Looking for some honest critiques...

Discussion in 'Dog Pictures and Pet Photos' started by Brandyb, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. Brandyb

    Brandyb New Member

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    I dabbled with some painting years ago, and I am trying to get back into it. I've attached two water colours that I am looking for comments on - sorry, I know one is a fish and not a dog, but I'm hoping that's ok.
    I'd like to be able to offer water colour and gouache to my clients for pet portraits once I am comfortable again in the medium. My painting style is very different from my drawing style, and I think it would be neat to be able to add this style for those that like it.
    All comments welcome ... thank you very much everyone! :)

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    I like them both, but the fish one is just awesome, I couldn't see it being done in B&W, the colour brings it out.
     
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    Really good!!

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    Oh I love them! Your sty;e is brilliant :D.
     
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    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    I think you would have no trouble at all. Good Luck to you! One suggestion since most are hung in a home enviorment you might want to go with a softer blue.
     
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    I couldent agree more They are stunning i love the fish as well. I think the attention to detail in it really helped bring it out. Im really into art as well and for me I know drawing is much easier than watercolor I always have a problem with colors running.
     
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    Wonderful

    Your watercolor work is wonderful. I went to your website and your drawings are extremely nice and your prices very modest. Do you have a newsletter that I could subscribe to? I would like to purchase a drawings in the future for both personal use and for display on my retail website.


    Thanks,

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  8. Brandyb

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    Thank you everyone for your comments and compliments, I really appriciate you all taking the time to post them.
    Smkie, what you said makes sense, and I will keep it in mind for future works - thanks!
    Hans, I'm going to PM, and thanks for the compliments on my other work!
    Once again everyone, thank you for taking the time!! :)
     
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    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    Beautiful! They are both fantastic work. :)
     
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    Spirit2010 Yum...

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    gorgeous! :) you do well in art. I think most of your paintings/drawings are gorgeous!
     
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    Thank you both for the wonderful compliments!!!! :)
     
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    I love your clean bright style of painting. Both pictures are superb!
     
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    Thank you very much! I really appriciate it. :)
     
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    Great paintings.
    You really capture the realism of the Angel fish, and the eyes of the dog, in my opinion, make the painting. ;)
    Well done! :D
     
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    Thank you very much! :)
     
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    AusCatDogs_4Ever but please call me Aus.

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    Thank you very much! :)
     
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    hockeychk44 Not a morning dog

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    great!!!!
     
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    Great Job.

    I like your style. Heavy lines with different thicknesses can do alot for a drawing or painting. Some people don't realize that. The dog has a great expression. The drawing itself came out great. I'm not so sure about how you applied the color though. Maybe blending the colors a little bit would add more depth. But then again, the single solid colors separated from one another is a specific style I sometimes enjoy. Overall the two painting came out nice!
     

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