thanks! it's funny because i told you i was going to give you something that matched because i though you wanted that painting 5150 --the one you found.and i realized this quite bit later that you wanted the the incandescent afternoon. it's totally fine to give you that one but it's funny. all my titles are so esoteric that i can't remember what it was without double checking!
glad you liked i!
i am having the worst time coming up with my token/ artwork for the prize. i have serious part finished ones, but none of them please me. i'm going to extend the contest time on for various reasons. like, i didn't write the new articles yet , on and on and i have sooooooooooooooooooooo many prize artworks! it's fun though, keeps me busy!
Oh, wow...I didn't realize I'd caused any confusion. Sorry about that!!! Yeah, Incandescent Afternoon is the one with the color scheme that really drew me in
If you can't come up with anything you really like as a prize, you could always compile a list of the pieces that you made as attempts, and let the winner choose one from them. You never know...I've found that sometimes pieces I make that I totally dislike, others love! Or optionally, do you do commissions? Like you could let the winner choose colors and style and such based on your other artworks.
Life is good for me...keeping busy for the most part. Just got home from work, and I feel like it's been forever since I painted. But I just checked and it's only been 3 days!!! God I'm so addicted, lol. It probably feels like it's been so long because it's been longer since I created something I really liked. I'm itching to make a new "masterpiece" (lol, that's what I call my favorites), but I don't really have any grand ideas. I'll have to spend more time searching through dA...this site is such a good source of inspiration!!
it's a more complicated thing as it seems at the first glance. i suppose, you had to make a lot of decisions while working, which colors to use for background and the following steps - and at the same time, not to loose spontaneus emotional motivated aspects. a n exciting, cliff-hanging apporoach. great artwork
i'm always really curious about how people do what they've done, cause i like to know hows and whys and i love to try new mediums and techniques. i always say my medium, but i'd like to tell more about the technique or the ideas, but often i just don't have the patience for it. sometime i'd like to take better pictures of a lot of the stuff in my gallery and to write better comments.
Right. Moods, weather conditions, my lack of inner peace are all factors that effect your art and patience. I understand what you are saying. But, you're fine with all of that. You will become more comfortable with prismacolors as time goes by. I was to be a college art teacher up until my real bad illness, now that I feel better, I may persue my last few classes on-line. Or, maybe in class, ObaMao is wanting the home internet use to become "pay as you go." I don't have a camera, so all of my gallery is scanned, and tweaked in a software called 'Corel Photo Album 6', and then submitted to dA.
thanks a lot! this has proved to be the most popular thing i've ever put on dA! it's funny, cause when i finished it, i knew that it was good. i usually feel kind of wishy washy about things, but this one said--"i'm the best painting you've ever painted!" lol!
i'll have to agree with you there!. it doesn't catch it. i think i'll try taking it with a real camera...the iPhone takes pretty high res pics but a real digital camera is so much better--more options for one thing.
ooo! thanks! i loved it too! i didn't even know you could use gesso that way but someone told me and so i tried it and that was my first attempt--i was thrilled. i've got another, bigger canvas drying with lots more gesso on it--i didn't flatten it with a paint brush this time--it came out of the bottle sort like noodles or silly string, lol. so, it's got all this weird ropey texture to it. that will follow in a week or less!
awww...thanks c! making that was different from any other painting that i've done. of course there was the gesso for texture, but because of the texture i thinned the paint a lot with linseed oil and put on a few thin coats, i didn't have to pile it on cause there was already texture. it has a sort of sheen to it, almost iridescent. peter said the texture looked like the veins in a leaf and the painting looked kind of like a pile of leaves.
omg, i listened to my obsessive album ALL day and now i'm going to listen to it ALL night! i wonder how many times i've heard it?? lol!!
did shaun bring you some paint? art trades is a good idea. you really ought to be getting that package soon! i wish that it came with a tracking ## but that cost almost 2x as much, for international. ahhh well....soon! i hope!