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Old 08-29-2018, 07:00 PM
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Love of flowers

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GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: Love of flowers
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Medium: Oil
Surface: Canvas
Dimension: 20 x20 inches
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
Is it wrong to be inspired by a frame? I bought two frames from Goodwill, I painted them and after that, I decided what I want to fill them with. This is one of the canvases.

I started to paint recently, last December and I tried oil and Acrylic.
Please don't tell me that I need more contrast because I wanted this airy feeling and please don't comment on the vase touching the frame, I wanted specifically this way. Only if you think these two things are really bad it's OK to mention them :)

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
I don't have a specific method and I didn't take any art classes so any constructive critique is welcome. Thank you very much.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:17 AM
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Re: Love of flowers

My feeling is there is no right or wrong in art. The painting and the frame go together perfectly.


You don't want a critique of the painting....that's fine.


You started painting last December, your only hurting yourself and stunting your own growth by not accepting comments on the painting.


But that's just my opinion.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:11 AM
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Re: Love of flowers

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My feeling is there is no right or wrong in art. The painting and the frame go together perfectly.


You don't want a critique of the painting....that's fine.


You started painting last December, your only hurting yourself and stunting your own growth by not accepting comments on the painting.


But that's just my opinion.

Harryfisherman, sorry , I think I wrote wrong I wanted to edit but I couldn't, I want critique ! Please read again what I wrote. I only wanted to emphasize that I wanted specific that two things in my picture. So sorry that I messed up on my comment
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Re: Love of flowers

I'd call this a 'romantic traditional' style, it's pretty and I enjoy the added texture you've allowed.
One crit from me - the granular bits in the detail image, when the piece is completely dry, I'd touch up that graininess.

also, of course it's not wrong to be inspired by a frame.

also #2, remember to sign your work.

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Re: Love of flowers

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I'd call this a 'romantic traditional' style, it's pretty and I enjoy the added texture you've allowed.
One crit from me - the granular bits in the detail image, when the piece is completely dry, I'd touch up that graininess.

also, of course it's not wrong to be inspired by a frame.

also #2, remember to sign your work.

la

Thank you la!!! What do you want to say about touch up? To flatten it? Or to cut it down?
Yes, I forgot to sign this one and the other one that I have
I wI'll post the other one here too.

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Re: Love of flowers

The top left background is pulling my eye out of the painting. Perhaps darken it so that eye stays on flowers.
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Re: Love of flowers

Nothing wrong with having a frame inspire us Check the second as the vase appears to be floating a bit, easy fix. Nice light feeling and brushwork.
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