The Valley by harding

The Valley

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Added: Feb 21, 2004
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This is another old one only I redid some parts of it. I normally will not go back into a painting once I've finished it but I felt this one could really use some touch ups. It could still use some more but I'm happier with it now. The original version can be seen at my Elfwood site. 9x12 Oil on masonite.

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kuk's picture

you art a true master

harding's picture

Thanks Rina! Glad you like it.

Guest's picture

v.v so god damn kickass...

harding's picture

Thank you Patrick! Hearing that is truly inspiring! Much appreciated!

megaflow's picture

I'm glad you decided to put this one up - it is absolutely awesome! Great oil technique, and just wonderful action.

harding's picture

You sound just like someone I knew some time back. Anyways, thats priority for me now, working on things like that. Thank you for the comment!

Guest's picture

The head on the woman seems to be odd, like its needing her neck. Also the body doesn’t flow with the way the animal is moving. It looks unnatural in her posture.
The rest of the work is muck better though, just work on ridding posture.

harding's picture

Hey Christiaan, Thank you very much!! I do like this version much better. The detail is alot more clear.

harding's picture

You are much too kind James. I really appreciate the compliment and coming from a true master I'm extremely flattered! Thank you!

harding's picture

Thank you Scott! I've been working on my composition lately especially action and your compliment is really inspiring! Much appreciated.

caitmf1's picture

well dan; another really amazing painting and a wonderful desighn on the creatures and the girl; i love the mud creatures especially; great colour again and very intersting composition

somerset's picture

Excellent dramatic movement, Dan! I so admire oil artwork, and you are master of the medium, This is a lovely fantasy image, nicely detailed (specially the girls garb) and beautifuly coloured!

sdavis123061's picture

I really like this, particularly the movement of the rider. It really lends to the feeling of action taking place. You've rendered everything very well here, with nice, tight detail work.

Art at its best.