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jibes
01-24-2012, 11:40 AM
This time I really did set out to do an abstract. This is how it ended. I hope you like it!

MSIE
01-24-2012, 12:09 PM
I like it a lot! :) to me, it represents nature trying to get back all the space that was occupied by human civilisation .. the red beings on the left and right side (= nature) fighting with the human built structure in the background ... well done! :)

wenkat
01-24-2012, 09:47 PM
I agree with MSIE on interpretation. Nature, don't forget, is a bad master but kindest to the core. Lovely work; Congrats!

Alexandra
01-25-2012, 12:59 AM
Very rich Neal, love it!

silvy
01-25-2012, 02:42 AM
I like it and agree with MSIE and wenkat;)

gxhpainter2
01-25-2012, 04:41 AM
Neal... wow nice leap into the unknown.. MSIE and Wenkat really pegged the interpretation.. but as a pure painting it has great colors and great feel to it..very rich work.:):):cool::cool::cool:

Tonyjazz
01-25-2012, 11:20 AM
A different path for you and one I like.....keep on exploring. Great palette.

Caesar
01-25-2012, 09:47 PM
I like this departure which shows a great taste as for the palette and the fluidity of of painted shapes.

screenpainter
01-25-2012, 09:54 PM
got my attention. not sure why but it gave me an impression of some kind of spirit warfare. nice abstraction Neal. Even stronger if you avoid white in favor of really light hued grays. jmho. easier to print too.

jibes
01-26-2012, 06:18 AM
Thanks for all the great comments! I'm glad I evoked some various interpretations and have learned something. One must be careful putting a title so as to not influence same.

gxhpainter2
01-26-2012, 07:00 AM
LOL Neal putting titles on abstracts is an iffy proposition at best. and I have gone around and around on it myself... my current mental resting point is that it is ok to give the viewer a launching point literal or figuratively as to a direction or thought that inspired you. or what the work says to you. it seems to make people more at ease when they look.. even though they will then see other things depending on their personality, artistic maturity ( as a viewer ), time of day and phase of the moon...:p;)...

pat1940
01-26-2012, 08:21 AM
I like this a lot Neal, I see this great spirit bird in flight, begging to change the inviroment before it is to late, very well done:):):):):):):)