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white-anubis
04-25-2003, 04:52 PM
Here's what I've beem working on. I just started work on the fish herself. Long way to go yet. The photo I worked off of is fuzzy, but I thought the angle of looking down on the bowl was interesting, and the pic also reminds me of oriental paintings for some reason. do I need to add more to the background or will I lose that feel?<P></P>http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Apr-2003/14705-angelique.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Apr-2003/14705-angeliquewip.jpg

babybrush
04-25-2003, 04:56 PM
looking good and interesting view, i agree. have no advice to give on background, just finish the fish and see what else it needs.

Bethany

artmom
04-25-2003, 05:47 PM
Oh, I think this is going to be nice! You've gotten good advice already--I'll be watching:D

Lyn

artcrazy
04-25-2003, 05:53 PM
ooooooooooooooo, Wal, this looks great!!!

being a newbie/watercolor idiot I can't offer much advice, though :( sorry.

But I think it looks gorgeous so far!!! :clap:

M.A.
04-25-2003, 05:53 PM
I like it ... interesting take on the fish, great colours! Looking forward to more...

CharM
04-25-2003, 05:56 PM
Very interesting perspective... Looking forward to your finish...

white-anubis
04-25-2003, 06:15 PM
Thanks everybody! I'm going to work on her this weekend, and then hopefully by monday I'll be able to post the finish. I just wasn't sure about the background because one of my teachers wanted me to add bubbles. I thought it would break up the sort of oriental simplicity that had attracted me to the photo in the first place. But I wasn't sure if leaving it plain would work or if the ring at the bottom of the bowl would be distracting. Back to work!

JanJones
04-25-2003, 07:42 PM
Very interesting, will be anxious to see the finished one. The fish looks great.

Little Old Lady
04-25-2003, 08:40 PM
Nice work. Looking forward to seeing more.
JoAnn

mpopinz
04-25-2003, 08:45 PM
Nice work so far, I'm looking forward to seeing the finished work

:) :)

white-anubis
04-26-2003, 01:21 PM
Sorry the pic's so dark, but my flash decided that it was going to refuse to work. Hope you all like it!<P></P>http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Apr-2003/14705-angeliquedone.jpg

M.A.
04-26-2003, 01:22 PM
Wow! I think it's wonderful! You did a great job.
:clap:

Sandy1
04-26-2003, 02:43 PM
Wonderful job . It looks so real.
Sandy

Crystal Owl
04-26-2003, 06:30 PM
walerian this looks great, it'd be cool to incorporate a tad of the fish's face reflection sort of like the photo too.

Irene

white-anubis
04-27-2003, 06:31 AM
thanks guys! gonna go back and do some touch ups and call her done! Thanks a lot!

CharM
04-27-2003, 08:16 AM
Nice finish!!