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metalhead
09-19-2004, 01:48 PM
Well, I think it might be completed...
24x30, acrylic on canvas
C&C welcome.

Lady Carol
09-19-2004, 02:03 PM
This is brilliant. You have a great copy there. Well done

Marty C
09-19-2004, 08:44 PM
Hi metalhead,
Instantly recognisable, a great study of a great work. Well done.

metalhead
09-19-2004, 08:55 PM
Thanks for the kind words... I had started this one some time ago with the intention of giving it to my mom for her birthday, since I knew she always liked that painting. Anyway, I just gave it to her earlier tonight, and she really seemed to like it, she already had a small print of that painting, and of course, like most prints, the colors just can't compete with the saturation that you get from real artist grade paints. And I suppose she's really the only critic I really care about for this one. So, I'm definitely marking this one in the "success" column. :)

If you're just curious, you can see a progression of WIPs for this one here:
http://photobucket.com/albums/v256/cmscdj/art/

bistus
09-19-2004, 09:34 PM
Thanks for posting the WIPs. Very interesting and instructive.

Eileenjm
09-20-2004, 02:42 AM
Beautiful. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Eileen

Bertoni
09-20-2004, 03:39 PM
It has a great look! Very Vincent!!! :clap: :clap:

champagneharley
09-20-2004, 11:32 PM
I really like this!
Congratulations.
:clap: :clap:
Regards,
Jillian

shirleyq
09-21-2004, 12:44 AM
Good looking! Great job :)

mooz49
09-21-2004, 02:17 AM
Beautiful! ........... what a lovely gift to give to your mum. It is the sort of painting that makes you happy just looking at it.
:clap: :clap: :clap:

gini/art
09-21-2004, 03:57 PM
Awsome job!!! You mom is a lucky lady. YHou have put so much into this gift. she should be very proud and so should you. Gini :wave:

gnu
12-01-2004, 03:22 AM
wow this one is fantastic..what friend/Mum wouldn't just love it.. :clap: :clap: Wonderful clear perspective and light...

Lulu
12-01-2004, 04:12 AM
Amazing! beautifully done :clap:
What brand of acrylics did you use for this?

paloma
12-01-2004, 08:52 AM
Splendid rendition - extremely well done. Can see why you will not be participating in the Dec thread - more of the same!! strangely my hubbie picked this scene for me to do - however so glad I have chosen something different.

metalhead
12-01-2004, 09:09 AM
Amazing! beautifully done :clap:
What brand of acrylics did you use for this? Liquitex, some BASICS, but mostly the pro grade stuff. I think my aquamarine blue (in the sky) was BASICS, as was the (very little) red that I used.

Leslie Pz
12-01-2004, 10:01 AM
Superb! You did a great job.

I sometimes use Basics, too. At first worried it wouldn't endure as well as the studio quality Liquitex, but so far so good. Hearing you've used it makes me feel a bit more confident! :p
-Les