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gartolf

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on: March 20, 2017, 11:51:00 AM
portrait in sequence of African women made in oil canvas  40 x 50 cm brush as usual primary colours only
Hans

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Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 12:12:02 PM
Wow! So beautiful!
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Reply #2 on: March 20, 2017, 12:52:23 PM
Hans, this is beautifully done. A very strong subject, yet painted with softness. Very effective transitions on the skin tones.
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Reply #3 on: March 20, 2017, 03:07:36 PM
Hans,

This is excellent.  Vivid and dramatic.

Great background, too.

aloha

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Reply #4 on: March 20, 2017, 03:27:42 PM
Fabulous  :clap:
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Reply #5 on: March 20, 2017, 09:27:19 PM
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Reply #6 on: March 20, 2017, 10:55:38 PM
 :clap: :clap:  It draws one's eyes to it.  Lovely painting.
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Reply #7 on: March 21, 2017, 10:44:00 AM
Very striking! Painted beautifully! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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gartolf

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Reply #8 on: March 21, 2017, 01:16:25 PM
 :thankyou:Mea,Susan,Emma Lee,Dennis,Cathy,Win,Mary Lou, for your encouraging comments
Hans

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Reply #9 on: March 28, 2017, 03:32:15 PM
Beautiful skin tones. Great work all round.  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #10 on: March 30, 2017, 03:05:09 AM
Great job Hans.  I enjoy your portraits!


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Reply #11 on: April 02, 2017, 11:49:34 PM
Amazing.


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Reply #12 on: April 03, 2017, 02:08:09 AM
Excellent portrait, Hans!  O0 O0 O0
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Reply #13 on: April 03, 2017, 02:06:01 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou:Val,Steve,Stoney,Lynn p Your comments are very comforting and encouraging
Hans

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