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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Girl at Beach


4x8 on canvas panel - $50
Purchase this painting on eBay

This week's DSFDF challenge was a photo of a beach family. Originally I had intended to include more of the figures in my painting, but since I'm pushing the deadline for an entry I decided to focus on just one. You probably know that I don't approach figures often at all in my paintings, so this was a good challenge for me.

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11 Comments:

Blogger Edward Burton said...

Great painting, Kerri. Wonderful job with the figure and I really like your composition.

12:58 AM  
Blogger Carol Schiff Studio said...

As Randy Jackson would say "You worked it out, dog. For me, it's good".

7:23 AM  
Blogger benjaminlois said...

hi form Spain!! very good job!! like it very very much

7:57 AM  
Blogger Douglas Hoover said...

Excellent work Kerri. You did a great job with the figure and it still has that classic Kerri-landscape feeling.

6:57 PM  
Blogger r garriott said...

Hi Kerri, a lovely rendition! vEry nice color and form.

...and I just saw that you listed me, how sweet! I'm updating my post to show that.

11:45 PM  
Blogger Vern Schwarz said...

Kerri, really like the job you did here. Sometimes deadlines can make good things happen...like now.

9:03 AM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Wow, thanks everybody for the kind words! It's very much appreciated.

2:09 PM  
Anonymous Doug Hathaway said...

I am new to this site. I like your work. My daughter Maria Hathaway is also considering doing a series of small paintings. has this been working for you?

FYI, the blog link to my name is actually her blog.

Thanks

2:57 PM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Hi Doug! After a lot of trial and error, I find that small paintings mixed with larger paintings works best for me in terms of sales. Many artists I've seen sell their smaller works through their blogs or websites and market their larger works towards galleries, so that's something she might consider as well. I hope that helps a little!

1:42 PM  
Blogger dominique eichi said...

nice piece for DSFDF. Your figure is great .

2:55 PM  
Anonymous Linda said...

Hi Kerri and everyone, I own this wonderful painting and absolutely love. Actually, I could be the person in the painting. I now own several of your works and go almost daily to ebay to see what you have added. Keep up the good work!!

7:05 PM  

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