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USS Bailey (DD-492) Prints Available

The original oil painting of USS Bailey has now been completed and is off to the recipient. Customizable prints of this piece are now available at my shop at: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/uss-bailey-dd-492-dale-jackson.html You can customize the print as a canvas framed or rolled print; as a print on archival paper, rolled or framed; on poster paper; or on metal, acrylic or wood. #NavalArt #MaritimeArt #NauticalArt #Navy #Warship #WW2 #WWII #WorldWarTwo #Destroyer #

USS BAILEY (DD-492) - PART 4 - Completion!

I've completed the painting of USS Bailey (DD-492). This destroyer participated in the Battle of the Komandorski Islands on 26 March 1943. For this action, she was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation. Bailey earned 9 battle stars during the war. For more information, see: http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/492.htm (click on imagery below for larger views) #warship #Navy #WW2 #WWII #Naval #Destroyer #USSBailey #DD492 #Maritimeart #Nauticalart #NavalArt #oilpainting #canvas #o

USS BAILEY (DD-492) - PART 3 - Detailing

After blocking-in and modeling the structures of the ship and ocean, I began work on the detailing phase of this painting. The detail phase is the longest part of painting a subject like this. I worked from the bow of the ship to the stern. Starting from the bow, I begin to detail the upper parts of the hull as well as the wake around the ship. Later, I modify the wake area. I then start working on detailing the hull, turrets, deck and bridge as well as the battery director a