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Painted Melody
04-25-2003, 01:39 AM
MY IMAGE(S):
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/04-25-2003/2947_ochreface-bedheadii.jpg


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: Bedhead II
Year Created: 2003
Medium: Oil
Surface: Canvas
Dimension: 16x20
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
hi everyone. i used to post here, and stopped for a year. i decided to revisit. good to see familiar faces again. (do you guys still remember me? i used to post a series of self portraits in watercolor.)

i've been learning oils, and this is a self portrait i recently completed...

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
:)

djstar
04-25-2003, 01:44 AM
I am going to run over to your site right now and see what you have been up to!
THOUGHT it was not the same bedhead! ;)
dj*
(after the look.... Jeremy.... what HAVE you been up to! We need more!)

Painted Melody
04-25-2003, 01:47 AM
hey dj* :)

i do look older...i shed my babyface (and gained a few pounds :D)...

my site... ah. memories. i haven't touched that since last May. i have about a year's worth of work to upload... everything will be fixed and new again May 19th... i promise

jer

artinoils
04-25-2003, 02:03 AM
I remember you...checked your site then and now...looking for more. Where've you been "learning" oils? Like your color and the expression says it all. Strong painting.

jerryW
04-25-2003, 07:35 AM
the transparency of your paint is incredible.
sure the comp is nice, the geometries, the draughting, the figure, the shirt, but the variance of color within each complex is what makes this get out of bed.

jackart
04-25-2003, 12:54 PM
Blown away by your work. Just got back from your site, and must say I think the water-colors are great...but this oil painting is fantastic. can't wait for more.

Fagan
04-25-2003, 12:58 PM
Yeah! you are back! I loved viewing your work. I am glad you mosied on back. *GRIN*

Gilberte
04-25-2003, 02:27 PM
This portrait : bravo
Your website : best of watercolors

Painted Melody
04-25-2003, 04:57 PM
i do misssss this.....thanks for the welcome again :>

...hi artinoils... i will have more on the site soon, new work too... i took a break from painting about a year ago and concentrated on drawing.. now its back to knees deep in paint again

...jerry, .. the transparency is the watercolor blood in me, i'm still in that odd transition

...jackart, more is on the way *grin*

...fagan i am back, and hopefully firmly planted this time!

...gilberte, that's very flattering, *grin*

thanks all

jer

Jumping Gemini
04-25-2003, 11:00 PM
Hi Jeremy,

I remember your work very well. This one is great. Looking forward to more.

Cindy

YLCIA
04-25-2003, 11:01 PM
Jeremy!Welcome back. Missed seeing your wonderful works:)

This portrait is great! Love it. Looking forward to see more of your works:)

Julia

aaasp
04-26-2003, 10:15 AM
You came back with a punch!:)
Excellent painting

giniaad
04-26-2003, 05:57 PM
so very delighted to pop in
and see you are back

your watercolors are remembered well
and appreciated
as I can see
your oils are just as well concieved!

welcome back...!!!
wonderful work...
keep it up and keep posting
(you have matured...physically...handsome, talented fellow)

btw...love close up shots too...

Painted Melody
04-27-2003, 01:37 AM
thanks for the warm re_welcome!.......i'm in the process of another painting and my hands are begging me to sleep, so i can't type too long... but cindy, julia, aaasp, giniaad, thanks bunch!

if everything works out there should be another painting posted by tues,,,,*determined face*

jer

reynolds
04-27-2003, 04:39 PM
hey guy gotta chime in and welcome you back...kinda looks a bit like the awesome watercolors i remember...i would agree with all that jerry said....and add that i want to see more so stick around, ya hear...:D

mattlart
04-27-2003, 06:50 PM
Superb; A wonderful chiascurro effect!
Your shadows and edges are lovely. Looks like your transitioning into oils will be a sight to behold..! Cheers,-Scott

woodguy
04-27-2003, 08:23 PM
Jeremy... you have made the transition from watercolor to oil very, very well!! The feeling of transparency is definately a plus, and your brush strokes "ain't too bad either!" Jim