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billycat
08-15-2008, 08:53 AM
16" x 12" on Acrylics Paper.
Not really one of my favorite paintings. Any comments?

mickeyw3340
08-15-2008, 09:24 AM
I like this a lot. :clap: I think my brain likes the red highlight in the upper right because it keeps looking up there and saying "What's That?" Some might say it's an eye distractor, but I think it adds nice interest.

Artchrispy
08-15-2008, 11:17 AM
Very colorful. Great composition. I like it alot.

Linee
08-15-2008, 03:00 PM
Classic subject, with a colorful, contemporary flair. Very nice!

HOllyLL
08-15-2008, 03:45 PM
great subject with nice bold colors!

LavenderFrost
08-15-2008, 06:24 PM
The colours make it so cheerful!

Mz_Sketch_Pad
08-15-2008, 08:54 PM
this is very nice- very contempary feel to it

Bizkit
08-16-2008, 02:44 AM
Nice painting with some very bold colors!!!!!

edtree
08-16-2008, 08:30 AM
:wave: This looks just like the kind of lunch I would eat, :lol: (seriously!) It's a wonderful array of yummy fruits. The bright blue divided plate is also excellent! Beautiful still! :D

Elizabeth

arl
08-16-2008, 08:59 AM
I love the colours and the modeling of the fruit and jug.

billycat
08-16-2008, 10:39 AM
Thank you for your comments, I am seeing the painting different now :o.
This painting took 3 weeks to finish because I was loosing all the motivation and I thought it was coming out as a disaster.

About the red light in the background, I removed it with photoshop and did not like the result. When possible I try to leave something in the background to make the painting a bit more interesting.

roy-p
08-16-2008, 11:25 AM
Hey billycat, this is really nice and attractive!

If I were really pushed to make a critique (although I am hardly qualified, so this will just be an impression) - notice the shadow under the grapes? and the shadow on the jug? Dont you think they are a tad too far apart in terms of depth? I think the shadow on the grapes blends perfectly with the shadow under the saucer, so I would've darkened - by glazing - the shadow on the jug until they more or less harmonize, and give better depth to the painting. Thats all I could think about.

mickeyw3340
08-16-2008, 07:02 PM
About the red light in the background, I removed it with photoshop and did not like the result. When possible I try to leave something in the background to make the painting a bit more interesting.

It does the job. Leave it in.

Yikes_Scoobie
08-16-2008, 07:19 PM
Well I like it even if it isn't one of your favourites, I struggle to paint these type of subjects, I think you've done a nice job here with vibrant colours.