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Caesar
07-22-2011, 11:48 PM
I was curious to use thick paint and loaded knife only and knowing of the death of the great painter Lucien Freud, I thought to give the go to this quick test on an essential canvas small sized ...
The style is rough, but I hope You may find this interesting the same.

semd74
07-23-2011, 01:32 AM
Very nice rendition...don't you just love the loaded knife feature? I think it was a fantastic addition to our set of tools...

gxhpainter2
07-23-2011, 01:38 AM
Caesar - excellent effort on this I like the cubist style ( necessary when using a knife ) but you achieve remarkable details and colors...;);):):)

Caesar
07-25-2011, 06:47 PM
Thank You, dear Semd74! I always loved the hard knife, but with this load feature it becomes a terrific tool for quite a number of brushworks and styles!

Right, dear Albert! The knife with and without this new loading feature, may decisively help in quite a number off styles. Cubist, Futurist/ Constructivist, Plumée, maybe Divisionism, to some extent and some geometrical abstract styles. I think it's worth an exploration by anyone willing to have fun with these styles ... Thank You!

eighty+
07-25-2011, 07:11 PM
Hail O Caesar O Mighty One aaah it's painful :D:D:D:D:D:D:D----E/S

coops
07-25-2011, 07:53 PM
I like this one very much Cesare and it is quite different for you. It really makes the viewer look closely at the brushstrokes. Well done:)

Caesar
07-26-2011, 05:12 AM
Spleen, sturm und drang etc.... Thank You, dear 80+ and Katie! I'm in experimental mode again also due to the new version of Artrage.

gigicharm
07-26-2011, 09:58 AM
More than interesting...love the Palette.

Blessings,
GigiCharm:)

Caesar
07-26-2011, 07:04 PM
Thank You, dear Gigi! I'll have to test more this sort of pseudo-cubist style ...

EB
07-26-2011, 08:42 PM
Interesting, I like it

Caesar
07-26-2011, 09:39 PM
Thank You, dear EB!

pat1940
07-27-2011, 06:05 AM
Hi Caesar, I commented on this painting this morning but glad I checked again because it did not go thru, must have pressed wrong button:DSo I like this a lot, the brush strokes are very nice and do like the soft colors in it, nice experiment;);):)

Caesar
07-27-2011, 06:37 PM
Thank You, dear Pat! It was another test around a figure ... I recovered it elsewhere.

AT-TA
07-27-2011, 06:40 PM
I love new knives, Caesar, and your work is wonderful testament, how good they are...Gorgeous.:)

Caesar
07-27-2011, 08:16 PM
Dear Anna, I just gave it a try on a small area, as You can see, and it's great. I'm using it anywhere now, more or less, depending on the style. Thank You!