WetCanvas
Home Member Services Content Areas Tools Info Center WC Partners Shop Help
Channels:
Search for:
in:

Welcome to the WetCanvas forums. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photos and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please visit our help center.

Go Back   WetCanvas > The WetCanvas! Galleria > Open Critique Forum
User Name
Password
Register Mark Forums Read

Salute to our Partners
WC! Sponsors

Our Sponsors
Reply  
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-27-2012, 06:31 PM
greensyster's Avatar
greensyster greensyster is offline
A WetCanvas! Patron Saint
agnes water 1770
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 3,661
 
Hails from Australia
Rosetta Nebula

MY IMAGE(S):





GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: Rosetta Nebula
Year Created:
Medium: Oil
Surface: Canvas
Dimension: 36 x 48ins
Allow digital alterations?: Yes!

MY COMMENTS:
I am doing an exhibition of 15 large oil on linen paintings of deep sky objects. This particular one is of the nebula that has another star nursery at its center.

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
The subject matter, being the odd thousands of light years across, is a challenge to create in a relatively smallish 2 dimensional space.

Do you get the sense of space - both as 'being out there' and as in a three dimensional object on a two dimensional canvas.

And obviously any other comments are appreciated.

Sorry I haven't been around much but I have been painting up a storm plus go disgruntled when the image uplift issue went on and on and on.... But I still do and will always love WC!
Reply With Quote
  #2   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-27-2012, 10:32 PM
NeptunesHeat's Avatar
NeptunesHeat NeptunesHeat is offline
Senior Member
Long Island, NY
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 254
 
Hails from United States
Re: Rosetta Nebula

Wow!!

First looking at the post I thought, ok those are the Hubble shots so wheres the paintings?

I'm sure the big format will help give a sense of dimension.

Chuck
Reply With Quote
  #3   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-27-2012, 11:55 PM
elizabeth ours's Avatar
elizabeth ours elizabeth ours is offline
Veteran Member
baton rouge, louisiana
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 943
 
Hails from United States
Re: Rosetta Nebula

They are beautiful!
Reply With Quote
  #4   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-28-2012, 03:42 AM
jderek jderek is offline
Senior Member
Eastern Washington State
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 118
 
Re: Rosetta Nebula

It has depth but the black background needs to be darker and the colors of the nebula need to be brighter or more intense. It seems a little washed out to me, which I am thinking is from the photograph of the painting you took.
Reply With Quote
  #5   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-29-2012, 12:03 AM
tuzigoot's Avatar
tuzigoot tuzigoot is offline
Lord of the Arts
Henderson, NV
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 2,129
 
Hails from United States
Re: Rosetta Nebula

Beam me UP!
__________________
- Linda .......... C/C always welcome!
I started with nothing - I still have most of it left.
My website - www.flanaganstudio.com
Reply With Quote
  #6   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-29-2012, 02:38 AM
Guy Walton Guy Walton is offline
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 3
 
Re: Rosetta Nebula

Hi,
This thread has really peaked my interest as I am an astro-imager and a painter but I have never done any paintings of my deep sky images. Very nice painting.
Guy Walton, Victoria, BC.
Reply With Quote
  #7   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-29-2012, 02:49 AM
Debzy's Avatar
Debzy Debzy is offline
Enthusiast
Sydney
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,491
 
Hails from Australia
Re: Rosetta Nebula

I love it! I am always checking out the universe on youtube and this is spectacular I reckon! Great work. =)) Debs.
__________________
you can do anything you put your mind to positively.
Reply With Quote
  #8   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-29-2012, 11:04 AM
D.W. Flint's Avatar
D.W. Flint D.W. Flint is offline
Enthusiast
California Central Coast
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1,396
 
Hails from United States
Re: Rosetta Nebula

Very impressive !!
Reply With Quote
  #9   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-30-2012, 12:17 AM
La_'s Avatar
La_ La_ is offline
A WC! Legend
Alberta, where coyotes look both ways before crossing the highway
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 10,291
 
Hails from Canada
Re: Rosetta Nebula

hoping you'll post pix of the whole works in the show!

hoping the 'fog' in this posts image is the photo or my screen, which, admittedly, is probably due for a scrub.

the detail image is a total thrill of depth and drama

la
__________________
_____________________________________________
Pacis, der Frieden, Mir, Shanti, Friour, Paz, Pace, Kapayapaan, Fred, Piersica, Taika, Aman, Beke, Miers, Shalom, Salam السلام, Heping, Mir (Мир),Paix,Ειρήνη
http://yourstrulyart.blogspot.ca Peace - When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace
Latin, German, Serbian, Bengali, Icelandic, Brazilian, Italian, Filipino, Swedish, Romanian, Lithuanian, Hindi/Urdu, Hungarian, Latvian, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, French,Greek
Reply With Quote
  #10   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-31-2012, 12:40 AM
MRSBB's Avatar
MRSBB MRSBB is offline
A WC! Legend
ARIZONA/COLORADO
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 11,104
 
Hails from United States
Re: Rosetta Nebula

Hi Marie.

This is the first I've been on in months and I just had to comment. This absolutely knocks my socks off. It looks so much like a Hubble photo. By golly, I think you got this painting thing down pat. Lovely work and I could look at this all day. Hope all is well in your world..........Lenore
__________________
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in, broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, WOW, What a ride! Anonymous -MRSBB (Lenore)
Reply With Quote
  #11   Report Bad Post  
Old 01-31-2012, 06:52 AM
tgsloth's Avatar
tgsloth tgsloth is offline
A Local Legend
Hill Country, Texas, y'all
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,178
 
Hails from United States
Re: Rosetta Nebula

Welcome back, Marie
On a previous crit of one of your astronomy paintings, I pointed out that I've tried to paint some such scenes and they're really hard so in addition to the fact that this one is my favorite of the ones I seen, you get extra points for degree of difficulty; like a triple salcow.
The Wet Canvas regime promises that the website will be definitively redone and fixed this year (2012). Similarly, our US politicians from both parties promise that, if elected, they will bring energy independence to America. So...keep the faith.
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:52 AM.


© 2014 F+W All rights reserved.