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JAC ART
12-30-2008, 11:37 PM
"Home Before Dark" Comments Appreciated.
Size: 24" x 24" x 1.5 Acrylic on Canvas. Made with layers of custom mixed acrylic & pearlescent paints, powders & varnishes.

This is how I remember the beginning of fall as I made it "home before dark"... riding my bike as a kid and passing the giant Maple tree next to my house. Great memories.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/30-Dec-2008/139861-home-before-dark.jpg

cstclaire
12-30-2008, 11:56 PM
Hello, I"m a new member also and I really like your painting the colors are great!

RTT
12-31-2008, 01:35 AM
This is very interesting. I can imagine the kind of memories you are invoking (but I haven't yet tried painting my own - good idea though). With the layers and materials that you mention, this must look even more impressive in person. :)
I hope we will be seeing more of your work.

Jon
12-31-2008, 04:44 PM
This really appeals to me and the story behind it gels with my own first impression of whirling past a tree at first light or last light of the day. Well done!

barsha
01-01-2009, 12:08 AM
Good one!

Wandering Blues
01-01-2009, 11:33 AM
Wonderful colors. I like the texture and feel of the tree . Looking forward to seeing more.

Florence
01-01-2009, 05:05 PM
Great light, colors and textures!

girlwithbrush
01-01-2009, 09:05 PM
Wow, I can see the tree on the left and two figures walking away from the viewer in the upper right. Great,
Karen