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crazywoman53
12-20-2012, 10:18 PM
12 x 16 Pastel on Pastel board. c/C are welcome.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Dec-2012/137465-Winters-Lace.jpg

tali
12-21-2012, 03:52 AM
You've captured the light beautifully!

arnieb
12-21-2012, 05:17 AM
Beautiful light and so crisp! The white over the grey has given it a lovely depth as well. Arnie

Dana Design
12-21-2012, 02:16 PM
Truly beautiful!

Bevahlee
12-21-2012, 10:19 PM
very well done. sigh. I've been trying a snow scene...not, definitely NOT my milieu so I give you kudos

Mikey
12-22-2012, 03:17 AM
I haven't seen much from you for a longtime crazy, probably because I haven't been here. So, now this has to be a tremendous move on for you. How beautiful.

silvenus
12-22-2012, 03:54 AM
this is superb love it Just wish it were mine

rossmarie
12-22-2012, 07:17 AM
This is lovely Christine. The way you have captured the sunlight glistening on the frozen branches is remarkable. I wish I could have watched as you painted to see how you achieved this beautiful result.

Mike:clap: :clap:

leisure artist
12-22-2012, 09:53 AM
this is really beautiful....you are very talented:clap:

crazywoman53
12-22-2012, 12:55 PM
Thanks Everyone! So glad you all like it.
Mikey.. I've been painting quite steady actually. Just haven't been posting here because I couldn't get anything to upload. I've been approached by a gallery to represent my work and have several shows lined up that have come to me so things are moving art wise for me. I've missed seeing you here too.

she1122
12-23-2012, 02:36 PM
I join in with " I love it ! " Perfect scene for the Holidays ! The capture of light fascinates me and you captured it ! I also love how the taller branches of the bush on the right add interest and break up what could have been a more uniform scene. Pastels are difficult. I admire your skill !

eyecandy2
12-23-2012, 02:40 PM
Love it. Nice work.

D.W. Flint
12-26-2012, 06:02 PM
You have more patience than I do to paint something like this. It certainly paid off...Beautiful work.

hward
12-28-2012, 12:59 AM
Very nice. Perspective, color, composition, spirit, etc. Applause. But the lack of detail in the center does bother me. For me, it's as if you're trying to celebrate an empty space. I keep wanting to see more texture there.

crafor
12-29-2012, 01:35 PM
It is beautiful, but I agree with hward. It needs something. Even if it wer water, it woould have something.
Ella

crazywoman53
01-01-2013, 10:48 PM
Thanks everyone... I am in the process of reworking parts of this.. mainly the water. I'll repost when I get finished.

crazywoman53
01-02-2013, 10:10 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/02-Jan-2013/137465-Winters-Lace-2.jpg

I believe this is the final version whether or not it can be improved I am tired of working on it and think for the time being anyway.. the best I can do. A year from now I may change my mind but if I do, I will start a new one. I've tried to utilize input from several artists and I do think this a better version over the first. It was a grand learning experience to say the least.

Andrewcody
01-03-2013, 09:53 PM
Lovely
Sitting here in 41 Degrees Centigrade it was lovely to contemplate :)
Regards
Andrew

graesea
01-06-2013, 02:54 AM
This is quite lovely - hats off to you. I think you improved the work and stopped at exactly the right time.

kylady
01-08-2013, 07:09 PM
beautiful