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pat1940
04-07-2012, 03:08 AM
Done in oil and knife, one layer, another Pino for practise

limey-g
04-07-2012, 05:12 AM
Well done Pat, you are so talented, love the colours.
Geoff

Shibui
04-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Pat, this wonderful. I love the fabric.

justjean
04-07-2012, 09:47 AM
Pat, this is lovely, both the painting and the colours :)

screenpainter
04-07-2012, 06:27 PM
beautiful homage.

barnburner
04-07-2012, 11:02 PM
Lovely. So well done Pat. :):):)

D Akey
04-07-2012, 11:23 PM
Very nice Pat! May I recommend that you begin looser and with bigger brushes and strokes to knock in your base colors and then work your way to smaller marks. Some say we should use the largest brush we can get away with, and that is something I can agree with to some extent but where and how does require some experience. Certainly in the background it's very useful to work broadly initially.

That's what Pino did in many cases. It varies the marks and makes a really nice blend between splashy color for its own aesthetic sake, and then it looks like he sort of shapes it into form with amazing finesse where it counts.

Go ahead and push your color saturation as well. It can get tricky. But it's worth it to extend your grasp on color use. Look at his work again on Google Images or wherever you can see a lot of them side by side. His color is not as easy as he makes it look. I had to really work at it to get it just right. Kind of like anything where we copy a master, whether it's in music or dance or art. But the effort really does pay off. Helps us look closer at paintings quickly.

But this is very cool. You're getting good form, and you're doing good things with the edges (ie transitions between color areas). You're doing great!

mannafig
04-08-2012, 12:43 AM
Lovely dear Pat:):)

coops
04-08-2012, 02:25 AM
You really are getting to grips with these latest paintings Pat, they are great:)

pat1940
04-08-2012, 02:32 AM
Geoff, thankyou for your always kind comments, appreciate it so much:)
Shibui, nice of you to check it out, really appreciate it:)
Jean, as always I appreciate your comments, thankyou:)
Albert, so nice of you to check it out, thankyou:)
Barney, thankyou, always nice to see you:)
DAkey, what great recommendations you gave me, thankyou again, you know that I am going to have to do another Pino now:D:Dnot that I mind, working on my own right now so I am going to take your advise on brush size and color saturation, as always my appreciation goes a long way:)
Amanda, thankyou for taking a peek, always appreciate your comments:)

gxhpainter2
04-08-2012, 03:13 AM
Pat... a wonderful exercise.. and the colors and brushwork are getting so much more confident.. and with Mr D Akey's expert guidance you will improve even more...awesome stuff here !....:cool::cool::):)

pat1940
04-08-2012, 04:29 AM
Katie, thankyou, I am really enjoying doing Pino, so glad you like it:)
Gary, what a nice compliment and yes DAkey's advise is so great, it is wonderful that we can get the input of his expertise and he is so kind to take the time for all of us:)

Weeks
04-08-2012, 06:17 AM
Mmmmh :)

This one is great :eek:

Best,

Weeks

misterpaint
04-08-2012, 07:19 AM
pat! I love your art!! this is a great piece!

jonwood
04-08-2012, 07:21 AM
Very nice indeed..:)

pat1940
04-09-2012, 12:03 AM
Weeks, thankyou so much for your kind comments:)
Stefano, what a wonderful compliment coming from such a great artist as you, thankyou so much:)
Jon, thanks for checking it out, appreciate it:)

Belvrog
04-10-2012, 01:37 AM
Lovely painting!! The colors are great. Well done Pat !!!

pat1940
04-10-2012, 05:00 AM
Belvrog, thanks for checking it out, appreciate your comments:)

shadowslake
04-10-2012, 05:39 AM
Love the picture.

jibes
04-10-2012, 02:13 PM
Pat, this is very nice!

pat1940
04-11-2012, 08:29 AM
Again, thanks so much Shadowlake and Neal:)

jacktar51
04-11-2012, 07:03 PM
Hello Pat..I see you have been taking advice from Mr D. Akey,very sound advice too,your latest paintings are a testimony to that,its very good practice to copy some of the master painters,Ceasar has shown this with his Steve Hanks copies,you are following the same path ,very well done keep it up....Jack.

Caesar
04-11-2012, 10:04 PM
This is possibly Your best Pino inspired work. Superlative one with a very elegant erotic charge too. :):):):):)
The name of Angelica reminds me also of a TV series about the adventures of a XVIII century French lady who was quite "inspiring" too ...:D

AT-TA
04-12-2012, 06:23 AM
Pat, she is beautiful, as others say:you are getting better and better with each picture. You are inspiring me also, because his work is how i would like to paint and good is to go to "masters" school. I am curious, if you would like Bougereau, i love his works, his girls,also. So i wonder, who will be the next one........??? :-) I might try one or two again... would be fun....so...go Pat go...:-) :-)

silvy
04-12-2012, 06:39 AM
Wonderful painting Pat:):):)

pat1940
04-27-2012, 03:26 AM
Hi my friends, just got back from Canada again, so have a lot of catching up to do, thankyou all so much for your comments, they are so appreciated and I am so happy you like it, will be checking all your works out as I have missed them a lot....Anna I will check the artist out thankyou:)

limey-g
04-27-2012, 05:44 AM
Hi Pat I bet you thought winter had come to Canada a few days back as we were forecast to get some snow in April .
Thanks goodness it did not materialize for us, nice to see you back.
Geoff

Caesar
04-27-2012, 07:36 PM
Welcome back, dear Pat! You spread Pino's epidemic and flew away ..... tsk, tsk ...:mad:;):D Looking for Your next artpiece soon! :)