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Topic: Fading Daffodils and Lemon (tempera on paperbag)  (Read 819 times)
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dreamergirl
« on: July 05, 2007 09:28:15 AM »

It's not much, but I am particularly proud of this painting. I used a paperbag from my lunch the day before. I went with my instincts and just assembled a composition of yellows. The painting is from live observation and the daffodils were already fading so I tried to capture that as well as I could. I derived great enjoyment from painting it and I hope you like it.

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ninjanator
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2007 09:40:48 AM »

i like this Smiley the yellow on the paper bag gives it a really good look ... i really don't know any artistic terms but the colour combos for the daffodils are great ^^
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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2007 01:58:31 PM »

Wow - i really like how that turned out.
I've never thought of playing on a paper bag - love the texture of it with the composition. When daffodils wilt and dry, they have a papery bag feel, sort of.
The lemon looks great too. Fun project. Great job! : )
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ashleyjustine
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2007 02:09:15 PM »

I just love the fact that you painted onto a paper bag, very cute.
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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2007 07:52:55 PM »

How spontaneous! It is lovely- the whole composition just glows!
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2007 12:16:24 PM »

This is really beautiful...I love that it's on a paper bag, but your composition is beautiful on its own. How will you frame it?
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