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Artchrispy
08-25-2019, 10:06 PM
Hi. These are watercolor on yupo with a little green acrylic in the waves on two of them. They were done plein air over the past few weekends. Crits and ranking appreciated. I went from hating them all since they fell short of realism but now I like the yupo facilitated abstract qualities.They are 11x14 and 12x16. Also posted in WC forum

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Aug-2019/131690-IMG-0572.JPG http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Aug-2019/131690-IMG-0573_1.JPG http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Aug-2019/131690-IMG-0574.JPG http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Aug-2019/131690-IMG-0564.JPG http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Aug-2019/131690-IMG-0576_1.JPG

KreativeK
08-25-2019, 10:41 PM
You were really busy doing all these at once! I'm so impressed and love the subject matter with its splatter, foam, drips and runs so very appropriate for the waterscape. Number 3 probably is my fave, the mostly green one as it shows the power of the crashing wave. Love them all!

Hairy wolf
08-27-2019, 03:39 AM
You have undoubtedly become a master of water colors!!
Great works!!
👏👏👏

trufflecat
08-27-2019, 03:48 PM
These are all excellent. They really give forth a feeling of powerful waves crashing to the shore. 1 and 3 are my faves.

Artchrispy
08-27-2019, 06:04 PM
Thanks for the awesome comments. I'm blushing.:o :heart:

theBongolian
08-28-2019, 04:51 PM
Hi. These are watercolor on yupo with a little green acrylic in the waves on two of them. They were done plein air over the past few weekends. Crits and ranking appreciated. I went from hating them all since they fell short of realism but now I like the yupo facilitated abstract qualities.They are 11x14 and 12x16. Also posted in WC forum

These are wonderful. Makes me pine for my Yupo days - (still have six feet or so left on a roll). Amazing too that you did these plein air. They do as you said fall short of realism(not that there's anything wrong with that) - but they are not too far off imo from a loosely painted "realistic" version. A few well placed tweeks could put them over to the dark(realistic) side -

When aiming for "loose realism" imo better to start abstract and then pull back, rather than start tight and then scribble abstract stuff on top as seems to be all too common now-a-days.

Great stuff - the "man in green hat" - another good one.

jimwhalen
09-03-2019, 07:53 PM
So very, very good. I especially like the first three.