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sugar tree gal
11-14-2004, 07:52 PM
MY IMAGE(S):
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/11-14-2004/15639_Picture_129.JPG


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: WIP Mikey..
Year Created: 2004
Medium: Acrylic
Surface: Wood
Dimension: 12x12
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
I just had to get started on this.. got this picture of my little Great-Grandson Mikey yesterday... His first school picture...`this is very wet..and the flash makes things look to light, but I am sure that will heal itself

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
Any comments welcome

Tamana
11-14-2004, 09:55 PM
Great-grandson?! Janice you have a VERY young spirit!! :) The expression is priceless and those eyes shooter marbles of light. Can't wait to see where you take this. The blue is spot on. :)

bocote
11-15-2004, 12:56 AM
make sure to pinch his cheeks daily.

this is coming along very well. Don't think I can add much to help progress, but it looks like your structures are all defined and correct. just check your colors carefully so the blues, greens, and oranges don't get too powerful and unreal.

have fun and share finished one.

Wes Hyde
11-15-2004, 02:21 AM
Beautiful work, Janice. Those eyes...

Wes

sugar tree gal
11-15-2004, 11:53 AM
Tamana, a person grows old when they stop enjoying life.. so I am forever young.. Thanks ...Bryan, Thanks for the comments, I am not really sure how to finish this, but will take your advice about the palette..... Wes, well you just made my day :clap: :clap: Janice

Artistanne
11-15-2004, 12:56 PM
JANICE!!! This is LOVELY...so loose, you have a wonderful thing going here, stay LOOSE and don't be tempted to overwork is the only advice I can offer, this works so well! :clap: :clap: :clap:

sugar tree gal
11-15-2004, 03:05 PM
Thanks Anne, your site is lovely... you do fiber like none I have seen .. I will try and stay loose, I painted this in about an hour.. Now is the hard part for me...I never know how to finish!! :) Janice

Gilberte
11-15-2004, 04:42 PM
JANICE!!! This is LOVELY...so loose, you have a wonderful thing going here, stay LOOSE and don't be tempted to overwork is the only advice I can offer, this works so well! :clap: :clap: :clap:


Ditto ditto ditto ! Exactly what I wanted to say ! Great-grandson ? Congratulations .........

Mikey
11-15-2004, 04:45 PM
Hey Janice, now you really are on to something. Well done - terrific. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Mikey

sugar tree gal
11-15-2004, 06:53 PM
Thanks Gilberte, yes I have 6 Great-Grandchildren and another due next month.. this is the only boy,so far... and he is the oldest.. I muct confess he is a "little" special to me.. everyone says he looks like GreatGrandma... The eyes.. Mikey.. Thanks you so much.. I have worked on this a little more, but I feel like I could overwork it easy.. So I am going to stop... :) Janice

Gilberte
11-16-2004, 03:37 AM
Janice, yes stop now ........... that's what makes it interesting to the viewer... something "might" be missing according to one person ...... another will say ........ that's a painting, and that's what it's all about. :wave:

sugar tree gal
11-16-2004, 06:08 PM
Thank you Gilberte.. It is finished! :) Janice

Artistanne
11-16-2004, 06:11 PM
Just lovely--well done Janice! :clap:

Mikey
11-16-2004, 06:12 PM
I'm really, really pleased for you here Janice.

Mikey

sugar tree gal
11-17-2004, 12:34 PM
Thank you Ann and Mikey.. everyone here at WC is so helpful to me, and it means a lot to me, for you to take time to look and comment on my work.. :) Janice

shirleyq
11-17-2004, 02:46 PM
Janice this is incredibly good. :D My, how you have improved!!! I am very proud of you. :D

earthbot1
11-17-2004, 02:54 PM
very nice portrait..you have quite a family.

sugar tree gal
11-17-2004, 04:07 PM
Earthbot thank you, yes I have a wonderful family... a lot of stories could be told here..ha Shirley, IMOP you just made my day... :) Janice