Oil Paintings by New Hampshire seacoast artist Todd Bonita
Very lifelike. I feel I can almost reach into the painting and pick up the rose.
Thanks for looking, I enjoyed painting on this larger scale and plan to do more.
Try not to paint over existing paintings on a canvas...the texture underneath shows and is distracting..but beautiful work.
Thanks Pj,Excellent observation. Believe it or not, I deliberately loaded the panel with thick gesso to try and create an impasto-like surface to paint on. I wanted chunky but you are right, I got distracting instead. Lesson learned!
I like this one of your paintings. I think you have good technique I would consider you an impressionist. This flower though has some drama or some contrast and I like that. I think you have good skill... I'd like to see you try some different subject matter. city scene, action or even a theme. p.s. I arrived here from your post on S.A. Craigslist.
Thank you, I'm working on a small landscape right now, we'll see how that goes.
Todd, I can see that you are interested in the study of nature as a focas for your work. Check out the Ingbretson Studio in Manchester NH. www.ingbretsonstudio.com. I believe it's right up your alley.
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