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Offline wish

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John Lear's Portrait -
« on: August 07, 2016, 07:43:46 AM »
Hello everyone - I wanted to share with John a recent painting done by a great artist by the name of Doug Auld - he is doing what he calls the "Whistleblowers" series (I think there's about 25 portraits now and he's still going) and recently did John's. I tried to leave a message for John in Facebook about it but not sure if it was received. Here is a link to the painting:  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10207495907770785&set=a.1144637491070.22063.1081476554&type=3&__mref=message_bubble If you'd like to contact Doug directly, I think this can be done through facebook, not sure how it works too well.

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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2016, 08:20:07 AM »
I get a "Sorry, this content isn't available at the moment" message.

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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2016, 09:43:43 AM »
Doug Auld's web page! Directly discusses an upcoming film - Immaculate Conception", including video trailers. Also there is a 2 hour film that can be rented titled "Extra Ordinary Beliefs", with trailer.

Certainly a good painting of John!

https://dougauld.com/whistleblowers/

« Last Edit: August 07, 2016, 10:00:04 AM by rdunk »

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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2016, 10:10:27 AM »
Certainly a good painting of John!
Thanks for posting it. :)

It's not that good, it looks unfinished to me.

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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2016, 12:54:22 PM »
Thanks for posting it. :)

It's not that good, it looks unfinished to me.

Good "likeness" maybe is a better description - yes, the pic does have some unfinished characteristics, especially in the lower chin area.

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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2016, 06:59:14 PM »
Doug Auld's web page! Directly discusses an upcoming film - Immaculate Conception", including video trailers. Also there is a 2 hour film that can be rented titled "Extra Ordinary Beliefs", with trailer.

Certainly a good painting of John!

https://dougauld.com/whistleblowers/



Extra Ordinary Beliefs is all about Corbell. Beware


And its Deception not Conception.  ::)
« Last Edit: August 08, 2016, 01:04:02 PM by Sgt.Rocknroll »
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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2016, 08:28:20 AM »
I'm sorry, but I don't think it's very good. He looks like he's wearing mascara. It's more like a caricature of him.
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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2016, 09:00:19 AM »
I'm sorry, but I don't think it's very good. He looks like he's wearing mascara. It's more like a caricature of him.
That's why I said it looks unfinished, I have seen many paintings in an unfinished state, my elder sister is a painter. :)

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Re: John Lear's Portrait -
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2016, 07:49:47 AM »
Thanks for the help fixing the link and getting the painting uploaded. I 'think' this was taken from a photograph that has a lot of lighting coming from the lower left. Anyway just wanted to share it here with the artists permission, thanks! :-)

 


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