Winter Series 7 (Thomas Kinkade Tribute) by KnightWolverine ()
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Seasons Greetings Fellow Artists and Friends...
Welcome once again to the Imagination of Wallace Creation.I'm glad you decided once again to drop by and see what's new.
Today I would like to take this time and share something from a Person/Artist that has inspired me since as far back as I can remember. Maybe you have heard of him...His name is Thomas Kinkade the Painter of Light.
I have been secretly trying for just over a year to get his style and techniques incorporated into my style of art and finally feel comfortable with sharing one as I feel I have finally succeeded and have enough confidence to give you all a chance to see what all these months of studying lighting has accomplished.
I realize that Thomas Kinkade is a "Painter" and this is "not" a painting but knew if I tried hard enough and studied long enough that I could do this in Bryce Pro 7.
Yes I have shared some over the past year to show my progression but this is the 1st time I have felt that I can attach the name of the person that inspired me without feeling I haven't done him justice enough in the results I have achieved.
As my palms sweat and I am nervous as one can imagine because this is a big deal for me and have been hesitant to share because I didn't want to insult anyone that may know who he is and wanted to make sure I felt I have achieved a plateau in my artistic ability before taking this major step.
So with that said I would like to present my very 1st Thomas Kinkade Tribute for your viewing pleasure.
Here is a reference image for comparison...
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(Created in Bryce Pro 7
(Post work in Photoshop Elements 8
(House is from archive3d.net
(Various trees/shrubs from tree lab
(The "Entire" Fence/Posts/Pillars/Lights were created using various Bryce presets/shapes by yours truly.
*(On A Side Note)*
Well I have to believe that Christmas Magic still can happen for those who "Still Believe" as of now we are under a Blizzard/Heavy Snow Warning from midnight tonight until midnight Friday night.When all is said and done we are expecting upwards to "2 feet" of snow.Sometimes i think maybe i shouldn't of wished so hard...ROFL!..
I AM STOKED!!!!!!
See you Friday with some more Christmas Magic!
Image Comments (65)
Oh my God Will you have done Thomas Kinkade proud. I have admired his work for many years and you have captured each and every detail as he did. This is an amazing piece of art,the setting,mood and atmosphere is outstanding. Will your time,effert,sweat and patience has really paid off in this winter wonderland. Awesome work and wonderful tribute to the gifted painter Thomas Kinkade.
I know Kinkade and I like his paintings,But I can easily say This is Bryce version of Kinkade!The results You're trying to get,is not really easy thing, but you've been successful my friend!I feel the hand painting illustration taste from a 3D art!You are really succesful,no need to Hasitate!This is a great tribute for that famous artist and excellent Bryce render Will:-))))) Seasons greetings to you too :-))))