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Old 05-05-2012, 11:24 AM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

stunning suff
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:56 AM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

Deirdre - YEAY!
Sherry, Jon, John, Kat, Laurie and Brian: thank you all so much!!

Sherry, I'll post the finished version along the last one for you. I now consider this one done and I'm moving on to new adventures...

The last pic I posted:

And here is the finished piece:

These are just minor fixes, I don't fuzz that much with minor issues all the time. But the line between the egg shells was disturbing, and I ended up removing it completely. I also removed some reflections at the right side of the left shell, as they really didn't add anything to the painting. I have suggested the line just to have a line to help the eye move around. It makes a cleaner impression to me, and works better for me now.

I also pushed back that turquoise reflection going from the yolk towards the right shell. It has a bit cleaner look now, and doesn't take the focus of the yolk. I can still spot some issues, can you believe it...?! Gosh, I need to frame this to keep my fingers off it...well, it is a painting and I'm not trying to create a photograph, a few minor issues is allowed...

Thank you all for following the process, and for leaving such lovely comments!

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Old 05-11-2012, 11:09 AM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

Fabulous finish Merethe! I'll look back on this often, you gave such great pointers throughout. AND, to keep enjoying looking at the finished painting!
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:04 PM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

I agree with your changes Merethe, they made a difference. Sometimes those tweaks really do mean a lot. This is absolutely brilliant, and removing that line between the egg shells was an excellent decision (also that reflection on the right side of the left shell, I agree it wasn't necessary). This really is a show stopper, I can't wait to hear about the first award it wins!
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:21 PM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

Great finish Merethe, changes are worth it.
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:44 PM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

Perfect painting for kitchen interior. Such a detailed and realistic work!
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:14 AM
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I love how you finished this - the egg shells are awesome!
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:19 AM
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Re: Crushed it WIP

Those last noodles made all the difference...not fussy after all! Over it goes to WIP and HOF!
Regards, Deirdre (Always pleased to get C&Cs!)[b] Don't forget - comment on other threads in the forum as well as posting your own work - also, we encourage you to post WIPs, they help others to learn as well as you.
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