An American Abstracted

© Norman P. Banks

An American Abstracted

Uploaded: December 16, 2006


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Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 16, 2006

Interesting, colorful and creative! #573213

Steve M. Harrington December 16, 2006

Hey Norm,

I like everything about this. You've even given me a good title to kick-start my brain. :)

The shape of the white background is effective, the mix of colors is appealing, and there is nice depth. I like the entry into the forest in the lower left.

Steve #3709291

Norman P. Banks December 16, 2006

Hi Donna & Steve, thanks for stopping by and viewing the image! Happy that you both enjoyed it.

Once again I started out to do one thing and ended up doing something else altogether.(smile)

I tend to save a lot of what I call partials, pieces put together with a few elements that I save for incorporating into other work.

More often than not, I'll pull one out and suddenly find myself working on it for it's own sake.

That's what happened with this piece. It just started coming together for me, so I let it run.

Donna your surf'n skill is amazing (I watched your little video) and I enjoyed myself touring your gallery.

Steve, I have you to thank for encouraging me to give more thought to titles. I always felt that I had a handle on the Snappy Caps, but you have shown me how the right title can direct the viewer toward the message or concept of the image. Thanks Professor!(smile)

Norm #3709437

Ron Jones level-classic December 16, 2006

Wonderful, amazing; Norm, where does this stuff come from? #3709706

Norman P. Banks December 16, 2006

Thanks Ron!

It's all that meditating I suppose.(smile)

Norm #3710159

Arlene Krassner December 17, 2006

Very nice Norman. #3712001

Norman P. Banks December 17, 2006

Thank you Arlene, for the nice comment!

Your encouragement is much appreciated!

Norm #3712304

Bill Wyatt December 20, 2006

Hi Norman,
This looks like a painting the textues are great I like the impressionistic feel to it, with the American Indian twist. Excellent work my friend! #3721256

Norman P. Banks December 20, 2006

Thanks Bill for taking a look at AAA!

The colors were done on a digital canvas with "Art Rage", a great little paint program that simulates real paints and oils and is big fun to work with.

Norm #3723273

David Pratt December 20, 2006

Very interesting composition. I like the colors and the American Indian in the photo. It looks like he has alot of cloudy thoughts running through his head. #3723404

Norman P. Banks December 20, 2006

Thanks David, for stopping by and commenting. Always appreciated!

Norm #3723620

Carol Teal September 11, 2007

Nice work Norman! Great colors and abstract feel even though you can make out the Native American. #4775578

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