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Karl Becker's long, strange trip

Discussion in 'Artists Log' started by Karl Becker, Oct 23, 2020.


  1. JackEb

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    The barrel looks great, the grip could do with some finesse lol
    I don’t know much about guns though so it could look exactly as it should for all I know :D

    I haven’t had chance to paint much in the last few months so you’re not alone
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    LadyCharlie Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    Karl…I like both!

    You’ve captured the essence of stainless steel which is no easy task. :)
    Pachmayr grips or handcrafted?
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    I think both the handgun pics turned out very well. I like the wood-grain background on the first one. It could be a multitude of different brands but my guess is Ruger?

    I really like the cat picture you painted. I think it's a great first piece. I lost my cat, also my best friend, a little over a year ago. I can relate to how you feel.

    And regarding what Mr Micron said, perhaps you could do a painting of him every year. Not as a memorial but as a tribute to the friendship you shared.
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    Karl Becker Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    Thanks!

    Hogue actually. It fits my hand much better than the stock grip.
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    Karl Becker Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    Thank you!

    You are correct. It's a Ruger GP100. I might try a 1911 next. I had fun with this one.
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    Karl Becker Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    Thanks Jackie! The grip is stippled black rubber. There isn't much to it.
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    I did a Dan Wesson .357 VH on a t-shirt many years ago. Turned out ok. I've a penchant for DWs.

    Looking forward to the 1911:thumbsup:.
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    I'll be keeping an eye out for it.
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    I've gone back to watch the spatter technique video you posted. I think it may come in handy in the near future;). Thank you for sharing it:thumbsup:.

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