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Obama College Era Paintings #3(The Statue of Liberty)
iowntheworld.com ^ | 2/26/12 | staff

Posted on 02/26/2012 3:56:40 PM PST by Nachum

Picture at link only

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: liberty; obama; paintings; statue
Looks like "The Puppet Master"
1 posted on 02/26/2012 3:56:53 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Actually, the title of it is “The Statutes of Liberty”

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 02/26/2012 3:58:09 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

HOAX, yes?


3 posted on 02/26/2012 3:59:05 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

No idea. I put it out to the masses and let them tell me the truth. Probably is a hoax, but would not be surprised if it wasn’t...


4 posted on 02/26/2012 4:00:31 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Guaranteed NOT to go UP in VALUE.


5 posted on 02/26/2012 4:01:45 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (BO Stinks! So does Mitts magic underwear!)
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To: BenLurkin
Looks like it was done with a graphic pen filter in photoshop.

One of my own to show the effect.

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6 posted on 02/26/2012 4:03:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Nachum
I agree with one of the comments at the link:

"Whoever did it is talented"

But I am confident it was not Obama.

7 posted on 02/26/2012 4:03:40 PM PST by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: Nachum

Too much projection. After all, Hitler’s painting were just of buildings and not sinister at all.


8 posted on 02/26/2012 4:06:47 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Michael.SF.

BHO didn’t write his books either.


9 posted on 02/26/2012 4:07:41 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: Michael.SF.
It was found near this painting...


10 posted on 02/26/2012 4:08:20 PM PST by C210N
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To: Nachum

Looks like a modern hoax. Lines are too perfect, too uniform and the coloring is too black & white without enough greyscale.


11 posted on 02/26/2012 4:15:49 PM PST by fso301
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To: cripplecreek

Linocut mebbe? That is what I thought, linoleum cut.

That could have been drawn by another and transferred to the block for cutting.


12 posted on 02/26/2012 4:24:01 PM PST by Irenic
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To: fso301

I disagree. I do pen and inks, and this looks pretty standard, technique-wise. Now, the subject matter - that’s a different story.


13 posted on 02/26/2012 4:30:17 PM PST by SuzyQue
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To: Irenic

The hands look like they are from this book—looking through to see if it is in there because the hand drawing looks very familiar.
http://www.floobynooby.com/FAD/Burne%20Hogarth%20-%20Drawing%20Dynamic%20Hands.pdf


14 posted on 02/26/2012 4:36:12 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Nachum

15 posted on 02/26/2012 4:36:32 PM PST by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: SuzyQue
I disagree. I do pen and inks, and this looks pretty standard, technique-wise.

I've never done pen and ink and must therefore ask, if done by hand, how does one get the vertical lines to be perfectly vertical and spaced precisely one pixel width apart as is the case with the linked image?

16 posted on 02/26/2012 4:37:56 PM PST by fso301
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To: Nachum
This German parade float was real.


17 posted on 02/26/2012 4:40:31 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: fso301

Well, they couldn’t be less than a pixel apart, could they?


18 posted on 02/26/2012 4:42:22 PM PST by SuzyQue
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To: C210N

LOL, that’s one of Hitler’s...


19 posted on 02/26/2012 4:53:31 PM PST by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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To: SuzyQue

I disagree, SuzyQue. I’m a pen and ink artist as well — my medium is stippling, however — and I think this looks like a PS filter job. The line quality overall is inconsistent between the vertical/slanted crosshatching and the hatches that form the horizontal lines of the palms of the hands, Lady Liberty’s sleeves, and so on. It looks too much like it had a hard eraser brush in Photoshop used to clean it up...IF you could call that cleaning.

Overall I’d say it’s a hoax. The politics is too blatant, the filterwork didn’t exist in 1980, and the lack of cleanup in the white space areas is too obvious.

Not only that, Obama would’ve drawn himself as a monarch or with a halo.


20 posted on 02/26/2012 4:53:39 PM PST by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Kieri

Well, I can’t disagree with your last comment.


21 posted on 02/26/2012 4:57:40 PM PST by SuzyQue
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To: SuzyQue
Well, they couldn’t be less than a pixel apart, could they?

I should have said the identical width.

22 posted on 02/26/2012 5:01:55 PM PST by fso301
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To: Nachum
I opened in Photoshop and found many layers so it is an obvious forgery. Look at the subtle variations in color and blurring on the left side which clearly indicate sections were pasted in from other birth certificates paintings. Notice, took, the perfectly vertical lines which indicate it was created on a computer and is not a scanned image. FAKE!


23 posted on 02/26/2012 5:07:01 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Nachum

Liberty’s head is from a turkey. Dummy has is reversed. He is the turkey head.


24 posted on 02/26/2012 5:45:59 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Nachum

What about the fellow who claimed to have video of Zero during his college years? Did I miss that being released?


25 posted on 02/26/2012 5:54:15 PM PST by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: zeugma

No, you did not miss anything. It was Breitbart who said that, and we are still waiting.


26 posted on 02/26/2012 7:28:31 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I wonder if the Obama college videos will be entitled “The Adventures of an accomodating Butt-Boy”.


27 posted on 02/26/2012 8:34:24 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: Nachum

Weird, the statue, which is suppose to be a lady, looks like a man, in particular, like Obama.


28 posted on 02/26/2012 8:42:11 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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Comment #29 Removed by Moderator

To: RansomOttawa; Admin Moderator

Hm. On second thought, I just realized the original post had a link only. If there’s a problem with posting images from that site, please feel free to edit the post to make it a link.


30 posted on 02/27/2012 7:46:31 AM PST by RansomOttawa (tm)
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