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bjcpaints
03-08-2017, 08:59 PM
More thinking would have improved the status of this painting.
8X10 Acrylics on canvas I had the idea of transferring the girls to the canvas with transfer paper to preserve the details of the Celtic designs. Unfortunately this did not work out, but the beauty of acrylics is that I can keep painting over.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Mar-2017/49636-WDE_March_3rd_Steppers.jpg

Thanks for the nice photos Dawn!

eyepaint
03-08-2017, 09:38 PM
Wonderful ghillies (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghillies_(dance))!!

123harry
03-09-2017, 01:11 AM
Direct and somehow very genuine. I like the narrative of the girl watching her companion's steps and the grandparents looking on. The details are sufficient to add authenticity.

connievanwinssen
03-09-2017, 03:16 AM
Very cute!:)

coaltip
03-09-2017, 06:59 AM
Beautiful composition. The expression of the girl in black is excellent.

Scotkatidid
03-09-2017, 08:04 AM
Wonderful - you've captured the girl in black and her look of anticipation in following her partner's footsteps. well done, Barbara!

HollyJ26
03-09-2017, 11:53 AM
Very nice composition and color arrangement, and I agree that you've caught the expression of the girl in black perfectly. I like how you've included the onlookers. I agree about the beauty of acrylics! Perfect for making radical changes and corrections.

DawnDR
03-10-2017, 10:29 AM
Lovely! :) I agree, the composition is very nice and you captured the expression of the girl in black so well.

Glad you found a reference you liked!

Myse
03-10-2017, 12:24 PM
Nice portraits of two little friends dancing ... We can be in the scene, I like!

artastic
03-11-2017, 10:02 AM
Nice work on the little dancers, you captured their pose just right