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momsyward
04-27-2003, 01:34 AM
9 x 12 watercolor from a photograph I had. I am not happy with the green bushes. Any help would be appreciated.

lyn lynch
04-27-2003, 02:00 AM
This beautiful piece.
Nice cast shadow reflecting on the door, but I don't understand what that white spot is.
Great clapboards.
I don't know good scenery from a milk bottle, but on Home Page there is an excellent tuturial by our friend Marvin Chew. MChew does wonderful foilage.

momsyward
04-27-2003, 02:11 AM
The white spot is glare from the glass when i took the digital picture of this. Sorry.

lyn lynch
04-27-2003, 02:14 AM
Oh, didn't realize it was already framed.
Apologize for the critique; I am likely wrong anyway. :D

ripvanblair
04-27-2003, 05:54 AM
I don't know looks good to me, I think it's OK-------well done----------Alan

DaZZer
04-27-2003, 06:33 AM
Don't know why your not happy with the bushes.. I think they are really good.

To avoid the flash reflection put your camera on a tripod in natural light with the picture on the floor and position the camera above the painting - turn the flash off - then activate the timer (to avoid image blur)

The other alternative is to take the photo using flash but before you frame it :D

CharM
04-27-2003, 08:13 AM
Your composition is very nice... Shadows are well done... Next time, you could follow Fookie's advice and read Marvin's article...