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Title: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on September 09, 2014, 11:23:48 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone will keep these  to this specific Lesson Posting only. This will also be of benefit to you as well in the future.  Thanks

Download the template   HERE (http://courses.paintbasket.com/handouts/watercolours-lesson92-ancient-castle-template.pdf)
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: ncwren on September 28, 2014, 11:02:24 PM
Enjoyed the sky portion.  My computer crashed after that.  After I dealt with that I kinda phoned the rest of the painting in.  :-\
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on September 28, 2014, 11:13:23 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Great job Natalie.  I had to stop in the middle of the lesson but will continue when the replay becomes available.   Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: jillh on September 28, 2014, 11:31:07 PM
Very nicely done Natalie.   :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on September 28, 2014, 11:52:05 PM

Great job Natalie! Here's my version. Loved that we had another WC lesson - I'm missing these!!  I had to stop a couple of times - a neighbor came over and bought 2 paintings today (a framed print of my "Sacramento Skyline" and another version I painted of "Puddles" - the boy in the rain jacket!!)  So it's been a great Sunday!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: doina on September 29, 2014, 12:17:45 AM
Great paintings Natalie and Sharon! beautiful!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :flowers: :flowers: :flowers: I am way, way... behind the lessons. But soon I'll be able to start again. I have a lot to catch up! Patricia, the replay is available immediately. You can go ahead and hit the play button again! Looking forward to see yours.
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on September 29, 2014, 12:20:52 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Fantastic painting Sharon.




 :thankyou:  So much Doina, I actually discovered that the lesson was available after my last post but now it is too dark, I can't see where my windows are supposed to be for I think I have lost my pencil lines but day light will be better.  Thanks anyway for your response, much appreciated.  Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: jillh on September 29, 2014, 01:28:30 AM
Beautiful Sharon!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on September 29, 2014, 01:44:29 AM
Beautifull paint along Natalie and Sharron.   :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on September 29, 2014, 03:32:36 AM
Both paintings a very well rendered - great jobs :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on September 29, 2014, 04:48:46 AM
Thanks everyone! I learned a lot in this lesson, especially the new technique for creating clouds!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Tousabella on September 29, 2014, 08:37:34 PM
Great paintings, Natalie and Sharon.  They look wonderful, and I like the sky in both.... :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: MaryAnne Long on September 29, 2014, 08:50:45 PM
Beautiful castle, Sharon. 

Congrats on the sales!

aloha

mea
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: jillh on September 29, 2014, 11:01:20 PM
My attempt at the Castle.  I do love watercolors.  Thanks Dennis. 
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on September 29, 2014, 11:06:23 PM
Jill this is excellent  :clap: :clap: :clap:

Here is my attempt at the ancient castle.  My sky is a bit to dark. 
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: ncwren on September 29, 2014, 11:12:44 PM
Very dramatic Danielle!   :clap:
Beautiful Jill and Sharon.  :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on September 29, 2014, 11:36:10 PM
 :thankyou: Natalie, i think i have to do something on the right side though it is missing depth.
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on September 30, 2014, 01:00:41 AM
Great job Jill and Danielle. And I love how each sky is so unique!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on September 30, 2014, 01:52:53 AM
Jill and Danielle, both of you have excellent paintings  :clap: :clap: :clap: Danielle the sky is not too day - it actually reinforces the castle O0
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: MaryAnne Long on September 30, 2014, 12:01:27 PM
Nice work on the castle, ladies.  Looks like a fun one to do.

I am so missing doing artwork while I am away.  It's supposed to be a rainy day here, so I may try to get some art work done.

aloha

mea
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on September 30, 2014, 12:10:28 PM
 :thankyou: Sharron, Dennis and Mea for your your encouragement, it is greatly  appreaciated.
Dennis the cloud technique was very interesting ,  :thankyou:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on September 30, 2014, 04:13:40 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautiful paintings Jill and Danielle.  Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on September 30, 2014, 05:05:38 PM
Here is my submission of the Ancient Castle. I smudged the one window which I have repaired ... never saw it until after I took the photograph .... amazing how the photograph shows up the imperfections.  I enjoyed the lesson but lost my pencil lines, couldn't get the same colours as Dennis and I may have to do it over. 


Patricia


Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: ncwren on September 30, 2014, 05:28:56 PM
I can't see the smudged window on my phone. Colors are beautiful!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on September 30, 2014, 07:17:11 PM
 :thankyou: Patricia for your encouragement.
Patricia you did a very nice painting. I don't see any smodging either.  Well done.  :clap:  :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on September 30, 2014, 07:33:10 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou:  So very much Natalie and Danielle.  You are both so encouraging and I thank you for that.




Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: NHC50 on September 30, 2014, 09:22:43 PM
Hey guys this is some great paintings.

Nina   :flowers:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on September 30, 2014, 10:34:34 PM
 :thankyou:  Nina.


Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: MaryAnne Long on September 30, 2014, 11:07:15 PM
Patricia,

I like your castle!!  Rent me a room!

aloha

mea
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: jillh on October 01, 2014, 02:49:25 AM
Danielle, nice castle. The dark sky really makes the castle pop. 
Patricia,  lovely painting of the castle. 

