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Contemplation by hyper-tom Contemplation by hyper-tom
Tom Martin
'Contemplation'
2012
Acrylic on Aluminium Panel
140cm by 100cm.

Similary to the last painting this work was created in paint whilst refering to many references, from photographic ones, to plasticine models.

Again the images I worked from were of different focal lengths and from slightly different viewpoints. I wanted to start the ideas flowing with the first two relatively simple paintings. The next ones will incorporate different ideas into these current themes in an attempt to further question reality and the world we know.

Thanks..
tom
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Penguinpaint Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013
Hi Tom 
Fantastic work, I have just been to see your solo show at plus one, amazed.  wow

Can I ask what make of acrylic paint you use and what mediums you use to make it fluid enough to go through the airbrush.  I am just ready to buy my first airbrush so doing lots of research. 

Thank you and keep up the amazing work. 

Becks
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hyper-tom Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
thanks for dropping by the show... I currently use a mixture of liquitex soft body or more airbrush specific paints such as golden fluid acrylics and also some of the createx illustration colours.. i thin the liquitex mostly with water and also airbrush medium, the createx have a special thinner which goes with them. thanks
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Penguinpaint Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Hi Tom 

Thank you for taking time to help me, I am still in the very early stages of learning all this so all help is greatly received. 

Looking at your works close up I could see that you managed to get so very fine fain patterns front the airbrush and I am at a loss as to how you achieve that, very well done. I feel a lot of practice and frustration is coming my way experimenting with different paints and how to thin them etc. 

Thanks again  and best of luck with your amazing show. 


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husky1 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
how is this possible? it is a photograph
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duytter Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very good concept, sugar food with a beautiful woman nude... the contrast is strong.
amazong work my friend. :)
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hyper-tom Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
thanks very much
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MrThesaurus Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is insane! I don't understand how you manage to get it all to look so real. I envy you, good sir.
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hyper-tom Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013
thank you!!
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Cariwebo Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
Another stunning one! :)
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hyper-tom Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
thanks
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