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jibes
01-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Hi gang! Sorry I been gone. I have been doing real watercolors (learning I should say) and working with willow charcoal as well.
Anyway tonight I started up ArtRage and did this Abstract. Tried out a method where you just start out with a very light, strictly abstract random pattern and take it from there. Paint whatever it's telling you to paint. Here it is, hope you like it.

kenmo
01-10-2013, 12:53 AM
Cool results from the watercolor and charcoal mixture....

limey-g
01-10-2013, 12:56 AM
Now that real interesting, a very neat effect and the outcome is great.
Geoff

gxhpainter2
01-10-2013, 12:29 PM
very nice Neal... It still reflects your style overall but is a nice mix of impression and abstract.. great color and texture work...:cool::cool: a nice step forward I think.

AT-TA
01-10-2013, 02:18 PM
Totally interesting, Jibes and i love it... one can walk, crawl, run in your pic...and there must be a lot of spiders as well at that place...i think...;)

Lindae
01-10-2013, 03:26 PM
Nice abstract; lots of motion but still provides places for the eyes to rest--excellent inclusion that lots of artists forget to include!

screenpainter
01-10-2013, 08:19 PM
I like. Kind of a Cezanne thing going on here. very nice.

D Akey
01-10-2013, 11:16 PM
You've been missed.

This is one heck of a come back pic though! Really very cool exploring those early 20th century decades. Successful I'd say!

fraser_paice
01-11-2013, 12:57 AM
This is great, I don't see it as an abstract, it looks like a jumble of rooftops to me.

labonneanime
01-11-2013, 01:31 AM
absolutly good ! i love it ! no way to say if it is real paint or not.

love it

justjean
01-11-2013, 06:02 AM
Neal, a great effect, it's kinda like looking down the street though a smeary window pane

Mairzie Dotes
01-11-2013, 09:20 AM
jibes,
It is as if a distant memory of a time, a place gone by is beginning
to surface in the recesses of one's mind. Expressively beautiful in
every respect. :D

Caesar
01-11-2013, 10:13 PM
This is a real masterpiece. You may find a top class style line joining, along the time, outstanding master painters like, at least, CÚzanne, Braque and Carlo CarrÓ! One of the best ever here!:eek::cool::):):):):)

jibes
01-17-2013, 06:58 PM
I certainly appreciate all the great comments from all of you. Thanks so much!