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tuscanny
09-30-2017, 01:17 PM
Painting is fun so come and join us! I'd love to see how the following references can inspire you.
Flamingo by Crias
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2017/1256189-93432-2921pic00308fcrias_ril.jpg
lighthouse by Dudley
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2017/1256189-38312-PI_Project_--_April_2014_--_On_a_clear_day_by_dudley_d..jpg
Persimmon by Rue d'Oak
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2017/1256189-persimmon_rue_doak_ril.jpg
Old store by dewarp
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2017/1256189-old_store_zululand_lands_mar.jpg
And 2 more
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2017/1256189-010_s.jpg http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Sep-2017/1256189-DSC_4738s.jpg

raizes
10-01-2017, 10:31 AM
great pics Christel. I'm drawn toward the old store photo. I like the autumn colors

ntl
10-01-2017, 12:23 PM
Thanks, Christel. I may try the horses. Or one...

tuscanny
10-01-2017, 12:57 PM
Rich, I had you in mind with the old store:cat:
Ntl - great horse practice!:)

terriks
10-04-2017, 03:39 PM
I am getting twitchy fingers, wanting to return to OPs. I felt I owed it to myself to try some of the drawing classes here at WC, and I have really learned a lot. Not sure I can still draw very well, but at least some basic principles have been cleared up for me.

Last night I dreamed I completed this massive canvas with oil pastels - I was showing it off proudly and was very satisfied. When I woke up this morning, I knew it was time to get my fingers sticky again. Dreaming about painting is a sure sign you've left it for too long! And I've never used canvas in my life for OPs. :lol:

These are very nice images, Christel. I like the old store, too. Thank you!

tuscanny
10-04-2017, 11:28 PM
Looking forward to seeing your op work on canvas, Terri:cat:

terriks
10-05-2017, 02:09 PM
Ha ha, we'll see about that canvas, Christel! ;)

tuscanny
10-06-2017, 08:50 AM
Always a first time:angel:

tuscanny
10-06-2017, 08:52 AM
A3, Crias flamingo
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Oct-2017/1256189-A3_crias_ops_octs.jpg

raizes
10-06-2017, 01:22 PM
Nice work Christel! I love all the little details around the eye, and beak.

raizes
10-06-2017, 07:18 PM
12x16 inches on davinci pro panel. Used mostly senns and some mungyo. I was drawn to the old store and wanted to depict that. I like old buildings. I'm not sure I'm totally done yet with this. getting tunnel vision and need to go look at something else for a bit :lol: :lol:

on a side note, I'm noticing my style is changing more and more impressionist, definitely looser, raw and gritty.

Thanks Christel for hosting!

tuscanny
10-07-2017, 01:40 AM
Thanks Rich!
Love your landscape. The palette and the raw and gritty suit the African landscape so well.

terriks
10-07-2017, 06:29 PM
Wonderful job on the flamingo, Christel! You nailed that special color just perfectly. I love the detail around the eye. That's a WOW! :)

terriks
10-07-2017, 06:32 PM
Rich, I must agree that your work looks very Impressionistic here - especially those awesome trees! It truly looks like daubs of paint from one of the masters - love this!

Love those blue shadows under the boulders - you're killing me here! :lol: Great job with that wonderful photo!

tuscanny
10-08-2017, 12:16 AM
Thanks Terri!

laika
10-10-2017, 08:26 AM
Awesome work, Christel and Rich! I love the texture on the old store - gives it almost another dimension of physical presence. And the feathers on the flamingo are so very well done.

tuscanny
10-11-2017, 04:04 AM
Thanks Lamar!
I tried the horses, A4
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Oct-2017/1256189-DSC_5001s.jpg

raizes
10-11-2017, 02:06 PM
Wow! More like you mastered the horses. Amazing details!

tuscanny
10-11-2017, 11:28 PM
Thanks Rich!

terriks
10-12-2017, 05:34 PM
Nice work on the horses, Christel! I love how you captured the scruffy mane on the one in the foreground. :)

Horses are naturally very muscular, and your shading and coloring really sets this off. Excellent work - I'm a big fan of your talent!

tuscanny
10-12-2017, 11:55 PM
Thanks, Terri!

talinka
10-31-2017, 09:16 AM
I realized that today is that last day of October so I did this quick drawing.
Happy November everyone.

tuscanny
10-31-2017, 10:11 AM
Lovely quick painting, Tali. I like the pinkish/brown hues in the grasses:thumbsup:

terriks
11-01-2017, 05:25 PM
I look at this and feel it's a windy, blustery day - very nice!

talinka
11-02-2017, 08:26 AM
Thanks Terri :)

raizes
11-02-2017, 10:17 AM
I love the movement and airy feel to it. The variation of color in the foreground is wonderful also. Nice work!