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Tonyjazz
06-13-2012, 02:26 PM
Trying to achieve the right atmosphere for this painting. Artrage Studio Pro. TJ

shadowslake
06-13-2012, 02:28 PM
Nicely done.

limey-g
06-13-2012, 03:06 PM
Nice one Tony, I always like your work and in this one a nice balance between the lighthouse and the dinghy .Lovely subtle colours.
Geoff

Weeks
06-13-2012, 07:43 PM
Great job Tonyjazz,

Best,

Weeks

screenpainter
06-14-2012, 04:45 AM
it does have a very lonely feel. really fine details on the dinghy and lighthouse.

gxhpainter2
06-14-2012, 06:22 AM
Tony.. for a clear and sunny day the lack of people but presence of the dinghy evoke a sense of isolation the painting and its details are very well done..:cool::cool::cool:

shadowslake
06-14-2012, 07:09 AM
I keep wondering. What happened to the man in the boat? It is not tied up? It must have gotten away or the person on it fell out? Maby place a dock in the painting to tie it to? One person in the boat would not take away from the solotude in the painting? Maby I am just putting to much thought into it but also there is no way to move the boat. Paddles? Motor? Just a thought. Love the work though. Artisticaly wonderful painting. Just a few unanswered questions for someone like me that is becoming OCD with my work.

coops
06-14-2012, 08:09 AM
This is great Tony, well done:)

Tonyjazz
06-14-2012, 01:02 PM
Thanks all for the fine comments and insight. I really appreciate your input and encouragement a lot////////|||||||||||||\\\\\\\\\\\\TJ

GRSArts
06-15-2012, 03:59 AM
I love the painting. I'm ready to grab the wife and go there...

D Akey
06-15-2012, 06:47 AM
Very nice shimmer to the water.

The theme is well portrayed. it looks like a small swell is possibly breaking on shore, as if we're standing on the dry ground. The unmanned boat is adrift. The lighthouse is interesting in the same picture, those being the only two objects other than nature, because that size dingy or whatever it is could represent a lifeboat. But the lighthouse in and of itself is not really for a warning to boats so small, more something to spot on the horizon to aim toward after the main vessel sinks. Of course the boat could be like the car for the lighthouse keeper - his way to get around - something that simple.

Anyway, it's very evocative thematically, something that's to be determined by each viewer I think.

As to the lighthouse itself, it looks to be leaning a little to the left, probably based on the asymmetry of the angles of the sides. It could have been designed that way in order to withstand water more.

Whatever, this is a fine work.

pat1940
06-15-2012, 07:07 AM
So very nice Tony and so peaceful

Alexandra
06-16-2012, 01:38 AM
Beautiful work Tony!!!

silvy
06-17-2012, 04:44 AM
I like this painting so much....peace, loneliness, calm. And wonderful sea:)