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Neil Nicholson

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on: March 09, 2014, 12:21:17 AM
Hi all, this is an African rural scene I painted. Any comments will be much appreciated, let me know if you think I need to change anything.

Many thanks
Neil



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Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 12:44:28 AM
Nice crisp hyper realism Neil! :clap:

Only change I would suggest, and this is minor, would be to deepen your shadows a bit on the brush in the left foreground, you have plenty of the red earth there that you can make more interesting by adding deeper colors there.
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Reply #2 on: March 09, 2014, 02:26:54 AM
Just love it!!!
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Reply #3 on: March 09, 2014, 04:34:19 AM
Thanks Steven, you are right, I will do as suggested, thanks very much Maryna. :thankyou:


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Reply #4 on: March 09, 2014, 07:28:55 AM
Neil,

Your African scene is so well done.  Love the nice blue and brown tones.

Just lovely.

aloha

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Reply #5 on: March 09, 2014, 08:19:29 AM
Essence of African village very well captured.Seeing The baobab tree reminds of my childhood in Kenya.
Great painting Neil.
Harwant.
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Reply #6 on: March 09, 2014, 09:51:10 AM
Lovely painting and lovely colours and I like that tree a lot. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #7 on: March 09, 2014, 11:19:44 AM
Love your painting Neil.  It is beautiful.   :yippee:  :clap:
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Neil Nicholson

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Reply #8 on: March 09, 2014, 12:28:32 PM
Thanks very much Mea, Harwant, Mry-Lou and Didwaud for your comments :thankyou:


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Reply #9 on: March 09, 2014, 01:51:42 PM
 :faint:   Drop dead gorgeous! Absolutely love the scene, colourings. Just wondering if it is possible to get a little more separation between the hut rooves and the mountain? Just a thought.  Very well done.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #10 on: March 09, 2014, 03:21:35 PM
That's a wonderful painting Neil, I love it :clap:


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Reply #11 on: March 10, 2014, 03:23:44 AM
Thanks very much for the kind comments Val and Sally. Val I think you are right, the colours are too close (mountains and huts) I will see what I can do to remedy.
Many thanks
Neil


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Reply #12 on: March 10, 2014, 05:20:26 AM
 :urwelcome: Can't wait to see this completed. I'm all in suspenders over this one!  :eek:     ;D
Cheers, Val

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Reply #13 on: March 10, 2014, 05:57:47 AM
Neil, your painting is well done!! :clap:
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Reply #14 on: March 10, 2014, 11:22:09 AM
In Africa, this would sell in a heartbeat, awesome quality painting Neil :clap: :clap: :clap:


 

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