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aaasp
09-24-2001, 02:19 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/24-Sep-2001/Dancer.jpg

Oil on Canvas - 120cms x 120cms

ZOTMA
09-24-2001, 02:31 PM
I really like the pose and rendering of this figure
The composition of the lower 3/4 of the piece works for me
with the field of background as large as it is with the bold stripes, I feel it takes away from the inward movement of the subject
perhaps that was your purpose?
Nice piece

ArtyHelen
09-24-2001, 03:14 PM
Exquisite!! :clap:

Helen

giniaad
09-24-2001, 03:30 PM
wonderful work
I feel the space above makes one pause
to the space where he once was
or perhaps
he will sit up again soon

a space where a video would start
before he was to dance...

ginia

jerryW
09-24-2001, 03:34 PM
a majestic sculptural treatment on the dancer;
again the bkgnd detracts, I suppose it is related
to your sense of separation of figure and ground as opposed to a sense of unity of everything in the painting. a different granularity and style makes it verge into pop art.

dornberg
09-24-2001, 04:56 PM
good depth in the shadow

Impulse
09-24-2001, 09:08 PM
the background and the figure
are the painting
i know it sounds stupid to say
but they are
and this is a good painting
very good IMHO

fmoore
09-24-2001, 09:15 PM
I admire your style and approach simply beautiful. Do you sell alot of work?Do you have a line of limited edition prints?
Great work
Fred Moore

YLCIA
09-24-2001, 10:18 PM
Absolutely superb!!

Julia

Ceu
09-24-2001, 10:23 PM
just gorgeous, love the colors and how you made him so human, maybe that is not the right wording but , oh well love it:)

Jan-Michael
09-25-2001, 08:47 AM
I really like the mood you have captured in this one... alot of feeling in it... glad to see these images :)

aaasp
09-25-2001, 09:00 AM
Zotma and Jerry, I wanted the background very still and linear in contrast with the Dancers "movement". I also wanted it textured and weathered. I re-painted it again and again!
I like Ginia's idea..he has room to spring up:)
Thanks Julia, Ceu, dornberg, Jan-Michael and Impulse for your comments.
fmoore, painting is my only source of income, so I never think I sell enough
:D -
No I don't have an edition of prints at the moment.
Thanks to all,
Anthony

aaasp
09-25-2001, 09:02 AM
Thanks Helen.