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pstiles
12-14-2004, 12:32 PM
My first painting. 16x20 Acrylic on canvas. Your thoughts are graciously accepted. Thanks,
Paul

wiscojaydub
12-14-2004, 01:20 PM
Pstiles..nice effects..three dimmensional ..neat and simple. :) jaydub :wave:

themanda
12-15-2004, 12:18 AM
very nice. like the minimal pallette. :D

Tamana
12-15-2004, 08:01 AM
Pretty good for your first painting. Exhibits good dimension & eye for balance. You studying anyone in particular?

pstiles
12-15-2004, 08:16 AM
Thanks for all the kind comments.

Tamana: no I'm not really studying anyone in particular. I've been a photographer for years and decided to pick up the brush not long ago. After trying a few realistic type paintings I realized what I really wanted to do was just let the painting become whatever it wanted to be. I guess for realism, photography is my thing. For painting I just want it to be something completely different.

Until I started painting I didn't understand abstract art or minimalistic art at all. But, as I started painting, it became really clear to me why those movements began.

Joe Rucker
12-15-2004, 12:54 PM
Have you look at works by Donald Judd? See below:

MountainSong
12-16-2004, 02:23 AM
pstiles - I like this painting. It's simple, minimal and well executed with good dimensionality and depth of field and color balance.
Do more. Do more more often. :D

ArtistJensen
12-16-2004, 03:22 AM
Simple, minimalistic. Good balance. Restricted and controlled use of colors and greys. I think it's great for a first painting. I hope you will bring us more.

Carfa
12-16-2004, 02:00 PM
I like the way you place the kind of sculpture in the picture and it a very nice done picture…