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Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau

"First Flight" by Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau

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This one I did for a school project that is still being marked. I also challenged another member at elfwood to draw something that is new for him. My part of the challenge was to draw something peacefull. So I painted this. Please, don't hesitate to leave any constructive criticism in the comments. I haven't painted something this elaborate on a canvas this big before in acrylic.

13 Jun 2010:-) Chelsea L Pennelly
love the color

:-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau replies: "Thanks Chelsea!!"
17 Jul 2010:-) Caitlin Baert
Now, this one made me smile. I love red skies and it looks so playful. I love working with acrylics and the lighting and shadows on the rocks is perfect. I do have to agree with Charlotte about the standing gryphon. the anatomy does seem a little off kinda looks like a statue. but that can be easily over looked because of how beautiful the picture is.

:-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau replies: "Thanks, I’ve been meaning to do something about that."
30 Aug 201045 Spooxi
Wow, this is beautiful! I love the colours of the sky and on the griffons. Yeah, the anatomy does need a bit of tweaking, and the leg on the griffon in the air looks a tad odd to me... but that might be because I can’t see it properly at the moment 14

:-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau replies: "I know, I’m in the process of tweaking it now but it’s going to take a long time because it’s in acrylic paint and I only use the primary colours, so I have usually about 45 minutes of mixing to do before I can get the colours close enough to the paint I’ve already used."
31 Aug 2010:-) Cecilia Cissi Eriksson
Well done, the sky is fantastic, I like the animals, it´s looks so high2

thanks yeah I love dragons2

:-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau replies: "Thank you Cecillia!! You have a pretty name."
18 Jun 201145 Defne
wow this is very very beautiful.. the colours and the scene is gorgeous and it must have a story written for it 2

:-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau replies: "Feel free!!!"
14 Aug 2011:-) John R Farley Jr
Really nice, I like the strong orange lighting like ealry morning or as the sun is setting.

:-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau replies: "Thank you! Lighting is always important in my opinion. 1"
9 May 2012:-) Twyla Aidylasia McKee
O.O I like....iz only thing I can say....
11 May 201245 Anon.
I think the griffin on the ground needs to have more feather son his wings. The lighting and the rocks are great though.
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'First Flight':
 • Created by: :-) Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau
 • Copyright: ©Joshua Steven Joseph Mersereau. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: First, Flight, Griffans, Gryphons, Peaceful, Serenity, Sunset
 • Categories: European Traditions, Mythology
 • Techniques: Acrylics
 • Submitted: 2010-06-08 06:40:28
 • Views: 1468
 • Resolution: 1600x1200

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