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Fagan
09-28-2003, 08:58 PM
10" x 14"
Another fall painting. I am just about to get this season out of my system. *LOL*

comments and critiques welcomed.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Sep-2003/2383-fall-burning.jpg


close up:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Sep-2003/2383-fall-burning-cl.jpg

artmom
09-28-2003, 09:15 PM
Well, Bev, I just chose a new favorite!! This is wonderful--how loosely painted and yet all the essential details to "know" the painting are there!:) The figure and the leaf pile are my favorite parts--and the smoke--and the color and...!

tigre255
09-28-2003, 09:19 PM
Well Bev......I think I like this one the best.........love the fall colours in it and loose feel to it.......but it still tells a story....very good......

Little Old Lady
09-28-2003, 09:30 PM
This is absolutely fabulous.
JoAnn

chocHollyK
09-28-2003, 09:34 PM
Bev!!
I LOVE this!!! oh, how I wish we could still burn leaves around here!!! The colors in this are just beautiful, and you 'get it' right away, that he's burning leaves....
.........holly

SouthernSun
09-28-2003, 10:19 PM
What ArtMom, Lynn, said.

Fagan
09-28-2003, 10:23 PM
Lyn, Tigre, JoAnn, Holly and SouthernSun....thank you all for your kind comments. I am happy with most of this painting....the figure is a little strange looking. *LOL* I appreciate the feedback.

laudesan
09-28-2003, 10:25 PM
Wow......... amazing...........I got to practice texture...you do it soooooooo well..

JJ

Anodyne
09-28-2003, 10:29 PM
Beautiful colors! i love the smoke as well. Fall is just beginning! you must create more!! more i say. ok i just happen to love fall and the colors and i haven't even started my pumpkin still life.

-Sonia =^.^=

Fagan
09-28-2003, 11:00 PM
JJ and Sonia...thank you both for looking and commenting. *SMILE*

Felica Keech-Smith
09-28-2003, 11:21 PM
I really, really like this one too!!!! Fall is my favorite season and raking and burning leaves is always a special memory! Thanks so much for reminding me of younger days Bev!

Felica

Fagan
09-28-2003, 11:28 PM
Felicia...it is my favorite time of year also! I noticed my neighbor was already raking what little leaves had fallen and burning them. *LOL* but then he is a nutcase with his yardwork.
Our neighborhood turns into a huge smokeout in the fall. Lots of leaf burning here.

bluesrbest
09-28-2003, 11:46 PM
It's all been said, Bev. Beautiful. You said the figure looks a bit strange to you - I was startled at first when I looked - I saw a headless torso - then I saw a person with a hood over their head - so that works. I think it's because there is hardly any indication of a face - but the more I look at this one, the more I like it. The colors, the "story", the direct experience - can't you just smell the leaves burning and perhaps - is that long light hair I see in the figure so a woman? Yep, I'm liking this one a lot!! Can't say this is my favorite - still really like that ptg of Spook waiting for the milk at the dairy barn and the one of Spook and his two friends waiting and - well, as you can tell, all of them are my favorites :)

Rhonda
:cat:

Fagan
09-29-2003, 12:00 AM
Rhonda...that is why I am not real happy with the figure. I had a blue hooded sweatshirt ....did not turn out like I thought it should have. Glad you like spook and friends *SMILE*

taghera
09-29-2003, 01:11 AM
what they all said.....tis a good one Bev....

ArcticRose
09-29-2003, 01:27 AM
Very very pretty Bev...don't get Fall out of your system too soon..I'm enjoying your Fall colors. Fall is too short to begin with.:)

Kate Mc
09-29-2003, 03:23 AM
Nice one, Beverly! I can smell the smoke.

I like the figure--it makes you work a little to see if it has a hood or if it's shrouded in smoke or if it's turned away .... or if it's The Headless Leafburner who'll come after you if you don't eat all your fall veggies....:p


I love the fire under the leaves, too.



Kate

olika
09-29-2003, 07:38 AM
Definitely have caught the Fall feeling here as well. Good job :D

CharM
09-29-2003, 09:39 AM
Bev, those sweatshirts are back in vogue... I knew what it was right away... My youngest son calls them "hoody's" and he had to have 2 new ones to start school... :D

Beautiful fall scene...

minov
09-29-2003, 09:54 AM
it's all been said, Bev^^^^^beautiful!

mindy

Fagan
09-29-2003, 11:01 AM
Thank you Tag..*SMILE*

Rose...I have a couple more fall scenes and late summer abstract coming up. Thank you.

Kate...*LOL* YES!! the headless leafburner. Good thing I love my veggies.

Olika and Mindy...thank you both for commenting.

Char....This time of year you will find me wearing those "hoodies" whether in vogue or not. *GRIN* I appreciate your commenting.

Johnnie
09-29-2003, 11:10 AM
Ops

Thought I made an error came back to check

Great pic. nice one.

Glad you making sure everything is running right there Fagan ;0

Johnnie

Fagan
09-29-2003, 11:16 AM
df? must be too early for me....whatsit? *LOL*

beltrajm
09-29-2003, 12:49 PM
Is it so cold, already???

Jose (aka Jose-Miguel)