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Gilberte
04-19-2003, 01:02 PM
The lilacs are three weeks ahead this year because of lots of sunshine we had already and please comment on my impressionist rendering ... thanks for your time ...
Arches - full sheet - W/N paints

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-Apr-2003/9813-lilac_1.jpg

violet feme
04-19-2003, 01:06 PM
Beautiful!:clap:

Lynxes123
04-19-2003, 01:19 PM
Beautiful painting and I love the colors, light, and shadow! Wow!
Lynxes:cat:

tigre255
04-19-2003, 01:55 PM
WOW......Just love this one Gilberte.......so soft and delicate looking.......

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lyn lynch
04-19-2003, 01:58 PM
FRESH.
Very nice.
Why you not regular customer in Wash? We like you.

Starsprite
04-19-2003, 02:23 PM
Gilberte, this is fantastic!! I love your impressionistic approach. Very nice!!:) :clap: :clap:

babybrush
04-19-2003, 02:23 PM
this is gorgeous Gilberte. glad to see "your" season has arrived. always love your florals.

bethany

M.A.
04-19-2003, 03:01 PM
This is a really beautiful piece. We're still a month or so away from lilac season but looking at this piece reminds me of what is to come.
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JanJones
04-19-2003, 05:20 PM
Beautiful, love how loose it is.

Turtle33
04-19-2003, 05:24 PM
WOW!:clap:
it is absolutely perfect!!

Uschi
04-19-2003, 06:07 PM
How I love your impressionistic (high key HA!) paintings Gilberte!!!!! and yet I cannot paint that way:crying: :crying:

Full sheet, ist must look absolutely stunning seen seen full size.

No lilac here until mid May:crying: :crying:
Uschi

ScarletLake
04-19-2003, 07:31 PM
Gilbert

This style of painting & subject matter just touch my soul to the core. It is what I hope to be able to do but am so new at this that I have alot of work ahead of me.

It's just amazing.

Anita

surreal
04-19-2003, 07:50 PM
Lovely.
I love the loose brush work!

Laura Tasheiko
04-19-2003, 07:52 PM
Aren't you lucky to have lilacs so soon! Another beautiful job on this one, Gilberte. Lovely colors, comp. and technique. :) L

Little Old Lady
04-19-2003, 08:17 PM
Wonderful loose painting.
JoAnn

CharM
04-19-2003, 08:25 PM
Gilberte, what a beautiful, beautiful painting. Everyone has already said what I want to say... I can only repeat... beautiful...

Brelaina
04-19-2003, 11:34 PM
I Looooove your impressionisitc renderings !!!

I find it so beautiful when you can capture the essence of something with just the right amount of detail but not too much.

Beautiful work !

bre

Gilberte
04-20-2003, 02:49 AM
Thank you very much all of you :
Bre,
CharM,
JoAnn,
Laura,
Nina,
Anita,
Ushi,
Turtle33,
JanJones,
Fun2cook
Babybrush,
Starsprite,
Barbara,
Lynxes,
Violet feme
Fookie : re Daily Wash... lack of time my dear ... and now and again hubby Herman wants to have a game of Chess or play Cards on the computer :D so we keep the Church in the Middle (that's a Flemish saying) !

Olga
04-20-2003, 04:15 AM
BEAUTIFUL, Gilberte

I always get such a pleasure from looking at your florals. Glad you are posting them again :)


Olga

ripvanblair
04-20-2003, 04:42 AM
Another winner Gilberte, I like the colours, quite a happy painting-------well done------------Alan

painterbear
04-20-2003, 06:39 AM
Hello Gilberte,

So nice to see one of your beautiful Impressionistic florals again. I like the golden light in the lower right (facing the screen) of the painting.

Your colors are lovely together too. One small question, should there be a little bit of the shadow that is under the vase also under the bowl of fruit to ground it more?

Our lilics are beginning to show up on their bushes, but aren't open quite yet. Love those flowers, wonderful scent and beauty of shape all rolled up in one.

Gilberte
04-20-2003, 12:05 PM
Thanks Olga and Alan.
Yes Sylvia, the bowl should have a shadow too - you're right !

mchew
04-20-2003, 12:53 PM
Beautiful loose floral as always, Gilberte... and in full sheet... Wow!

vestalqueen
04-21-2003, 01:38 PM
Hi, Gilberte! This is delightful! Lilacs are one of my springtime favorites. Love that aroma....

Erin

Flattwo
04-21-2003, 02:12 PM
Hi Gilberte

Very nice indeed..but you know I like your work!

Flattwo