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anney
11-21-2003, 07:37 AM
Hello,

This is a small postcard made with OP. I wondered if I should add a background/which color.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/21-Nov-2003/28065-Xmas.jpg

Thanks for any advice,

Anne.

CarlyHardy
11-21-2003, 10:40 PM
If you have a program like Adobe Photo Deluxe, you could use it to 'try out' some colors on your computer before you actually put it on the painting.

When I look at this, I wonder how a bright yellow would look in the background with a streak of yellow highlighting the stems on the plants....but that's just me!

Create a series....try out several backgrounds, then frame them as a tryptych!
carly

Helen Zapata
11-22-2003, 03:05 PM
I agree with the yellow, altho I'm thinking a golden yellow. And adding a bit of into the greens.

I like the comp!

Helen

Diyart
11-22-2003, 04:07 PM
Hello,

beautiful "Violas". I think the background
should stay bright and in similar contrast value as it is.
If I was you I probably would be scared to change it at all because the color balance is already very pleasing.

:confused: Was this really helpful:(

best regards
Martin

anney
11-22-2003, 06:27 PM
Carly, Helen and Marty, thank you for taking the time to comment my cyclamens.

Here is the update I did:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-Nov-2003/28065-Card9.jpg

This one will go like that (it's a postcard). But I'll take up these plants again... Caran d'ache pinks are so nice...

Anne.

Diyart
11-23-2003, 04:02 AM
Good morning,

the update makes a big difference for me.
My recommendation would be "don`t change more", may be
better as you said start a new one for more exploration.
I like the leaves with the typical pattern !

best regards
Martin