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11-01-2016, 10:18 AM
Title: Amsterdam - at night
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Kind of a damp, misty night
MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
lovely, moody, pleasant dreary, i like it
this little cluster of darks keeps attracting/distracting my eyes from the rest of the view
could be the pic ... could be the angle of the tree, or the dead centeredness, or the sharpness/heaviness of dark or edge of whatever that is under the bridge .. not sure.
11-01-2016, 03:39 PM
Something about the bridge?...maybe a slight reflection of it in water , or a slight street light glow highlight along the edges of it? The rails look great but the main structure seems too dark , it draws the eye but probably not where you want the focal to be...
11-01-2016, 04:29 PM
11-02-2016, 05:21 PM
Does this mean that the central tree is on the far bank? If so, it could maybe be a little less intense in tone to push it back and make it seem further away than the other trees?
I don't know a lot about painting, so please ignore me if this seems incorrect to you!
11-02-2016, 07:45 PM
Dianne, that makes total sense, but the reflection on the photo sort of has it all distorted. I think I'm close in real life.
11-03-2016, 02:29 PM
I like this painting. The colors are Cezanne-ish (good).
11-15-2016, 10:02 PM
Pretty sad colors, i like it
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