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doctasi
04-11-2009, 12:23 AM
12x16 on wood. Finished today. There seems to be something missing. You can see if you can spot it. I painted it from a photo I took and it's missing from the photo too,....or maybe it's just hid. C&C always welcomed.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Apr-2009/135953-IMG_5784.jpg

lilbelle
04-11-2009, 01:05 AM
I can't see anything missing Doc unless you mean the fourth finger on her hand that is holding the cup? I think it is just hiding. Terrific job on this, I love it! The lighting is fabulous!

susme48
04-11-2009, 01:24 AM
Wow!! All I see is what Lillian did...

~~Kathleen
04-11-2009, 01:35 AM
WOW!
She is perfect, I don't see anything missing.
But then again all I can see is a wonderfully rendered woman.
~~Kathleen

arl
04-11-2009, 09:26 AM
Beautiful work.

rmc
04-11-2009, 09:28 AM
wonderful mood and exceptional detail handled superbly

doctasi
04-11-2009, 11:33 AM
Thank you Lillian, Susan, Kathleen and Ruth. It's no big deal, but I posted the picture and looked at it and thought "I missed a finger." But I think she just has it bent under, hid.

LavenderFrost
04-11-2009, 12:01 PM
It does look like she's missing a finger, but otherwise, very well done!

JStoltz
04-11-2009, 04:20 PM
Very nicely done.

Dcam
04-11-2009, 04:24 PM
Old folks are so interesting to paint. What you did here in acrylic is amazing. Great color and skin texture....HEY wait a minute: My neck is beginning to look like that....lol
Like it a lot. Derek

doctasi
04-11-2009, 04:42 PM
Thank you LavenderFrost, JStoltz and Derek. My neck is looking like that and my age spots are getting age spots.

Li'l Brown
04-11-2009, 05:11 PM
You guys are funny :) I love this, and agree, older people have wonderfully interesting and character-filled faces.

Lady Carol
04-11-2009, 07:32 PM
Lipton teabag tag? Spoon handle?
Finger on hand perhaps?
Dunno!!
Nice painting though.

AndyMcC
04-11-2009, 07:49 PM
Beautiful, I love the light :)

Danimal316
04-11-2009, 08:14 PM
Great painting. I love the expression on her face. She looks tired, but tough and lovely at the same time.

Chia
04-13-2009, 01:20 PM
I'm glad I took some time to backtrack through past postings as I missed this one. I love the strong contrasts & I really feel that you've captured the essence of her character. I'm particularly intrigued with the way in which you've rendered the bonnet. Terrific work!

gaykir
04-13-2009, 05:55 PM
Oh this is wonderful! She has such a strenght about her! Nice work - bravo!

Wyoron
04-13-2009, 06:15 PM
I go with the spoon handle missing, however the painting is great and with or without the top of the spoon extended above her hand there is nothing wrong.
Ron

Faded
04-13-2009, 08:24 PM
Great piece, I really like this style.
-David

susme48
04-14-2009, 01:16 AM
You guys are funny :) I love this, and agree, older people have wonderfully interesting and character-filled faces.
I think I resemble that remark, Jesslyn :wink2: ....:lol: If there is anything I would fix about getting old...it is the droopy bags under my chin :eek: ...yuk! But glad you would think my face interesting and filled with character.!:)

doctasi
04-14-2009, 01:11 PM
Thank you Coralie, Gayle, Ron, David. and Susan. I heard someone talking about "back in the old days" and come to find out they were talking about the 1980's. The 1980's!!

loobyteacher
04-14-2009, 02:26 PM
wonderfully done

Charlie's Mum
04-14-2009, 05:43 PM
It's a beautiful painting of character. You've rendered the textures very well indeed - and the patterns!
The light is superb.
That finger may well be hidden but I'd be inclined to un-hide some of it! JMO, of course!
Really like this one :thumbsup:

Li'l Brown
04-14-2009, 06:53 PM
Susan, I think I meant "significantly older than you" when I said that. :lol: In fact, I think I meant older than anyone who frequents this forum. :o :heart: :lol:

nithya_swamy
04-15-2009, 04:05 AM
What a brilliant painting! Terrific lighting, great shadows and awesome personality. Just perfect :)

maverick
04-16-2009, 10:00 PM
Hard working people sometimes are missing fingers and appendages from farming accidents. This is not that uncommon.

The painting is very well done. Full of character!

susme48
04-17-2009, 12:42 AM
Nice save, Jesslyn!!! :)