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ordie4
05-06-2003, 10:10 PM
around with ink and acrylics lately.....never posted here before, so any opinions are welcomed! titled: the pillowsitter
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-May-2003/7974-art_by169.jpg
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seejay
05-07-2003, 02:23 AM
Welcome to Pen & Ink!

Although I usually like things to be more realistic, I find this visually exciting and interesting. The lively ink work and the colours work well in this piece.

Well done!

BTW, what size is this piece??

Phillip
05-07-2003, 05:59 AM
Welcome to Pen & Ink forum.

I agree with Chris, The colors are fabulous.

MonicaB
05-07-2003, 09:52 AM
Welcome! I too must agree with Seejay. Post more when you can!

P.S. Love your Cornell quote too -- one of my favorites. :D

artdude
05-07-2003, 11:44 AM
WELCOME to the Pen & Ink forum ordie4 :) I like the loose lines in this. Nice painting!!

PS: Try to remember to use the "Butt" icon when posting an art piece that has any type of nudity in it :D:)

ordie4
05-08-2003, 08:14 AM
seejay, thanks. i have a hard time with realism. not sure if it is lack of patience or.... 5.5" x 7.5" on 140 lb wc paper

phillip - thanks!

monica - i'll be working on more. glad you like

dude - thanks. sorry about the icon. usually not much into figures in the past so the icon didn't even dawn on me as i was running down the "posting" screen. more careful in the future!

nice to meet new faces in the wc! crowd!

jjsangel
05-08-2003, 10:24 PM
Hey ordie, welcome to the P&I forum. Like the intensity of the color. Nice loose abstract look to it. :)

Jakeally
05-09-2003, 11:27 AM
Oh! I love this one...... colour, composition....everything.
Welcome ordie....... looking forward to seeing more of your work:D

Line
05-11-2003, 06:29 AM
I love the way this turned out :D I do like realitic work, but works like this shows more personality :D

ordie4
05-12-2003, 05:32 PM
thank you all. attached is another i have done in ink and acrylics

ordie4
05-12-2003, 05:35 PM
thank you all. attached is another i have done in ink and acrylics

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/12-May-2003/7974-IN_THE_CORNER.jpg

MonicaB
05-12-2003, 07:21 PM
Ordie4, this is lovely! I love all the bright colors. The style reminds me of something I've seen recently, but I can't think of what. I think my brain has already shut down for the day . . . :D

Jakeally
05-13-2003, 05:08 AM
Wow....wonderful.:clap: :clap:
If I try to paint in this style it always looks like a five year old has been splashing around.:D When you do it... it looks like ART.
I love the wonky table and chair:cat: