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La Vie en Rose 12" x 18" watercolor

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La Vie en Rose 12" x 18" watercolor

Postby LorraineArsenault » Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:16 am

I did this painting in watercolor. I work from many photos that I took myself at the local botanical garden to create an original composition. I love to work in watercolor, I love the colors and the transparency but I didn't want to have the washy colors and deluted effect that some artists use with watercolors. I wanted my colors to be vi
ant.

I really appreciate the time you take to answer me and to give me your critiques on this work. It will be showed at an exhibit in October.

Thank you in advance!

Lorraine

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Postby Singular » Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:23 am

Hello Lorraine,
I think you show great skill in your painting technique. The detail in the flower and leaves is wonderful anbd the colors are very lively. The only aspect of this painting that I do not love is the composition. I do not like the way that the rose on the top is cut off. It looks like the painting was cropped.

Other than that, it is wonderful.

best regards,
Joe
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Postby starvingartist » Tue Sep 26, 2006 3:05 pm

thats watercolor? wow i think it looks great. but watercolor always seems more transparent. :) it looks good.
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Postby Parabola » Wed Sep 27, 2006 1:31 am

I'm not a huge fan of water colour but you've certainly done a great job of this.
great stuff!
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Postby ehoeveler » Wed Jan 03, 2007 1:13 am

Love those colors and great technique! ehoeveler
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