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Soft Pads by Jeff-Bartels Soft Pads by Jeff-Bartels
"Soft Pads"

oil on canvas
36" x 36" (91 x 91 cm)
2010

I used a photo I took of my hands playing a keyboard as a reference
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:iconjenny-artascending:
Jenny-artascending Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You are unbelievable!
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01vultur01 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks superb very soft but great ...Congrats
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infublo Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
painted??? this was painted??? holy... wow. I was going to favorite this and say it was an excellent photograph but now... *whistle* this is amazing. the depth and detail in this is just absolutely fantastic.
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imkoolkid22 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
amazing! your work is incredible
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Dozerson Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That is really good.
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BojanPapic Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Please accept submission of this piece to:
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It will make a great addition to our group gallery.
Don't forget to submit, best regards! :)
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Pintocua Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011   Traditional Artist
really awesome :jawdrop:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks :)
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:iconpintocua:
Pintocua Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011   Traditional Artist
you`re welcome
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Samhraidh Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011
admire this so much and especially you and your art and the fact that you compose your own reference photos, fair play to you:-)
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you very much, I think thats very important especially when doing something very realistic. I wouldnt want to use someone elses photo.
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FetuccinniSister Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011
This is insanity+genius.
The lights and reflections on the black keys are sublime.
Thanks for sharing!
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you :)
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FetuccinniSister Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
:)
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tincek-marincek Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Professional General Artist
You have been featured here. I hope that this is OK :heart:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thats great, thank you :)
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tincek-marincek Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Professional General Artist
My pleasure :la:
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asmg Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
another great piece :iconclapplz:

and as a pianist who uses a synth, this pic will stick to my head every time i play an ambient-like chord :iconiloveitplz: :+fav:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
very nice, thank you very much
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DwynwenMoloney Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
This is really brilliant!
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:icondeathrebellion:
Deathrebellion Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Student General Artist
so smooth not even a single messy stroke :faint:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
haha, thanks :)
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acjub Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
god..just..perfect! :worship:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you :)
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apb Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
Great work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :+fav:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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apb Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
Welcome :)
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:iconxsirii:
xSirii Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow it looks so real! Amazing.
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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noko-87 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
:omg:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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YahelH Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thats THE BEST series i have ever saw on this site!! each and every one is AMAZING!!!
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
wow, thank you very much :)
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measureinmetrics Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
Thats beautiful. This title suits it well.
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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otromuundo Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
Nice, it's amazing, I love your work!! specially the hands :heart:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you vey much :)
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otromuundo Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
^^
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EBENEWOOD Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010   General Artist
So amazing work!!...:clap::clap::sun:
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks :)
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ToniTiger415 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWESOME work!
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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TheDrawnDen93 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Again amazing work :)
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks :)
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esayelemay Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010   Traditional Artist
wow..
so realistic
did you paint the writing on the keyboard as well? cos that just looks so perfect
everything about it is painted wonderfully, especially the nails
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:iconjeff-bartels:
Jeff-Bartels Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you, yes its all painted including the writing on the keyboard
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esayelemay Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010   Traditional Artist
i thought it might be, but it was just so perfect!
you're really talented
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Canon EOS REBEL T3i
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