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Bhavna

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Reply #45 on: February 19, 2012, 09:47:10 PM
Lillian, its awesome... I liked you painting alot  :) :) :) :) :) :)
Bhavna


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Reply #46 on: February 19, 2012, 11:42:37 PM
Lillian, Your colors look nice and clean and not messed about and muddy at all. If you want to change anything, you could lift the height of one of your right hand trees so they are not even. I did that and it helped my composition i think. You are right - it is so hard not to go in and try to fix things without waiting for the paint to dry. i have bad acrylic habits!


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Reply #47 on: February 19, 2012, 11:51:04 PM
Thanks for all the positive comments on my painting, folks.   :thankyou:

Karen, point well taken from an expert watercolorist.   :1hug: 

I probably won't change it though, as this is just practice.  One day, I'll get creative and use Dennis' good teaching on a composition of my own. 

I have lots of great photo reference pictures I've gathered for a long time and photos of my own.  So much inspiration but just just one of me. 

Perhaps I should try to become a split personality, then I could do watercolor, acrylic, oils, drawing, all at the same time.

Do you suppose that would work  :confused:   :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:
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Bhavna

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Reply #48 on: February 20, 2012, 02:10:31 AM
Here is my lesson 6 painting. I think foreground need to be darken up :(. I will work on it again.  :)

Bhavna


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Reply #49 on: February 20, 2012, 02:23:32 AM
Nice and colourful painting  :clap: :clap: :clap:. Yes the darker foreground adds a base to the picture as well as forcing the eye to the center (middle ground)of the painting.

Soften the 2 reddish trees in the center (make lighter) as this will start giving perspective and depth to the picture.
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Bhavna

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Reply #50 on: February 20, 2012, 02:34:31 AM
Thanks for feedback Dennis. I will do it .
Bhavna


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Reply #51 on: February 20, 2012, 02:37:13 AM
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Reply #52 on: February 20, 2012, 09:59:33 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Bhavna
Leana

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Reply #53 on: February 20, 2012, 01:43:34 PM
 :congrats:  Bhavna!
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Reply #54 on: February 24, 2012, 07:23:02 PM
Dennis,
 :help: I started this morning with a full head of hair!!! I am now mostly BALD.   ( no disparaging comments about my follicle y  challenged brothers in paint meant) I am working on the color mixing chart on page 86.

I'm using dried out tube colors as if they where pan colors.  My color mixes do NOT look at all like yours... I think my "starting solutions" of color is off. too much/ too little H2O ?  Any suggestions on how to get the starting H20 / pigment mix correct?

I can mix to get your colors, but on my own, I think I'm going to continue to be way off.
I really would like to get to the point of "using the system"  so I can much more easily get the color I want with out  current "trial and error" "system" ;D I'm using now!
Thanks for any suggestions...In addition to time and practice :2funny:
 :thankyou:
Brian.
P.S.  When Nolan can get out from under the tech overload, Ask him if he could look at the "how to post pic" thread, I'm still having problems ( not a hurry up thing,   
Brian


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Reply #55 on: February 24, 2012, 08:03:10 PM
 :thankyou: Maria,

I've reviewed the video but I'm still missing something.

My photos keep being placed on the far left side of my posts.  I know I'm doing something wrong.  I was able to place them where I wanted them but I guess I've forgotten something and I can't quite get it right anymore.
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Reply #56 on: February 24, 2012, 08:15:13 PM
Lillian,
I just removed my post because I had the wrong Forum information.

What I learned from Nolan:

When you upload a picture to your album DO NOT LEAVE THE PAGE.  Scroll down the page and look for the BBC Code  {smg ID=0000)  - copy it or write it down somewhere to have it handy.   

Get your post message completed and enter the [smg ID=0000] code at the end (your pic number replaces the 0000)  - Click submit---

Your picture should appear without a problem... 8)

It took me more than two months to get it right, but now I just breeze through it :smart:

Let me know how this works for you.

Maria  :painting:


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Reply #57 on: February 24, 2012, 08:37:08 PM
Maria,

Perhaps I don't paste the code at the end of the message, instead I press ENTER and put it in a new line.

I'll see if that's what's causing my photos to be posted on the far left of the page.
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Reply #58 on: February 25, 2012, 04:44:38 AM
Doesn't tech knowledge just drive you to :pullhair: :banghead:.   :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #59 on: February 26, 2012, 03:50:19 AM
Brian, your colours will not look like mine. That's why you have to make the colour wheel with Your paints. Remember also that the screens may not be calibrated correctly for colour.
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