Tuesday, April 5, 2011

ta da


This is a commission piece. I met this cute couple at the Fairhope show and they bought "banjo boy". She really liked my kids on the beach but wanted to see if I could paint from some of her photos. This is number one. It was a great photo to work from because of his body language and lots of strong light. This is painted on an 8 x 10" amperstand panel. Great way to start the day!

21 comments:

  1. Haha! Love TaDa!! I have seen your figuratives in person and remember banjo boy. He was wonderful. Love this little guy- You painted him really beautifully. Congrats on all:)

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  2. Beautiful sunlight on his little sweet body! Love the pops of red here and there. Really love the skin tones.

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  3. You captured so perfectly how toddlers stand with their little knees bent. Wonderful colors and contrast, beautiful brushwork!

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  4. Love the light and the gorgeous brush work!

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  5. Love it! Sounds like you had a successful weekend show!

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  6. You really know how to capture child. Love the paint quality and composition.

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  7. This may be my favorite of all your fabulous figurative pieces Carol, it's beautiful!

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  8. You will make these young parents so happy. He is darling and charming and totally precious

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  9. Carol, I love how you captured the instability of this little one...it reads just age right...so hard when painting children. Well done girlfriend!

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  10. J'aime la manière que vous vous êtes appropriée votre sujet... Il y a une grande émotion qui se dégage de cette peinture. La lumière et l'harmonie des couleurs sont superbes... Nul doute, c'est une oeuvre qui devrait ravir les parents...
    Bisous

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  11. Great painting. I love how you conveyed the bright light at the beach, and the composition, and the way you did the hat, and how he looks like he's contemplating his next move!

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  12. This is an amazing piece, Carol! I love the composition, the light, and the perfect little one with his shovel. I'm waiting for him to take that shovel and knock that sand pail pile to smithereens! (After all, that is what I would do! LOL)

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  13. That was the cutest comment anyone has ever left me.
    Fabulous figurative painting, not to mention adorable.

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  14. Love it!! Great brushwork and light, can't wait to see the next!

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  15. This little guy is so expressive! Nice job! And you were fortunate they had a great photo to work from!

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  16. This sweet child really captured my heart. Love that little body and the intense concentration you've indicated so well. Absolutely adorable!

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  17. This is just gorgeous!!! I'm sure your client will be thrilled:)

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  18. I love everything about this one, contrasts, brushwork, positioning! It's great.

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  19. That's great. You rock, Carol!

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  20. I agree I love the skin tones in this little body. The gesture is right on!

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