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Reply #1800 on: May 07, 2019, 10:13:41 PM
 :eek:   Ooooh, not even a drop of tea and sympathy...  :'(       :2funny:   

I really couldn´t wish for a better cheerleader..... but ooh he does test me at times!  :2funny:
I´ve just finished downloading all of the portrait pdfs I could find.... will be burning the midnight oil tonight!   :cool2:
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Reply #1801 on: May 08, 2019, 08:07:29 PM
Oh Val, I loooove your humor!   :1hug:. So nice that you are back!!
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Reply #1802 on: May 08, 2019, 09:43:03 PM
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Reply #1803 on: May 15, 2019, 05:14:57 PM
Ta much Gita.  :flowers:
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Reply #1804 on: May 15, 2019, 05:26:31 PM
I read a story recently that really hit a chord. We do learn a lot about life while trying to capture that special scene/moment in time.
The story took me back a few months to sitting in the plaza of Ajijic. While trying to capture the joy of two young boys playing with a soccer ball, an old red pickup truck, dented yet polished to the point of glistening slowly passed in front of me. The truck was followed by a procession of a dozen or so people. In the back of the truck was a small white coffin. The boys stopped playing, it went eerily quiet. Gentlmen and cowboys alike all doffed their hats as they passed. Within minutes after their passing, life returned with all its vitality.
Plein air allows us to experience every aspect of life to the fullest, even the bits we would rather not see. I feel it´s time to get out there and see what life intends next for my palette.  :painting:
Now on a lighter note... I´ve read through all the portraiture notes from the w/c lessons, the drawing lessons, and just up to page 83 in Nolan´s painting portrait lessons  :tongue: ..... I can now draw a reasonable facsimile of an egg!  >:D    :2funny:   I shall persist, and should worse come to worse...I shall be most excellent at Humpty Dumpty portraits!!!   :painting:    O0   
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Reply #1805 on: May 15, 2019, 09:12:03 PM
looking forward to seeing some of those plein air attempts - as well as the Humpty Dumpty's :gl:


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Reply #1806 on: May 15, 2019, 10:18:20 PM
Oh, Val, what a great story.  Gives me hope that respect is not dead.   :flowers:

Yes, get out there and paint and of course, I am looking forward to those great Egg portraits  :2funny:
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Reply #1807 on: May 17, 2019, 02:04:57 AM
Val - here is my suggestion. Offer to do the portrait. Tell the client no deposit required and if you don’t like it when it’s done you are under no obligation to buy it! I say this for all of my commissions. Takes away the pressure. I know you can do it!!
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Reply #1808 on: May 17, 2019, 02:27:40 AM

Now on a lighter note... I´ve read through all the portraiture notes from the w/c lessons, the drawing lessons, and just up to page 83 in Nolan´s painting portrait lessons  :tongue: ..... I can now draw a reasonable facsimile of an egg!  >:D    :2funny:   I shall persist, and should worse come to worse...I shall be most excellent at Humpty Dumpty portraits!!!   :painting:    O0
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Simply looking forward to your attempt, irrespective of the results, Val!
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