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surob
03-10-2013, 04:36 PM
:lol: My husband looked at this this morning and asked me if it was the Alamo.

At 2 hours

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Mar-2013/100874-IMG_2120.jpeg

At about 4 hours. I think I need to do a little work on the sky.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Mar-2013/100874-IMG_2137.jpeg

15X10 WC, CP, Pastels on 140 # Cold Press paper.

justjean
03-10-2013, 04:38 PM
Don't know what the Alamo looks like but this looks terrific :thumbsup:

Deano
03-10-2013, 04:59 PM
I really like the look of that weathered wall, Susan! Well done!

sundiver
03-10-2013, 06:59 PM
Very cool, and I like the red!

eyepaint
03-10-2013, 08:52 PM
Bravo!

crispur2005
03-10-2013, 09:33 PM
I love the different textures and subtle colouring. That red really sets it off

marriam
03-10-2013, 11:05 PM
Love the red, well done .

oty
03-11-2013, 03:24 AM
Wow, this is looking fantastic already!!! I love the textures of the walls, showing its really old history, and the reds work great! Great job on the complex architecture of this building too! Thank you for joining and for taking the challenge too!

skappy
03-11-2013, 03:28 AM
Very good Susan great architecture work and textures
Robert

carol_lee
03-11-2013, 10:22 AM
Love the reds and the view!!!

artastic
03-11-2013, 11:27 AM
excellent drawing

Paulafv
03-11-2013, 11:45 AM
Lovely architectual painting. Your first scan is reminiscent of the Alamo, with the red clay roof and bell tower, but your finished painting looks much more European. Well worth the time spent. Excellent.

BUN201
03-11-2013, 03:11 PM
Nice job!

Old Dog
03-11-2013, 11:58 PM
Very nice.

123harry
03-12-2013, 12:41 AM
A thoughtful study which captures the medieval feel of the place.

Charlie's Mum
03-12-2013, 09:19 AM
I really like this Sue ..........

Does anyone else see faces in this ref and the interpretation? I do, each time I look!:lol:

surob
03-12-2013, 09:22 AM
I really like this Sue ..........

Does anyone else see faces in this ref and the interpretation? I do, each time I look!:lol:


:D An Owl in the tower. I tried my absolute best to mask it, but once I saw it..............:eek:

Scattykat
03-12-2013, 12:02 PM
ooh cheeky hubbie, you gave this building a good aged look, well done...

Greenbrier33
03-12-2013, 04:40 PM
I would have started shooting!

Very nice work Susan.

Dave

Mario V
03-12-2013, 05:53 PM
Great piece!!!

Scotkatidid
03-12-2013, 06:03 PM
Wonderful proportions of the building esp. from a ground perspective and nice texture on the walls Susan.

maritajill
03-13-2013, 09:26 AM
Don't know what the Alamo looks like but this looks terrific :thumbsup:
I agree!

connievanwinssen
03-15-2013, 05:39 PM
Love the red! Great job:)

savatage
03-15-2013, 11:15 PM
I love it