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Merethe T
08-20-2006, 04:59 PM
Hi all,

This has been sitting on my shelf for ages, got caught up in other stuff. But here it is, the finished version of the Telecaster, finally,lol! The colours are a bit off, pic taken with flash, and as usual the purples and blues are kinda hard to get right...but it's close though.

C&C welcomed and appreciated!

On La Carte, 30x40 cm, Rembrandts, FC Polychromos, Nupastels and Unisons

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Aug-2006/22081-IMG_5734_crop_x500.jpg

*Marina*
08-20-2006, 05:06 PM
Lovely painting, Merethe. Love what you have done with the guitar.

paul444
08-20-2006, 05:11 PM
Hi Merethe,
I'm glad you got this down off your shelf and shared it with us.
What a fantastic painting, it could easily be confused with a photograph.
well done.

Pinecone Conniff
08-20-2006, 05:23 PM
I remember your start on this!...it turned out positively fabulous!:clap:
I love how you handled the worn part of the guitar...this really tells the story.
Annette

Bhavana Vijay
08-20-2006, 06:05 PM
I LOVE this painting, it has to be my favourite of yours!!

designjunky
08-21-2006, 01:57 AM
That is so lovely. The worn spots look so fabulous and the composition is perfect!

ponting
08-21-2006, 02:00 AM
A real winner Merethe. I'm always amazed at how the simples objects lie in wait for the creation of such great paintings.

Cheers, Dianna:thumbsup:

Merethe T
08-21-2006, 05:42 AM
Marina, Paul - thank you so much for your comments, means a lot to me! :)

Anette - thank you! I do hope the painting has a story in it too, and that my love for music comes through...I wanted to get a feel of blues&roots through this painting, as the owner of the guitar loves the music and is a "southern man" by heart...as his guitar reflects.. :)

Bhavana, designjunky and Dianna - thank you all, for your positive and enthusiastic comments, it truly inspires me... :)

Karen Margulis
08-21-2006, 07:44 AM
What a great subject and you did a wonderful job with it! Thanks for sharing!

Karen

Bringer
08-21-2006, 04:47 PM
Hej Merethe,

Superb !

Kind regards,

Josť

Mikki Petersen
08-21-2006, 05:26 PM
Merethe, this has been a long time coming and well worth the wait. What a gorgeous job you've done here. Congratulations!

Mikki

Merethe T
08-22-2006, 01:06 PM
Karen, Jose and Mikki - thank you all for looking and commenting, I do appreciate it!

Merriel
08-22-2006, 04:27 PM
This is wonderful. You sure know how to handle pastel...

leirrem

Holley
08-22-2006, 09:11 PM
I really LOVE this painting, this would have to be my favourite of yours!
I think it's just perfect!!! So very kewl!!

Merethe T
08-23-2006, 06:16 PM
leirrem and Holley - thank you both, means a lot to me!!

*Violet*
08-24-2006, 02:10 AM
fantastic !! ... saw the beginning and this is a wonderful finish !!

Tressa
09-07-2006, 09:00 PM
Merethe, I missed this while I was on vacation!!! It finished up a BEAUTY!!!!
:clap: :clap: :clap:

Tres

valchina612
09-08-2006, 10:41 PM
Super work Merethe -- that guitar is just fabulous. :clap: :clap: :thumbsup:

Val. :wave:

Merethe T
09-09-2006, 11:16 AM
Violet, Tres and Val - thank you all so much, I'm glad you like it!

*Deirdre*
09-09-2006, 11:54 AM
I looked up and down the thread for the pastel...saw the ref...went back again and realised it must have been the pastel! Well done!:clap:

HarvestMoon
09-10-2006, 06:07 PM
I remember the guitar, the amp, and it looks just like a photo- amazing!!! I LOVE guitars but can't play them- sigh.

granddad
09-10-2006, 07:56 PM
Great painting, you really done it justice. james