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arl
03-23-2014, 06:32 AM
This painting is based on an image in the RIL; thanks to the contributor. I wanted to try 2 custom brushes made by other digital artists; impressionist leaf & Real scumble. The painting is done with Corel Painter 12; mainly acrylic and oil brushes and the 2 custom brushes. I posted this in Landscape and then made a few changes. All comments and advice are welcome. Thanks.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/23-Mar-2014/114108-study_house_jpg_adj.jpg

LavenderFrost
03-23-2014, 11:33 AM
Looks good.

arl
03-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Thank you Michelle.

frayling
03-25-2014, 08:58 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Mar-2014/50510-alenes_bushes.jpg Hi Arlene
I really like the softness of the house,but for my personal taste the painting lacks some impact. I would have liked more contasts /light and shade in the foreground bushes, the picture as a whole looks very flat to me.
I also find the dark blue left top corner very distracting. The fact that it is a digital painting means these things can be adjusted without further painting if the desire was there.
I hope I don't offend you by adding an example of what I mean. Only layer modes and level adjustments added no overpainting.
My comments only reflect my own personal tastes and are in no way given to offend
regards Rob

arl
03-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Thank you Rob. I really like the changes you made.

b'anna
03-30-2014, 11:54 AM
I do love the softness of the house and back ground. I do think I would like to see a bit more contrast in the foreground though. But great stuff.
Barb