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My First Commission

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karen Ilari Jul 16. 3 Replies

A casual friend of mine sent me this digital photo and asked me to paint it.  I told her it would be an impressionistic representation as that's what I do.  I try not to replicate photos.  Now the…Continue

"Through The Windshield"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Jul 21. 9 Replies

Acrylic on 8X10 gesso board.  Photograph taken on a roadway in Ireland by my Facebook friend and fellow cancer survivor Michael Healy.  This was a really quick study (for me) as it only took a couple…Continue

"Dry Tortugas"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karen Ilari Jul 13. 3 Replies

This is a little 8X10 acrylic on 1/8" plywood.  My palette included cerulean blue, dioxazine purple, titanium white (of course), van dyke red, cad red medium, cad red light, cad yellow, and ecru.  …Continue

"Gathering Storm"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Powell Jun 27. 14 Replies

UPDATE!…Continue

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Wenda Spooner replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"great changes Mike! love the brighter colors you added and the clouds pull me in :) thanks for sharing this project!"
Jul 21
Sarah Irland replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"Nicely done, Mike.  I like the changes that you have made!"
Jul 21
Karen Ilari replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"Lovely! ha - the sheep shaped clouds really add even more humor to the scene, don't they :)"
Jul 20
Mike Price replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"Thanks Tony.  It was fun to do."
Jul 20
Tony Marino replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"Every time I look at this, I just smile and feel relaxed!!"
Jul 19
Karen Ilari replied to Mike Price's discussion My First Commission
"I'm glad to be helpful Mike. I do my best to explain my process as much as I can - which is not always easy when you are working with something intuitive like art! I think it does improve the painting to bring both sides of the brain into play.…"
Jul 16
Mike Price replied to Mike Price's discussion My First Commission
"Not sure I could have come to those improvements on my own.  I hope to get to that point someday.  I love how you explain your thought processes in your advice.  I know it helps me and I hope it helps any of your subscribers who read…"
Jul 15
Karen Ilari replied to Mike Price's discussion My First Commission
"Wow, this is going to be a tough one Mike. The fence is so prominent and contrasts strongly with the snow so it really grabs my attention.  And I don't think it helps your composition. The foreground one blocks our entry and the one on the…"
Jul 15
Mike Price posted a discussion

My First Commission

A casual friend of mine sent me this digital photo and asked me to paint it.  I told her it would be an impressionistic representation as that's what I do.  I try not to replicate photos.  Now the challenge is to what to leave out.  It lends itself nicely to the Rule Of Thirds.  The birdhouse will be my focal point.   Thoughts?  It's my first commission and I don't want to blow it.…See More
Jul 15
Mike Price replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"Here is the same painting with a few "retouches"."
Jul 15
Sarah Irland replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"Hi Mike; I love the whimsical quality of your painting.  The colors you have used and the positioning of the sheep are wonderful (I like that they are looking at us....). I read Karen's comments with interest as we all learn from them. I…"
Jul 15
Mike Price commented on Vera O'Brien's photo
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Tranquility

"Just going through some older photos and I came across this stunner.  I can never get my sunset on water reflections to look that good.  Would love to know your secret.  Nice job Vera.  "
Jul 14
Mike Price commented on Philippe JOLLIVET's photo
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Annecy, Rue de la République

"Philippe, I really love this.  I don't do many urban scenes, mostly because they are very challenging.  I love the level of detail, especially i the bicycles.  You captured the mood of a rainy night in Paris just perfectly.…"
Jul 14
Wenda Spooner replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"very cool mike! i can actually see the sheep moving! awesome lol  the one in the middle is hopping right along! love your colors! Karen is right, its a fun one! you can only do so much in a couple hours! good job"
Jul 14
Karen Ilari replied to Mike Price's discussion "Through The Windshield"
"How fun Mike! You've added color and a whimsical quality to this scene which is very appealing! You have given us a story about the personalities of these sheep. Just kind of strewn across the landscape with no concern about being in the way!…"
Jul 14
Karen Ilari replied to Mike Price's discussion "Dry Tortugas"
"No worries :)"
Jul 13

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How long have you been painting? Doing any kind of art?
Five Years. I received a cancer diagnosis prior to that and I find that painting is the perfect therapy for me. I have no background in art prior to that. I mostly do landscapes and seascapes.
What other mediums have you used?
Graphite and charcoal sketching.
Are their specific things you would like to learn?
Glazing techniques, water surfaces, composition,light, knife work.
Where did you learn about this website?
I took a tutorial from Karen on a craft site and I liked her style and teaching method. It was a tutorial where her neighborhood was the painting subject. I liked the thought processes that went into her painting. I have since watched YT videos of Karen and then I discovered this site. To me, she is to acrylics what Bob Ross was to oils.

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At 11:19am on July 27, 2016, Karen Ilari said…

Mike, thank you so much for your monthly donation! It really means a lot to me. As does all your wonderful contributions to our website :)

At 5:08pm on August 2, 2015, Lynda Dinneen said…
Thank you for the friend request Mike. Also, thank you for your kind words. I picked up my brushes in March of 2013 to begin studying and learning. Now I have begun my 3rd year. Too much fun! How about you? This is not your 1st rodeo judging from the quality of your work!?! Grins,
Lynda
At 1:32pm on May 1, 2015, Karen Ilari said…

Mike, thank you so much for the supporting donation! It is really greatly appreciated!

At 8:26am on November 4, 2013, Mike Price said…

Does anyone use heavy body Liquitex besides me and do you like it?  I have only been painting a year and this is all i have used.   

 
 
 

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