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Author Topic: Cartagena Calle De Baloco 1 of 2 (revised 3/30/2019)  (Read 5453 times)

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Reply #30 on: April 15, 2019, 11:08:14 PM
go for it Blossom :gl:


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Reply #31 on: April 16, 2019, 06:39:14 PM
 :heeha:   Looks great Charles! The addition of Angie makes a lovely remembrance.  :1hug:
I am missing all of the wild creatures that used to visit with me while on the boat. Once we find a permanent home I would like to have an animal again. Until then.... I just illegally adopt all of the neighbour´s dogs!  :whistle:     :2funny:
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Reply #32 on: April 17, 2019, 09:38:30 PM
Blossom, thanks for your kind words, but Nolan is right sometimes you just need to go for it.  In architectural type scenes I find that perspective is really important and each rafter, roofline, balcony etc need to accurate. 

So I always print a series os 8x10 or so pictures of the photo that I want to paint and then transfer that to the canvas to be painted (something I learned from one of Nolan’s classes).  Clouds, trees, flowers, and non architectural items I freehand.

So using this technique buildings get easy, rafters can be tedious depending on how many, but keeping correct perspective is not hard.

Good luck Blossom, your work is really good so try it some day.

Charles

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Reply #33 on: April 17, 2019, 09:45:41 PM
Val, always great to hear from you!  Sometime after we lost Angie, my wife got me a ‘Life is better with a Dog’ t-shirt.  Maybe you should have one of these, she got it from the SPCA I believe. 

Just teasing, but Zoey, our recent chocolate lab family addition will be showing in my next country side wildflower scene.

The second Calle de Baloco picture should be posted in the next day or so.

 Just saw that you have had your hands full, and I love the new studio.  After the flood I had to replace everything in what was my office, so now my office is more studio and a huge improvement from before.  Sometimes change is good. 

Looking forward to your artwork!

Charles
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