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Paintonbrush
10-28-2003, 06:26 PM
MY IMAGE(S):
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/10-28-2003/4969_fabpansybig.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/10-28-2003/4969_fabpansycl500.jpg


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: Carrot Onion Pansy
Year Created: 2003
Medium: Oil
Surface: Board
Dimension: 7x9
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
A little play with knife and such

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
comments welcome

woodguy
10-28-2003, 06:30 PM
The boldness of the flowers and the underplayed veggies make this one really pop! Great texture contrasts between knife and brush. You sure do "play" good, Diane! Jim

Wayne Gaudon
10-28-2003, 06:31 PM
bottom half works for me .. the top is too undecided.

jerryW
10-28-2003, 07:04 PM
thus
immediate enlightenment
all are pleased.

Helen Zapata
10-28-2003, 07:12 PM
Reclining carrots.. look relaxed

I love the onion! Painted with flair!

Looks like you've been having big fun, Diane. :)

Helen

shirleyq
10-28-2003, 07:22 PM
Pansy is the horse, right?:)

Rieko
10-29-2003, 03:21 AM
Looks like you had a great time with a p. knife. I like the texture and dynamic brush strokes very much.

Veggies look interesting as they are.

Rabbit Twilight
10-29-2003, 09:04 AM
I love it! The only part of the painting that doesn't work for me is the carrots. They don't seem to fit the style and execution of the rest of the painting. They almost look too soft....or wiped out. I think the way you handled the onion is perfect, I would like to see that same treatment on the carrots.
You have a beautiful color scheme, and I can read the flowers and everything else just find.

Paintonbrush
10-29-2003, 10:17 AM
Hey all
Thank you for looking and commenting.....this is an oxymoron of style...for sure...I was really interested in your reaction..somedays are like that...no plan....playing with the dark dark to light..this is actually what the inside of my brain looks like...lol......

michael forster
10-29-2003, 03:01 PM
Cousin- I like the way the onion just sits there while the pansy's are frantic with emotion! Very emotional painting- fabulous play of dark and light.

dornberg
10-29-2003, 05:22 PM
yeah,

wilder
wilder

giniaad
10-29-2003, 06:19 PM
I like it
the carrots and onion
look to be refelctions
on the vase the flowers are in...

different, for you
even though it looks like yours

nice rich colors...
works very well!!

Paintonbrush
10-29-2003, 06:55 PM
Thank you Gin, Mike and Mr D

shirleyq
10-30-2003, 12:34 PM
Am I the only one who sees a horse under the flowers?:confused: :confused: Please Diane, put me out of my misery LOL:rolleyes:

Paintonbrush
10-30-2003, 01:20 PM
LOL
Shirley
no horse ?
I looked and looked....
;-)

shirleyq
10-30-2003, 01:34 PM
My delusion and my lack of skill in Photoshop
LOL call the men in the little white coats!:D

Gilberte
10-30-2003, 03:53 PM
Top works for me :D
Happenstanced on the carrots and the onions so I suppose I would like to see top and bottom connected ..... but who am I to critique .....

mcknight
10-30-2003, 03:57 PM
Really fun play with the paint. I do like it but I think you've crossed the line too far into abstraction - I think I prefer these more realized.

coulter
10-30-2003, 06:36 PM
Closer to Laura Robb, which is very very nice!

Mark

arourapope
10-31-2003, 12:54 AM
I don't see a horse.
I see a really cool painting! I love the energy of the flowers. I love the lanquishing of the tired carrots (I prolly have carrots like that in the fridge right now.... frightening place, the fridge). I love, love, love ze onion. You've taken three things that normally wouldn't do a still life together, and created a nicely orchestrated piece out of them. But what makes this entire painting rock and roll for me is the pallet and the abstraction. It's warm and kinetic. It's passionate. You've taken a STILL life and made it MOVE, and that's a very exciting thing. Do you plan to do more along these lines? I'd love to see them.

Paintonbrush
10-31-2003, 10:18 AM
Gilbert-I love your comments..thank you for looking
McKnight-I am so glad I could throw this out here to get some input. I like what you have to say.
Mark-I love laura Robb-I am studying her work....I am glad you can tell......and your tiny head is toooo funny
Aurora-I will do more of these....probably on a much larger scale. I plan on doing some work on canvas for the Anderson home show here in Utah and I am trying new things.
thank you - I went to your website...and WOW.....professional. awesome......so easy to navigate....