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Old Hare

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on: February 07, 2017, 08:57:20 PM
Hello everyone,

I am coming back to my oil pastels, first trying to note some ideas I may come back to later. Here's a little note from Pulaski Parade, NY 2016:
I'm glad to put it on paper - you can see many things that could and should be changed, improved, considered in the final pastel painting :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :coffee:
And I'm glad I can save and share it on Paint Basket :yippee: O0 :thankyou:
All the best to my fellow artists and students, I'm back to my next PP :painting:
 :thankyou:
Pav


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Reply #1 on: February 07, 2017, 09:38:32 PM
Pav,

It's always good to see your work.  It's a bright, lively parade.  You have caught the mood in your painting.

Keep 'em coming.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: February 08, 2017, 12:37:30 AM
Wow, excellent depth perception Pav, and love the detail on the building on the left. Love the balloons!!!  :yippee:


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Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 03:14:56 PM
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Reply #4 on: February 11, 2017, 02:00:14 AM
I love this Pav, such a bright and happy painting. You have captured the mood perfectly - I particularly love the horse on the right  :)

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Reply #5 on: February 11, 2017, 06:05:26 PM
Pav, you certainly recorded the mood of the occasion  :clap: :clap: :clap: Not all paintings need to be realistically painted  O0
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Reply #6 on: February 14, 2017, 07:05:17 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou:

I am trying to get in shape with oil pastels and pick up on some challenges... Here's my another warm-up:
My dear friend loves to arrange for flowers in the chapel and in two days there will be her birthday! Well, I am going to surprise her with this little painting... Oil pastels on paper, of course :whistle: And, last but not least, apart from the flowers, God be praised on the altar! I definitely need a blessing before I will step further into challenging projects... I have two in mind and am going to start tomorrow... Heaven knows, how much time it will take and if I will succeed... :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :idiot2: :idiot2: :idiot2: :uglystupid2: :tickedoff: :whistle:
But :promise: to keep you posted on my progress...

All the best to my fellow artists,
Special thanks to the Master Tutor :not_worthy: :not_worthy: :not_worthy:
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Reply #7 on: February 15, 2017, 12:03:06 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Pav, this is indeed excellent and your friend will no doubt love this beautiful gift. Looking forward to seeing the other two you have in mind. 


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Reply #8 on: February 15, 2017, 01:37:02 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia!
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Reply #9 on: February 15, 2017, 11:00:48 AM
Pav, that is quite the 'warm up'!!!  :faint:   Glad you started with a simple subject!  ;)    ;D

This is a splendid piece and I'm sure it will be received with much excitement. Wonderful colourings and detailing.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #10 on: February 16, 2017, 12:22:16 AM
 :clap: :clap:  so much detail.  A spectacular warm up!
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Reply #11 on: March 01, 2017, 07:27:20 PM
Hello again,

I have finally completed my first project - a conceptual sketching of The Warning:
My dear friend asked me to work on that topic and gave me free hand in that regard, so I have sketched that with my oil pastels. That is a free hand drawing, based on the mystical predictions... And a lot of technical challenges of course... :faint: Looks like I am drifting into symbolic realism...  :faint: I wonder what she will say...  :eek: I'm glad I can share it with you too. :heeha:
That was my fist scheduled work. I will be working now on another challenge, and I will have to go beyond sketching... And paint on a wood board :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :idiot2:

All the best to my fellow artists!
Pav


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Reply #12 on: March 04, 2017, 12:52:19 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Excellent Pav.    Patricia
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Reply #13 on: March 05, 2017, 02:46:43 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia! And you did great on the pastel painting in the monthly challenge!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #14 on: March 05, 2017, 02:47:45 AM
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