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Title: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Annie. on December 01, 2016, 03:38:05 AM
I also did this one  when trying the monthly challenge.  It is very difficult to capture the details in the snowflake with hue of blue and green.

Watercolour snowflake on a deep blue oil background.  I am very pleased with my black made of primary colours, and for not messing up the pale flake.  That was a lot of concentration.


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Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Gita on December 01, 2016, 02:20:58 PM
Lovely Annie, wow, only primary colours!  :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Annie. on December 01, 2016, 02:30:43 PM
 :thankyou: Gina

Yes, primary only.  Each crystal is progressive blend of light blue on one half and light green on the other.  But mostly proud of my deep background  :2funny:
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Annie. on December 01, 2016, 02:33:49 PM
Kathy,
I cannot reply to you on the challenge.  But yes, I painted very patiently the background in oil after the WC snowflake was dry...  very carefully and was turning blue holding my breath  :2funny:
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Happychappy on December 01, 2016, 06:52:10 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Annie, I just love the fact that your background turned out so well with just primary colours.  I can imagine how careful you must have been to paint around the snowflake. Anyway, you have done a great job.


Patricia
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Danielle123 on December 02, 2016, 02:52:14 AM
That is excellent Annie,,  i thought i was a cut out at first.   Nice sharp edges. :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Annie. on December 02, 2016, 03:02:30 AM
Thank you Patricia  :flowers:
and
Thank you Danielle  :flowers:
    as always you cheer me up.
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Val on December 02, 2016, 09:59:46 AM
Brilliant Annie.
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Annie. on December 02, 2016, 02:44:32 PM
Thank you Val.  :smitten:
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: lynn p. on December 18, 2016, 11:34:54 PM
WOW, that is striking Annie.  I love  it.
Title: Re: Snowflake for Xmas cards
Post by: Annie. on December 19, 2016, 03:23:45 PM
Thank you Lynn... so kind of you to look and comment.  Haaaa... you just warm this cold Mon morning.