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vrashton
10-22-2003, 03:29 PM
I need to get one more painting ready for a juried show in just over one week. I need to decide which of these three I should finish, frame and submit. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
Val
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-Oct-2003/17686-Shoes1jpeg.jpg

vrashton
10-22-2003, 03:30 PM
2nd picture
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-Oct-2003/17686-hall1jpeg.jpg

vrashton
10-22-2003, 03:31 PM
and 3rd picture. (is there a way of doing this all at once?)
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-Oct-2003/17686-telephone1jpeg.jpg

sundiver
10-22-2003, 03:55 PM
I like the shoes best. The painting has a landscape feeling to it, which I think is cool.

E-J
10-22-2003, 04:15 PM
I like the telephone pic ... that light has such a realistic feel.

Kathryn Wilson
10-22-2003, 05:02 PM
I like the telephone too.


To put more than one image in a post, you open your post first, then copy and paste your uploaded images into the post one by one.

CarlyHardy
10-22-2003, 05:09 PM
I don't know where you're going with it, but I'd definitely pick the telephone!

Interesting subject, more unique
Great use of negative space
Strong lighting
Has an abstract style although it's a realistic subject

carly

SweetBabyJ
10-22-2003, 05:32 PM
Telephone for me, too.

To upload pics into one post, use the uploader button up top one after the other without submitting in-between.

blissfullyunaware
10-22-2003, 05:39 PM
Another vote for the phone... !!! :D

PS... congrats on the show... knock em' dead kiddo!

bnoonan
10-22-2003, 08:33 PM
I like all three but I'd have to say the shoes are my favorite. They just are so wonderfully painted.

Best of luck in the show!

Barb

cjkelly
10-22-2003, 09:49 PM
Another vote for the telephone.
I don't know why - but I found I stopped and looked at that pic the longest - it seemed (for me anyway) to have the strongest impact. Possibly the nice strong tones - but I'm no expert.

Good luck in the show.

cj

ctmobitz
10-22-2003, 10:39 PM
All three are great..........but................I DO LIKE THE SHOES the best!!!

Good luck

Claude

Meisie
10-23-2003, 03:13 AM
Another vote for the telephone ;)
Meisie

JohnnyRed
10-23-2003, 04:13 AM
I like the telephone as well.

In particular the way the light on the side of the (cloth?) gives the impression that the phone is melting.

soap
10-23-2003, 04:57 AM
The phone! The phone!
:)

Mikki Petersen
10-23-2003, 10:35 AM
The phone is definitely the stronger painting of the three, more drama going on. For my personal tastes though, I love the shoes and hope you will finish it and post the results. All three are worthy paintings.

vrashton
10-23-2003, 02:10 PM
Thank you Impete, Soap, JohnnyRed, Meisie, Claude, cj, Barb, blissfullyunaware, SweetbabyJ, Carly, Kyle, E-j, sundiver. I'm going to go with the phone. I had originally painted the shoes for this show, then did the phone then the hall then got totally confused. Now I just hope the juror likes the phone.
Thanks alot.
Val

CBruce
10-23-2003, 02:57 PM
Ring Ring, the phone does grab you. :)

Nicolart
10-23-2003, 03:03 PM
Hi Val:D


The shoes are great,,,but I LOVE the Telephone:clap: ...Love it!!!

vrashton
11-03-2003, 03:39 PM
I just wanted to let everyone who helped me pick out my painting that both paintings I submitted, the telephone & the kitchen sink (from another thread) were accepted into the juried show and the telephone won Honourable Mention. Thanks again, I appreciate the help.
Val

blissfullyunaware
11-03-2003, 06:31 PM
:clap: :clap: congrats!!!

~~~ Sharon

SweetBabyJ
11-03-2003, 06:36 PM
How great for you!! Congratulations!

Kathryn Wilson
11-03-2003, 06:38 PM
Hooray for the telephone - :clap: :clap: :clap:

E-J
11-04-2003, 04:02 AM
Wow, good going Val. You see? Always listen to us! LOL

bnoonan
11-04-2003, 11:33 AM
Val,

Congratulations!!! I'm so glad I recommended the shoes... now I know if I need to enter anything into a contest I'll ask you guys first and not go on my own opinion.

Extra congratulations on the Honourable Mention!!!!

Barb:clap: :clap: :clap:

Mikki Petersen
11-04-2003, 01:26 PM
Well done and well earned. Congratulations!

Nicolart
11-04-2003, 03:01 PM
WHOOHOO Val!!! CONGRATS:clap:

vrashton
11-04-2003, 03:52 PM
Thanks everyone. Yes you guys are good, not that I ever doubted it.
Val