Raymar Art Painting Competition Finalists (May 2010)

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   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

My Little Baby by Robert Coombs
18 x 9 Oil

Judge's Comments: A subject and story that could have easily been maudlin or trite, but beautifully handled here. No equal emphasis of faces, the doll stars. Beautiful color and value pattern. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

EAU QUI DORT by Danielle Richard
48 inches x 60 inches Acrylic

Judge's Comments: Romantic and sensual without being heavy handed. Nice design, warmth and color unity. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Emerging by Buell Cole
18" x 14" Oil

Judge's Comments: Great restraint and economy. Classically understated. Elegant pose. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

MUG by Susan Ploughe
18 x 18 Oil

Judge's Comments: Nice composition and idea for a portrait. Notice the right eye is sharper than the left. Love the double entendre of the title - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Welcome Spring by Kathleen Dunphy
12 x 16 Oil

Judge's Comments: Great plein air piece. Beautiful, restrained color. Good drawing. Effectiveness through simplicity. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Bombay Beach by William Wray
24 x 32 Acrylic

Judge's Comments: Wonderful color design. Gutsy handling of the paint makes the Airstream shine. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Noyo Harbor by Ned Mueller
12 x 16 Oil

Judge's Comments: Wonderful play of light, nice composition, color unity and recession. Love the way the boat is listing 1/2 degree to the left. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Turisti al Duomo di San Martino (Lucca) by James Crandall
30" x 48" Oil

Judge's Comments: Nice composition and handling of architecture and detail without looking like a rendering. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Red Cap Girl by Mark Lovett
20 x 16 Oil

Judge's Comments: Great simple effective design of shapes and color. Wonderful feeling for the fabrics the girl is wearing. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Welcome to Riviera Beach by Chuck Law
30 x 38 Oil

Judge's Comments: Nice narrative, irony and social comment in a beautiful painting. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Springtime on the Farm by Walt Curlee
16" x 20" Oil

Judge's Comments: A Decorative, not Representational painting that is reminiscent of Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Woods. Wonderful design of forms. In a day and age of loosey goosey painters, itís nice to see a tight, well crafted painting. - Brian Stewart







   Finalist
Award Sponsor: Raymar Art
Judge: Brian Stewart

Bequeath by Tanya Bone
23 x 13 Acrylic

Judge's Comments: Simple storytelling in a still life. Nice choice of subject. Beautiful unified color with a well worn shovel that stars. - Brian Stewart