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JEMARTIST
08-11-2007, 11:19 PM
These Poppies were painted in a Still Life setup.........yet, I believe, they are lively and painterly! Small piece 12" x 9" on a gallery wrapped canvashttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/11-Aug-2007/107129-Poppin_Poppies.jpg

debsn2paintn
08-11-2007, 11:22 PM
So loose, and so beautiful. :)

valchina612
08-12-2007, 04:43 AM
Lovely colours, and beautifully loose. :clap: :thumbsup:

Val. :wave:

Lady Carol
08-12-2007, 08:14 AM
Good use of colour. I like the way you have used the same colours in the background. It adds harmony to the painting.

Artsyme
08-12-2007, 10:33 AM
Your poppies are lively and painterly. I like the movement and color- lovely!

bayoudragon
08-12-2007, 10:48 PM
Wow, these really do POP! They way you handled both the flowers and the background make them really look like they are poppin' right off the page.

Nicely done! :)

Dorice
08-13-2007, 09:15 AM
Ooh I really like this! I like the stylistic use of the blue-green colour to contrast perfectly against the poppies, really making them jump at you, lively, lively! ... and lovely too!

midcoast
08-13-2007, 09:24 AM
They definitely do POP just by adding those touches of green in the background. Nice job!!

Nancy

robynsin
08-13-2007, 12:21 PM
Great colour combination. And yes, they do pop beautifully.

Mikki Petersen
08-13-2007, 12:50 PM
Wonderful colors!

Mikki

amaze_1101
08-13-2007, 03:02 PM
Hi Jane

Oh that I could paint as losely as this. There is something so refreshing and liberating about your style. I'm in awe. Loved your website!

I love this!

idcrisis55
08-13-2007, 03:59 PM
I agree with you, they are lively and painterly. Love the color and the strokes, good work!

JEMARTIST
08-13-2007, 10:10 PM
Elaine, thanks for your positive comments on the looseness of my strokes. I just took a workshop with Guido Frick, a German impressionist painter. I knew to hold my brush back, however, he suggested holding it at the very end with the point of the end resting in the palm of your hand. Now that really helps one be "LOOSE"! Try it and let me know. Actually my first instructor was David Leffel.........I stayed tight and dark for a long period of time..........however, I did learn a lot about light and shadow. I have lightened my palette now for brighter looser paintings. That's the journey.........painting "miles and miles of canvas"!

C_Line
08-13-2007, 11:32 PM
"Miles and miles of canvas", isn't that the truth! Very nice piece, I love the way you've juxtaposed complimentary colors to make those blooms "pop".