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jacktar51
03-06-2012, 04:13 AM
Even at a very ripe old age......A pirate cant resist a paddle....OLd Age Pirate....Ahar!!!.............Jack.

jacktar51
03-06-2012, 07:50 AM
Re-posted with a few changes,sky redone ,pirate redone,etc.........Jack.

Selby
03-06-2012, 07:57 AM
lovely one Jack:) makes me think of the line in the poem
" I must go down to the sea again, to the wild sea and the shore"

coops
03-06-2012, 08:28 AM
He best be careful that the wooden leg doesnt make him float away Jack. Another great painting:)

limey-g
03-06-2012, 08:34 AM
Very good Jack, isn't there a problem with his wooden leg rotting in that salty water.:)
Geoff

Weeks
03-06-2012, 09:14 AM
Oyoo... Jacktar51, the water, :eek: the water...
What a marvelous rendering.

Best,

Weeks

jacktar51
03-06-2012, 10:31 PM
Selby.....Its so nice to see you on here Selby,thanks for looking,pleased that you like the picture, and I do know that poem,nice to remember,really good to know your still coming into the forums, too many of our older members just sitting by on the side me thinks,its a shame really as they had so much to contribute to the forums,anyway its good to see your still around.....Jack.

jacktar51
03-06-2012, 10:35 PM
coops....Thanks Coops, I did spend a bit moretime on the water in this picture,and had to do the pirate twice,as the first time it was far too blurry,and also the sky had too much grain in it(unintentionally,by accident,and in error,and not on purpose).Thanks for looking Coops.....Jack.

Caesar
03-06-2012, 10:38 PM
A wonderful and witty image. I just hope the wooden leg is well seasoned and waterprofeed. :p

jacktar51
03-06-2012, 10:40 PM
limey-g...Hello Geoff,I think they used to varnish them, wax them oil them,or polish them or something???..Anyway I dont think they lived long enough for them to rot,very lucky to reach forty in those days,so they say, thanks for looking in Geoff....Jack.

jacktar51
03-06-2012, 10:43 PM
Weeks...Thanks Weeks,I think I must have been in the right mood for painting that day,anyway I was quite pleased with the way it turned out,thanks for coming in Weeks,nice to see you on here.....Jack.

jacktar51
03-06-2012, 10:49 PM
Caesar, Hello my friend,thanks for looking in,I have taken your advice regarding adding a bit more contast in my pictures,and it appears to be making quite a difference,I could see what you meant, and previous pictures were a little bit flat,giving more contrast and shadows has increased the depth of the pictures,thanks for that tip ,somethings we just dont notice until its pointed out by others,very helpful........Jack.

Caesar
03-06-2012, 11:05 PM
Glad to have been somewhow useful, dear Jack!
Your quality is so high that's very hard for You to improve, but it looks like You made the right tests for some more tonal emphasis and, as usual, You succeeded again to climb another step in Your path towards perfection.

mannafig
03-07-2012, 12:46 AM
Hehe fantastic dear jack:):)