by Jay Moncrief

acrylic on heavy watercolor paper
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it look like a fairy tale forest...
over 5 years ago
It's like a slightly muted photograph. The rich colors are what drew me to this painting. I like it.
over 5 years
I guess I am biased,I love trees and yours are great Jay.
over 3 years
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for Jay Moncrief
Jay MoncriefI started painting in the late nineties, I paint in acrylic, watercolor, and oil. There is nothing I know of that is more relaxing or rewarding than creating a beautiful painting from a blank canvas. The world today is too fast paced and hectic, through my painting I try to create a world that is peaceful,and I paint places that I would like to be. I paint so that people viewing my paintings can feel a sense of peace of mind when they look at them...the same peace of mind I get while painting them. Thanks for looking. If interested in buying one of my paintings please contact me at jmoncrief69@yahoo.com
I see the obvious clean up ie fingers, neck, skin tone, but frankly this one is kicking my butt. What next? Where to from here? How do I fix this? lol I...
Robin, a very demanding portrait, but so far excellently done. I aggree with comments re shadows to achieve more depth. I have read that oil pastels are... view answer
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