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« on: July 21, 2007 01:00:37 AM »

Hellooo...
my bf is convinced this is a man. ITS A WOMAN!

i was going for a 30's or 40's type of look.
 18x24 oil on board. Took a few days...

i'd be very fond of some outsiders thoughts.

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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2007 01:02:35 AM »

Maybe it's the nose. But it looks like a woman to me.

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Nice work, btw.
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« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2007 01:51:38 AM »

It looks like a woman to me.  Gender issues aside... I really like this painting.  I've looked back at your other posts (all great) but this one is my standout favourite.
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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2007 03:09:20 AM »

The painting looks like a woman to me. And you did a good job.
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2007 05:07:15 AM »

Maybe your boyfriend needs glasses? I'm not sure what the 30's 40's syle is but I love the painting and the brush strokes and style. It does look like an old style to me but I don't know much about styles.
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« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2007 07:02:56 AM »

That is so lovely! I love the colors- especially in the back ground and in the highlights. The droopy flower fills in the composition beautifully.
It's a girl- I think your bf is teasing you Wink.
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« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2007 07:12:02 AM »

She's very obviously a woman! Your boyfriend must be teasing...or really not the person to ask artistic opinions of lol!
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« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2007 09:19:42 AM »

i knew immediately that it was a woman.  Maybe that droopy flower in the background subliminally suggested male.   Shocked

I think that's a really nice painting and if I saw it at a shop, I'd stop and take the time to gaze at it.
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« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2007 09:22:20 AM »

I love this! Great texture and the colors are soothing!
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« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2007 12:14:15 PM »

i knew immediately that it was a woman.  Maybe that droopy flower in the background subliminally suggested male. 
LOL  I bet that was it Grin
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