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justjean
05-15-2014, 01:30 AM
Oils, used a part of a painting by Nikolo Balkanski as a reference

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D Akey
05-15-2014, 02:43 AM
You picked a winner to try because you really got the lighting just right so you must have had a feel for it to begin with. Painting took it farther than a casual photo, because to me it looks more interesting, there's more going on. The marks that went into it are really rich, as are the colors. It makes it very interesting to look at. Has a personal feel like step removed from the 'matter of fact' because a human being was processing it, the same was as a poem can interpret. It implies way more than the subject, as if looking at a whole world through a small opening. It has implications. It moves a plain subject into a whole different level. Very nice job Just Jean.

gxhpainter2
05-15-2014, 03:27 AM
justjean, beautifully painted little vignette ... great details like the tree trunks in the distant grove, and the snow piled up against the fence. the evident brushwork and canvas texture add to the richness of the work..... excellent work :):):)

stevemawmv
05-15-2014, 05:13 AM
Fantastic Jean.... Gives me a sense of the scene which is being portrayed....I can feel it!
Beautiful job on the softness of the shadows and lighting....
Nicely done freind,
Steve

AndreaMG
05-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Looks really good Dear Jean :cool:

MKROOT
05-15-2014, 10:13 AM
Very good :)

justjean
05-15-2014, 10:14 AM
Thanks Da, and yes I did love the whole painting , to me it was the village street in times gone by :D

Gary , thank you your comments are much appreciated :D

Steve, thanks the original painting reminded me of my much younger days :D

Andrea, thanks for your kind words :D

justjean
05-15-2014, 10:37 AM
Thanks MK, for peeking in and commenting and by the way your English is fine :D

eighty+
05-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Hi Jean yeah I do like it just been on Google a smashing Site Thanks Jean for Finding KIA ORA ;) :D:D :D :D:D :D:D

justjean
05-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Thanks MK, for peeking in and commenting and by the way your English is fine :D

justjean
05-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Hi Mr Ploos, glad you like it :D

Caesar
05-15-2014, 08:30 PM
An excellent, valuable painting with a classical flavour!

coops
05-16-2014, 02:53 AM
Love the texture and brushwork, greeat painting:)

Alexandra
05-16-2014, 03:11 AM
I love this Jean, beautiful.

Marilyn Anne
05-16-2014, 03:20 AM
This is a style I have always liked. Very nicely done.

justjean
05-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Caesar, I'm glad that you like it :D

Thanks Katie, I wish I could paint like that all the time, but then I get back into detail :(

Sandy, thank you for your kind comment :D

Thanks Marilyn Anne ,I find it easier when working in oils :D

pai
05-16-2014, 06:26 PM
Oh, whenever I see your painting, Justjean, it right away brings my thought to those classic paintings that I love to see a lot. This one has a little feel like the artist, Robert Henri. I like the angle this one has and snow. Haha, well, I am a winter girl, I love snow in sunny day :)

byroncallas
05-17-2014, 03:09 AM
Wonderful Jean. You can certainly print this one and hang it prominently. Lovely in every respect.

justjean
05-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Thanks Pai, I went and had a look at Henri and I like him and I also like the snow :D:D

Byron, thanks for you kind comment :D

Tonyjazz
05-18-2014, 03:21 PM
Like this a lot.Well done

kenmo
05-19-2014, 02:53 AM
Love the richness and texturing of this painting....:cool::cool:

BetsyPriesing
05-19-2014, 03:00 AM
Jean this is a lovely painting! Has a beautiful oil paint quality about it. The lighting is just right along the fence.
Betsy


Oils, used a part of a painting by Nikolo Balkanski as a reference

80949

silvy
05-20-2014, 06:09 AM
Brrrrr....it's very cold :)
Beautiful classic oil painting

justjean
05-21-2014, 04:44 AM
Thank you Tony, Ken, Betsy and Silvy for your warm comments they are much appreciated :D