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Memories smell like flowers

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I painted one of my fav photographs from Nadya Kulikova fav.me/d2e4jos. This painting was great lesson in terms of light, transparency and using limited amount of colours, not to mention curtains !. I still look back at this piece and wish I could have improved some stuff, lines for one thing.

Oil on Canvas 40" by 30"inch
Photographer: Nadya Kulikova nadyabird.deviantart.com/

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RmanM Traditional Artist
This painting is one of my earliest inspirations...
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Whoaaa!!! I love this! Smiley: Heart eyes

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hello, it's so cool~
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DennisWRowntreeHobbyist Traditional Artist
I understand fully your explanation that this was a lesson of working on light, transparency and limited colours - excellent work!
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wowowow...  Both dreamy and detailed. Warm and wonderfully lit.  Brilliant! 
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RiphyHobbyist Traditional Artist
just plain awesome!
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Looks gorgeous! 
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This has such a soft happy feel. Beautiful.
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Great job, love colors action on hairs and leg
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la memoire mise à nu
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An incredible and delightful painting! Heart 
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samkhanARTHobbyist Artisan Crafter
wonderfull work
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I found a photo of curtains, I was very impressed with your photos, it's very beautiful
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ignorancefacelifterHobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks very sensual. Love it !!
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I love this, it has a "Home away from home" feeling to it.
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I added this image to my fav's because it is so reminiscent of my ballerina at the piano although much much better. I have a preference for back lit figure paintings in that you can work with the light and shadows more intensely.

A lovely, lovely painting, thanks for sharing. You demonstrate a rare talent and have inspired me to pick up the brush once again.
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Dionysian-ArtsProfessional Traditional Artist
Absolutely gorgeous!
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LolenkaHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is just AMAZING!!!! I'm totally impressed.
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