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HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

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    Community Founder Art Andrews's Avatar
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    HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Thanks to Mirax and Obi-Dan, I got a super super AWESOMETASTIC early birthday present today... a painting by Obi-Dan of my very favorite Star Wars picture! While I love Boba Fett, THIS image is what I always remember from my childhood when I think of Star Wars! Thanks to Dan for taking a classic pic and making it his own by adding new detail and going with a very cool color pallet! Most of all, thanks to Mirax for getting this for me!
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    That's soooo cool! such good detail... I plan on doing a painting of Fett soon... I hope I can achieve half the quality this one has. Happy early Birthday!

    El1te

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    One of my favorite pics as well. Great job ObiDan!!!!
    D

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    Wow! Awesome work!

    You know, I think she's winking at you...

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Looks great and happy early birthday

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Very cool pic...

    And happy Birthday old man...



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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Excellent painting of an iconic image! Happy birthday.

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    that is gorgeous!

    though for one brief second, i thought that goro had somehow given you the dewback, and i was going to cry.

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    Thanks, everybody.

    Happy Birthday, Art. I'm glad you like the painting.

    I'm also glad it got there safely - I had kind of a weird feeling about some of those guys down at the Fedex place.

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    OD.. that is just stunning work bruv! great detail and tones.
    A great Art for Art...

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    Once again Dan does the business with consumate skill and attention to detail. An A1 class piece of work and one heck of a birthday present.

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    cool. happy birthday!

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    Oh man
    Are you kidding me?? Is this a painting..??
    It is amazing, looks just like a picture.
    Why isn't this at my place?
    Happy birthday. (by the way, mine is June 3)

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Happy Birthday Art!
    I am glad the painting found it's way safely to you.

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    Happy Birthday! Very cool picture.

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    Oh my! That is AMAZING. You're one luck guy Art. Happy Birthday mate.

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    Nice !!!


    Happy Birthday....!!

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Obi-Dan said: View Post
    I'm glad you like the painting.
    "Like" doesn't even come close! I love this thing!!! You did a truly amazing job! I can't imagine having to paint all those hundreds and hundreds of scales!!!

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    Dan is an amazing Artist.... congrats Art. ..OLD MAN...LOL!
    Last edited by Spideyfett; Sep 10, 2008 at 10:47 AM.

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    WOW... thats excellent work.. that angles are perfect and lighting is bang on!... great job.

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    triple wow! AWESOME work Dan! Happy birthday Art!

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Happy Birthday! And thank you to Dan. I contacted him on the 2nd of August and I was not expecting him to be able to do it in time but he did it and I was truly amazed how quickly he did. It is big 20x24 and it is absolutely beautiful. The detailing is amazing. Thank you again Dan!

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    Happy B-day Art!

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    very cool !!!

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    Re: HAPPY DEWBACK SURPRISE!

    WOOOW what a present How blessed you are
    Say ......is it ok to ask how young you are on your B'day???

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