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pat1940
08-16-2012, 12:00 AM
A little different from my usual, but want to try everthing:)

coops
08-16-2012, 12:13 AM
And try everything you must Pat as you are on a roll, this is smashing (excuse the pun):)

limey-g
08-16-2012, 12:26 AM
Well done Pat great brushwork and the white of the egg is just right, it looks real.
Geoff

Strandy
08-16-2012, 12:52 AM
Really something different... The thickness of the eggshell is just accurate. I like this detail.

pat1940
08-16-2012, 06:35 AM
Katie, love that pun lol so glad you like it, thankyou
Geoff, thanks for checking it out and your kind words
Strandy, glad you like this one, thanks for looking

silvy
08-16-2012, 08:10 AM
Very detailed and realistic, brava Pat:)
You did well to try something new: goes on like this!

Marilyn Anne
08-16-2012, 10:21 AM
The shell is perfect and the egg so real!

damasocl
08-16-2012, 12:07 PM
Mmmmm! Y huele a muy sabroso.

Mmmmm! And smells delicious.

semd74
08-16-2012, 07:53 PM
Excellent !! You really did a fantastic job capturing the essense of the egg...One of your best Pat !!

pat1940
08-17-2012, 12:53 AM
Silvy, Marilyn, Demaso and Steve, thankyou so much for your kind comments

Tonyjazz
08-17-2012, 12:53 AM
Your exploration into something new works well. Excellent definition and color. TJ

D Akey
08-17-2012, 03:21 AM
Wow! Great textures!!!! Really another giant leap forward.

My only suggestion would be to be mindful of the edge of the eggshell along the crack. It's pretty wide for such a thing material, and you also could consider the direction of the edges along that crack, ie. how are each angled toward the light source in the pic. Besides all that, it's more interesting artistically and usually naturally accurate to vary your edges. It sits back into the picture like singers in a chorus where it doesn't jump out. And the star of this show isn't the edge of the shell.

But for the rest of it, I love the reflections how you did them. Really the right amount. And their placement is great. I really like the painterly character of this. What is extra cool is that you managed to nail the various surfaces in a way where the broad strokes unify the whole picture in a single artistic vision. The directions of the strokes are great. The shapes, plate and egg bits are very good. It reads beautifully. ;););)

pat1940
08-17-2012, 09:52 AM
Tony, thanks for checking it out, appreciate it
DAkey, thanks for comments and you are right (of course) lol could be thinner line of egg of egg shells, appreciate you checking it out