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Old 04-06-2012, 11:52 AM
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Foamy Uplift

20 by 16 oil on canvas. I wanted to see if I could do without strong value contrasts, rocks, etc. Jut a wall of foamy water. I include a photo that I very loosely used for this painting. Please do tell if it needs something to make composition work better and thank you for looking.



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I love this and would be very happy if I'd painted it! Lovely depth of colour. Gail
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Old 04-07-2012, 09:21 AM
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Gorgeous and very inviting...

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Hi Alex,
That's gorgeous work! Wonderful detail on the foam patterns and your color is spot on. Very nice! I don't see anything that would need adjusting at all.
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Re: Foamy Uplift

Alex this is awesome! The spray and top of the break were done extremely well, as was the lacy foam. Your choice of colors are good because the wave is close to the shore. It shows great energy and movement.

A very nice interpretation of the photo.
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you did good.the more I turn up the contrast the better it gets. Awesome greens, blues and purples...
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It's really nice!

I do see a strong S shape in the foreground shallow foam pattern ..
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Terrific work, Alex, great movement and colour.
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fantastic, alex! super foam and great colors. powerful wave.
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Gail, Diane, Ron, Mary, Mark, Jay, Marty, Randal, thank you all very much for your kind comments!

Jay, thanks for pointing this S shape out. Yes, this foam trail is suppose to be the lead in but I better make it less obvious.

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Fantastic spotlighting on the foam Alex, and the patterns are very impressive
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Wow, impressive! Light, shadow, comp, edges, background, foreground and mid ground all All of your paintings are great, good job.
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Alex, I think every thing has been already said. It has WOW factor. Zoe
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Excellent work Alex! I love the light you have created in your painting. Cheers, Vicki.
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Brian, Floating Dove, Zoe, Vicki, many thanks to you all for your kind comments Happy this one worked out.

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