Tuesday, February 1, 2011

IF surrender

Two paintings this week.

the first painting.....I surrendered to pressure form a friend and painted people. This is a portrait of my sister-in-law and my niece. based on picture taken by my sister, who is studying photography.

The second painting is a chess series piece. A surrender/checkmate

9 comments:

  1. Hey!
    Why've you held off doing people up to now? I like the faces, especially the little one and the simplicity of the features...Is that you in a previous incarnation?
    It's a nice surrender, I'm glad you capitulated to the human form. Now we expect to see more of the same!

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  2. It looks beautiful - I've never really studied painting, and have always been envious of people who are good at it :)

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  3. Both are great interpretations, you can feel the affection in the portrait. You should do more!

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  4. I think these should be two separate posts...
    ...but, the chess piece piece has a nice, spooky interplay between flat and dimension 2D v 3D really very cool.
    the background pieces almost look like ghostly Ankhs... ooooOOOOOooooo

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  5. Wonderful Alice! Your people are very nice and you've achieved good flesh tones. It sure hasn't taken you long at all to reach "Rick" speed ... two pieces a week. Did you ever think it would be so much fun?

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  6. it's great how you play with colours.
    your paintings have lots of volume.

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