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Rabbit Twilight
05-22-2006, 07:31 PM
I started this one out with Atelier acrylics but I didn't like working with them, so switched to Brera. It's on clayboard 8x10.

BlueRiderMan
05-22-2006, 08:04 PM
hey, thats good! :clap:

Nanners
05-22-2006, 08:05 PM
BEAUTIFUL! I especially love how the trees in the background just melt into the sky...lovely ^.^

Rabbit Twilight
05-23-2006, 10:14 AM
Thanks Bluerider and Hannah. Glad you like it!

dlake
05-23-2006, 10:37 AM
Bobbi, you do the most beautiful landscapes....I just sigh.

idylbrush
05-23-2006, 11:03 AM
Very nice and quite reminiscent of the English Landscape painters like Constable. The luminous quality of the paint and the light on the water is absolutely amazing. Very nice in MHO.

3chaway9
05-23-2006, 11:18 AM
Just beautiful Bobbi....:clap: :clap: :clap:

TeAnne
05-23-2006, 11:18 AM
Very nice painting.

Nayana
05-23-2006, 11:29 AM
stunning!

dreamz
05-23-2006, 01:01 PM
I really like the movement in the water and it pulls you right into the distance

Rabbit Twilight
05-23-2006, 08:11 PM
Diane....thank you so much!
Howard, wow....I like being mentioned in the same sentence as Constable. Isn't he the one that said to leave little holes in the trees for the birds to fly through? Thanks for your kind comment.
Carrie...love the claps!
TeAnne..glad you like it.
Nayana....what a pretty handle. If that's your name, it's lovely, if it's not your name, it's still lovely. Thanks for commenting.
Dreamz...I'm relieved you could tell it's water. Sometimes people think my water is a road! Thanks!

Here is a slightly different version of the painting. Sometimes I like to do a similar scene several times.
http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f327/Bobbidm/2006acrylic0523.jpg

Lady Carol
05-24-2006, 11:04 AM
The lighting is stunning on the first as is the composition.

The second is almost as good but I find the purple line to be a little too solid and would benefit from being broken a little with the sky colour.

Rabbit Twilight
05-24-2006, 11:14 AM
Interesting Carol! I also prefer the first one. I think I did a better job of breaking up the distant trees. Thanks for your input.

meganj
05-24-2006, 11:58 AM
I too prefer the first one. I can see the trees in the background (or my imagination can create them from what you have there.) This one doesn't have that same luminosicty as the first.

olliewood0702
05-24-2006, 04:08 PM
Definitely the first one...because the water is spectacular!! Your misty trees fading out is super!! THIS IS BEAUTIFULLY DONE!!

Serenity
05-24-2006, 11:27 PM
I like the first one best too......LOVE the water! :thumbsup:

judyth
05-25-2006, 10:18 AM
Oh, wow! I agree the first one is fantastic! But the second one is good too. I think it has the feeling of being a little later in the day.

Rabbit Twilight
05-25-2006, 12:45 PM
Thanks Darla, Serena, and Judy.
In all fairness to my second painting that I posted, I had trouble getting a good digital shot. Also, it has more glazing and for some reason the camera just wants to read a glazed area as a dark shape.
I'm going to do some more testing with the Atelier paints over the weekend. Maybe I didn't give them a fair chance. If I get lucky, I'll post something....or head for the garbage can. :)

mroy27
05-25-2006, 01:42 PM
The first one is beautiful, I feel like running away to this place. Not to mention when I see it at an angle on my screen, the water glows. It is simply lovely.