Friday, September 7, 2012

yellow balloon


This is a late revision of this blog post but I was in a hurry last Friday when I posted it and my computer was not cooperating.  Just wanted to share the reference photo for this painting. A good example of not being married to the photo you are working from.
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14 comments:

  1. I love the way the light reflects off the little girl's hair. Very beautiful painting, Carol!

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  2. What a great composition, along with color and terrific light!

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  3. You've so beautifully captured the innocence of childhood, Carol. Before the world says balloons aren't so fun...I love this piece!

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  4. Great composition. Love the format.

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  5. Wonderful composition - and who can resist a child at the beach - with a balloon?

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  6. You too, birthday girl! Lovely painting Carol

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  7. Very beautiful. The painting of the girl is full of life and youth. Its quite endearing.
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  8. This painting is beautiful! You really inspite me to use my creativity, not to "be married to the picture"!!!

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  9. Beautiful painting...love the subject,composition and colors. I try not to be "married" when painting from photos...some work others get binned!

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  10. Thanks for the tip. The pose, her cocked head with the ponytail...precious!

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  11. Wow! That's a very impressive and beautiful composition you got there. I love it, you did it perfectly.
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  12. A great piece of art. The colors and the light is very amazing. You're are such an artistic. Very inspiring.
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  13. It's just like the original picture. I can't explain it.
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