Thank you to you both and Sharon, Mea and Dennis for taking the time to look and comment. 
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on October 01, 2014, 05:32:59 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou:  Mea and Jill.  Mea if I owned the castle you could have a room for free.   Patricia O0
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Tousabella on October 01, 2014, 06:47:00 PM
Jill and Danielle....wonderful paintings!  You did such a great job, and I love the sky in both paintings.  The foreground is awesome, and the castles are 'ready to be inspected'!!  LOL  Super jobs.
 :clap:      :clap:       :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: MaryAnne Long on October 01, 2014, 07:19:29 PM
Thanks, Patricia.   You are welcome to stay in my guest cottage in Hawaii anytime!

aloha

mea
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on October 01, 2014, 07:41:22 PM
 :thankyou: Nina, Jill and Tousabella for your comments and encouragement.   :hug:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on October 01, 2014, 08:27:54 PM
Also a very nice painting, Patricia :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on October 02, 2014, 12:31:14 AM
 :thankyou:  Mea, that is so sweet of you.  Bless you.




 :thankyou:  Dennis for your positive comments and bless you too. 




Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Denise808 on October 03, 2014, 10:12:44 PM
Nice castles everyone - really wondering what the inside looks like too - here's mine...
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: MaryAnne Long on October 03, 2014, 10:54:30 PM
Denise - Love your castle.

You can be the princess!

aloha

mea
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: liz on October 03, 2014, 11:29:19 PM
PRINCESS DENISE, I LOVE your castle!  :smitten:   I have been collecting hundreds of castles on Pinterest and hope to paint one some day!  [size=78%]I have not done water color art yet, so will do acrylic or oil.[/size]



The other castles are well done, too!
~Liz
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on October 04, 2014, 12:57:14 AM
Very nice castle Denise.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on October 04, 2014, 03:10:23 AM
Denise, a very lovely painting. Love the rendering of the walls O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: ncwren on October 04, 2014, 03:23:40 AM
GREAT JOB!  :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Denise808 on October 04, 2014, 03:54:45 AM
 :thankyou: Thank you everyone!

Mea and Liz, I sure do like the idea of "Princess Denise" has a nice ring to it  ;D

Dennis, I learned that wall technique from you!!  :thankyou:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Bellarina on October 04, 2014, 01:03:55 PM
Beautiful castle  :painting:.  Love the colors
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: NHC50 on October 05, 2014, 03:13:20 PM
Denise very pretty.  O0 O0

Nina  :flowers:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Denise808 on October 05, 2014, 05:31:01 PM
 :thankyou: Danielle, Natalie, Nina and Bellarina -  :thankyou:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on October 05, 2014, 10:05:52 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Gorgeous painting of the Castle Denise.  Lovely to see your work again.   Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: IlincaotGramesti on October 06, 2014, 05:47:54 AM

Please, do not shot the painter! ;)

Ilinca

P.S. Comments and critiques are so welcomed!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on October 06, 2014, 05:59:46 AM
Bang! Bang! for another great painting. Ilinca :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Denise808 on October 06, 2014, 06:31:13 AM
Princess Pinucchia's Ancient Castle

I pulled this from your gallery Pinuccia, hope you don't mind. Your castle is lovely :)
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Denise808 on October 06, 2014, 06:36:28 AM
Awe, thank you Patricia  :smitten: Loved seeing your beautiful castle too!

Beautiful castle Ilinca!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: IlincaotGramesti on October 06, 2014, 09:25:53 AM
I am very happy to receive your feedback, but Dennis this means that there is nothing to do?

 :thankyou: Denise!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: doina on October 06, 2014, 10:46:21 AM
Great painting Ilinca, bravo :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: IlincaotGramesti on October 06, 2014, 12:47:10 PM
Thanks Doina. You are always with me and I am very happy  :flowers:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: ncwren on October 06, 2014, 01:24:53 PM
 O0 Ilincaot
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: IlincaotGramesti on October 06, 2014, 05:26:29 PM
 :thankyou: Natalie.

Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on October 06, 2014, 06:51:14 PM
Yes, the painting is great as is O0
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on October 06, 2014, 09:26:13 PM
Llinca and Denise, very nice painting.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Tousabella on October 19, 2014, 03:14:49 AM
Gee, ladies....some awesome castles!  Everyone did such a super job, and I love the injection of each author into their paintings.. Congrats Pat, Denise and Ilinca,   :deal: O0
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Val on November 07, 2014, 08:19:57 PM
Not thinking much on this one at all....I know just what it needs.....  :attacked:       :2funny:

I finally called it yesterday evening as couldn't tell one shading from the next!  (https://d326oobcc22bax.cloudfront.net/content/50125/1507044.GIF) (http://www.Quebles.com/Hotmail-Tools/Emoticons/)

I'll have another go at this after I get my new lookers tomorrow, then I'll hopefully be able to see what I'm about!          (https://d326oobcc22bax.cloudfront.net/content/50390/1508537.GIF) (http://www.Quebles.com/Hotmail-Tools/Emoticons/)    ;D

Here ya go.....

Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Sacgal/Sharon on November 07, 2014, 08:34:42 PM
woo hoo, Val - you finished a painting - so proud of you!  Love the colors in your sky - very majestic! I'd tone down the color of the dirt - seems a bit dark, than add the shadows between the dirt and the grass for that 3D effect.  Need a bit more sunlight on grass and vineyards.  I think your castle is great as is!
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on November 07, 2014, 08:41:29 PM
Val, you still have done an excellent painting :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Val on November 07, 2014, 08:52:00 PM
(https://d326oobcc22bax.cloudfront.net/content/125927/1512045.gif) (http://www.Quebles.com/Hotmail-Tools/Emoticons/)  Sharon, I'm glad you think the castle looks ok....I can't tell where or what I shaded!   ;D    Ended up I couldn't tell a bush from the grass! I'll see if it's all fixable and finish putting the missing colours in then. I'm quite excited about these new lookers coming.... but  :eek:    might be in for a shock when I get a good look at what I've done!  :eyesclosed:

All great fun  :yippee:     :2funny:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Val on November 07, 2014, 08:57:56 PM
woo hoo, Val - you finished a painting - so proud of you!  Love the colors in your sky - very majestic! I'd tone down the color of the dirt - seems a bit dark, than add the shadows between the dirt and the grass for that 3D effect.  Need a bit more sunlight on grass and vineyards.  I think your castle is great as is!

 :wave:   Hello Mr. D.!!! You snuck in there while I was busy typing!  ;)   I guess the best bit is it didn't take a month to do!  ;D   

I think I actually did much better on the tiger with the pastels...not as many colours/mixing, and bigger contrasts.  Will have to keep that in mind for my next painting. Keep it simple.  O0

Really looking forward to the next class, I have many scenes with mist rising from the water and rising from the jungle... exciting!!  :yippee: :heeha:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: doina on November 07, 2014, 11:37:27 PM
Hey Val, that a great one! Congratulations! Now I have to find the time to finish mine. Congrats Val :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Danielle123 on November 08, 2014, 04:02:13 AM
Great Val you finished an other one, keep them coming..    You might put some contrast in your bushes!!!,
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: ncwren on November 08, 2014, 04:31:46 PM
 :1hug:
Val you did great!
 :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Tousabella on November 08, 2014, 11:35:47 PM
Val, great job on your castle.  It's lovely....you did a number one job!   :flowers:


(This one of mine ended in the 'basket' along with the other one.)  I'll try on larger paper this time. Boy, I'm sure gathering quite a bundle of 'test paper'.  :2funny:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Val on November 09, 2014, 11:45:05 AM
Thanks all for your lovely, lovely comments. Now I'll have to get brave today and have a good look at it.  :eek:   These new lookers are pretty amazing so far...other than I look like a mad fiend hunched over the computer! Have to be somewhat closer, but wow...I can see the colours quite well!  :heeha: :yippee:

Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on November 09, 2014, 05:30:37 PM
Fabulous, Val :yippee: :cheering: Now you'll be  :run:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Denise808 on November 09, 2014, 06:52:06 PM
Your castle looks great Val! Enjoy seeing new sights  :)
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Val on November 10, 2014, 10:58:06 AM
Thank you Dennis and Denise. I'm going to start a new one.... after I try the misty scene! It just looks too fabulous not to try!  :heeha:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on November 10, 2014, 11:51:25 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Great paintings of the castle Ilinca, Pinnucia and Val.     Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: njnjgirl on October 05, 2018, 08:00:20 PM
I see this lesson has not be done for quite some time.  Those that have done this have all done a great job! I did this lesson  as I wanted to try a landscape again and a building.  Here is my painting:


I had trouble with the foreground and I don't think I captured the cliff properly.

Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: MaryAnne Long on October 05, 2018, 08:30:38 PM
Looks good, Mary Lou.  Good perspective on the castle.

aloha

mea
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Happychappy on October 06, 2018, 12:57:32 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  A lovely painting MaryLou.  It makes me quite heartsore that we don't have regular lessons anymore for I so enjoyed every minute of them.


Patricia
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Lisa From Oto on October 06, 2018, 04:57:46 AM
MaryLou I don't know what it is supposed to look like, but to me it looks great. The cliffs look great.  :)
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: njnjgirl on October 06, 2018, 11:50:19 AM
Thank you Mea, Patricia and Lisa. I appreciate that.
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: dennis on October 06, 2018, 05:42:50 PM
You captured the mood with a great stormy sky :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: njnjgirl on October 06, 2018, 10:45:01 PM
Thank you very much Dennis.
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: Val on November 16, 2018, 11:11:20 PM
Great job MaryLou!  O0   Great moody sky.... had a look at my old one... seems I paint moody dirt!  :D     :2funny:
Title: Re: LESSON # 92 - Ancient Castle
Post by: njnjgirl on November 17, 2018, 04:24:56 PM
Thanks Val, you are so funny!
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