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Thursday, June 04, 2009

"The Veteran" by Gordon van Vliet

"The Veteran" 2009
Oil on canvas 16" x 20"

Commission by a daughter of her father who served in the US military during WWII and given to him for Father's Day .

Also showing the reference photo. This was a difficult task for me. Inventing the colors, change his shirt color and change his badges and bars to reflect a rank after the photo was taken all took time. I hope you enjoy the result.

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At 12:18 PM, Blogger Alina Chau said...

Very nice painting!

At 3:13 PM, Anonymous juni moon said...

this is very nice, Gordon. Great job!

At 5:03 PM, Blogger "van Vliet" Art Blog said...

Thank yo for your comments. They are much appreciated.

I have to remove this until after Father's Day. Then I will post it again.

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