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pat1940
07-15-2012, 12:51 AM
Done in oil and ink pen

limey-g
07-15-2012, 01:48 AM
This is so lovely Pat, I really like the lovely scene you painted on the screen in the background.
Geoff

coops
07-15-2012, 02:13 AM
What a beauiful scene this is Pat, and so very well painted:)

GRSArts
07-15-2012, 04:16 AM
Wonderful how you reenforced the motif Oriental Painting.

semd74
07-15-2012, 08:24 PM
A beautiful scene

silvy
07-15-2012, 09:15 PM
Very lovely Pat:)

Marilyn Anne
07-15-2012, 09:36 PM
I love the way you painted the screen. The overall feeling of the painting is so good. Nice job!

barnburner
07-16-2012, 02:15 AM
Wonderfully painted Pat. Fine work. :) :) :)

cartuneman
07-16-2012, 02:37 AM
Hi Pat, this is a really nice one. You know if you broke this up into different panels it would be a great wall accent Crop each section as a seperate painting. this would even be a great Japanese room divider. Well done...well done!;)

pat1940
07-16-2012, 04:49 AM
Geoff, Katie, GRS, Steve, Silvy, Marilyn, barney thankyou for your wonderful comments, I always appreciate them so much
John, that sounds really good, thankyou so much for sharing this idea

Alexandra
07-16-2012, 03:51 PM
Beautiful Pat, love it!

Rondo
07-16-2012, 04:12 PM
Very well done.....:)

D Akey
07-17-2012, 03:11 AM
Nice one, Pat. You really have the shape of the girl's head down.

Just a wee bit more softness and precision to the marks on the girl herself. Folds in garments are important, and the rouge in her cheeks is a trifle smeared. Not sure if it's the tools your using that creates that slightly coarse, sketchy quality, and whether it's a matter of building up a tone slower.

Working method creates a look no matter whichever method one uses. There are tell tale marks that identify how it was done. All I can do is suggest experimenting with the tools for an afternoon to see what kinds of effects you can get. I would be looking for smoother but not blurry, as a way to expand your range.

But like I said, your set-ups in your pictures are great. And the overall is perfect. So it's now a matter of developing a little more finesse with your marks. Think back to when you were a maiden getting ready to go out on a date with someone you really wanted to impress. How did you do your hair and makeup? That's the kind of attitude you want to bring to your pictures, I think.

This painting has a great feel. I was surprised by Cartuneman's comment. That's a great idea I would never have considered. I learned something from that too.

tinzo
07-17-2012, 03:15 AM
I agree with the rest of your friends. This is very well painted, the screen is nice, but the placing of the figure, is just right for me. :):):)

shadowslake
07-17-2012, 03:46 AM
This is lovely.

pat1940
07-17-2012, 04:18 AM
Sandy and Rondo, thankyou so much for your kind comments, always appreciated
DAkey, thanks again for your input, I will do some more experimenting with the tools and blending as you suggested and will do my best to improve