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Elaine B
02-07-2007, 05:43 PM
I've been working on this one for a couple weeks in between my more loose contemporaries. It's acrylic on a 36x48 gallery canvas. I think I'm closed to finished with it, but would appreciate your opinion as always. Thanks!:)

idcrisis55
02-07-2007, 06:17 PM
This is a lovely painting. The colors are some of my favorites. My only suggestion would be for a bit darker shading around the stamens in the center of the flower.

gurleygirl
02-07-2007, 06:32 PM
Oh good gosh this is gorgeous!
Tracey

bowerbird
02-07-2007, 09:42 PM
and here i was thinkin this would be a yellow painting . what a nice surprise . didnt know they HAVE daffodils that colour - nicely painted !!! :)

Leslie Pz
02-07-2007, 10:38 PM
Interesting colors!!! Different from the obvious. Nice details.

Andun
02-07-2007, 10:43 PM
This si very nice.Loosely painted a fresh feeling.I like it!

StickyAl
02-07-2007, 11:27 PM
it is fabulous! the only thing i would suggest is glazing in your darks to force the leaves in the back forward.

jacki7154
02-08-2007, 12:03 AM
This is fantastic. I would add a bit of dark to it though to get it to pop a little more.

debsn2paintn
02-08-2007, 01:30 AM
Very pretty, and I love the colors!

dreamz
02-08-2007, 01:49 AM
thats gorgeous!

chammi kaiser
02-08-2007, 04:32 AM
Beautiful colours. Good advice from Ann re the stamens. Lovely painting.

Elaine B
02-08-2007, 07:07 AM
Thank you all! I will take your advice and add some darks as suggested. I do appreciate the feedback!

Nitsa
02-08-2007, 09:09 AM
Elaine this is beautiful...a wonderful suprise to open an obviously yellow painting to find such a feast of colour.

I agree with the addition of darks and request you photograph it again once you've added them so we can this wonderful painting at it's full potential.

Kerch
02-09-2007, 01:49 AM
Great painting with wonderful colours.

Elaine B
02-10-2007, 01:12 PM
I took your advice and deepened some of the shaddows and darkened the stamen. Thanks you all for your comments!

Nitsa
02-10-2007, 01:30 PM
Perfect! :thumbsup:

objectivistartist
02-10-2007, 02:06 PM
Wow - really popping at ye now!! :thumbsup:

C_Line
02-10-2007, 02:26 PM
I like it a lot - much more depth with the darkened additions.

idcrisis55
02-10-2007, 02:34 PM
It looks great!

debsn2paintn
02-11-2007, 12:01 AM
I agree!

Turned out very beautiful!

Polygon
02-11-2007, 03:26 PM
It's beautiful!

Elaine B
02-11-2007, 07:00 PM
Thanks everyone! I'm calling it "First Up". Have a great day!