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njnjgirl

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on: May 08, 2020, 02:01:45 PM
I was out of watercolor paper.  I wanted to do some art and had a piece of mat board.  I zentangled some cactus and then added a bit of color with watercolor....My husband thinks it looks good without coloring everything...would love to know what you think? This was fun!


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Reply #1 on: May 08, 2020, 05:45:27 PM
I think this is a really nice zentangle, Mary- Lou! I like the partial colourings.
Cheers, Gita


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Reply #2 on: May 08, 2020, 07:12:42 PM
Thank you Gita, my husband does also.
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Reply #3 on: May 08, 2020, 10:04:04 PM
It looks great!!!
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Reply #4 on: May 09, 2020, 12:01:37 AM
I like it Mary Lou, if anything you could give a touch of red/yellow mid left? Not sure I saw it here but place clear plastic over and paint over to see how it looks.
Also I have used mat board painted over with white water colour ground for watercolour painting. Maybe use Gesso?


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Reply #5 on: May 09, 2020, 11:56:58 AM
Thanks Jay.  Thank you Bill.   I looked at this again, and I know what you are saying.  Putting color in the left hand side will kind of balance it out but I do not want to color the large barrel cactus, and not sure how it would look partially colored.  So I am leaving it as is. I am happy, yesterday my watercolor paper arrived.  So I don't have to worry about finding something to paint on.
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Reply #6 on: May 09, 2020, 01:26:01 PM
This is very unique and creative. I think it’s great.
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Reply #7 on: May 09, 2020, 11:38:39 PM
Love this MaryLou.  :clap: :clap:
I have been watching a bit of Zentangle on YouTube it's fun.
TeresaM
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njnjgirl

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Reply #8 on: May 10, 2020, 03:49:50 PM
Thank you EmmaLee and Teresa, it is fun ,,,makes a decorative piece when framed.
Mary Lou

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Reply #9 on: May 10, 2020, 08:47:20 PM
Love it. You could do more of these and sell them in an adult colouring book :heeha: :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #10 on: May 11, 2020, 12:24:03 PM
Thank you Nolan, as I was coloring this, it did remind of those adult coloring books.
Mary Lou

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Reply #11 on: May 11, 2020, 09:07:36 PM
they are very popular sellers on Amazon


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Reply #12 on: May 17, 2020, 04:15:41 PM
Very interesting work :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #13 on: May 24, 2020, 10:49:38 PM
A very successful start!!
Cheers, Gita


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Reply #14 on: May 25, 2020, 12:49:04 PM
Thank you Maria and Gita.
Mary Lou

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