View Full Version : WDE Dec 1, 2013 ---- Peppers
12-03-2013, 07:11 AM
Joel, I really liked all your references but wanted to try the peppers.... I may try another one later this week...... water color on 140lbs Archers watercolor paper.... 1 to 2 hours roughly.... not good at keeping time...
12-03-2013, 09:00 AM
12-03-2013, 10:26 AM
Good crop for all those peppers.
12-03-2013, 11:05 AM
Nice shine on that green pepper Paul ..... has the photo come out a little darker perhaps, losing the bright red?
12-03-2013, 05:04 PM
12-03-2013, 06:43 PM
Hi Paul, I love it that you zoomed in on the peppers - it gives it a little bit of an abstract feel. Nice highlights too!
Thanks for joining this week. Yeah - hope you can still give some of the ref photos a go!
12-04-2013, 06:50 AM
12-04-2013, 06:56 AM
Hey Paul:wave: good crop and textures on those peppers:clap: the reds look a little dark on my screen.
12-04-2013, 09:39 AM
nice crop and shine
very good job Paul! lovely crop too!
I am also working on the peppers, but didn't manage to finish yet.
12-04-2013, 11:09 AM
Love the highlights :)
Though I wish the red was a bit brighter.
12-05-2013, 08:25 AM
Connie, Paula, Maureen, Christine, Joel, Vicki, Guilliame, Bonnie, Oty, DWhite, and Anna... thanks for the positive feedback.... The original red is not much brighter nor intense than what shows up on my screen. I scanned the sketch, didnt take a picture with a camera.. I wanted to get a more intense red in areas of the red peppers but didn't come out that way :(... I am not totally sure why..... I may try just putting a pinch or two of straight cad red in some areas and see if that helps.....
12-05-2013, 03:19 PM
Great painting, Paul! Like the close crop!
12-05-2013, 04:14 PM
I tried to intensify the colors a bit more and I think it is definitely better .... thanks
12-05-2013, 04:45 PM
O! yes.... perkier in the second shot.... more yum colors..... although I have to admit I was eyeing the golden yellow in the first shot, the pepper dead=center up top?? for the color for my kitchen walls... I'm collecting swatches.............. :angel:
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