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tonyjazz
07-16-2008, 06:18 PM
16 x 20 canvas. Knives, brushes and sponge. Real place in Salinas, PR. Worked the clouds with a sponge, C&C's welcome.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-Jul-2008/103497-100_4883.JPG

Ms.Understood
07-16-2008, 06:40 PM
That's not how you spell "STOP".:lol:

The perspective looks great, love the detail on the sign, and the mountains--my only crit is on that lone shadow in the road. It's a little...something...it's a bit distracting, but I'm not sure what my problem with it is...too solid, too warm, too singled out.:confused: Perhaps IRL it works just fine.

Lovely colors in this.

Linee
07-16-2008, 07:06 PM
Love the way the sign takes center stage. I agree with Jenny's crit. Also the blue sky seems too dark to me. Competes with the sign, imo. Keep it going. This is a fun one!

HOllyLL
07-16-2008, 08:00 PM
bravo!! nicely done, Tony!

Mz_Sketch_Pad
07-16-2008, 08:21 PM
your palatte and cololrs - i really love it

susme48
07-16-2008, 09:01 PM
I have seen the sky that color....and the clouds are marvelous! I love all of it, except as a few others have said...the shadow of the tree....sorry.

OkeeKat
07-16-2008, 09:26 PM
Hi Tony! :clap: this is a great scene, agree about the funky tree shadow! is the sign realy that high off the ground?? it looks almost as tall as the tree compared to the size of the streets, just curious!!

LavenderFrost
07-17-2008, 11:28 AM
I agree about the shadow, otherwise it looks great!

rmc
07-17-2008, 05:47 PM
This is a fun piece indeed Tony - love the red of the sign repeated across in the tree.
Maybe the shadow just needs another couple further up the road and softening the edges - it is probably quite sharply defined in the photo ref as it reads as strong sunlight - so use artistic licence on this one. my thoughts :)

~~Kathleen
07-17-2008, 06:03 PM
Hey Tony, I don't know how I missed this.
I like it, and agree with all the former posters!
You do live in a beautiful area!
Jenny said!
That's not how you spell "STOP"
I agree, in a lot of Canada it is spelt http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/17-Jul-2008/92567-stop.JPG:lol:
~~Kathleen

tonyjazz
07-19-2008, 01:24 PM
Thanx all for looking and the great input. Shadows got to me on this one. Kinda of fixed it up a bit and added a few more things. Calling it finished. POI was the stop sign for sure, been looking at this for years now. Pretty much the way it looks.....TJ

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-Jul-2008/103497-100_4899.jpg

dreamz
07-19-2008, 04:49 PM
I agree the shadow is a sore point, I think its to dark where it lays on the road and its a lonely shadow, it doesn't help define the light source. Its just my opinion but lightening the present shadow and bringing more shadow below the brush in the lower left corner would help... grrrr my image uplader STILL doesn't work :mad:

thai-secret
07-20-2008, 10:24 AM
Beautiful color.