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Sacgal/Sharon

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on: October 26, 2017, 10:03:00 AM
In Puerto Vallarta, most artists paint in acrylics, so last week I decided to give it another try. I definitely prefer oils over this medium - it dries so quickly! Guess that’s why Artists there like painting with them. Anyway, since I’m not schooled much in acrylics I have no idea if this is good or not. Any suggestions??
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Sharon


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Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 10:17:54 AM
 :think: Something seems a bit off.... depth? Sorry, my lookers are a bit off with the light today. Check values between background and the cactus. 
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Reply #2 on: October 28, 2017, 12:54:47 PM
Sharon:  I think Val's odd look is correct.  The background is brighter than the cactus which makes jump in front. I would add a thin wash of a duller shade of the same color.  This will tone down the red a little.
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Reply #3 on: October 30, 2017, 01:29:34 PM
Thanks for your feedback, Val and Kathy! I'll need to find some acrylics and will try dulling the background color, Kathy...
Cheers,
Sharon


 

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