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sketchNpaint
05-11-2015, 10:38 PM
Hello all! This is a 12"X12" piece on canvas board just painted start to finish totally out of my head. Even though I had nothing to look at (I rarely do a piece without looking at a photo reference) it still feels as though it just sort of came into its own existence or "painted itself". I used various tube acrylics and I normally shy away from inserting buildings into my landscapes because I'm afraid of messing everything up with a lopsided looking structure. This one came out decent and seemed to fit the scene. It was a challenge but I think I learned more in the process. Comments are welcome. Thanks for looking!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-May-2015/116170-Evening_Shade.jpg

chammi kaiser
05-12-2015, 03:18 AM
Good for you Sharla. I like the colours a lot and the sky is lovely.

idylbrush
05-12-2015, 06:10 AM
Very well done and feels oh so peaceful. Very nice.

bluefish
05-12-2015, 06:40 AM
a lovely painting...makes me want to vacation in Arkansas.....:thumbsup:

Dan37650
05-12-2015, 06:46 AM
Well done. I like the softness of it.

Charlie's Mum
05-12-2015, 07:33 AM
This is really lovely Sharla - and I like the canvas texture showing through.

cem
05-12-2015, 08:25 AM
Very nice. So calming. Frame it!

sketchNpaint
05-12-2015, 09:46 AM
Oh thank you so much everyone, for your kind compliments on this!!! :clap:

LavenderFrost
05-12-2015, 10:34 AM
Very nice!

msoshu
05-12-2015, 11:45 AM
Like everyone said, it looks so peaceful.

Cindy Schnackel
05-12-2015, 03:43 PM
Beautiful work!

AprilJoy
05-12-2015, 10:41 PM
Beautiful! My kind of vacation spot!

ColinS
05-12-2015, 11:43 PM
Very beautiful. Lovely glow on the water surface.

Fox_eNova
05-13-2015, 01:49 AM
Beautiful sky, water, reflections Nice work. The whole thing is nice. WELL DONE!

sketchNpaint
05-16-2015, 05:23 PM
Thanks again for the nice comments on this painting!!! Makes me appreciate it more than I did :)