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Old 08-10-2002, 12:40 PM
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hehe, I like it Greg and you cant stop me The backgrounds is more in focus than the main subject. I realise that it is not yet complete, but I do like it nonetheless
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Old 08-10-2002, 01:20 PM
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Sean is kinda old, but Ford would make a good subject.
Mike: I'll fix the BG, your right.
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Old 08-10-2002, 01:43 PM
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Greg this one is shaping up very nicely. The background is a bit sharp when compared to the subject, but I really like it. It almost looks like it has gold leaf in it. The background is very vibrant and I think the colors work nicely with the subject, but for a more balanced look I think you will either need to sharpen the subject or soften that beautiful background just a touch.

As for the subject. The left arm looks more natural on this version, and I like how you have brought out the flowers now. The face bothers me a bit...perhaps it's the eyes. I guess the face looks like a porcelin mask more than a face. Or maybe I just miss those bits of color and sparkle that you put in some of your other works.

Overall still a lovely job. Well done!

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Old 08-10-2002, 02:54 PM
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I don't like the face either, and if it doesn't shape up, it's going bye bye.
This one is getting a lot of P6/7 help on the BG and other areas too.

Thanks T
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Old 08-10-2002, 10:23 PM
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hehe - had to review the piccie again after T Pauls rsponse (made me feel I had not viewed in enought detail ). I like the face still and whilst it is smooth, it retains its painterly roots. The arm in the background looks a little 2d compared to the other, perhaps a touch more gradient shading (whatever) may be truer.

I still reckon its ok flogging a dead horse Greg, I have done it many times and you are luckier in many respects, I started with a donkey on the beach and you had red rum (legendary uk racehorse [just in case u were unsure])

Truly I would encourage you to finish it, to your satisfaction. I have followed many of your pieces through and enjoy seeing them throughout their development
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Old 08-10-2002, 10:33 PM
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for the Limey

Could you, in future posts, please speak English.
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Old 08-13-2002, 01:22 AM
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finished

I'm done, I quit, don't ask me to fix anything else, as I'm sick of looking at it. I'll probably see a big bugger after the posting, but that's too dam bad. you can't imagine how a toiled on the stupid arms and hands. Main work in PSP7, a lot of the BG done in Painter, also texture on hair, dress, flowers.
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Old 08-13-2002, 06:31 AM
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It came out a treat Greg Glad you stuck with it. The extra time spent has paid off
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Old 08-13-2002, 10:39 AM
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Hi Greg,

Your efforts paid off. This is a beautiful painting.

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Old 08-13-2002, 12:33 PM
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In a word: Magnificent.

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