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Alexandra
04-07-2012, 02:05 AM
For lack of time and so much distraction lately this is the best name I could come up with.
I was doodling with roses, had a vase...then ended up playing with the masking tools and started a new painting.
I enjoyed working with stencils, layers and the filters for an iridescence and mat texture.

limey-g
04-07-2012, 02:35 AM
Nicely done Alexandra, love the bowl colours.
If I could make one little suggestion and that would be to darken the shadow immediately under the bowl just a little more to anchor the bowl to the base.:)
Geoff

pat1940
04-07-2012, 02:40 AM
Very nice Sandy, I do agree with Geoff, but I really like what you did here, ps will write soon, have been down with bad cold and headaches:(

Alexandra
04-07-2012, 03:21 AM
I've adjusted this-but my helper is here-I will upload as soon as I can, thanks dear mates.

Marilyn Anne
04-07-2012, 05:50 AM
The bowl is so well done and I like the contrast with the background.

gxhpainter2
04-07-2012, 06:24 AM
nice Sandy.. I like the combination of iridescence and mat textures you achieved... and the grays in the background...

screenpainter
04-07-2012, 06:45 AM
Sandy, love the background...! cool, I like the ceramic idea as well.

silvy
04-07-2012, 07:33 AM
Very nice painting:)

Shibui
04-07-2012, 09:37 AM
I would buy that at an arts how! Makes me want to go take pottery classes again.

justjean
04-07-2012, 09:43 AM
A lovely scene , Sandy :)

Alexandra
04-07-2012, 11:20 PM
Goeff, Pat, Marilyn, Gary, Albert, Silvy, Shibui, and Jean, thanks everyone for your kind thoughts and replies!

D Akey
04-07-2012, 11:27 PM
Yeah, that coppery multi-colored patina is great!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOHOOOO!!!!!

Alexandra
04-07-2012, 11:52 PM
Thanks DAkey! XO

mannafig
04-08-2012, 12:47 AM
A really nice bowl dear Sandy:):)

coops
04-08-2012, 02:22 AM
Another wonderful painting Sandy:)

semd74
04-08-2012, 04:17 AM
Love the bowl as well as the BG Sandy...wish I could look over your shoulder as you paint...:-)

barnburner
04-08-2012, 01:48 PM
Beautiful job Sandy. :):):)

Alexandra
04-08-2012, 09:55 PM
Amanda, Katie, Steve, and Mike, Thank you dear friends. This was really fun to make.
Steve, wouldn't it be great if we could all get together and watch one another? What a fantastic learning experience it would be! I appreciate your kind words dear friend.

jibes
04-10-2012, 02:25 PM
Very lovely Sandy!

EB
04-11-2012, 03:02 AM
I look at this well painted bowl several times and somehow failed to leave a post.




Earle

Alexandra
04-11-2012, 05:20 AM
Neal and Earle, thanks so much, I appreciate your comment and time!
Thanks Geoff for your help-I uploaded the latest version with help on the shadow. Very much appreciated!

Caesar
04-11-2012, 09:32 PM
Great choices of complements, either color and concreteness. A most elegant and well executed one!