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Old 06-24-2013, 11:34 PM
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Blue Majestic

Just finished this today, it is a 20"x16" acrylic on stretched canvas titled "Blue Majestic". I suspect different people may prefer to rotate it to a different orientation but I happened to like it this way so that's how I am presenting it. IRL there is more purple visible especially out to the edges.

Comments and criticisms are welcome. Thanks for looking, hope you enjoy it!

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Old 06-25-2013, 12:42 AM
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Re: Blue Majestic

I kept looking at it and finding all sorts of interesting imagees.

but rather than do a public display of my Rorschach Test results
I'll just let on that this really appeals to me.
No need to hear about what I saw......

The colors are balanced well, active strong mark-making, no one area is dull or garish, and I'm NOT going to rotate this.

I enjoy as it is displayed by the artist

Great piece

thanx 4 sharing this with us

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Old 06-25-2013, 12:48 AM
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I kept looking at it and finding all sorts of interesting imagees.

but rather than do a public display of my Rorschach Test results
I'll just let on that this really appeals to me.
No need to hear about what I saw......

The colors are balanced well, active strong mark-making, no one area is dull or garish, and I'm NOT going to rotate this.

I enjoy as it is displayed by the artist

Great piece

thanx 4 sharing this with us

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Thanks greggo for the generous and positive comments. I hope later on you will share what you see in the painting!
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Re: Blue Majestic

I also see many images in this.. and my wife sees different ones too!! Ady
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:16 AM
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Re: Blue Majestic

wow! I instantly liked this...it really draws me in, beautiful!
the colors and the lines and swirls dance so well together, great job
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:29 AM
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I also see many images in this.. and my wife sees different ones too!! Ady
Thanks Ady, this makes me feel good to know you are able to see into the painting in different ways!

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wow! I instantly liked this...it really draws me in, beautiful!
the colors and the lines and swirls dance so well together, great job
Wow, thanks abstractca! I like the dance description you used. Good the painting can connect with you
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Re: Blue Majestic

Odd man out on this one, I see vibrant swirls of color, but no hidden images. I did search for hints of red, though.
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Odd man out on this one, I see vibrant swirls of color, but no hidden images. I did search for hints of red, though.
Images appear or don't ...maybe It is getting toward a purer abstraction? The red is hidden deep within some of the purple/maroons which do not come out with much strength in this photo - and subtle but more obvious IRL. Thanks JON!
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Re: Blue Majestic

Sooo many images in this! I could spend a nice chunk of time letting my eye & mind battle it out
Great palette, too
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Hi Dave...Nice to be back online...(phew)

This works for me!.. colour,comp, its all there, and with great movement too!
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Sooo many images in this! I could spend a nice chunk of time letting my eye & mind battle it out
Great palette, too
Thanks April!

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Hi Dave...Nice to be back online...(phew)

This works for me!.. colour,comp, its all there, and with great movement too!
Welcome back Katie! Thanks for the comments too
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Re: Blue Majestic

I'm not sure why but when I look at this painting I see Kokoschka's The Tempest.
Not a bad tradition to evoke.
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Re: Blue Majestic

I see lots of profiles all looking to the left! What would rorschach say about me? Love the colors!
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I'm not sure why but when I look at this painting I see Kokoschka's The Tempest.
Not a bad tradition to evoke.
So cool! - Kokoschka's created a powerful image and I'm glad mine could bring it to mind ...even though his is much better! Thanks Harry

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I see lots of profiles all looking to the left! What would rorschach say about me? Love the colors!
Yes we all run that risk sometimes LOL Happy you enjoy it Addie
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Very interesting. Can look at this for a good, long time and see all sorts of neat things.

Well done!
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