Sunday, October 30, 2011

Fall Fishing

Fall Fishing   8"x10"  oil on canvas
I looked for a fall day to paint and decided to use the under layer of orange for a suggestion of fall in this piece, rather than going for the full blown color  of fall leaves. In this way, I hope to convey the feeling, and still give the fisherman the focus of the piece.
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8 comments:

  1. Very nice! I love the strokes of vibrant color in the background.

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  2. Mary, love it! I also paint fly fishermen and am so drawn to them, fabulous job playing light against dark and well the orange underglaze is brilliant. It really tiesnit all together. Great job !

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  3. Love the orange under painting--the glow it produces is so beautiful. I just spent a week-end fly fishing for the first time, and I am hooked.

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  4. Hey Jerry that's great! Hope you get to go again soon. I always think there are similarities in fly fishing and painting and I always enjoy painting them. Something about the preparation, concentration and of course catching one (whether fish or painting)! Thanks, Mary

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  5. Thanks Brad and Diane, glad the color seemed to come through and communicate.

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  6. oh my, i LOVE your work!! so exciting, vibrant and alive! i'm hooked!

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  7. me again...can't find your email to thank you for your comment on the boys! thank you!

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  8. Beautiful! You conveyed the feeling perfectly. The undertone peeks through in all the right places.

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