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Post by LindaShorey » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:02 pm

Would appreciate your feedback on composition, mood, colors. Many thanks.
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Post by Psjunkie » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:30 pm

All personal opinion ya know....mood and color are very engaging Linda..I might consider cropping in from the left about half the width of the limb, a touch of the top, and clockwise rotation to taste.....

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Post by minniev » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:48 pm

Gee that's pretty. Great image, great position, great composition. Excellent employment of texture. I might be tempted to take a little of the yellow out of the left hand branch where it's strongest, but that's a minor idea. Well done.
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Post by LindaShorey » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:46 am

Frank and Minnie, thanks so much for your ideas and interest!
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Post by St3v3M » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:18 am

LindaShorey wrote:
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Would appreciate your feedback on composition, mood, colors. Many thanks.
I like this a lot as it reminds me of the NatGeo Museum Drawings they used to display. Loving the textures! S-
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Post by Duck » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:18 am

Pretty. Has a "classic" illustrative style to it. Very warm and inviting. Definitely a nice piece of wall art. Nothing really to critique here. A clean, engaging piece of art.
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Post by PietFrancke » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:40 pm

love his beautiful bandit face - composition wise I also like the idea of making the left branch less obtrusive (or moved further to the left) and want to see more berries -- I'm not like the bird looking at the branch.. perhaps switch branch and berries some how.

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Post by LindaShorey » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:08 pm

Steve, Duck and Piet - thanks so much for your time and feedback. Piet, ironically most years there were so many cherries, the sidewalks got covered and we tracked red into our apartments and onto our gray carpets! This year was sparce because of aggressive tree trimming in the spring. I only saw the waxwings one time as a result. I could go back to last year's shots and find some more cherries to add to the scene. I was thinking maybe I'd just flip the bird, but that makes the light all wrong - ha.
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