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John A. Roof
05-07-2010, 11:14 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-May-2010/76550-God_Slapped_gate_closed.jpghttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-May-2010/76550-God_Slapped_gate_opened.jpg
I almost there being finished need to think about it for a few days and correct some items. tcj

OkeeKat
05-08-2010, 12:14 PM
Wow John, this gate is awesome!!
I love the painting already!

purplepansey
05-08-2010, 12:23 PM
I agree, the gate is awesome a fine work of art.

John A. Roof
05-09-2010, 11:01 AM
thanks Kathie and purple

ibglenny
05-09-2010, 11:23 AM
Hello John. This is so beautiful. How did you get that beautiful sky? Did you use a lot of medium with your paint? and what kind if you did? Sorry for so many questions LOL - Glenny

John A. Roof
05-09-2010, 04:41 PM
Glenny no medium use extender sometimes if I want a slower dry time. check out some of my other skies I always start a painting with a sky. I think about it for a few days before I start and do a lot of looking. thanks for looking tcj

susme48
05-10-2010, 06:09 PM
John, this is so wonderful!!!

Lady Carol
05-10-2010, 08:59 PM
I don't understand the title in relation to the painting. care to elaborate?

John A. Roof
05-10-2010, 11:18 PM
God Slapped is and expression used when is struck with an idea, a thought or a a revolution of something new or exciting. I was working on my latest works and holding something in my hand when it came to me that the next step involved a real gate. I usually have a title which is related to the theme of Nature's soul. It seem to go hand in hand with my idea and statement.

John A. Roof
05-10-2010, 11:20 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-May-2010/76550-Greater_Soul.jpg

Carol this work is titled "Greater Soul" take care john and thanks for looking