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Old 02-03-2013, 06:27 PM
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Here is a painting I had started of a puppy, Louise, that was dumped in my neighborhood. We are still trying to get her a good home. She is so cute I couldn't resist painting her.

I tried one painting (and sold it) using a limited palette of three tube colors + white. I did the same with this.

I am at a bit of a cross roads. I like the painting as is, & am not sure if I should paint in a background color. I dunno.

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Old 02-03-2013, 06:39 PM
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Re: Louise

i like it as is- i think a background would take away the freshness of it
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:01 PM
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Re: Louise

She is adorable! I like it as is as well. It's understated, and I think a background would distract.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:32 PM
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Re: Louise

I love the gestural simplicity of this.
Great puppy. I would leave it.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:41 PM
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Re: Louise

Thanks guys. I really have been leaning towards leaving it as is myself.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:33 AM
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It is a very cute puppy and I like that soulful expression. Nice light, fresh work. No background needed.

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Old 02-04-2013, 06:40 PM
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Re: Louise

She looks so delicate and the background you have emphasises that, I think.
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You really captured that puppy face!
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