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Toolman

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on: October 08, 2016, 10:57:13 AM
I have not submitted anything for a long time but liked the idea of the water mixable oils. Unfortunately I haven't had my painting gear for six months and this is my way back in. The paints are a cheapo brand but worked ok and I had to rip an A4 canvas page  out to get something to paint on. I didn't have the correct colours so just worked with what I had and made up a few so I could knock this up this afternoon.
All my previous stuff has been acrylics. Good topic and instruction thanks Nolan, when I get all my gear back I will have a decent crack at it.


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Reply #1 on: October 08, 2016, 02:47:21 PM
Nice job on the Macaw, Toolman. This painting was a lot of fun to do. How do you like the WAMO paints?
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Reply #2 on: October 08, 2016, 05:00:13 PM
Toolman,

You certainly did well with the Make-do supplies you had to work with.

Great background.  Lots of texture to the parrot.  Good eye.

Nice work.

Hope to stay around for a long time.  Want to see more of your work.

aloha

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Reply #3 on: October 08, 2016, 09:20:00 PM
 :heeha: Hey Toolman!!! Great to see you back.

Great job here, especially with all the shortcomings! Looking forward to seeing more works from you.  :yippee:


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Reply #4 on: October 12, 2016, 06:35:15 AM
Thanks Steve, Mea and Val for your interest and time. Steve I am beginning to enjoy some of the attributes of water mixable oil.


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Reply #5 on: October 20, 2016, 12:33:05 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Toolman, your Macaw is very well done.  I also love your background.   Great job.




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Reply #6 on: October 20, 2016, 03:15:24 AM
 :clap: I agree with Patricia. your Macaw is beautiful. Very well done.  ;)
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Reply #7 on: October 20, 2016, 07:22:42 AM
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Reply #8 on: October 24, 2016, 08:09:51 PM
You have done a beautiful job Toolman :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #9 on: April 07, 2017, 08:56:18 AM
Lovely WAMO painting Toolman!
I discovered Cobra WAMOs in my drawer and intend to learn to use these with Nolans teaching.
Have just started and since I don't have experience with oils at all, I am liking these WAMOS very much. Especially the idea of washing brushes with water.
This is my start. Nolan, thank you for all the wonderful information and class.
I am sharing the process of painting with you. All comments are welcome.
« Last Edit: April 07, 2017, 09:28:49 AM by Gita »
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Reply #10 on: April 07, 2017, 03:45:39 PM
Looks like you are off to a good start, Gita.  Background looks good.  Nice beak.

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Reply #11 on: April 07, 2017, 06:08:30 PM
Marvelous start Gita!  O0 Your detailing on the face is looking very good. For a first go you are off to an excellent start.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #12 on: April 07, 2017, 08:54:51 PM
Thanks Mea and Val. At present I have this crazy feeling- it's almost a craving to be creative.
So I started the WAMOs.
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Reply #13 on: April 07, 2017, 11:26:23 PM
Nice start, Gita! I had a lot of fun painting this macaw. Can't wait to see your finished work. :)
Steve W


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Reply #14 on: April 08, 2017, 06:34:10 AM
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