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pat1940
10-11-2011, 06:07 AM
Done in wc and soft knife

gxhpainter2
10-11-2011, 06:50 AM
pat ... quite a beautiful work.. you have done an amazing job on the vase and flowers and the young woman daydreaming... on a summer day...;);)

coops
10-11-2011, 07:49 AM
This is beautiful work Pat, you really have got the figure painted so very well. Its is one of your best :)

kenmo
10-11-2011, 08:19 AM
Love the mood you've created here... Outstanding work my friend....

Alexandra
10-11-2011, 01:45 PM
Well done dear Pat!

D Akey
10-11-2011, 02:27 PM
GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!

How lovely. I love all the elements in it that make it reminiscent of the themes of Alma-Tadema and that group.

I really love the vase too with the birds on it.

There's something fascinating about your brushwork. It creates a slight broken feeling which conducts itself like a stylistic painterly lens. It keeps it from being plain. Yet the marks being sort of soft don't say 'this is the edge of a shape'. That's very good control.

You show that in other ways with more contrast. So the lesser contrast strokes are not disruptive.

Nice one, Pat.

Just as a point of reference. And I'm not calling this a mistake, but having a figure facing away from the picture to an edge can tend to lead the viewer out of the picture. Always nice for the painting to the left.

However your vase with the birds is so strong that sort of anchors the eye in your pic. But usually if there is a figure, especially one like this, she is still the center of attention by the nature of what we tend to look at.

So that's a little asides that you can play with as you choose to speak to the viewer.

Again, I love this painting. :)

Caesar
10-11-2011, 07:46 PM
I'm speechless in front of this marvellous artpiece! You really tamed watercolors to let You express pure romance!

pat1940
10-12-2011, 06:04 AM
Gary, thankyou dear friend for your kind comments:)
Katie, such a nice thing to say, thankyou dear lady:)
Ken, very nice comment, appreciate it so much:)
Sandy, thanks dear friend for checking it out:)
D Akey, wow, what a wonderful comment, and I should have gone with my instince, as you are right, should be a little more space between the lady and the end of the canvas, will work on that, thankyou so much for your very kind comments, always appreciate:)
My dear Caesar, I am so thrilled that this painting left you speechless, what a wonderful comment that is, thankyou so much, all these wonderful comments have made my day:)

damasocl
10-12-2011, 08:46 AM
Pat:
Im speechless...
Its a wonderful painting, a real masterwork!
Congratulations!!!

AT-TA
10-12-2011, 10:47 AM
As everybody says Pat: this is very beautiful picture and done in watercolors...oh gosh.... must have been a lot of patience involved but it all paid out at the end. Love it. Especially the figure, so soft and watercolory...Bravo!!!!!

Belvrog
10-12-2011, 10:51 AM
Very beautiful Pat, I like the composition and overall lighting.:)

pat1940
10-12-2011, 04:20 PM
Damas, thankyou for your wonderful comment, so very glad you like it:)
Anna, yes it did take patience but I do have a lot when it comes to painting:Dthankyou for your kind comments, it is so appreciated:)
Belvrog, thankyou for checking it out and your kind comment:)

eighty+
10-12-2011, 07:51 PM
Hi. pat :D. There's nothing for me to say as it's all been said only to say

You have shown that your coming into flower. Congrats

pat1940
10-13-2011, 10:41 AM
Thankyou dear eighty for peeking in, glad you like it:)

Bobbi
10-13-2011, 11:43 AM
Pat, this is lovely. Nicely done.

EB
10-13-2011, 07:53 PM
Well done, I like it

richmond2anderson
10-13-2011, 08:14 PM
The painting captures my attention specially the vase. Really beautiful.

Tony867
10-13-2011, 11:07 PM
Excellent Pat, really well done.

mannafig
10-14-2011, 08:44 AM
Beautiful Pat this really is stunning:):)

Voldo
10-14-2011, 10:35 AM
Very nice, wait for more ;)

pat1940
10-15-2011, 01:33 AM
Thankyou all so much for your wonderful comments, so very glad you like it:)

jibes
10-15-2011, 03:47 PM
A very fine painting Pat!

Juz
10-15-2011, 06:37 PM
Wow :eek::eek::eek:
Gorgeous work Pat, such a romantic feel to this piece, love it :):)

pat1940
10-16-2011, 05:18 AM
Neal, appreciate you checking it out, thankyou:)
Juz, I am so glad you like it, thankyou so much for your wonderful comment:)

barnburner
10-19-2011, 01:45 AM
Wow.. How did I miss this one? Absolutely beautiful Pat. :):):)

limey-g
10-19-2011, 02:43 AM
I guess I missed this one too, a really nice painting Pat.
Geoff

pat1940
10-19-2011, 03:22 AM
Barney, so glad you found her:Dthankyou for your very kind comment:)
Geoff, thankyou for checking it out, glad you like it:)

byroncallas
08-26-2012, 07:03 PM
Lovely Pat. Very nice touches all over. :)

pat1940
08-27-2012, 03:47 AM
Byron, it is so nice to see you back, been gone for awhile and missed your wonderful paintings, boy this came back from a while back, thankyou for your kind
comments and looking forward to seeing your paintings again

barnburner
08-28-2012, 12:11 AM
Great job Pat. Love that vase. :) :) :)

tylerzachary
08-30-2012, 11:00 PM
Done in wc and soft knife


I like this picture a lot, the idea an the colors. It's very light and bright and it makes no strain;)

pat1940
08-31-2012, 04:39 AM
Thankyou Barney and Tyler, appreciate your comments

silvy
08-31-2012, 04:51 AM
Wow Pat, I've lost this one:o. Wonderful painting!

pat1940
08-31-2012, 10:34 AM
Thankyou Silvy, this one popped up again from a few months back, very surprised to see it again