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dsimons
09-28-2009, 08:43 PM
This is one i did today, alla prima
Thank you for looking

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Sep-2009/32438-Its_Too_Cold_16x20.jpg

oldradagast
09-28-2009, 09:28 PM
You capture the moment perfectly. I can imagine the guy in the water calling out, "Come on - the water's fine!" just as that wave in the center is about to splash cold water all over his buddies.

What I find particularly interesting is how well the sharp highlights, particularly on the people, work here. It gives them a sense of solidity vs. the more blended waves. Beautiful water, by the way.

cbcarnell
09-29-2009, 12:03 AM
Great painting - full of sunlight and fun!

Michaelmcg
09-29-2009, 03:56 AM
That's really well done David. One little thing though - would you consider softening the edge of the foreground rock?

Michael

Esmeralinda
09-29-2009, 08:09 AM
:clap: Wonderful work !
I keep on going from left to right with a big smile ! This is really a fun subject ! and I also love the sunlit bodies.
That big coming splash is making me anxious :D Brrrrr!

cjorgensen
09-29-2009, 12:31 PM
I love the highlights outlining the boys.

Old Tex
09-29-2009, 06:54 PM
I love it when a painting tells a story and brings back memories... and this one really does. A very cool painting, David.

michko
09-29-2009, 07:33 PM
When I look at a painting I always think back of my childhood and this one brings me a lot of past memories, great job.

kindawet
09-29-2009, 10:23 PM
Love the water and a sense of "the moment" captured in the boys.

fred

dsimons
09-30-2009, 12:17 AM
Thank you very much everyone for commenting ,this was alot of fun to do and it brought back alot of memories for me too
many thanks

mickeyw3340
09-30-2009, 10:39 AM
Great Painting. Another name might be "Its Tooooooooo Shallow 16X20". I think the young man in the water should be more like neck deep.

SusanEleven
09-30-2009, 07:22 PM
I love the water and the movement of the water in this - and then there is the sunlight illuminating the edges of the figures - and then there is the narrative! Its all around wonderful!