15.7x11.8'' (40x30cm) Oil on Canvas.

Limited Pallete :

1, Ultramarine Blue
2. Cadmium Red Mid.
3. Cadmium Yellow Mid.
4. Titanium White.

Thank you
(And tell me what you think, it is my 2nd oil ever; I used only Acrylic before))

Idan Solomon

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Comment by Idan Solomon on August 27, 2012 at 3:52
Thanks Dorian :-)
Comment by Dorian Aronson on August 25, 2012 at 16:36

Idan I like your painting!  Smiles and happy painting to you..........dor:))

Comment by Eddie Aldridge on August 25, 2012 at 6:14

Idan, the dark greys and browns were produced by just mixing the 3 colours. You can't get as deep a colour using cerulean instead of French Ultramarine Blue. All the best  Eddie

Comment by Idan Solomon on August 24, 2012 at 17:40
thank you Dana , Annie and Eddie for you comments and Likes.
Comment by Eddie Aldridge on August 24, 2012 at 13:11

Well done Idan especially since it is only your second oil painiting, good tones.

For my painting I used cerulean (I wanted a cool blue), cad. yellow medium, aliz. crimson and titanium white

Comment by Dana Smiley on August 24, 2012 at 12:08
Welcome, Idan, I too are relatively new to these workshops. I find photographing the piece is more frustrating than painting. I finally got this one clearer than my other attempts and I think it was because I took the pic outside in the sunlight unfortunately we have had limited summer sunshine this year. I like the colour of your foreground with addition of driftwood also your reflections
Comment by Annie Hemsley on August 24, 2012 at 7:43

Hi Idan I too like your work Understand what you are saying about photographing, My paintings seem duller in the workshop than in reality. Apparently there is some sort of computer tool that can work with the photograph to get it looking ore like the original but I have not mastered this myself. Anyway it is nice to have a new person with fresh insight on the workshop Welcome to you

Comment by Idan Solomon on August 23, 2012 at 17:38
thank you catherine. try oils. see my comnent to stephen. i also painted in acrylics and moved to oils. and the results are great.This is my second oil ever. this painting in reality is much more vibrating. the camera does not do good to the original.
Comment by Catherine Spencer on August 23, 2012 at 13:22

Idan, your painting was beautiful and the reflections in the water really good (i paint in acrylics and have trouble with refelctions) You painting is so peaceful - nice job.

Comment by Idan Solomon on August 23, 2012 at 10:32

Thank you Linda (quite popular name in our country by the way), for you kind comment.

Yes, you were right. I didn't want to copy Richard's work but tried not to run from the photo so much so it will still be some kind of realism. What I am really jealous  of Richard is his ability to take the scene and give it, his own character and not to try to stick too much to the photo. I tried to do that and hope to do it better in the future.

I will be very dissapointed if he will stop the workshops because I just started to have fun and I love the idea of "rising" a challenge and see the results, of my own and others.


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