Paint Basket Member Art Forum

Author Topic: 1969 VW Beetle - modified  (Read 945 times)

Peg Helton

  • Pencil
  • *
  • Posts: 12
on: February 21, 2013, 04:35:11 PM
I have done a little modifying to this pictures, taking into consideration the comments from some of you.  I think it looks better.  Thanks for the input.  Let me know your opinion.


Peg


Lillian

  • Master Artist
  • *
  • Posts: 5275
Reply #1 on: February 21, 2013, 04:40:04 PM
So this is WATERCOLOR???  Fabulous work, Peg!   :smitten:
"The way to be happy," said Winston Churchill, "is to find something that requires the kind of perfection that's impossible to achieve and spend the rest of your life trying to achieve it."


Sarah (arch)

  • Easel
  • *
  • Posts: 1923
Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 04:42:13 PM
Wow! That was some major modification!  :faint: Well done!
Sarah


Bhavna

  • Easel
  • *
  • Posts: 1771
Reply #3 on: February 21, 2013, 04:43:05 PM
Wow looks awesome :clap:
Bhavna


Zach

  • Easel
  • *
  • Posts: 1139
Reply #4 on: February 21, 2013, 04:46:27 PM
Looks greast Peg :clap: :twothumbs:
My God's not dead.

Find my art on facebook!! 
https://m.facebook.com/TheArtOfZachDames/


Tousabella

  • Easel
  • *
  • Posts: 1841
  • Believe you can, and you're halfway there.
Reply #5 on: February 21, 2013, 05:43:00 PM
That looks terrific!!  Wow. Great job.
I'll send you a pic of my 66 Bonneville to paint.  lol     Your Beatle looks awesome.
Retta

  I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
                                                    Jimmy Dean


Red1

  • Paint
  • *
  • Posts: 214
Reply #6 on: February 21, 2013, 05:46:13 PM
WOW this is awesome now.  You did a fantastic job.


SunRai

  • Paint Brush
  • *
  • Posts: 544
  • "Live your life and forget your age." N V Peale
Reply #7 on: February 21, 2013, 06:08:32 PM

These modifications took it from nice to WOW!  I love it!  :clap:
-Pat

"Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties."  Erich Fromm


Peg Helton

  • Pencil
  • *
  • Posts: 12
Reply #8 on: February 21, 2013, 06:21:32 PM
 :thankyou: for the nice comments. I do like it a lot better myself.  I really appreciated the critique.  It helps me be a better painter.   :painting:


Lillian, yes it is watercolor. 


It took a bet of finagling to make the road wider and put the church in without it looking like I added them.  A magic eraser or a scrubby brush do a nice job removing some of the paint so I could get down to a lighter shade and able to add the other colors over the top.


Peg



Peg


splithairs

  • Paint
  • *
  • Posts: 157
Reply #9 on: February 22, 2013, 12:27:37 AM
Great work Peg, it looks fantastic now  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Some days u are the statue, other days the pidgeons - D. Brent

Pete


Bev S.

  • Canvas
  • *
  • Posts: 2074
Reply #10 on: February 22, 2013, 04:20:01 AM
Oh my, I am speechless. . . . . if you work isn't hanging in a gallery, it sure should be!
Car buffs would pay a fortune for you to imortalize thier babies!
 :twothumbs: :clap: :clap:
I live to draw and paint, it a good thing that I don't have to draw and paint to live!


dennis

  • Administrator
  • Master Artist
  • *
  • Posts: 7014
Reply #11 on: February 22, 2013, 04:25:51 PM
Excellent work with your shading  :clap: :clap: :clap:
You are what you THINK about - Napoleon Hill


njnjgirl

  • Experienced Artist
  • *
  • Posts: 4287
Reply #12 on: February 22, 2013, 04:43:51 PM
This is amazing!  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Mary Lou

Faith is the opposite of fear.


jennylynn

  • Artist
  • *
  • Posts: 3344
Reply #13 on: February 23, 2013, 01:03:49 AM
oh my word peg i loved it before but now  :yippee:   it's absolutely gorgeous, you done very well with the modification, the church and the glimpse of the tree branch does make all the difference really well done  :yippee: :yippee:
jennylynn


LanieT

  • Paint
  • *
  • Posts: 224
Reply #14 on: February 23, 2013, 03:11:14 AM
Peg...Wow...I love your painting.  :clap: :clap:  You have done fantastic work on it and hope your going to frame and hang!

Now I am not normally into auto paintings, but this one struck a cord because it was my first car. I just loved that little thing.  sigh.... 
LanieT


 

SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal