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Friday, January 18, 2013

What Day is This?


What Day is This?

OK, I hate to say it, but I think it's day 17, but maybe not.
Anyway, I need a vacation, so today I was looking through my beach reference pictures
and this sail boat popped out at me.

I know, it's like heresy posting a boat painting on the Queen of Boat Paintings, Leslie Saeta,
but no one ever said I was fully loaded.

I've never painted a boat before, so  sorry Leslie if this offends you.

But I loved the photo of this sail boat out on the ocean,
so I decided I was going to give it a go.

As I said, I need a vacation, haven't had one in a year and a half, and Jim and I are making plans.
Yes, it includes a beach, 
SOOOOOOO,
I think the rest of my paintings during this challenge will point me in the direction of fun and sun.

I may end up doing a snow painting,
cause I'm a brick shy, ya know.

Not sure this is finished, cause you see it's not signed,

but it's a 6" x 6" acrylic on a panel.

I'll post it with the price of $50 when I'm sure it's done.

What's your vote, is it done?

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4 comments:

  1. I would have to see the reference photo to know if I thought it was done, but I do think the water looks like water, so congratulations! Not that I would want the painting to look just like the photo...just wondering if the photo has reflections of the boat under the boat?? When is your vacation, sounds like much deserved.

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  2. Thanks Kellie for your comment. Meredith, there are no shadows under the boat, but I wonder if it should. Definitely need a vacation that we'll be taking in early Feb.

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