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Here is what is hopefully my finished painting. Kehai beach on So. Maui. Any comments and or suggestions greatly appreciated.
10-12-2001, 07:49 PM
It's a bit hard to see from the small image and it seems a bit grayer than your original I suspect. Could you post a larger version?
The water and sky are handled nicely and the tree is in good position. I would just work on the right side of the tree fronds. They are beginning to have a stiff feel. Simply extending them and making the leaves less regular looking should do it. Look at the painting backwards through a mirror...you'll be able to see quickly where to make adjustments.
Your right......I can see where I need to just extend the branches a wee bit on the right. Few more leaves. The actual painting really isn't gray, it's just my camera. I tried making the image larger but WC keeps spitting it back at me saying it's too large. Thanks for the help, this is my first pastel landscape. I started out with Nupastels and finished with Rembrandts and Senneliers.
10-13-2001, 12:29 AM
You seem to have a very soft, flowing way of working. Maximize it...and the clear use of color. Yum.
10-14-2001, 10:57 PM
like to see a bigger scan,looks like your doing great.:angel:
10-18-2001, 11:13 PM
Shey, wanted a better look at your painting, so I lighten it a little and resized it -- hope you don't mind.
It is very nice -- I'm just visiting -- I'm a watercolourist.
The Very Best,
10-18-2001, 11:15 PM
Shey, I forgot -- I cropped it a little.
Thanks for your comments. No Javier, I don't mind you resizing my painting. Actually it lets me see where it may need some improving. This is a Banyon tree and they have lots of knarled up branches with sparse leaves. I tried to use my colors as they were without too much mixing. This painting is very blended but one I just finished is more loose and scumbled which I just learned to do. I will post it as soon as I get it scanned. Thanks again!!
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