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La_
04-28-2009, 11:55 AM
MY IMAGE(S):
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/04-28-2009/84648_city_chicks.jpg


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: city chicks
Year Created:
Medium: Mixed-Media
Surface: Canvas
Dimension: 12 x 36
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
for showing with 'free range' and 'domestic'<br><br>april is a totally super duper busy month, this and sigs on previous works is all i've managed to work on ... withdrawal is setting in ..<br><br>(thanks for the pm mooz, 'preciate it) = )

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
any little creative thought that comes to mind<br><br>thanks for looking = )

Sam_I_Am
04-28-2009, 01:30 PM
I like it. It has its usual, signature ambiguity in theme and color that I've come to expect from you. I also like that its *almost* a triptyche, but its subtle irregularities keep it from looking like a mindless print. Good work :)

tgsloth
04-28-2009, 01:34 PM
I think this is the sort of thing that could really grab someone or not. For me it's not (in terms of "do I like it"). I do offer a couple of improvement ideas.

The eggs seem flat. You've shaded and modeled them so perhaps the villain is rather hard edges. Also, regarding eggs topmost and bottommost, transparent paint has done you in. The stripes clearly show. So unless this is intentional, more layers (pun intended, haha) are called for.

Spyderbabe
04-28-2009, 03:15 PM
This makes me think of high rise apartment buildings at night where you might catch a glimpse of each apt dweller through their window.

yarddog
04-28-2009, 03:26 PM
oh La_...so good to see you....I was wondering what you were working on....
I thought of you when I looked at mosteller's egg...haha...yd
should have known you were still in the mood.......http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Apr-2009/182771-m-eggdrop.gif
I really like the color in this one....it positively glows...

La_
04-29-2009, 02:08 AM
Sam, exactly! Thanks so much :D i love this place

hey tg, glad you chimed in 'cause i know you'd find something and i thank you for that ... however http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Apr-2009/84648-182771-darksmiley.gif forever a however ... the transparency is indeed intentional as, pour moi, the city, in all it's complexity, is an epitome of transparency. Flat eggs tho, that just won't do! Contrast is my friend :cat:

Spyerbabe, exactly! Thanks so much too :D :music:

yarddog, :lol: i thought of me too, when i saw mosteller's egg (which is totally way more fabulous by the way!) 'tis good it glows, cities glow http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Apr-2009/84648-182771-electricf.gif lol thanx

la

laudesan
04-29-2009, 02:50 AM
Now this is my favourite of yours, seeing as red is my favourite colour!!!!!

One point though, the middle egg, you lost its perfect shape a little, can you reclaim it? The other two look neat.

Spyderbabe
04-29-2009, 08:56 AM
!! I didnt even notice the title of the piece when I wrote that

La_
04-29-2009, 01:08 PM
Thanks JJ, twas Bright Pink! to start, pulled some red over that and left pink edges on wrapped canvas ... and yes, i see that wonky egg now, will tweak it = )

Spyder, All the more noteworthy - cool!!

la

lastborn
04-29-2009, 01:22 PM
I love the changes in the red back ground, lights, glow, etc. and the contrast with the dark dark edges. The eggs need more modeling thoug, more shape. The middle one is a bit too irregular for me. This is rather cool. But needs a little something in the eggs themselves Really interesting.

cbcarnell
04-30-2009, 12:40 AM
I thought the same thing Kathleen did the minute I saw this. It's got a voyeuristic quality to it!

La_
04-30-2009, 11:38 AM
thanks ladies = )
i fixed up the shape of the middle one

my april feature got bumped to may so i'm setting it up this afternoon/evening ... crossing my fingers for some decent interest in this decorative mode ...

la