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Title: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 08, 2017, 10:13:29 PM
This is my attempt to do Nolan's 'Raindrops on window' class in water color.  There are some things I would probably do differently - maybe go a little darker and not have the droplets all the same size - but all in all, I am pleased, and I have satisfied myself that it can be done fairly easily but patiently.  I have a painting I am working on with a cat in the window, so this class, even though in oil, was a great lesson and a big help.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Val on October 09, 2017, 01:33:19 AM
 :heeha:   Wow, great work Linda! Good on you for giving this one a go.  O0      :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: dennis on October 09, 2017, 03:12:13 AM
Well done  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: KathyKuz on October 09, 2017, 01:19:30 PM
Linda:  Good job.  I like your rain drops. :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 09, 2017, 02:03:55 PM
Thank you Val, thank you Dennis, and thank you Kathy.  This was a fun piece to do.  I can't wait to see how my other raindrop painting goes.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Gita on October 09, 2017, 04:32:57 PM
The raindrops look real! This has come out well!
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Post by: njnjgirl on October 09, 2017, 04:42:40 PM
Awesome work! :yippee:
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Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on October 09, 2017, 07:58:15 PM
Nice job! I really feel like i'm inside on a rainy day! Can't wait to see the one you're doing of the cat!  :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Happychappy on October 09, 2017, 11:30:43 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  You have done a great job Linda.   Patricia
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 10, 2017, 02:01:18 PM
Thank you Gita, Mary Lou, Sharon, and Patricia.  Going to start on my painting with the cat this morning.  Will post it later.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 17, 2017, 02:19:08 AM
I think I'm finished with my watercolor cat in the window with raindrops.  Please feel free to critique as I want to enter it into a show, and you all are always so helpful.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: dennis on October 17, 2017, 03:47:51 AM
Excellent  :clap: :clap: :clap: Did you hang your raincoat up to dry after you finished this painting?  :2funny:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: KathyKuz on October 17, 2017, 01:18:40 PM
Linda: I really like your painting.  Enter it and be proud. :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 17, 2017, 02:18:02 PM
Thank you Dennis.  I'll have to admit that I was ready to come in out of the rain.  :)
Thank you Kathy.  Fingers crossed - it is a juried show.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Happychappy on October 18, 2017, 12:18:24 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wow, Linda, your cat in the window is excellent.  You should do well in the show.  Wishing you  :gl2:   Patricia
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Val on October 18, 2017, 01:54:44 AM
 :heeha: :heeha: I'm beside myself!!! Banner job Linda.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 19, 2017, 01:41:16 AM
Thank you Patricia and Val!  Working on one more for the same show.  No rain but it does have water splashes and drops.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on October 19, 2017, 03:34:00 AM
WOW - this cat painting is fantastic! So glad you're entering it into the show. I'm sure Val will let you borrow her crystal ball - it's worked wonders for me! Fingers crossed - please let us know what happens!
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 19, 2017, 06:02:21 PM
Thank you Sharon.  I have to get juried in first, so I'll let you all know how it goes. 
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 21, 2017, 02:55:20 AM
This is the other painting that I hope to get juried into the show (2 allowed).  I think I am finished with water drops for a while.  Nolan's rain on the window class was so helpful in this endeavor.
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Post by: MaryAnne Long on October 21, 2017, 05:54:32 AM
So good, Linda.  I thought it was a photo!

aloha

mea
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Post by: TeresaM on October 21, 2017, 11:37:16 AM
Your paintings are always so good. Your cat reflection painting is great and the painting of thedog is excellent  :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: KathyKuz on October 21, 2017, 01:04:20 PM
Linda:  I love the dog painting.  I have no doubt you will be accepted. Beautiful.   :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 21, 2017, 03:47:14 PM
Thank you Mea, Teresa, and Kathy for your encouragement.  I should know by November 1st if I make it into the show.  Stay tuned.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Val on October 21, 2017, 07:08:15 PM
Linda, if either of these paintings doesn't get juried in..... I want to know why!  :knuppel2:

Both brilliant pieces.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Happychappy on October 22, 2017, 01:20:18 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Linda, your dog painting is wonderful and I agree with Val, if they don't get juried in, we want to know why!!!


Patricia
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 22, 2017, 02:27:52 AM
Thank you Val and Patricia.  That's so sweet of you to say.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: dennis on October 22, 2017, 06:17:39 AM
Stunning painting of the dog  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Post by: Win on October 22, 2017, 04:17:50 PM
Wow Linda I love both your paintings good luck with the show  :smitten:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on October 23, 2017, 09:15:18 PM
Thank you so much, Dennis!
Thank you, Win, I will keep everyone posted next week.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on November 02, 2017, 08:42:31 PM
Update on the juried competition:  My dog made it in!!  There were so many gorgeous paintings in this show, and I am so excited about getting to b e a part of it.
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on November 02, 2017, 10:16:41 PM
MAZEL TOV!!!!! So proud of you, Linda!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: Val on November 03, 2017, 01:28:40 AM
 :yippee:    :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on November 05, 2017, 02:38:31 AM
Thank you Sharon and Val.
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Post by: thegrindre on November 17, 2017, 12:08:52 AM
WOW! You certainly have those water drops down. Great job, Linda.  :clap:
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Post by: Cath on November 19, 2017, 09:07:02 AM
Linda, congratulations on making it into the show.
Love the cat painting, too.

Now that class is definitely on my immediate 'to do' list.
(just starting on a water-topic project) 
Title: Re: Raindrops on Window done in Watercolor
Post by: TennMom on December 05, 2017, 06:35:06 PM
Thank you Rick and Cathy.  Just saw this today.  I don't get to pop in here as often as I would like.