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crispur2005
02-06-2011, 12:28 AM
Thanks for hosting Melissa, I just had to do this one when I saw it.
I did the first one yesterday in about 90 minutes when I had to knock off to mow the lawn. It is acrylic on canvas board measures 20 x 16 inches

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Feb-2011/92305-rb_all_that_jazz_1.jpg
I decided I hated it so painted over it this morning. This one took 2 hours and I like it much better.
Thanks for looking all c and c welcome
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/05-Feb-2011/92305-rb_all_that_jazz2.jpg

Skylar10
02-06-2011, 12:35 AM
The second is much better! It seems more focused. Doing it the first time must've been a great exercise for the next.

Turpintine45
02-06-2011, 12:36 AM
Yes, I like the second one better. I like the hands and the expression that says so much about the effort involved in playing a trumpet. Jen

sho3
02-06-2011, 03:26 AM
Both are great.

Paulafv
02-06-2011, 08:22 AM
Both are good. I like the colors in the 2nd painting more.

AlainJ
02-06-2011, 08:25 AM
Great drawing and good choice of colours, particularly the second one. Personally, I would push the contrasts one notch and I think it will rock.

connievanwinssen
02-06-2011, 08:48 AM
The second is indeed a lot better! Good work:)

mmdm
02-06-2011, 08:51 AM
Love it! I do like the composition of the 2nd one best, too. I like the greens in the first background a lot, though.

Valri Ary
02-06-2011, 08:53 AM
WOW....love your ability to paint such wonderful HANDS!!! Amazing...
I def like the second one better as in the first he had way too skinny of forearm going on...but I did like that bg in the first.
Great skin tones and over all yet another SUCCESSFUL painting!!!

Deano
02-06-2011, 08:59 AM
Christine, I love the hot background of the second one!!!

Toshiko Tanimoto
02-06-2011, 09:53 AM
Christine, I love the hot background of the second one!!!

I agree with Daeno!

CerraAngel
02-06-2011, 11:59 AM
Very nice Christine

Colorfur Critters
02-06-2011, 01:11 PM
I think they are both nice but I agree the 2nd one is better. Very good.

eyepaint
02-06-2011, 01:14 PM
Love the second one :)

sundiver
02-06-2011, 06:28 PM
Oh! I like both versions, for different reasons; the first for the gestural quality and those blues, and the second because it sizzles!

missswiss
02-06-2011, 08:08 PM
They are both good but I think the second one would get my blue ribbon. I really love it. Hope you did not have any damage from the storm you had over there.

KreativeK
02-06-2011, 10:20 PM
The colors you used just do it for me, perfectly done and so full of vim and vigor!

Scattykat
02-07-2011, 05:51 AM
great cover up, love the second one, but I thought the first one was pretty good too...

carol_lee
02-07-2011, 08:13 AM
Beautiful... yes the second is stunning!!!

123harry
02-07-2011, 12:43 PM
You should be well satisfied with this second version Christine. Great graphic image. The use of the strong red is just what the image needed. Intriguing to see the development too.

Joan T
02-07-2011, 12:52 PM
I like both of them, but the second one is my favorite. I think the blues through it (in more ways than one) just make it pop. Great job!

skappy
02-07-2011, 04:27 PM
Great job Christine love the second good idea
Robert

guilliame
02-08-2011, 10:25 AM
Hey Christine:wave: actually i thought you did the first one on purpose,no drawing straight in with the brush and paint for a couple of hours to give yourself an underpainting that you could fine later,which you did,excellent painting:clap:

artastic
02-08-2011, 01:09 PM
I love teh second one with the warm glow in the BG

Scotkatidid
02-08-2011, 08:21 PM
Mowing the lawn - lucky you it's more like shoveling snow here - anyway love the second much better the players' cheeks and jowls are more in keeping with playing this instrument and the background is much more effective Christine!