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Bill76434

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on: January 03, 2018, 11:08:17 PM
I had done a smaller practice piece of the boat and decided it needed a good background. So, i picked the Snow Mountain Lesson and flipped it mirror reverse, I wanted the light from the right side. Deleted the trees and stretched it to give the width I needed. Had a quick browse of the Tall Ship Lesson for the water effect and Boom Boom. :D
I can see some areas that need looking at but as usual please tell me.  :smart:


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Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 11:43:43 PM
 :heeha: Bill, you have done an excellent job of taking the parts of those lessons and combining them together.  O0   Your work has made for a wonderful composition. My only comment would be that the land strip between the water and mountains seems to bisect the painting in half, also possibly adjust the value there a bit to give more distance.

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Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 02:53:53 AM
Great job, Bill.

Love the folks on the decks - well-done figures.  Nice realistic smokestack.

The water around the bottom of the boat looks so real.

I think the mountains in the back seem imposing - maybe recede them a bit - lighter colors?  more blurred?

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Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 06:04:43 AM
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Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 09:20:27 PM
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Reply #5 on: January 05, 2018, 05:34:39 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia, Mea, Dennis and Win. I did agonise about the strip of land Patricia and Mea I am reluctant to do any more with the mountains. I spent quite a few hours on this and I am into my next one so it will go onto the "Come back to" pile.


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Reply #6 on: January 07, 2018, 10:46:53 PM
Bill - you are an exceptional painter!! Can't believe this is just a practice piece for you. Looks framable to me! :clap: :clap:
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Sharon


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Reply #7 on: January 07, 2018, 11:31:56 PM
Thanks Sharon, I did a practice piece before this but most of my paintings look good from across the room. You must have a small monitor  ::)


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Reply #8 on: January 07, 2018, 11:51:42 PM
Bill, this would look good on any size monitor.  O0     :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #9 on: January 07, 2018, 11:53:38 PM
Bill - I've looked at this on my iPhone and on my computer screen (15 inches) - and it's fabulous in both sizes!
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Reply #10 on: January 08, 2018, 12:00:25 AM
Told you so....   :nana:


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Reply #11 on: January 08, 2018, 03:37:12 AM
Well done and I agree with Sharon that the painting I s fabulous
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Reply #12 on: January 08, 2018, 05:14:25 AM
Bill,
Paintings are supposed to look their best from a distance of 8-feet, I think.  So if someone gets closer, bop them in the nose!

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Reply #13 on: January 08, 2018, 07:05:09 AM
Once again  a big  :thankyou: to you ladies.  :D Mea