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Reply #15 on: December 16, 2018, 11:23:51 PM
sorry for your loss  :flowers:


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Reply #16 on: December 17, 2018, 07:39:23 PM
Liz, here is an interesting video on restoration:
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Reply #17 on: February 07, 2019, 04:15:09 AM
I cleaned it according to Dennis’ directions.
Now reworking this 50+years old painting that had a faded sky, mountains, and other parts.  Adding a sandy area.  So actually it’s a makeover. The story is that I did a little art work when my first two children were babies.  My husband gave me a night away from them so I went to the YWCA to take a few classes; that lasted about a year and a half; then I had a third child, raised my children, started my teaching career, returned to art after 45+ years, something like that.  Well the two oldest children are in their 50’s and here I am.

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Reply #18 on: February 07, 2019, 04:36:54 AM
Wow, Liz, you have had that talent bottled up for years.  So happy you let it out!

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Reply #19 on: February 07, 2019, 06:06:57 PM
It's looking great :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #20 on: February 22, 2019, 03:50:08 AM
It was too green so I went toward turquoise.  I had no photo reference of the original painting which I think I liked better.  Maybe one should not do the same painting twice, at least don’t wait 50 years to redo it.
This is the old, dirty painting.  I like the old ‘life’ it had in it.
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Reply #21 on: February 25, 2019, 09:36:46 PM
I prefer the new one as it's colours are more alive and you have a lot more details in it :yippee: :yippee: :yippee: