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C_Line
12-19-2009, 07:29 PM
XPosted from landscapes - Heavy-Body Acrylic on 9 x 12" prepped mdf panel. Based on photo I took one summer morning this year. Famous hamburger joint on Brookside in Tulsa. Kept the palette rather subdued to emphasize the history of the place.

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RichDFischer
12-19-2009, 07:34 PM
Very, very well done.

noodle1
12-19-2009, 07:51 PM
It's just grand! Excellent execution..

Elaine

Linee
12-19-2009, 07:53 PM
Nice 3D effect and great colors!

C_Line
12-19-2009, 08:32 PM
Thank you Rich - glad you like it.

Elaine - wonderful compliment! Many thanks.

Hi Linda - I hope you're doing well - nice to hear from you. I liked the subdued colors too - something I'd like to do more often.

ArtsyPatrice
12-19-2009, 08:49 PM
You have captured a timeless nostalgic quality! Nice lighting... :clap:

bchlvr
12-19-2009, 09:22 PM
Beautifully done!

susme48
12-19-2009, 09:58 PM
Wow, This is so good, Celeste!! I just love your paintings!

laudesan
12-19-2009, 10:19 PM
Excellent painting Celeste..

OkeeKat
12-19-2009, 11:04 PM
Celeste, Love this.. very well done!

kevinwueste
12-19-2009, 11:18 PM
excellent! cool cast shadows and warm dancing moments on the lit front really play!!!

C_Line
12-19-2009, 11:42 PM
Exactly what I was after Patrice - thanks.

Thank you Linn.

Susie - you're making me blush. :)

Hi JJ - so nice to hear from you.

Thank Kathie - it was fun...challenging, but glad I pushed through to the finish.

I'm glad it has such life and active light Kevin - something I'd always like to achieve. I appreciate your comments.

shunter
12-20-2009, 01:08 AM
GREAT :clap:

Steve

Andun
12-20-2009, 05:00 AM
looks great Celeste! Did you use a knife for this one?

arl
12-20-2009, 05:34 AM
Wonderful composition and colours.

loobyteacher
12-20-2009, 08:00 AM
very well done! nice painterly feel. Looks like a museum piece!!!

C_Line
12-20-2009, 09:37 AM
Thank you Steve.

Tony - only a little - in the sky. Thanks!

Thanks Arlene, I appreciate that.

Wow Colleen - that's a great compliment! Thank you.

blondheim12
12-20-2009, 10:55 AM
Wonderful Celeste!!
Love,
Linda

Bertoni
12-20-2009, 11:02 AM
Super!!:clap:

C_Line
12-20-2009, 12:09 PM
Thank you Linda - your expression means a lot to me!

Thanks Bertoni very much for the clappies.

cadub
12-20-2009, 12:15 PM
Beautiful job!!

LavenderFrost
12-20-2009, 01:09 PM
Very nice. Love the light.

aspenman
12-20-2009, 07:27 PM
Very nice - love it!!

purplepansey
12-20-2009, 08:15 PM
Celeste, this could be in any city or town, it looks so real looking in a wonderful painterly way. I love it, kind of brings memories of past times before all the McDonalds, Wendy's, Burger King et al. Thanks so much for bringing the past alive. I like the part of the painting seen thru that window.

C_Line
12-20-2009, 09:21 PM
Thanks Cadub, Michelle, Richard and Purple.

Aartvark
12-21-2009, 11:36 AM
Absolutely stunning, Celeste! You picked a perfect color palette for the painting. Moody and beautiful.

C_Line
12-21-2009, 02:44 PM
Thanks Lisa - I sure enjoyed reading your blog...not just a painter, you're a great writer!

Aartvark
12-21-2009, 10:25 PM
Thanks Celeste - glad you could make sense of my sometimes senseless ramblings. :D

Lulu
12-21-2009, 11:37 PM
very very good Celeste.

C_Line
12-22-2009, 07:44 AM
Hi Lulu - thank you.

kennychaffin
12-22-2009, 07:55 AM
Oh My Celeste! I just happened across this and LOVE IT!!

tpurnick
12-22-2009, 01:42 PM
This is very good. I love the light!

debee
12-22-2009, 03:01 PM
Wonderful execution, the light, the composition...nice!

C_Line
12-22-2009, 07:53 PM
Thank you Kenny - glad you like it.

Todd - nice to hear from you - thanks.

Hi Debbie - I appreciate those comments very much.

howyadoin
12-24-2009, 02:45 AM
Excellent work. I really like those touches of blue on the building.

C_Line
12-24-2009, 09:58 AM
Thanks Bret.