Student Critiques

Carl Maugeri

Student Painting Critique – Carl Maugeri

By Dan Scott / February 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Carl Maugeri

Carl Maugeri Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: I was trying to get at the relationship between artist and subject; kind of the inner world and outside reality. I was vacationing in the Adirondacks and the picture reminds me of two happy themes of art and nature. What could be improved for next time: Would … Read more

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Julia Clough

Student Painting Critique – Julia Clough

By Dan Scott / February 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Julia Clough

Julia Clough Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: It captures a moment in time on a beach by my home. The sea and sky were an attempt to paint the true colour in the moment. What could be improved for next time: The birds and my synergy are a little bit undefined I tried to … Read more

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Bonnie Kurlinski

Student Painting Critique – Bonnie Kurlinski

By Dan Scott / February 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Bonnie Kurlinski

Bonnie Kurlinski Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: I like doing animals. I do like his eyes. What could be improved for next time: The fur. Dan’s Comments: Expand What I like: Overall, good use of drawing and proportions. Most of the important details are the right sizes and in the right spots. Good use … Read more

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Norm Fraser

Student Painting Critique – Norm Fraser

By Dan Scott / February 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Norm Fraser

Norm Fraser Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: It is very peaceful with interesting colours hidden in the foliage. What could be improved for next time: It needs a central figure to capture the gaze. Maybe the scale is wrong. Dan’s Comments: Expand What I like: I like the overall composition and feel of the … Read more

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Pamela Breitberg

Student Painting Critique – Pamela Breitberg

By Dan Scott / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Pamela Breitberg

Pamela Breitberg Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: This was the first time I attempted painting a deer. I do believe it looks natural and real. She is placed off center moving into the frame. I made the field grasses and flowers smaller and smaller as they receded into the distance and kept the foreground … Read more

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Donna Konstantin

Student Painting Critique – Donna Konstantin

By Dan Scott / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Donna Konstantin

Donna Konstantin Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: ‘A water fountain in Figueres’ Acrylics on wrapped canvas 20×16 (50cmx40cm). I like that I succeeded to make this place look close and intimate by using aerial perspective and grades in colour saturation. By choices of colours and values, I think I managed to show the feeling … Read more

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Sue Mills

Student Painting Critique – Sue Mills

By Dan Scott / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Sue Mills

Sue Mills Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: I like the composition and the feeling that your high up, I’m pleased with that. I like the colour palette I’ve used and I think I have achieved real depth. This is a large painting for me, 1/2 sheet imperial and a real challenge. What could be … Read more

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Jacob Eliav

Student Painting Critique – Jacob Eliav

By Dan Scott / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Jacob Eliav

Jacob Eliav Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: I like the striking effects of the rich vibrant blue of the sky complementing with orange colors of the fire and lava and also with the dark brown of the ground. What could be improved for next time: Hum… maybe someone can enlighten me with its critics … Read more

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Olga Chumakova

Student Painting Critique – Olga Chumakova

By Dan Scott / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Olga Chumakova

Olga Chumakova Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: It is hard to say what I like about my painting. It is my birthplace: this small town Braslav surrounded by lakes. Now I am far away and used reference photo, which my brother sent to me. I remember my childhood there and ice drift on the … Read more

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Stephen Jamison

Student Painting Critique – Stephen Jamison

By Dan Scott / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Student Painting Critique – Stephen Jamison

Stephen Jamison Student’s Comments: Expand What I like: I like the “period” feeling. The original photograph was taken in 1900 and I hoped to capture the image as it might have been painted at the time. What could be improved for next time: I am not sure what I could improve, I just feel it … Read more

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