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suggestion? comments? good or bad lets have em

Postby william hovis » Thu Jan 20, 2011 4:16 pm

first real piece...just looking for opinions are criticism..either way tell me what ya think
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Re: suggestion? comments? good or bad lets have em

Postby Gary Dee » Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:17 am

Exactly what is your medium?
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Postby anthony » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:17 pm

Congradulations! - you have finally arrived at art critique and actually posted something! well done!
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Postby captainduh » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:09 am

I'm guessing this is an air brush project?

I love the vibrant colors. Colors that grab you are always positive. However, here is the problem I have with this: it's like half of a landscape that is looking into a mirror. The left and right side are almost identical. So when I see this, I am, well, bored. There needs to be some variation in this piece to keep me interested. This looks like a cookie-cutter piece that you would find on a coffee mug or beach towel. Change-up the composition so it works in tandem with your powerful colors.

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Re: suggestion? comments? good or bad lets have em

Postby bloodjelly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:21 am

I have to agree with Ryan (Mr. Duh ;) ) on pretty much every point. Excellent colors, but too symmetrical. Needs more interest, I think, especially since this is a popular style. The contrast of the trees on the one hand and the shimmer and clouds on the other is nice, and there's definitely a good vibe going here. One other thing - the shimmer should be coming straight toward the viewer. As it is it's going a little bit canvas-left. Thanks for sharing Will/Bill/William/Mr. Hovis/Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself My Name is Hov. 8)

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