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Strandy
08-07-2011, 09:12 PM
'The Flight' is imaginary travel over two rocks.
Crayon on Concrete. Three layers.

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coops
08-07-2011, 10:52 PM
A flight of fancy Strandy, full of imagination and expections. Great painting:)

Alexandra
08-08-2011, 02:31 AM
I like this! Great job Strandy.:):):):):)

gxhpainter2
08-08-2011, 02:41 AM
Strandy .. very nice!!!... I love the gradient sky and texture... and the sense of wonder and adventure...the rocky mountains coming out of the mist is great....:):):D:D:):):)

pat1940
08-08-2011, 04:51 AM
Gary said it all for me, he took the words right out of my mouth:):):)

silvy
08-08-2011, 05:48 AM
Great flight:)...rocks remind me 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind':eek::eek:....did you see any UFO?;)

limey-g
08-08-2011, 06:33 AM
Lovely job, very effective use of texture.
Geoff

Juz
08-08-2011, 03:09 PM
Love the colour palette in this piece :)

AT-TA
08-08-2011, 04:08 PM
Looks like very enjoyable flight it is..nice warm palette ....i like it Strandy...:)

Strandy
08-09-2011, 05:35 AM
Thank you all very much for your kind comments :).

Gary, I really envy you the gift of being able to read the thoughts incarnated in art. ...The sense of wonder and adventure... was indeed the part of inspiration behind it. I wish, ...I could so nice and accurate comment on your abstracts... They deserve it even more IMO.

DMerchen
08-09-2011, 07:37 AM
I didn't realize crayon on concrete could be so successful;) Great work!!

semd74
08-09-2011, 08:04 AM
Beautiful painting...rich in color...very nice

D Akey
08-09-2011, 09:19 AM
Very rich and warm. Feels somewhat fantasy, like an illustration for an old Jules Verne story. I wonder what wonders and excitement they will discover when they sink into and below the clouds. Those clouds have that kind of dark, mysterious character.

The concrete texture is kind of funny, in that you said you used to do chalk on sidewalk. I love it!!!!! Hahaha. Must bring up old feelings from when you did that. If in fact that is what you are after, I would recommend perhaps adding some more sidewalk character like some trompe l'oeil, fool the eye cracks and a couple random pebbles, or perhaps a cast shadow from the artist or a hat with some coins?

Fantastic. . . really like this one.

kenmo
08-09-2011, 10:30 AM
That's drop dead gorgeous!!!!

Strandy
08-10-2011, 08:36 AM
Thank you Dave, I'm trying also some less used tools of ArtRage. They are surprisingly efficient IMO.
Yeach D Akey, the old habits you are talking about, seem still to influence me in some way. Although I had to change some of my constrains, since wacom doesn't provide rubber protectors for the knee :D
Thank you semd and kenmo for your insight and nice comments :)

Belvrog
08-11-2011, 10:17 AM
Beautifully done Strandy. Has a nice feel to it.

kenmo
08-11-2011, 10:50 AM
Fascinating image...the more I look at it, the more I get drawn into the painting.... Kind of reminds me of something Richard Corben would have drawn....

Outstanding work for sure....

Peter Pinckney
08-11-2011, 11:37 AM
I just love this!!!


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justjean
08-11-2011, 03:07 PM
Strandy, this is wonderful , love the scene, texture and the colours

L Skylar Brown
08-12-2011, 11:54 AM
A Great image. Love the material applications.

sabena
08-13-2011, 09:12 AM
Hi Strandy, great work and wonderful painting:)

Strandy
08-14-2011, 06:16 AM
Thank you Belvrog, Ken, Peter, Jean, Skylar, Sabena for your kind words. I appreciate that for sure :)