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L Skylar Brown
01-19-2010, 11:02 AM
This is another study in the use of the knife - I just love how you can push paint all over the place!

Sketchism71
01-19-2010, 11:18 AM
Wowza! That is finesse and skill!!!:eek::)

Alexandra
01-19-2010, 12:02 PM
A winner Skylar!:):):):)

Evart
01-19-2010, 12:23 PM
Skylar this is excellent :)

L Skylar Brown
01-19-2010, 12:37 PM
Ev, Alex, Sketch - Thanks so much. This is an on-going series, I guess, where I practice the diff tools. It seems easiest for me to do landscapes, and that affords me the luxury of experimentation.

Valerie
01-19-2010, 02:07 PM
Skylar WOW This is Fantastic. Oh how Iwish I could do this. Just wonderful.

barnburner
01-19-2010, 02:19 PM
Excellent job. Tremendous waterfall.

Fashmir
01-19-2010, 02:55 PM
Wow that is so nicely wet. Makes me long for a good pair of wellington boots and a stout walking stick. :D

Eileen724
01-19-2010, 04:24 PM
I just love how you push that paint around, too, Skylar! This is just beautiful and you did the water just fantastically!

RobertSWade
01-19-2010, 05:01 PM
The sky colors and the hints of shadow colors give me the feel of surrealism. The ripples feel exactly right; most would have made them (mistakenly) horizontal.

coops
01-19-2010, 09:28 PM
I just love your paintings Skylar and this one is no exception. Love the rich thick colours:)

paul_uk7
01-19-2010, 09:45 PM
Lovely peaceful painting.

L Skylar Brown
01-20-2010, 05:07 AM
The basic painting is simple - I laid out globs and streaks of colors for the water, being careful to leave white showing in many places, then used the knife to spread and smear - going thru those white areas which turn into the highlight in the water.

elfme
01-20-2010, 05:23 AM
Beautiful painting. Love the water makes me wish I had my fly rod in my hand.

dremphex
01-20-2010, 05:38 AM
uff... Skylar... it's fantastic :) the lights on the water.. very realistic!

MikeMc
01-20-2010, 06:04 AM
So beautiful this ! Your work is superb.

Caesar
01-20-2010, 07:24 AM
A finely and lovely, colourful composition masterfully painted!

ScottF
01-20-2010, 07:26 AM
A great study--and the water is incredible!

mannafig
01-20-2010, 08:57 AM
This is great Sky really like the water falling beautifully done:):)

Lima
01-20-2010, 12:13 PM
Wonderful painting:eek:

L Skylar Brown
01-20-2010, 12:17 PM
Wow, I'm so impressed with your feed backs. Thank you all so much. This really was a little study to use the knife tool (Mostly Hard out smear). Maybe I should do a step by step?