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Helenty

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Reply #30 on: March 15, 2012, 12:06:06 AM
   Thanks for the lovely comments,it certainly gives one a confidence boost.


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Reply #31 on: March 15, 2012, 07:31:59 PM
Brilliantly done and very realistic.  Well done Helenty  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #32 on: March 15, 2012, 11:58:00 PM
Very wood like Helen and nice jellybean colours. It's hard to get them bright.


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Reply #33 on: March 16, 2012, 08:51:45 PM
I admire anyone who paints in acrylics and produces very good paintings. It challenges a persons skill to the limit.
Helenty, you've done a fine job of this and, it's great that you shared it with us.
Well done :)  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #34 on: March 24, 2012, 06:15:36 PM
OK so here is my attempt at faux wood.  I found this a little challenging, and the jelly beans were probably the most fun. I think when/if the wood is a smaller factor in the painting such as in the one Nolan is doing now, getting it to look so much like wood may not (hopefully) be quite such a challenge


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Reply #35 on: March 24, 2012, 07:40:26 PM
well it came out lovely Gail  :clap: well done. I especially like the gaps between the wood and the reflections, great job.

Usually wood forms part of the background in a still life and is not painted in such detail, but you need to know how to achieve the detail first. That way you can easily suggest the detail by using the correct techniques, just to lesser degree. Hope that made sense?


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Reply #36 on: March 24, 2012, 08:02:40 PM
Gail!

I LOVE what you did with this...your wood (and jelly beans) look fantastic...casts a great mood I think!


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Reply #37 on: March 24, 2012, 08:30:27 PM
Well done Gail. You have done a great job here.  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #38 on: March 24, 2012, 09:08:58 PM
Nice work on the wood, Gail!  Your jelly beans are well done too.   :congrats:
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Reply #39 on: March 24, 2012, 11:53:17 PM
thanks for all your kind words.  The fabric folds lesson was just as difficult.  I will be posting in another day or so this painful lesson...but lessons learned are helping in the larger painting. 


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Reply #40 on: March 25, 2012, 12:30:12 AM
 :clap: You did very well, Gail.
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Reply #41 on: March 25, 2012, 10:12:27 PM
Super job on the wood Gail  :clap: Boy, do I miss the 'Jelly Belly' Bean Shop!  :2funny:


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Reply #42 on: April 09, 2012, 10:16:37 PM
I like your wood, it looks like the real stuff Ray.  You'll find the wood in the big still life easier.


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Reply #43 on: April 10, 2012, 03:04:44 AM
Musika, I think the pattern in the wood grain looks good! O0
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Reply #44 on: April 10, 2012, 05:06:57 AM
wow very nice  :clap:
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