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coops
02-04-2010, 02:49 AM
A variation on Peters theme. Hope you like it:)

Alexandra
02-04-2010, 03:13 AM
Fantastic Katie, beautiful! You should consider selling these to dance studios!:)

Tonyjazz
02-04-2010, 03:35 AM
Very creative art, geat movement!

Rob in Denver
02-04-2010, 04:18 AM
Very cool,Coops!!

foxytocin
02-04-2010, 04:23 AM
What a great idea! Well worth experimenting more, Katie...

uuderzo
02-04-2010, 04:44 AM
This is nice to look at. Very pleasant. Maybe I'd like it more if the dancer's contour would not be smoothed but defined by the flowers.

jbyrjbyr1
02-04-2010, 04:56 AM
Very cool; alive and full of motion.

Bobbi
02-04-2010, 05:33 AM
Wow, what a great exercise in creative imagination. Nicely done!

coops
02-04-2010, 07:02 AM
Thank you all so much for your generous comments. There are so many possiblities with the tut that Peter left for us. I am totally hooked on them:)

Peter Pinckney
02-04-2010, 07:10 AM
Well I didn't have to wait very long Katie....................Heh Heh Heh........I knew you would take it to another level!

Eh oop, Lass! Tha's gorrit!:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

Please excuse the dodgy spelling Katie:o:o:o:o:o

Valerie
02-04-2010, 07:45 AM
coops this is outstanding. How creative you are

coops
02-04-2010, 07:48 AM
Lol Peter, you sound like a Yorkshire lad. Without your tutorial I would never have been able to play like this and for that I thank you so much. Pleased that you liked it:)
Thanks so much Valerie:)

AT-TA
02-04-2010, 09:06 AM
THis is very different, original, interesting, colorful and pleasant to look at, Coops, your are so good doing this kind of immages... like it a lot. :)

Lima
02-04-2010, 11:45 AM
Well I didn't have to wait very long Katie....................Heh Heh Heh........I knew you would take it to another level!

Eh oop, Lass! Tha's gorrit!:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

Please excuse the dodgy spelling Katie:o:o:o:o:o
Eh eh eh :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D Nice Katie.

Evart
02-04-2010, 03:38 PM
I like the colors, and texture Katie. This is very beautiful!

D Akey
02-04-2010, 08:12 PM
Clever Ms Coops!

Remember the old trick in art class where one would cover a paper with random or not so random crayon markings and then the whole thing would be covered with black India ink? And then one would use it as a colorful scratch board where you would scratch off the black and leave in its trail the bright color of the crayon on white.

It's one of the most memorable visuals from my early childhood art periods in school. I was disappointed when we never did it again.

I've seen the style used in commercial art, mostly with graphic design, and it really made type and logos eye-catching when done with split fountain ink against the black.

Anyway, this pops like that did. Only the mosaic quality lends this dancing figure a distinct quality. It's as if the solidity of the 'squares' and the fluidity of the dancer's movement are drawing a comparison that is saying something about both. So the color bits is more like a particular description that shows range, and possibly a wide repertoire. I could see something like this being a cool image for a dance theater schedule or something.

Dazzling and a great springboard for further exploration if it interests you. :):):)

coops
02-04-2010, 09:48 PM
Thank you so much Rose, AT-TA, dear Oriane, Evart and dear Mr Akey for liking this. I had great fun doing it with my mind racing to do the next one. :)
Dear Mr Akey thank you so much and I did enjoy reading about your childhood. lol:)

fraser_paice
02-04-2010, 10:13 PM
Nice but be careful of Englishmen in France trying to lure you into a rabbit hole!

Caesar
02-04-2010, 11:00 PM
What an original and marvellous self-portrait, dear Katie! (isn't it?):D
Stunning idea and painting once more in Your unique floreal-dance kingdom!

D Akey
02-04-2010, 11:14 PM
. . .and I did enjoy reading about your childhood. lol:)

Yeah, I guess ya had to be there Ms Coops. . . hahaha. Hey, I do with my childhood what you do with this pic technique -- I diddle with the flowery parts and black out on the rest. Makes for some pretty interesting poses, I daresay.

paul_uk7
02-04-2010, 11:24 PM
Exquisite, painting love the colours, I think they bring this painting to life.

coops
02-05-2010, 03:37 AM
Lol Neil, with his way with words I might just fall down the rabbit hole:)
What a charmer you are Cesare, but glad you liked it:)
;) Mr Akey,
Thanks so much Paul:)

as212
02-05-2010, 04:19 AM
Dear coops, Flowers in the world, for you, I've been fascinated about your flowers, the mysterious world of flowers.

Dany51
02-05-2010, 04:38 AM
Very interesting, with a transparent background can be well in different places: a landscape or a web page ... I like it .:)

coops
02-05-2010, 07:24 AM
Thank you so much for your lovely comments AS and Dany:)

mannafig
02-05-2010, 10:27 AM
Simply gorgeous dear Katie maybe you should do a large set of these they look great:):)

coops
02-05-2010, 10:41 PM
Thanks so much Amanda, thats not a bad idea.:) A couple more on their way. lol:)