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01-10-2010, 10:12 AM
This is oil on canvas 9"x12"
Been thinking about doing the flag for a while so I thought I would do a small one first and if it turns out OK doing a much larger one.
All comments appreciated.This was done with a knife

karen m
01-10-2010, 12:03 PM
I like this very much and I think it would be terrific if enlarged. I cannot help but think of Jasper Johns who painted that flag in so many variations. The major similarity of yours to his would be the thick application of paint - in his case encaustics. I especially like the overall design of this one. I say....go for it! :thumbsup:

01-11-2010, 12:08 AM
A strong, expressive work. It would be exciting to see this larger :)

01-11-2010, 07:53 AM
Thanks Karen & Randy

01-11-2010, 09:35 AM
This is very good. I like what you have done great movement and style. Definitely do a larger one.

01-11-2010, 05:30 PM
Thanks Randy

01-11-2010, 07:32 PM
Yes I thought of JJ also. Lovely expressive piece with wonderful brush strokes and colours, I say go for it, as large as you can!


01-12-2010, 08:40 AM
Thanks Gal
I've decided to do a larger one.
Gonna have to but some big tubes of paint:) .

01-13-2010, 03:52 AM
the star on stripes makes it alive )) yes if to paint it big its gonna be stylish work!

01-13-2010, 06:41 AM
Thank you amoremio

01-13-2010, 12:56 PM
I thoroughly enjoy the movement in this and I am happy to hear you intend to do a larger version! Very nice!

01-13-2010, 06:02 PM
Thanks Jon, Glad you enjoyed it.