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katiekre40
09-09-2007, 02:56 AM
It has been about 3 months since i last painted but I did it today Its 16x20
tell me what you think.. its a little blurry ... I had to use my cell phone to take the picture digital camera needs charging,,
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Sep-2007/106746-rsz_sailboat.jpg

dreamz
09-09-2007, 05:27 AM
I like this alot. I wonder if a bit more dark at the top of the sky would help balance the dark water and add to the evening sail feel?

idcrisis55
09-09-2007, 08:15 AM
beautifully atmospheric with good movement!

jan409
09-09-2007, 11:16 AM
I like the movement and feel of the painting. Jan

LavenderFrost
09-09-2007, 04:10 PM
I agree with everyone else.

Paulafv
09-09-2007, 08:35 PM
Very nice. Looks like a strong wind and a bit more billow in the right sail may be in order. Which way is the wind blowing? The sails look like its off the land, but the palm trees look like its off the water (or maybe I need to put on my glasses more often)...I like the whole painting.

katiekre40
09-10-2007, 07:26 AM
Thanks for the comments..
I'm not much of an artist just started painting a few months ago. never had any lessons I just paint and this is the result. I have alot to learn but I just take it one step at a time.
Your comments are very important to me, I think about them while I am painting, I do agree with the movement of the sails It does look like the wind is from the land but the trees look as if its from the water.
I also agree the sky should have been darker or the water maybe a little lighter. But I will learn more with every painting I guess.

Thank you all so much for looking and for your advice.