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Neil Nicholson

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on: March 14, 2014, 10:27:25 AM
Hi all, I wanted to try something completely different, so I found the reference photo for this painting on Morguefile.com (free section)




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Reply #1 on: March 14, 2014, 11:09:51 AM
well done, loads of details, love it  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #2 on: March 14, 2014, 11:18:06 AM
Thanks Maryna, I hope not too much (I tried not to over do it...)


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Reply #3 on: March 14, 2014, 12:21:25 PM
Neil, I don't often wander over to the Oil/Acrylic section for I am into pastels and watercolour. However, I couldn't help but come in and look at your most beautiful painting of a Venice canal.  The detail in your painting is absolutely outstanding.  I am in awe of you.  Wonderful job.  O0 O0 O0     Patricia
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Reply #4 on: March 14, 2014, 12:22:07 PM
I like this, Neil. All that detail must have taken a long time to accomplish!
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Reply #5 on: March 14, 2014, 12:33:09 PM
neil like patricia i don't wonder over here this much either, but seen this on the forum and had to comment  O0  this is beautiful you have done a great job on this  :yippee:
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Reply #6 on: March 14, 2014, 01:26:30 PM
Neil, this is a lovely painting. Well done! :clap:
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Reply #7 on: March 14, 2014, 01:46:56 PM
Wow, thanks very much  Pat, Jenny, Susan & Scribe for the nice comments. I must admit that I felt I may have overdone it a bit, but I really wanted to try and portray that old weathered look with cracks etc :thankyou:


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Reply #8 on: March 14, 2014, 01:52:04 PM
 :heeha: Excellent Neil  O0   Great detail and colourings. Hard to say without seeing the ref., but keep in mind to keep your verticals vertical. Might want to just check the photo.

Very well done.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #9 on: March 14, 2014, 02:47:28 PM
Thanks very much Val, you are right, the verticals are probably a bit off, but not quite as bad as the photo portrays, I suspect it is the angle I held the camera when taking the photo. I will post another one, because looking at it now, it looks seriously off... :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:


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Reply #10 on: March 14, 2014, 02:51:08 PM
Here you go.




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Reply #11 on: March 14, 2014, 03:10:59 PM
Love this painting.  The detail in the building is fantastic. 

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Reply #12 on: March 14, 2014, 03:35:15 PM
Fabulous painting of Venice, Neil.  I love your reflections on the water and the moss on the bottom of the buildings.  The flowers are so distinct.

Great job.

aloha

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Reply #13 on: March 14, 2014, 04:28:42 PM
Beautifull Neil , great perspective O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #14 on: March 14, 2014, 06:50:33 PM
Neil beautiful painting.  :clap: :clap:

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