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Charles Smiley

This photo is with an 8-foot long backdrop I painted made that I can hang from the ceiling for a backdrop just about anywhere in the layout room.


Red Oak & Western

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On another forum I frequent, it is traditional to say "you suck" when someone snags a really good bargain. So all I can say to someone with enough talent to paint that kind of background is:

You suck! :p

Charles Smiley

The hardest part was making the shadows project toward the left on such a long painting that is more like a mural. Most paintings are shadow-right and your hands occupy that space from training. So I had to fight that urge every day I worked on it. I has bunches of detail like tiny farms, crop fields, roads and a distant village plus browsing cattle. But I had to make this thing work with the ambient lighting in the layout.

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