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This was my entry for the most recent Facebook quarterly contest. Not a winner, but I'm pretty proud of him. Mostly, he was a lot more interesting to paint than I initially thought. I like these little contest sometimes because many times, they push me to paint something I normally wouldn't consider and I end up liking them. I had a lot of trouble deciding what color flame it should be. Started yellow, then went green, but I wasn't happy. Then after some research for inspiration it finally turned blue! Which I'd never done before and I figured would be nice against the orange skin.
Here's my entry for Reaper's Facebook recent quarterly contest. I wanted to play around with OSL more, so I created a dusk/night setting and made a lantern to add into the drayman's hand. Had a lot of fun creating the scenic base. When I thought about doing a corduroy road in a swamp, I got inspired to go to a local resale shop where they sell reclaimed wood and use it as the base. Three things I learned from the past two contests. 1) My tendency towards more natural will not win over the more colorful entries. This isn't to say the o