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njnjgirl

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on: May 13, 2019, 02:59:43 PM
Here is a painting of geraniums.  I did this without a photo reference.   Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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Reply #1 on: May 13, 2019, 03:07:52 PM
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Very pretty.  Maybe some more shading, especially the petals.

I love geraniums and they are fun to paint with a knife.

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Reply #2 on: May 13, 2019, 08:39:26 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautifully done MaryLou.  I recognised the Geraniums immediately as my eyes fell on the leaves first and their leaves are quite unique in shape compared with other plants. Good work especially as you did this without a photo reference.


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Reply #3 on: May 13, 2019, 09:06:16 PM
You are brave painting without a reference :clap: :clap: :clap:
You have done a great job. I especially like the depth you have in the leaves :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #4 on: May 14, 2019, 07:25:55 AM
When you can start painting without reference photographs, then you have climbed up a notch in technical achievement. Well done  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #5 on: May 14, 2019, 11:27:00 AM
Thank you so much Mea, Patricia, Nolan and Dennis!  Your comments mean so much to me.   :thankyou:
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Reply #6 on: May 15, 2019, 07:14:07 PM
Wow, excellent job without a reference!  O0      :congrats:
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Reply #7 on: May 15, 2019, 09:24:09 PM
Thank you so much Val.
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Reply #8 on: May 17, 2019, 02:36:08 AM
Really good Mary Lou. Never tried without a photograph before. Did you have real flowers then as a reference?
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Reply #9 on: May 17, 2019, 12:31:53 PM
Thank you Gita.  Yes, I have geraniums and just looked at them  to get the flowers and leaves in the correct shape.  The composition is my own.
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Reply #10 on: May 18, 2019, 03:06:47 AM
Great job Mary Lou!
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Reply #11 on: May 18, 2019, 02:34:23 PM
Great job Mary  O0


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Reply #12 on: May 20, 2019, 12:36:28 PM
Thank you Cyril.
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