The Sentinel Tree

Painting title: The Sentinel Tree by kurtis Edwards

The client wanted a landscape of a lone tree. They also wanted an optical illusion of the tree to be shaped like a portrait. Colors in yellow, blue, and green. I hope I conveyed want the client wanted. I appreciate the lower hills with smokestacks and hints of farmland. I think I did a pretty decent job with lighting and perspective. Much respect.

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This is Bananas

Painting title: This is Bananas by Kurtis Edwards

I am unhappy with where the Supreme Court is going and felt compelled to paint. I wanted to have a comic style but also nice reflections and use of color. The theme is mature, and I am not ashamed of that.

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A New Home

Painting title: A New Home by Kurtis Edwards

I wanted to paint a space scene. I ended up with a narrative around arriving at a new planet through a wormhole and what that solar system might look like right before the wormhole spits you out.

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Realizing Identity

Painting title: Realizing Identity by Kurtis Edwards

In this house on Manhattan Court, a little boy realizes he is different than the other little boys around him. My goal was to get better with lighting and composition. I think I overcomplicated the composition, but I was thoughtful in my approach. I feel it’s an experience thing that will improve along with the lighting. I also limited my color palette to a select amount of colors. I am pleased with the outcome and can see myself improving—much respect.

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