Tuesday, March 22, 2011

IF: cultivate

James cultivating his mind with a book.

9 comments:

  1. It's complete.
    I really like the how the tones dance on the hair ~and how the back-light supports the head and shoulders; really pops the form. The simple background sets the mood well also.
    Good looking guy, what's he reading? Huckleberry Finn?

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  2. I'm not sure what part you're unhappy with; I think it's very nice!

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  3. His expression is great, he's so focused.

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  4. Alice, this is a just beautiful! The warm colors, lighting, and softened brush marks enhance the feeling of this quiet composition. I like the shift in color in the background, too. Frame it!

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  5. Nice! This is a lovely painting!

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  6. nice. great painterly approach

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  7. it appears to have an effortless construction. again, your brush strokes are economical and packed full of information. this is one of your best palettes. serene.

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