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jenna_searcher
06-06-2003, 06:05 PM
heyas -
done with school - the sun is shining - i get to paint again :)

here's a nude (woo jolie -your turn to help me ;))
any thoughts/critiques/comments appreciated.
thanks for your time.

pregnant nude - oils via knife on canvas 24x36
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Jun-2003/10086-pregonude1.JPG

and some details for kicks:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Jun-2003/10086-pregonudedetail2.JPG

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Jun-2003/10086-pregonudedetail1.JPG

have a great weekend! :)

wire
06-06-2003, 07:33 PM
:clap: :clap: i like this hmmm i want to try with oils i like what i see good job.....looks like shes having a non desirable pregnancy...i think i have your title : "not beloved son" :)

somerset
06-06-2003, 08:06 PM
Well its about time the parties ended & you got back to work! Diggin' this. Bold, meaningfull, expressive strokes.

But you might want to check it out and do a little edit. On my monitor, there are few stray strokes appearing beneath her hand which, ahem, confuse the issue a bit.

jenna_searcher
06-07-2003, 12:13 AM
hi, wire. - thanks for your thoughts. yes, it seems there is something dark and maybe a little reluctant about her pregnancy. i hope you do try oils; they are fabulous.

somerset - haha! yes, parties are over ;) thanks for looking/liking. hehhee...i see what you mean - it's really not that confusing irl, but maybe i'll have to clean it up a bit :D

Rosic
06-07-2003, 11:02 AM
Jenna,
I've always loved to follow your work which led me to this one. I have been on a drawing kick lately and have neglected my friends in this forum (sorry). This is simply beautiful! I have stared at it for 15 minutes and I can't explain it but it touches me in a way words can't describe... almost spiritual in feeling. The simplicity in line, form and palette add so much to this work... a true work of art!
Rosic

PS Thanks for including the detailed shot... love the brush strokes!

jenna_searcher
06-07-2003, 12:12 PM
hi,rosic! good to hear from you again :) i checked out some of your recent posts - i love the breast study in graphite and the digi manipulations. can't wait to see what comes next :) thanks for your comments - i really appreciate it.

jolie
06-07-2003, 06:15 PM
i really like the way you've rendered her. i don't know if it was intended, but i see the fatigue that goes along with pregnancy combined with nurturing. the hints of color underneath the figure are quite intriguing. the only critique i have is i would have expected bigger, fuller looking breasts on a heavily pregnant woman. i wouldn't bother changing it, but would consider it if you do another one. i would love to see a pregnant series from you.

jolie

jenna_searcher
06-07-2003, 06:45 PM
hi, jolie - and thanks for commenting. :) i'm glad you see fatigue in her. your critique is noted - and i just may do a series now that i have some time :) thanks!