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Sacgal/Sharon

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on: July 24, 2017, 05:09:25 PM

Hola! Back from my month in Puerto Vallarta - wishing I were still there! This is a difficult transition returning stateside! This is a painting I started in PV - just finished it in Sacramento. Open to any edit suggestions and a cool title!! Sombrero en Sillo is hat on Chair in Spanish - not sure if that's a good title or not!! Gracias in advance!
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Sharon


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Reply #1 on: July 24, 2017, 08:40:58 PM
Sharon,

I love the simplicity of it.

Not sure about the orange splotch behind the bottom of the chair. It seems to take too much attention away from the gorgeous hat.

Great color scheme.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: July 24, 2017, 09:13:29 PM
Nice painting :clap: :clap:
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Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 09:14:30 PM
Thanks Mea - and I see what you're saying. I'll tone down that section and will repost. It's in the reference photo but I agree, it is a bit of a distraction in the painting...

And thanks, Bhavna!!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 10:28:18 PM

So looking at the ref photo, I realized I was missing the shade under the chair. I think this makes the orange less distracting now, Mea. The orange is a part of the wall color.
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Sharon


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Reply #5 on: July 24, 2017, 11:15:41 PM
Just amazing as always Sharon


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Reply #6 on: July 24, 2017, 11:24:45 PM
OK, Sharon, that shadow under the chair does now make it look like the wall is that orangy color.  Better.

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Reply #7 on: July 24, 2017, 11:33:11 PM
 :heeha: Wonderfully simplistic Sharon! I like this very much.  O0     :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #8 on: July 25, 2017, 12:13:51 AM
 :thankyou: Neil, Mea and Val! And Mea, I'm grateful you had said something since it allowed me to do the tweaks to make t better. And Val - the simplicity of the ref photo really drew me in. So glad it translated well into a painting.  And I even have a current collector who says she may want to buy it after seeing it framed and in person!
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Sharon


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Reply #9 on: July 25, 2017, 12:19:29 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautiful Sharon and the shadow behind the chair just finishes it off.   Patricia
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Reply #10 on: July 25, 2017, 12:28:53 AM
 :smitten: This is charming, Sharon. I, too, love the simplicity of the subject.
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Reply #11 on: July 25, 2017, 01:59:40 AM
Wow this is simply lovely. When i first saw it i thought it was acrylics. Fantastic job  :clap:  :clap: 
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Reply #12 on: July 25, 2017, 04:18:35 AM
Thank you Patricia, Kathy and Teresa! And I love you thought it was acrylics, Teresa - I tend to go more opaque with my watercolors. And Patricia - that little shadow made a big difference!! Don't they always?!?
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #13 on: July 25, 2017, 07:01:57 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Do you see the triangular composition?
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Reply #14 on: July 25, 2017, 10:01:16 AM
Love the detail in the hat...and the crack in the wall and the orange marks and the simplicity and the exotic feel... It looks tropical and Spanishish....