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Topic: Self Portrait during a rough month  (Read 1087 times)
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« on: November 02, 2006 03:29:12 PM »

This painted during a hard month for me the face was elongated to emphasise the mood, though unfourtunatly the first person i showed it to didn't pick up on that Sad.  Maybe that isn't clear enough.

What do you guys think? Its about time i actually posted something.
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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2006 08:31:30 PM »

I guess what I pick up on this is the total relaxation of the facial muscles. Sort-a like you're watching or experiencing something unfold and wonder how it will get worse. And it does. And you know it will. Ever hear of the expression. "Honey, why the long face?"

Blank stare might be a good word. Maybe an 'I give up' look? I don't know, I'm not the most perceptive pea in the pod.  Roll Eyes

Anyway, I like your colors and the way you did her hair.

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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2006 07:11:10 AM »

I like it a lot. She looks really tired and drained of all her energy. It's a really good expressionism piece!
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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2006 09:19:47 AM »

The mood in this piece definitely fits the adjective "rough"...amazing work.  Colourful, yet melancholic. 
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2006 07:43:17 AM »

Lovely portrait. I especially like all the colours you brought into the face.

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