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Old 05-19-2019, 07:34 PM
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cubist landscape

I was looking at Giotto's frescoes of St Francis - a rather iconic bit of work
thus the painting. It shows the pilgrim not talking to the birds, which I probably
should have done but having a chat to the fish in a cubist landscape.

Its basically a painting of turps washes with a bit of oil over the top here and
there. To increase the Fresco look, I put a layer or two of modelling paste on
the canvas and painted away when dry.
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Old 05-19-2019, 08:23 PM
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Re: cubist landscape

oh wow! This is simply brilliant! I'm speechless - this is just so incredible to me - hats off to you - this might be my new favorite of yours - awesome!
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:08 AM
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Re: cubist landscape

You are so inventive and creative, and here, it shows, with super results!
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:11 AM
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Re: cubist landscape

The figure seems monumental, almost like the sphinx in Egypt, a god ruling the landscape. Your work brings these sorts of things to my mind. Gary
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:23 AM
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Re: cubist landscape

Great! You are bringing back cubism.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:40 AM
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Re: cubist landscape

Wonderful! when opening your thread I thought I saw Moses but love your story of St Frances.
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Old 05-21-2019, 12:37 PM
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Re: cubist landscape

Good one, John.
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Old 05-22-2019, 04:00 AM
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Re: cubist landscape

Coming across to me as very pagan shrine like animal/human figure. Lovely depth and monumental feeling, and your usual patterns of greens blues and turquoise - very nice.
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Old 05-23-2019, 12:50 PM
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Re: cubist landscape

Your style is so good. I love the fact that it is powerfully graphic, interestingly colored, interestingly textured, mysteriously layered, fascinatingly dimensional, and just plain attractive to look at. Lovely work.
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