencil lines show exactly the same way on the print as on the original.
When ordering prints of art, you receive better quality prints from digital art than from photographs of real canvas or paper art!
Digital art is also safer to the artist and the buyer since oils release toxic fumes, particularly as the colors are mixed. The thinner is also toxic. There is nothing toxic about a digital painting. :) Enjoy!
January 19th, 2015
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