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TheLonelyOne
07-23-2011, 12:10 PM
Hey, everyone. This is probably the first painting I've done in my life (I may have done one when I was in the 4th grade, but I'm not 100% sure). It took some guts to put this thing up here and even more guts to put my signature on it! I used a limited colour palette with 4 blues (new colours were created with the palette knife) and a pure white. I also limited my tools to a normal and wet palette knife and three different-sized oil brushes. I wanted to eliminate the background so people could focus on the water and clouds, but I don't know if I'm breaking some fundamental rule of art. Are there any rules in art? :rolleyes:

shechat
07-23-2011, 10:22 PM
Welcome Thelonelyone, nice first post, you've broken the ice, lots of help and support here for you.

MSIE
07-23-2011, 10:50 PM
welcome to the forum, TheLonelyOne :)

that's a great first painting! :eek: :)
those clouds are beautiful, and I like the bunches of raindrops :)

barnburner
07-23-2011, 11:16 PM
A very nice first painting. Welcome to the forum!:):)

iceaxe
07-23-2011, 11:44 PM
An interest capturing painting... Looking forward to number 2!

gxhpainter2
07-24-2011, 02:36 AM
Welcome and I applauded your courage to post your work.... a nice painting the clouds and colors are well done... It is a good idea to limit your colors when starting out so you can really get a understanding of how they work together.... hope we see much more from you in the future...;););):):):)

TheLonelyOne
07-24-2011, 08:40 AM
Thank you, everyone, for your words of encouragement. I've found this to be a very friendly forum!

mannafig
07-24-2011, 09:10 AM
hello and welcome Thelonelyone
A great 1st painting love the clouds they look great.
Look forward to seeing your next painting:):)