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billmahler
04-15-2008, 01:25 PM
MY IMAGE(S):
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/04-15-2008/111636_hdr2.jpg


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: Hydrangea Madness
Year Created: 2008
Medium: Pen/Ink
Surface: Paper
Dimension: 9X12
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
Someone asked me to do a floral painting and I picked a scene I saw in a magazine as a starting point.<br>This is the sketch I made to get the layout and values down.<br>It's all black. The colors were added by the camera.<br><br>These things are fun to sketch!<br><br>

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
How is the compositon and layout?<br>

Corby
04-15-2008, 06:24 PM
Nicely done Bill, I can see the finished painting in my minds eye. It will be great! The focal point, the light area on the right center?...whatever happened to the days when cameras gave you what you saw...now they think for themselves...sort o...

billmahler
04-15-2008, 07:00 PM
Thanks, Corby

Extra eyes are invaluable!

The focal point, the light area on the right center?...

Yes, that's what I have in mind. The copy of the sketch doesn't show it, but there's a flow of dark values that act as a undertone for the blooms and I hope to be able to use them to guide the viewer around the painting.