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Monday, March 01, 2010

Low Tide Marsh - 24x24 Oil Painting


24"x24" oil painting on stretched canvas
SOLD
"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval." - Mark Twain
After a week's hiatus from blogging, I'm back. I've spent the week with my nose in a few art books and haven't spent much time on the internet. While this is in mostly a low-key value scheme, let me know if it looks ridiculously dark to anyone. I saw it on my husband's ancient CRT monitor and it wasn't pretty, but that thing is older than dirt and isn't the most discerning in terms of values or colors. Since I myself recently had to get a new monitor I just wanted to make sure my photo values were coming out about the same as they used to, or if they've suddenly gotten darker in the last few weeks. I've done a calibration on this monitor but you can never be too sure.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Kim said...

It's rich, bright and gorgeous! The sky is lovely in it's quiet softness. Another great one Kerri.

8:44 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Kerri,
I like this as I do all your work but it has a different feel, colors are brighter but it all works as always in your work.

Laura

10:49 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth Seaver said...

The warm light is just wonderful. And I always respond to the softness of your brush strokes. This is lovely, Kerri.

8:24 AM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Kim - You're sweet! Thanks.

Laura - Thanks; the colors are more saturated than I usually work with and it was a bit challenging. I'll need to keep at these colors to get really comfortable with them.

Elizabeth - Thank you, I appreciate your comments!

5:11 PM  
Blogger Celeste Bergin said...

A beautiful painting--it looks good on my monitor--perfect, actually!

1:31 AM  
Blogger Carol Schiff Studio said...

Kerri, I always admire your landscapes, but you really outdid yourself on this one. Just plain gorgeous with a stunning color combo and very serene as all your paintings are. I would love to paint with you some day and pick up some of the Settle technique. Too bad I'm 4 states away.

6:32 PM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Carol - Flattery will get you everywhere! Ha, I wish I had a "Settle technique" because usually it feels like I'm relearning how to paint with every new piece.

4:50 PM  

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