(Closed) For you Artistic minds… Please help me complete my painting

posted 6 years ago in DIY
  • poll: What color?
    Light pink : (11 votes)
    32 %
    Hot pink : (6 votes)
    18 %
    Green : (6 votes)
    18 %
    Blue : (5 votes)
    15 %
    Other: please suggest : (6 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 3
    1459 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2017 - Bristol zoo

    This is kind of hard XD you’ve got a lot of very strong, dark colours there. I’d probably offset that with a paler colour, light purple maybe? Or, as there’s a tiny bit of green in there a minty green might work. It’s hard without seeing it in person XD (what colour you do the writing in needs to be taken into account as well…) 

    What type of paint are you working with? If it’s acrylic it probably wouldn’t be too devastating to paint over the first layer if you really don’t like the result πŸ™‚


    This is a really awesome painting though! 


    ETA I would advise against any pink as it’d clash with the red and pink you’ve used for shadows πŸ™‚ 

    Post # 5
    8604 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’d do purple, green or blue, in a shade pulled from the painting. I personally wouldn’t do any shade of pink as it may end up either clashing or competing with the figure. 

    Post # 6
    776 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I think it would look great with a turquoise border to offset some of those darks.

    Post # 7
    926 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Well I was going to say red but that’s not even an option ha

    Post # 8
    4272 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012


    Post # 9
    2559 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I like light pink, like the color you used for the highlights – that would brighten it up a bit but still keep it girly.

    Post # 10
    171 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I would say light purple or turquoise!

    Post # 11
    2188 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2024

    I voted light pink but like turquoise as well.

    You are an amazing artist, this is great! Please show the finished work!

    Post # 12
    3565 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Purple border, pink name?

    Post # 13
    6221 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I like the idea of light purple

    Post # 14
    926 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Post a pic when you’re done? πŸ™‚

    Post # 15
    526 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    light purple!

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