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First attempt at oil painting. (Read 118 times)
Reply #1 - Aug 4th, 2010 at 6:54am

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Excellent shadow light on the shrubs in the foreground. Your perspective is a little off on some of the roof's. Good color all over. Remember this, it's always lightest next to the dark and darkest next to the light. I say this because the tree on the left has no contrast next to the sky and lighter background. Sometimes it's good to have a value blur but this wouldn't happen for the full length of the tree. Do you agree? The different colors on the roofs is good ariel perspective.

Thanks for posting.
Here's a page on perspective.
http://www.realcolorwheel.com/perspective.htm

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Jul 19th, 2010 at 4:02pm

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This small 4x6 inch painting was done on masonite and depicts a local church. I know I am too tight with the application of paint. Something I have struggled with in my watercolors.  Constructive criticism is welcomed.
 
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