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stoney

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on: January 27, 2013, 08:36:26 PM
Rough block in of the sea side.  About half-an-hour.

The time it (a work) takes is the time it takes.


stoney

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Reply #1 on: February 01, 2013, 05:28:24 PM

Intended on getting back in there to hopefully finish it off in step 4, but oh well.

Forgot how canvas weave can cause problem with small things like pier railings.  I'll probably leave them out and put water back in.  Let the viewer rationalize the absence as can't be seen from this difference, or whatever the person comes up with to explain it.

I used a small brush for the vertical pilings then did an overlap partway down to suggest the far legs.  I used a toothpick to put in the cross braces.  I wasn't precise on the pier supports or the cross braces as the ocean forces will adjust/move/shatter them and repairs can be rough.

Massed in the under pier shadows.  Made some adjustments and block-ins with the water.
The time it (a work) takes is the time it takes.


stoney

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Reply #2 on: February 01, 2013, 08:35:24 PM
Final.

Eradicated pier railings and worked a bit on the water that side.  Hinting the rails are too small to be seen from this distance.  Worked the beach and water back to mid-ground.
I did put the figure in, going in the opposite direction.  I deliberately made her small and almost blend in.

Put some final touches in the sky here and there. Adding light bits and suggesting depth.

Added some sky color into water including right forward.  Didn't do much as I wanted the eye to not be attracted that way.

The time it (a work) takes is the time it takes.


NHC50

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Reply #3 on: February 11, 2013, 01:47:42 PM
Nice job Stoney.  O0 O0 :clap: :clap:
Nina  :flowers:
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stoney

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Reply #4 on: April 06, 2013, 01:12:43 AM
Thank you, Nina.  :)
The time it (a work) takes is the time it takes.


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Reply #5 on: April 06, 2013, 12:59:52 PM
Nice Stoney, like the colors too!! Another good tip for me to use. Using toothpicks. Never thought of that. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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stoney

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Reply #6 on: April 19, 2013, 10:55:13 PM
My version in oil paint.

The time it (a work) takes is the time it takes.


stoney

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Reply #7 on: April 19, 2013, 10:57:19 PM
Nice Stoney, like the colors too!! Another good tip for me to use. Using toothpicks. Never thought of that. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you, kindly.

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The time it (a work) takes is the time it takes.


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Reply #8 on: April 20, 2013, 11:49:25 PM
ok. ;D
The moment you find yourself mostly satisfied with a painting and think you'll "just quickly" do this or that, that's the moment to stop completely. Take the painting off your easel and put it aside for at least 24 hours, then reassess whether it really needs that tweak.