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njnjgirl

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Winter Morning
« on: January 10, 2017, 05:46:04 AM »
This is based on a photo from PMP ...It is done in line and wash.  I need your opinions on this as I would like to enter this in a local art show.  It would be my first show ever!  So I would appreciate any suggestions to make this better.  Thank you all.

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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 06:08:42 AM »
Looking good. To me, it looks like the stable(?) is on a rise of land. Because of this and the fact the sun is so low on the horizon, I think the shadows being cast by the front posts shouldn't be as strong as they are. Maybe a bit more like the trees to the right.
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 08:26:29 AM »
Thanks Steve I can correct that. :thankyou:
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 09:02:45 AM »
Mary Lou

The feeling of winter really comes through here. Like the limited number of colors

Please confirm for me that the entire right and back sides of the building as we look at it are open - just upright beams with no side walls.

The left side of the roof looks nice and straight, but the long beam at the top of the roof (front to back) and the one on the right side look kind of wavy.  Guess it could be if an old building.

Hope you enjoy doing the exhibits as much as I do.  If you get a chance to help hang the exhibit, do so if you have the time.  I learn so much from that experience.

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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 03:14:44 PM »
I will look at this again Mea, when I check the shadows as Steve noted.  Yes, there are only posts as I think this is an old dilapidated barn.  At least that is what I gathered from the photo.  My eyes are not that great and I had to really look at this with the help of the computer enlarging it.  Anyway, that is how I saw it...as an old barn that lost a lot of its wooden walls....I am glad you feel the "cold" as the show is titled "Ice and Snow".  I will be a newbie to the group so it should be quite interesting.  I will let you know how it goes.
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2017, 03:52:52 PM »
 :gl2:  Mary Lou with the exhibit.  Your painting is beautiful.   Patricia
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2017, 07:34:33 PM »
Show worthy for sure Mary Lou--good luck!

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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2017, 01:01:14 AM »
Best of luck Mary Lou. Beautiful winter scene.
Pardon if I don't look at this too long.... I'm sitting up with tshirt, long sleeve shirt, long pants and socks!!!  :eek: wrapped in a blanket!!!   :faint:   Temp has dropped into the mid 60'sF at night.  :cold: Don't know how much of this I can take... I'm getting sniffles for first time in years!!! Time for a hot chocolate with just a dram of rum.... for medicinal purposes you understand.  ;)

This keeps up I'll have to knit some handsocks!   :2funny:
 
     
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2017, 05:39:14 AM »
Thank you Patricia Lynn and Val.


Val,  it was 5 degrees here yesterday morning and Friday they say it will be 60 degrees. That will be a heatwave for us :2funny:
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2017, 06:54:47 AM »
Temp has dropped into the mid 60'sF at night.  :cold: Don't know how much of this I can take... I'm getting sniffles for first time in years!!! Time for a hot chocolate with just a dram of rum.... for medicinal purposes you understand.  ;)

This keeps up I'll have to knit some handsocks!   :2funny:
 
     

:2funny: Just change your socks if they get wet. You'll know you can't take any more if your feet begin to tingle and your toes start  to turn color.  ;D
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2017, 08:21:54 AM »
Good luck in the show, Mary Lou. I love your use of color and you really captured the feel of a crisp cold morning.

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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2017, 02:55:22 PM »
Good luck on your show Marylou.  Nice painting
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2017, 08:46:42 PM »
 :gl: with the show  :)
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2017, 01:10:54 AM »
Lovely painting Marylou  :clap:.......... next week I will be heading back to winter in UK after a hot summer holiday in South Africa. brrr I temporarily forgot how cold it can be.  You just reminded me  :)
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Re: Winter Morning
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2017, 07:49:08 AM »
Thank you John, Danielle, Trev and Win.  The show is the 21st...

Here is the painting with some tweaks.  Steve, I couldn't do too much with the shadows as there was ink...I did try and adjust the roof line Mea.. I then tweaked other things and thought, Oh my, I better leave this alone now getting carried away..

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