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pat1940
02-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Please forgive the faces as I am not very good at that, but I did enjoy painting this, oil and a few layers

copespeak
02-19-2014, 10:48 AM
Really lovely Pat! I can see your enjoyment painted onto the canvas. :)

D Akey
02-19-2014, 11:01 AM
I'm loving it! Very joyful view of the easy life of privilege in the 1700s.

But Goya? Wow. I never thought he did paintings of this nature. I had always seen the heavy somber stuff he did -- wartime atrocities and gods eating their young and such.

By contrast, this is doubtless from a moment when things were at peace. And I wouldn't mind being their with paint and canvas myself.

Very nice rendition, Pat. Really good painting on your part. You're getting back warmed up after your being away. Go girl go!

stevemawmv
02-19-2014, 04:47 PM
Just looking at it, I can tell you enjoyed painting it Pat!
And I like the the faces, you did a great job... it's a happy
painting. I think Goya would have like it as well.... couple of
nights ago saw a movie called 'Goya's ghost', interesting!
Take care,
Steve

HarlequiNQB
02-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Really nice. Love the colours, and the feeling of real media. I can almost smell the turpentine. :) Quite a lovely scene.

Caesar
02-19-2014, 09:01 PM
You did a great job interpreting Your way, but also respectful of the original, one of the greatest painting masters, including the faces I'd say. Congratulations!

pat1940
02-20-2014, 03:18 AM
Robyn, thanks for peeking in, appreciate it a lot
DAkey, I know what you mean about Goya's paintings, but I did find this more cheerful one that he did, some were hard to look at lol...thanks for kind comments, always appreciated
Steve, you are very kind with your words, thankyou so much, would not mind seeing that movie, will watch for it
Caesar, what kind comments, thanks for taking the time to check it out, and you know I always look for your comments lol
Harlequin, Thanks , always appreciate you taking time out to comment

coops
02-20-2014, 04:07 AM
This is so very good Pat, well done and more please:)

AndreaMG
02-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Very close to the original (faces included!). Great job indeed ;)

pat1940
02-21-2014, 10:41 AM
Katie, thanks for peaking in and your kind comments
Andrea, appreciate your comments, thankyou so much

gxhpainter2
02-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Hi Pat,, I tried a bunch of times to leave a post but my browser kept acting up and not posting my comments. I love this I think you captured a the light and cheerful feeling of this without over working the brushwork. I especially like the simple but effective bushes in the background... you did a really nice job on this.:cool::cool::cool:

pat1940
02-22-2014, 03:20 AM
Thanks so much Gary, I sent you a message in notifications, you said you were having trouble sending out, so let me know if you get it ok

justjean
02-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Pat, such happiness and sunshine in your lovely painting, just what one needs to uplift the spirit :):)

sabena
02-23-2014, 03:17 AM
Fantastic painting i like very much

Marilyn Anne
02-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Happy looking folks! Fun painting!

pat1940
02-24-2014, 02:57 AM
Jean, thank you for your very kind comments, always appreciated
Sabena, always appreciate your comments, thankyou
Marilyn, thanks for peeking in