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Todd Flaming
02-10-2008, 04:32 PM
Hi everyone,
I hate to put up a winter piece, but it had some interesting rock and ice formations in it. I had to get it out of my system so I could start something else. I'm definitely looking forward to spring and summer. 9 x 12 on umber colourfix with rembrandts and ludwigs. All C&C welcome.
Thanks,
Todd

annepropst
02-10-2008, 04:38 PM
I love the ice formations. It is beautiful, but like you, I would love to see a daffodil peek its head up through that ice!

Great painting. You should be extremely proud.

Colorix
02-10-2008, 04:39 PM
Todd, a beautiful winter scene! An 'orgy' in blues, warmer blues, purple blues, and blue blues. You used them very effect-fully. Love that little frozen 'ice-fall'! Brrrrrr, it is really *cold*!

cal studio
02-10-2008, 05:08 PM
beautifully done. Let the sun shine on!!

Cathleen

maw-t
02-10-2008, 05:30 PM
Beautiful! Brrrr is right!

sonita
02-10-2008, 06:51 PM
This is gorgeous...I can feel the cold. Great job!
Soni

Skyenorth
02-10-2008, 07:00 PM
I know what you mean, winter has been with us a long time, today I saw my first daffodil I believe Spring is almost here.
A truely beautiful painting that ice is wonderful, lovely deep cold ice blue.
Look forward to seeing your Spring paintings soon.

binkie
02-10-2008, 07:25 PM
I'm sitting in CA in 70s weather. Todd, your painting is beautiful!

binkie

water girl
02-10-2008, 07:58 PM
I'm only a few miles from binkie and feeling darned lucky that we don't have ice or snow here! I like the way that you lightened that ice formation to contrast against the rock. It just draws me in. Lovely.

fiannah
02-10-2008, 09:17 PM
wow todd, thats some amazing work, im glad you got it out of your system!

Merlot
02-10-2008, 09:31 PM
Beautiful Winter scene! Well done.

Jayde
02-11-2008, 03:56 AM
Wow - what a lovely depiction! Great detail and use of colour. I love it!

sielograms
02-11-2008, 07:30 AM
Todd,your color choices are excellent...Frozen says it all! Wonerful painting.
Sharon

Donna T
02-11-2008, 09:31 AM
This is so nice, Todd! It will be refreshing to look at this in the summer when the air conditioners are straining.

Donna

JON805
02-11-2008, 01:32 PM
Wonderfully Done Todd! Great subject matter...

Geoff
02-11-2008, 01:45 PM
Stunning, Todd :thumbsup: (even down to the unintentional face on the rock mid-painting ! )

Todd Flaming
02-11-2008, 03:00 PM
anne- definitely looking forward to warmer weather
Charlie- lol love your descriptive critiques -you use those words very effectively:lol: thank you,
Cathleen, maw-t,sonita,skyenorth-thank you for your kind comments
binkie and watergirl- :music: california dreamin...... 23 degrees here today with snow coming tonight,
Joni,Merlot,Jayde,Sharon, Donna T,JON805- Thanks
Geoff- Thank you - I hadn't notice the face in the rock :lol: Wow- it looks like something from LOTR - its a Tolkien influence coming out:lol: Thanks

amandanator
02-12-2008, 01:41 AM
Todd this is gorgeous. I love the soft blue lighting, really accents the ice.

Mandy

Westerngirl
02-12-2008, 12:39 PM
I love winter scenes.....love the effects of that low light, and the colors it brings out. I'm weird...I actually love the winter! It seems like it is going too fast for me this year.

This is a beautiful piece; all the qualities in winter paintings that I love!

Tracer
02-12-2008, 03:02 PM
I'm cold just looking at it....love it!

jillstefaniwagner
02-12-2008, 07:59 PM
I like your unusual, "mini-landscape" cropping. Those views entice me also!

RooGal
02-13-2008, 03:37 PM
Well it's Summer here and it's not unusual for temps of 110F. Wouldn't mind sittin my butt down on those rocks just to keep cool. :D Frozen is a good title indeed and I will keep this painting in my mind as the temps are expected to soar again.

I love winter scenes and this one is a beauty! :thumbsup: