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Chief
08-08-2009, 08:33 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Aug-2009/93689-Gone_Fishing.jpg
6x8 Panel. Holbein Duo. IRL photo. C&C welcomed.

Stoy Jones
08-08-2009, 11:05 PM
This is really nice, very peaceful scene. Nice reflection with a bit of turbulence in the water. What do you do to create your greens?

Stoy

Chief
08-08-2009, 11:21 PM
Thanks Stoy........for dark greens I mixed Prussian Blue and Sap Green. For lights I mixed Cad Green Light and Lemon Yellow. I used mixtures of Yellow Ochre and Prussian Blue too.

karenlee
08-08-2009, 11:48 PM
Wow! Water is very difficult to paint well, and you have it down!

Chief
08-09-2009, 02:24 PM
thanks Karen.....glad you like it.:)

zunisong
08-09-2009, 03:35 PM
I think it's wonderful. The only comment I could make is to maybe tone down the light blue a tad in the lower right corner.. so it doesn't distract from the focal point (the boat and dock). It's lovely, esp the colors.

couturej
08-09-2009, 04:39 PM
Wonderful painting with beautiful colors! Thank you for sharing your recipe for greens!

Chief
08-09-2009, 07:38 PM
Thanks Janet and Kindra.......extremely generous of you both.:)

tali
08-10-2009, 05:38 AM
You have inspired/confirmed my theme for the new challenge! :) This is lovely. I really like your colors. The tilted horizon is a little distracting but perhaps that's just the photo?

Chief
08-10-2009, 11:46 AM
Thanks Tali.......It is the photo that causes that distorted look. I notice that photos of small paintings ( at least mine) seldom do them justice. They seem to be a little too up close and personal. :)

Analagous
08-18-2009, 04:53 PM
This is nice chief, good atmosphere, and color. I like the looks of the bank at the waters edge.

Ann

Chief
08-18-2009, 10:01 PM
Thanks Ann.......I'm glad you like it.:)

ExpressiveAngie
08-18-2009, 10:07 PM
ummm lush greens! a happy scene all in all.

Chief
08-19-2009, 11:32 AM
Thanks Angie.......:)