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cartuneman
07-19-2012, 04:53 PM
This was fun....I always imagined as a young boy, in finding something so amazing that no one would believe me if I even showed them... This was an Idea for a book cover. You can let your imagination run with this one and just imagine what you think they found........and i will tell you all later what these boys found.:confused:

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eighty+
07-19-2012, 05:08 PM
WHAT katmando Giant Daffadills :D :D :D :D :D :D............SLAINTE.............STATTE BBONE.......Si.............Si...................:D

Caesar
07-19-2012, 09:57 PM
You really got a magical view and what an exquisite choice of a mainly blue-yellow gamut!

tinzo
07-19-2012, 10:57 PM
Wow, I simply love this buddy, blue and yellow work beautifully together. I also think the way you've lit the scene is stunning.

Tanzenkran
07-19-2012, 11:32 PM
It does not matter what the boys have found. I have found your painting! I have downloaded a copy to my computer to put on my desktop. Great colors and brush work.

barnburner
07-20-2012, 12:03 AM
Wow.. Great idea for a book cover, or an opening scene to a movie. Beautifully done! :) :) :)

Alexandra
07-20-2012, 12:20 AM
John, you are amazing. I am mesmerized just by your painting. Is it a fairy? A portal? A magic stone? Outstanding again!

pat1940
07-20-2012, 01:03 AM
I say OMG to this beautiful piece, the colors are so vibrant and love the brush strokes, John I think they just found a flying saucer that just landed, I hope they are friendly lol I love this painting, such a pleasure to look at

L Skylar Brown
07-20-2012, 01:06 AM
yes! What a great image!

limey-g
07-20-2012, 01:30 AM
Really like the lighting and the choice of colours, if these boys were in my bush likely they have stumbled on a pond with fish in it.
Geoff

J Witt
07-20-2012, 02:06 AM
Fantastic lighting I love It!

kenmo
07-20-2012, 04:06 AM
What a magical moment you've created....

D Akey
07-20-2012, 04:23 AM
I think what they found is a TV monitor and they realize they're on camera in the form of this painting and they're saying. . . (you guessed it). . . OMG!!!!

I'm with Tinzo and the others on this. The brushwork is perfect. You really used the natural shapes in the work to great effect by way of creating sub-textures in the designed areas. I particularly love the lateral strokes of yellow on the ground leading away from (or up to) them.

To me, it's almost like a Yellow Brick Road kind of a feel which is a very cool association that people would find delight in and of itself were they to make that association. Everybody likes the Wizard of Oz. Even if it's not conscious, it's brilliant to use little cues like that that might evoke a rich subliminal response.

silvy
07-20-2012, 05:15 AM
Wonderful painting:):):):)Love the colors you used and the work of light.
I think they found a little creature from another galaxy;)

Mairzie Dotes
07-20-2012, 06:36 AM
cartuneman,
The wondrous thing about being young and innocent is
discovering something magical within every turn of the
path. This most enchanting painting captures the very
essence of adventure, wonder and intrigue. The artwork
and delightful color choices are outstanding! :)

jonwood
07-20-2012, 07:07 AM
very atmospheric...:)

jbeau
07-20-2012, 09:02 AM
Very nice lighting and composition. I'm a big fan of your work!

cartuneman
07-20-2012, 01:53 PM
Wow and OMG myself... never thought that this would draw this much attention lol ...Well if you all are wondering what they are looking at or have found................drum roll.................. It is an "Angel" the title of the book is "The angel in the woods" It's about these brothers that find this angel who has been hurt and they help it. but one of their friends wants to exploit it and they have to save her. .

So where do i begin...
I think I've grown since I've been working in art rage and learning from you all.

jbeau, jonwood, silvy, kenmo, J Witt, limey-g, pat1940, L Skylar Brown, D Akey and everyone else who commented and stopped by to look Thank you all for your wonderful comments. I loved painting this but as always lol there are changes afoot. the publisher wants to see the angel so I have to redo the cover. kinda like Mars book cover. I'm still working on it lol the author liked that last painting I created but now they want me to incorporate a womans face to it as well..........? Hey it's a living huh? but look at all the unused art I get to hang onto lol

again thank you all so much for stopping by and checking this Out....! more to come of this and mars lol;)

semd74
07-20-2012, 08:44 PM
A really wonderful painting !!

screenpainter
07-21-2012, 04:24 PM
John, what a fantastic piece. so beautifully painted and delightful for the soul.

coops
07-21-2012, 07:50 PM
What a wonderful painting of children playing and discoverying their own magic. LOVE IT the lighting is fantastic:)