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marcialsj
08-09-2010, 07:58 PM
"When you find it in the glow of a honky-tonk bar,
The one last thing that can mend a broken heart..."
(Lyrics from "Gimme Back My Money" by Shane Dwight).

Music can tame the savage beast, but when you can only find solace in a broken-down bar where the blues are being played loud and fierce, I guess that's sinking down pretty far...

pat1940
08-09-2010, 09:12 PM
wow very nice Marcials, love those vibrant colors, fantastic job;);)

mannafig
08-09-2010, 09:32 PM
Fantastic work great colour:):)

ScottF
08-09-2010, 09:43 PM
A very fine one, marcialsj!

Jasminek
08-09-2010, 10:39 PM
Love the concentration expression. Very well painted.

Alexandra
08-10-2010, 12:12 AM
Excellent!

coops
08-10-2010, 03:14 PM
Love the musicality of this one Marcialsj, the whole painting is vibrant and alive.:)

silvy
08-10-2010, 03:45 PM
Very cool! Great colors;)

PICASO41
08-10-2010, 04:01 PM
Excellent contrast and colors
Love it :)

Mike

marcialsj
08-11-2010, 12:33 AM
Thanks, guys, for your comments. I must have started this painting three different times in as many weeks, before it began to come together -- it was quite a challenge for me. I guess I'm just a colorist at heart; the more vibrant the colors, the better. I'm glad you liked it.

Judith Tramayne
08-11-2010, 04:15 AM
Frankly, I love it! Now do one with a woman drummer please.

Caesar
08-11-2010, 08:58 AM
No doubt You're an excellent artist in my view, dear mate, and Your style is really fantastic! A perfect artpiece that really sounds!

Mairzie Dotes
08-11-2010, 11:12 AM
marcialsj,
The blues have never been expressed so poignantly. The artistry
and lush, vibrant palette lends a passionate atmospheric depth to
the stirring emotion that is expressed here. Excellent piece! :)