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Two firsts!

 

The completion of my latest painting represents two 'firsts' for me!

 

Firstly, having been struggling with issues of lack of inspiration, finding the time and actually being able to complete my previous painting, (started last year sometime) - this is my first complete painting of the year 2012

 

Secondly, this is my first ever painting that was not based on a photograph - and no photographic reference material was used - not even for the large (lily-like?) flower...

 

The koi pond, right in the middle of that lovely, rough and very green cottage garden lawn was just my idea of a perfect view from my ideal kitchen window!

 

Let me know what you think!

 

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Window With a View

 




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Vic: I think this painting is really fine! Being a student of art history (my favorite century and art is 17th century Dutch) I really know quite a lot about art (not bragging, just true). Your painting reminds me of a good Matisse. The only thing I don't like about it is the overuse of script. To me, a simple "Vic" signature in the lower right corner would be much superior. But that's your choice and some artist's do that. Maybe it's just modern and I'm out of touch, although I'm pretty young. Congranulations on your fine picture, Starr (Friday 6:15 pacfic time, California)-good going!!

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The "script" was intended to double, both as my signature and a bit of graffiti on the kitchen wall of the cottage... Probably caused by some errant teenage member of the family that lives there!

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