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zoropb
07-20-2008, 07:47 PM
#19 Acyrlic on Canvas 45x30. The inspiration was from some folks I thought were cool and were not. Thank you for your time in viewing and comments are welcomed.
*Please excuse the glare around the left side *viewers*of hat as the black touch ups were still drying and the camera picked it up.
Sergio

OkeeKat
07-20-2008, 07:58 PM
WOW Serg!! this is Excellent!! I realy like the masks and the ruffle collar, such detail and so clear!! the robe folds are very well done also.. dang can't find a thing wrong with this painting!! :clap:

~~Kathleen
07-20-2008, 08:38 PM
Beautifully rendered.
Hopefully your life is rid of them now!
But, it gave a wonderful opportunity to you
to use your talents in a constructive and
descriptive way!
~~Kathleen

Linee
07-20-2008, 09:05 PM
Sergio, so dynamic. I love the pose, the color, and the contrast of lights and darks.

RPut
07-20-2008, 10:38 PM
Wow! This is wonderful. I really like the mystery of it. Ruthie

susme48
07-21-2008, 12:04 AM
Wow, Sergio...sorry the folks ended up bad...but look at it this way...you got a masterpiece out of it...I love it!!

MRSBB
07-21-2008, 01:35 AM
Yea Sergio, this is great...........Lenore

Lulu
07-21-2008, 01:49 AM
wonderful work! reminds me of Venice.

*Violet*
07-21-2008, 04:07 AM
beautiful !!

edtree
07-21-2008, 07:05 AM
:wave: Hi Sergio!

WoW! This is very dramatic, and beautiful! Well done on the different textures. The expressions on the faces along with the body language of the figures read haughty and aloof - you've captured both personality and a moment in time so well. :thumbsup: All together, a superb piece though it's unfortunate the memory is not a fond one.

Elizabeth

arl
07-21-2008, 08:25 AM
Fantastic. I great job on the faces and the modeling of the clothes.

HOllyLL
07-21-2008, 09:17 AM
this is SO well done... I say you go one further and enter it into a competition...it's REALLY well done!

lilbelle
07-21-2008, 01:22 PM
This is stunning Sergio!! The masks are amazing and I love the mystery of the dark background. I love this one!!!

Chia
07-21-2008, 02:42 PM
A wonderful piece Sergio! The subtlties of shading on the masks is brilliant and that ruffle leaves me gob-smacked! Besides the technical mastery, the subject matter is intriguing and the drama is compelling. So well done! :clap:

chammi kaiser
07-21-2008, 04:42 PM
Sergio. I like this very much. Nice shading and folds. Very mysterious and the colours are wonderful. Well done.

amotwell
07-21-2008, 04:56 PM
I like this very much, too! What a great example of turning something negative into something fabulously positive!

LavenderFrost
07-21-2008, 08:04 PM
Looks good. I really like the intense colours on the dark background.

zoropb
07-22-2008, 11:11 AM
Hey two Kaths in a row a good thing!
Thank you Kath for comments
Thanks Kathleen yes it helped to rid myself of this ugly feeling.
Lin gracias for you time
Ruth thanks
Sue always nice to hear from you too thanks
Lenore double thanks
Lulu glad you popped in hey when you going back to those awesome color paintings of yours.
Violet very kind thanks
Liz thanks for tanking extra time and comments always appreciate your words.
ARL thanks
Holly now that was a nice thing to say a big thank you.
Wow Lil thank you
Coralie you rock thanks
chammi that was very nice of you thanks
Angela these "friends" were such a let down I needed to get this emotion out and as you said reverse their negative vibe on me.
LF thanks for posting.

Thanks again,
Sergio

BlackFox
07-22-2008, 12:19 PM
Wow, thats amazing! I just love the lighting, and the richness of the colors

Artchrispy
07-22-2008, 12:34 PM
FANTASTIC. Upload it in the photography forum and noone will question it. Very realistic. Great idea behind it too.

Barbieanne
07-22-2008, 03:05 PM
Great painting. The mood of this painting is/feels dark and sinister. I believe you caught/described what you wanted to with your talent. Upon first glance it caught my eye and my feelings. Beautifully done. Barbie

howyadoin
07-22-2008, 05:03 PM
Well done. Those yellow areas really catch my eye.

gaykir
07-22-2008, 09:21 PM
This is very yummy! I love it!!

asnowfall
07-24-2008, 01:13 AM
Mask, expression, dress, all are well presented.