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Hairy wolf
04-19-2018, 01:27 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-Apr-2018/1397618-3EE0E2D5-8A8A-4B98-BFFE-A8804E590F8A.jpeg

Yeah right, like he really needed my homage...
In any case, when this was finished it did remind me of the figures in certain of his rose period works.
Cheers

Hairy wolf
04-19-2018, 01:29 AM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-Apr-2018/1397618-526C52AB-573A-4F61-B8FE-39BB89A57DE0.jpeg

Detail. Itís small, on canvas board.

Charlie's Mum
04-19-2018, 09:44 AM
Not sure 'like' is right for this, she looks so melancholic ....... but it's a really good painting!
How do you prepare your surface prior to top layers of paint? ... plaster? gesso?

LavenderFrost
04-19-2018, 10:13 AM
She is thinking she has to go home and get her income tax done. Right? lol

gaykir
04-19-2018, 10:45 AM
I always look forward to your work. Itís a treat to open your threads. His rose period is a favorite of mine so yes, I see the similarity.

Hairy wolf
04-19-2018, 11:27 AM
Mum, you say itís a really good painting. I have to assume that this is a rational response. Liking this melancholic scene is perhaps more emotionally hard to do.
Oh, this one is painted over older thingies so hence the ďpreparationĒ.
Lavender, love your humor!
Gayle, as always!

Attalus
04-19-2018, 01:34 PM
Pablo would approve.

Hairy wolf
04-19-2018, 02:51 PM
Attalus, I take it you approve too!...😀

old_hobbyist
04-19-2018, 04:05 PM
Hey HW. Another great piece but I still kinda want the old "splash-and-dash" backgrounds.

Katie Black
04-19-2018, 04:15 PM
Yep, I think Picasso would have liked this one.:) I like the close-up.

Charlie's Mum
04-19-2018, 05:26 PM
I do like a lot of the work HW - colour, paint application, texture and I always like to see your works ...... it's just difficult to say 'I like this' when it's (to me) so sad!:)

DMSS
04-19-2018, 08:14 PM
Outstanding!

Artchrispy
04-20-2018, 07:14 AM
It really does channel Picasso. I like the cafe environment as much as the figure.

Hairy wolf
04-20-2018, 12:26 PM
Katie, much obliged.
Mum, I understand. Thank you.
David, wow! Many thanks.
Chris, wow! Many thanks.

Hairy wolf
04-20-2018, 12:28 PM
Forgot to mention: her cigarette is put out, she was just told to do so.....

Andy_S
04-20-2018, 12:47 PM
I enjoy this painting very much. Is it too bold to say I like it better than most Picasso's I've seen? There's something about it that is very attractive to the eye. And I love paintings within a painting.

ColinS
04-21-2018, 12:07 PM
I think this is great. It reminds me of Picasso Rose in style and Blue in emotion.

It also curiously makes me think of Leonardo's Mona Lisa without the smile, of course. As if Mona had been caught after the cameras stopped clicking.

Interesting, rich and very evocative.

Hairy wolf
04-21-2018, 12:58 PM
Andy, better than him?!?....OMG, keep it coming 👏👏👏
Colin, your thoughts are extremely encouraging. Thank you!

Dcam
04-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Nice one: Lautrec and Manet would have liked her too. Well painted.
Derek

Hairy wolf
04-21-2018, 03:13 PM
Derek, greatly appreciated. You mentioned heavy duty names.