Sunday, January 16, 2011

parting ways

 
More swans. Painted these beauties on an 18 x 36" gallery wrap canvas. There were so many great reflections on the white feathers. It was a beautiful day when I took this photo so the sky was cobalt blue. Maybe I should say Carolina blue because that is where I took this photo. Not sure what shade Carolina blue is?. I bet I'll get some help on this.
This one is really nice in person. It was kind of late in the day for me to take a good photograph. I am feeling more and more comfortable with painting large canvases. Thank you all so much for your kind and encouraging comments. Everyone of them mean a lot!
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17 comments:

  1. This is great. Love the values in the feathers and the water. It's fun to switch to large pieces.

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  2. Carol,
    This one is also beautiful. I would love to see in person- just know it is gorgeous. Great job- you paint big very well! Love all the colors on the whites.

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  3. Just love your subtle outlining of black in the swans. Great painting.

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  4. Beautiful! I love the looseness and the peaceful feeling it evokes.

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  5. Tel le lac des cygnes vous avez crée une magnifique toile... Tout en lumière.
    Bisous

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  6. More swans, more elegance! Bello!
    Ciao Graziano

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  7. Gorgeous swans and perfect reflections!

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  8. The blue seems to add to the elegance of this painting.

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  9. Love the design here, Carol - how big is it, and is it oil? I somehow missed this!!!

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  10. Thanks you all for your thoughts. Kelley, It is big. 18 x 36" and I always paint in oils.

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  11. Loving these swans! Such beautiful colors and composition!

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  12. Love Love Love this...been away for awhile and just getting around for a visit. These swan paintings are fabulous...colors, brushwork, composition are just beautiful! Again a huge fan!

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  13. This is fabulous.The reflections and colors look great.Loved it.

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  14. Carol, this is beautiful. Looked back through your posts--great paintings!

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  15. Carol....incredible. Love the "whites" and composition on this one!

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