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Alan Dixon

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on: October 31, 2012, 10:36:27 PM
This is my attempt at painting the beautiful Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta.
I'm really not totally happy with it. I think the colours are a bit too vibrant.
Your comments please

Alan Dixon

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Reply #1 on: November 05, 2012, 05:31:42 PM
Knock, Knock, Knock.
Anyone home :confused:


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Reply #2 on: November 05, 2012, 06:45:47 PM
Knock, Knock, Knock.
Anyone home :confused:
:2funny: I was waiting for the rest of the knock-knock joke!  :2funny:

On to less serious subjects .....  :jk:

Alan, I see nothing wrong with the colouration of your mountains. I think the reflections are a bit too dominant. The little peninsula with the trees...needs to be grounded, at present seems to be 'floating' above the water. The rest I'd leave alone.  O0
Cheers, Val

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Reply #3 on: November 06, 2012, 12:39:42 AM
I thought it was a knock knock joke too, Val! 

Alan.. I like your sky and the over all painting.  I do agree with Val on the things she said.  I can see that this is indeed a beautiful place! :clap: :clap:

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Reply #4 on: November 11, 2012, 12:12:21 AM
Hi Alan,
I agree regarding the reflections. Unless the lake is "dead calm" the reflections should have bit of a "ripple" to them to show water movement. However, with that being said, I have seen really calm water and maybe that was your intent.
Keep up the good work,


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Reply #5 on: November 11, 2012, 04:06:05 PM
Yeah I agree with the reflections - they need to be broken up a little.  The one thing worrying me is the very light stripe on the right side of the trees.   Maybe extend the hill on the right to cover this.   Otherwise a great painting.  I like vibrant colours.  Well done.... :clap: :clap: :clap:
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