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Reply #45 on: November 30, 2017, 06:01:34 AM
Liz,

How big a canvas are you planning?

I do not work in acrylic so may not be much help. 

I'd love to paint one in watercolor, maybe using my crumpled paper technique.

aloha

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Reply #46 on: November 30, 2017, 01:45:52 PM
I tend to use one of the copy/trace methods more often now. I still hand draw a few, I suppose it could be related to my vision issues, I just have a tendency to keep drawing bigger and bigger and run out of paper!  :doh:     :2funny:     So, if I want to get a good result without painting the Sistine Chapel while I'm at it.... I take the easier route!  ;D


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Reply #47 on: December 01, 2017, 05:46:28 PM
Hi MAL, VAL,


I use acrylic only because it dries faster.  It's a toss up now because oil will lend better to blending the colors of the wood planks.  The painting process of my way of painting with toned ground, blocking in and painting in layers is the same for both acrylic and oil. It makes sense to me to use oil for an uncomplicated composition because it won't take too many days of waiting for the paint to dry in between.  Will this bridge painting be as uncomplicated as it looks?


Anyway I plan to do 11x14, my favorite size which I buy by the case.  I think I'll do the sketch of the bridge right on the canvas and draw/paint as I go. 8)  -Liz
 (The bridge progress will be a post on my blog later, and posted on PB- when I get going...)

VAL, I was just thinking that we have a PB buddy who wonders when his painting is 'finished' and there's me wondering when to get 'started'!  :2funny:


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Reply #48 on: December 01, 2017, 05:51:50 PM
Liz,

Just take it a step at a time like you usually do and it will be fabulous!

aloha

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Reply #49 on: December 02, 2017, 01:10:02 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Liz, I just so enjoy reading your blog for it is so entertaining and you write so well.    Patricia
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Reply #50 on: December 02, 2017, 06:58:44 AM


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Reply #51 on: December 02, 2017, 09:15:19 AM
VAL, I was just thinking that we have a PB buddy who wonders when his painting is 'finished' and there's me wondering when to get 'started'!  :2funny:

.......and then there's me..... I'm stuck between the two of you!   :-\     :confused:         :2funny:


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Reply #52 on: December 02, 2017, 12:14:12 PM
And then there are people who can't finish because half-way through it all looks such a mess... ;D


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Reply #53 on: December 02, 2017, 04:49:47 PM
That is really funny, VAL and LINLEY!!!


I think this is great to continue on another thread... -Liz


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Reply #54 on: December 05, 2017, 09:50:43 PM


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Reply #55 on: December 28, 2017, 02:05:46 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Liz, I enjoyed reading your blog on "Finding the Right Covered Bridge to Paint". Amazing that the owner of the bridge/property commented, who would have thought???


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Reply #56 on: December 30, 2017, 08:55:19 AM
http://artwithaloha.wordpress.com


Wishing you all the BEST OF 2018!  GOD BLESS YOU ALL WITH GOOD HEALTH, SUCCESS IN ALL YOU DO, & GREAT ART!!!  :hug:  ~LIZ


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Reply #57 on: January 04, 2018, 08:04:46 AM
HAPPY PAINTING YEAR, EVERYONE! :painting:


I just wrote about my misty winter landscape painting experience-
     http://artwithaloha.wordpress.com


Thank you all, and BILL for your helpful suggestions in adding darker values to the foreground.  ~Liz


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Reply #58 on: January 04, 2018, 03:53:07 PM
You did a great job on this, Liz.  I should try it and send it back to my friends in Massachusetts.

aloha

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Reply #59 on: January 04, 2018, 05:33:01 PM
 :clap: YES, MaryAnne, paint some winter scenes and please post your snow photos when you go home to visit.~Liz