Neon night

Neon night
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Good free brushstrokes and I like the spatterings of white and red paint. The effects on the right hand side of the image are very effective - lights/shadows etc. It's a good, interesting painting with drama. Maybe a diagonal would help the composition slightly and give more focus/perspective to the main area of interest? Personally I don't worry about my style, I just paint what I feel about the subject and whether I want to try something new etc. The variety in your portfolio is part of its strength.

It's an excellent painting Helen, to me, it lacks a main focal point, my eye is not settling on any area, How about introducing a neon sign, 'Cabaret Night' or whatever. Good work though.

Thank you Pat and Alan for your helpful advice.

This is very good as it stands and I wouldn't add more than maybe a point of interest or focal point.

I'm not a huge fan of abstract work Helen but I was immediately drawn to this.....I love it!!

Very interesting and well painted.

Thank you Derek and Michael. Fiona it's a good feeling to have such a reaction, thank you.

A stunning piece, Helen. So much vitality in the scene, with a wonderful range of tones, shapes and lines. Superb!

Superb - don't touch it Helen - RESIST

Thanks a lot Seok and Michael.

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31/10/2015
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Acrylic on 24" x24" canvas. From imagination. Critique welcome to help me improve.

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Helen Jones

I have learnt about painting in watercolour by attending classes and demonstrations by more experienced painters. I have dabbled in pastels and am now using acrylics and oils. I enrolled on an Open College of Arts Painting degree course in August 2017 with a view to broadening my education,…

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