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roy-p
11-10-2011, 07:13 AM
Hi Acrylic folks :wave: !

Here's a 12" x 19" study on canvas paper. Thank you for looking :)
Ref image by Jon Mann in DA.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6034/6330859427_b0f55b970e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/prosenjit_roy2/6330859427/in/photostream)

idylbrush
11-10-2011, 07:46 AM
wonderful expression, great color, nicely rendered. Like the brushwork.Lovely piece.

roy-p
11-10-2011, 08:56 AM
Oh thank you so much HLC :)

I thought I'd also post a W.I.P (http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr327/roy-p/sk/handonhip-wip.jpg) pic... (large download approx 700 kb)

Linee
11-10-2011, 10:13 AM
Too good to be a study. Excellent.

gaykir
11-10-2011, 10:13 AM
Knock my socks off gorgeous! Love the texture, form and light! Great color palette too. Love the expression & pose. Really terrific work!

noodle1
11-10-2011, 12:01 PM
Excellent...

Charlie's Mum
11-10-2011, 12:45 PM
Knock my socks off gorgeous! Love the texture, form and light! Great color palette too. Love the expression & pose. Really terrific work!

Couldn't agree more!:clap: :clap: :clap:

roy-p
11-10-2011, 10:40 PM
Thanks so very much for your extravagant kindness :) - Maureen, Elaine, Gayle and Linda!

Regarding the palette, I'll just add that there is no green in it.

Charlie's Mum
11-11-2011, 11:41 AM
The part(s) that grab me most are the eyes - would love a close-up and how to ...... ;)
Must view the link you gave;)

bertschikon
11-11-2011, 08:47 PM
Everything about this painting deserves praise.

roy-p
11-12-2011, 06:59 AM
Maureen... a double visit, wow! You're kinder than you realize :)
Here's the largest close up I have a.t.m....

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/12-Nov-2011/148165-handonhip-CU-nov11.jpg

and here is a pictorial link to the w.i.p. you mentioned - the 800 px limit being too small to see anything with clarity.

Please Click for a bigger version >>
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/12-Nov-2011/148165-handonhip-800-wip.jpg
(http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr327/roy-p/sk/handonhip-wip.jpg)

Thank you so much Doug, your comment is very encouraging :)

keith.a
11-12-2011, 08:38 AM
fantastic work .love the use of green in it .

Nature2Canvas
11-12-2011, 10:08 AM
I feel that you can see the life of her personality in this painting and I like the warm light as well.

lyn lynch
11-12-2011, 11:27 AM
Hang it. I LOVE it. Good job, artist

leverettfinn
11-12-2011, 03:09 PM
Wonderful!!!

Lauren

Ms Nan
11-12-2011, 06:54 PM
So nice! Love the saucy expression on her face. Nice colors.

roy-p
11-13-2011, 06:24 AM
I feel that you can see the life of her personality in this paintingMarion, that is a wonderful thing to say! I think, in order to do a successful portraiture, likeness isn't enough. Although, if you're portraying a particular person, likeness must be there as a minimal requirement. But if you're referencing an image or model, and the work is actually an exploration of the human psyche as reflected on the countenance, you can take liberties with the expression and imbue qualities that come from somewhere within you. And suddenly, the portrait becomes less rigid and tends to represent what you have beautifully quoted - Thank You! :)

Keith, Lyn, Lauren, and Ms Nan - such an honor to hear from you, thank you so much! :wave:

chammi kaiser
11-15-2011, 08:55 AM
Thank you so much for sharing the process and for posting this wonderful painting. It is so full of life and colour and just great brushstrokes. I love it.

roy-p
11-15-2011, 10:06 PM
Chammi, you're always so encouraging. Thank you for your valuable insight :)

ArtMarkie
11-16-2011, 12:12 PM
I especially like the way the figure is not too hard-edged against the background. It looks soft yet defined.

Canadanny
11-16-2011, 10:36 PM
loose and lively. Great painting

roy-p
11-18-2011, 03:41 AM
Hi ArtMarkie,hi Daniel :wave: thanks so much for dropping by! I'm grateful for your valuable observation :)

Haptopaint
11-19-2011, 01:37 PM
Just wanted to add that I too love your painting... you are talented. GREAT painting !!

roy-p
11-20-2011, 11:29 PM
Hi Sally, you're very kind. Your works reflect the beautiful message in your signature line. Thank you :)