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Old 27th March 2010, 21:46   #1
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Default My first painted backdrop

I bought all my other backdrops but when they wanted 250 dollars for just one back drop I decided to try painting one myself. This was my first attempt and I added a storm coming in the background. This background is where my paper mill will be placed. Here are a few pics.





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Old 27th March 2010, 22:06   #2
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Looks good to me... $250 is ridiculous!
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Old 28th March 2010, 11:05   #3
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Nice work there, I'd probably buy one myself. (not for 250 though)
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Old 28th March 2010, 18:52   #4
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That looks great.....Well done!
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Old 28th March 2010, 19:37   #5
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wow thats great artwork!
$250?? thats ridiculous
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Old 29th March 2010, 04:35   #6
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As I look at the backdrop myself I feel that the green is too pronounced. What would you suggest as to how to soften it some. The only think I can think about doing is air brushing the green with some light gray. What would you all do?
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Old 29th March 2010, 05:08   #7
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Yeah - a light gray would probably do the trick - but very lightly!

When I was doing theater tech in school, we would splatter the backdrops with gray paint to make them appear distant.
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Iv'e heard of peaple giving it a light mist of pale purple to give a sence of distance.

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