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gigih
04-20-2006, 02:20 PM
Painted with stylus in dogwaffle, using oils.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Apr-2006/71803-autumnwoodland2.jpg
Autumn Woodland

second painting, similar style lone tree:
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Apr-2006/71803-tree.jpg
C & C welcome!

Skinny
04-20-2006, 09:10 PM
You do command Dogwaffle, don't you? My favorite is the first. It's got such nice perspective...:cat:

gigih
04-20-2006, 09:17 PM
thanks skinny , you're always so encouraging!

LadyAlba
04-20-2006, 11:41 PM
Great work and the first one is my fav also. ;o)

justjean
04-21-2006, 06:35 AM
Very nice :thumbsup: and I like @1 best also :)

TxAggieDarlin
04-21-2006, 11:40 AM
yep, me too, like the first...good going....

omniartz
04-21-2006, 12:40 PM
Both have great merit! Lovely scenes! :)

Elvira
04-21-2006, 01:05 PM
I like the first one too, your linear perspective is quite good but the colours (atmospheric perspective) don't carrry it through. As a rule of thumb light colour darkens and dark colours lighten as they receed into the background.
Edie

gigih
04-21-2006, 06:36 PM
Thanks Elvira, is this a little better?
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/21-Apr-2006/71803-autumnwoodland2.jpg Let me know.

Elvira
04-21-2006, 06:41 PM
Not really, the colours should sorta grey out a bit, as they receed actually what is happening is as the lights and darks receed they become more alike, the high white/yellow in the far distance pops to the fore.
Edie

del m
04-21-2006, 08:16 PM
great lesson Elvira,

gigih
04-21-2006, 10:01 PM
One more try, thanks for your patience!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/21-Apr-2006/71803-autumnwoodland2a.jpg
I tried to gray it down a little, was afraid it would get too dark.

Elvira
04-21-2006, 11:15 PM
You are starting to get there this is a skill that takes a bit of time to master, if you were using paint I'd probably tell you to scumble a bit of raw umber over it, but that isn't very useful in digital. It is a fine balance between light and dark, so what I'd reccommend would be to leave this one and experiment with a new one using easier colours to control this way, once you have got a handle on it with them, you could try the the high key colours like yellow again and see if you can punch them back, LOL.
Edie

Phylax
04-22-2006, 08:23 AM
Hi there,

First of all: I think you've done a great job, especially on the first one. Ver ynice use of colour and the perspective ist so fine, following the river until it turns.

Concerning Elviras rule of thumb, which was new to me but seems very useful, I'd like to propose applying a "Curves"-Adjustment-Layer to your image in photoshop. I suggest you use a radial gradient mask on this correction layer, so it affects most intensely the inner parts of the image and nota t all those on the outside.

It's just a suggestion, but you might still try it.

Greetz

Phylax

gigih
04-22-2006, 08:55 AM
Thanks everyone for all your help!