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My first acrylic painting. Cool! Technically my second. I did an awesome Flash painting when I was 14 or 15. So awesome that this is the first time I've touched acrylics since.

I dont really know why I've always been afraid of paint, but I have. The recent work I've been doing with watercolor has shaken some of that fear and made me curious. Plus, these days my biggest inspirations havent come from comics like they always have before but from painters like Frazetta and Jeff Jones, so this was something I really felt like doing finally.

This was just an exercise just to see what it was like to really paint and I have to say I enjoyed it. I didnt make any effort to plan it out or concern myself with details and it was fun. I didnt draw anything first, (mainly because I dont know how to do that yet) so the image here was just worked in as I went. In a way, it's liberating to not know what the hell youre doing. This was done with two paints. Burnt Umber and white. It's essentially a greyscale piece that I used brown on instead of black.

Liquitex acrylic on canvas.

image Chris Stevens
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QBag9307 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hey Chris! 

I was wondering if you'd be interested in being one of Robot Envy's featured artists? You can check out our site here for more info:

Just email us at if you're interested. Hope to hear from you soon!

Quintin Puebla
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BluBoiArt Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013   Traditional Artist
I'm probably not the first person to say this BUT...for some reason...this picture is pretty damn cool.
ChristopherStevens Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
Thank you very much:)
BluBoiArt Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013   Traditional Artist
no problem MANNNNNNNNN, i think I just figured it out too I like it because the lighting is very well done and I needs some studying on that heh heh. An no prob again just keep creatin that fantabulous art :D
Bummerdude Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
This fills my need for robots today. Thanks!
Egolys Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Interesting work. Nice colors and composition!
FindingOx Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
you rule, dude... love that horizontal brown you dropped in the back!
T-a-t-o Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Student General Artist
Super cool
GiantTabby Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
If the world gets taken over by robots, I want this one to be my land lord.
thinkdev Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
wow nice work man
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