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SAMSUNG
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Nov 21, 2013, 12:15:41 PM
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Caught In The Downpour! by ArtBYbeverly Caught In The Downpour! by ArtBYbeverly
When I first saw the original photo, I was a little distressed by it just because the boy looked so lonely out there in the torrential rain, and soaked through to his core.  It connected me with some experiences I had had when I was young and had no umbrella!

My biggest challenge with this piece, was trying to depict the soaking wet t-shirt and realistic water on the umbrella, I think I did alright considering it was my first experience with it :)

Pastels on Sanded paper
Reference Photo: below
Size: 9x12

UPDATE: :iconlindartz: was kind enough to give me the information on the reference...THANK YOU SO MUCH LINDA!! :cuddle:
Reference Photo: Kindly given permission to use by: :iconrodrigovp:
rain by rodrigovp




Copyright © Beverly Reid 2013. All rights reserved.
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:iconkevoka:
kevoka Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
You did great depicting the wet tee shirt. I was more convinced by yours than the photograph. The skin color coming though really makes it real.

I love this picture.
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You know my friend, I really appreciate your feedback, you made my day!! I'm so happy you like it that much!! 
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:iconlucium55:
lucium55 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Cool work, Beverly!!! B-) (Cool) 
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!! :hug:
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:iconjoergjohannmueller:
JoergJohannMueller Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful done!
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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:iconjoergjohannmueller:
JoergJohannMueller Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh you are welcome!
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:hug:
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CherokeeWarrior1964 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
beautiful artwork i must have missed this one
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw you're so very kind, thank you!! 
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