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on: February 24, 2012, 04:26:32 AM
Hi from Canada,

I am a beginner.  I am pleased that I have found this site.  It will give a place to share and gather information from fellows members to help along on my journey of learning to paint.


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Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 04:52:57 AM
 :welcome: sweetpea! (my nick name for my granddaughter! :) ) You will really enjoy it here! Expect to learn a lot!!!!


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Reply #2 on: February 24, 2012, 11:14:55 AM
 :bigwelcome: to PaintBasket SweetPea.  Great having you on board.  As 'C' said, you will really love it here.  There are loads of video tutorials to check out in the ... one of the most important ones = Colourmixing.  So make yourself at home, put your feet up, get a  :coffee: and enjoy  O0

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Reply #3 on: February 24, 2012, 12:49:37 PM
Great to see you joined us here on Paintbasket, Sweetpea!   :welcome:  fellow Canadian.

Nolan and Dennis have a great way of teaching that is so straight forward that even a beginner would enjoy.

I hope to see more of you here in this friendly community.

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Reply #4 on: February 24, 2012, 01:02:45 PM
 :bigwelcome: you came to the right place. You are going to loveeee it here  :smitten: Once in you are hooked  :-*
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Reply #5 on: February 24, 2012, 03:54:54 PM
 :welcome:  fellow Canuck!  This is a fabulous site, you will love it here.  Hope to see more from you

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Reply #6 on: February 24, 2012, 09:47:37 PM
 :welcome: to Paint Basket!  :yippee:
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Reply #7 on: February 25, 2012, 02:34:36 PM
Sweetpea  :welcome: to paint basket.
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Reply #8 on: February 25, 2012, 06:09:11 PM
Hello Sweetpea,

 :welcome: to PB, you will learn so much here.

Look forward to seeing your work

Where are you in Canada?  I'm in Vancouver.


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Reply #9 on: February 25, 2012, 06:13:19 PM
 :yippee: Canada  :yippee:  :welcome:
If not now, when? If not me, who?


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Reply #10 on: February 26, 2012, 11:41:01 PM
 :welcome:  Hmmm I think the colonials are taking over!  :2funny:
Welcome Sweetpea, what part of Canada are you from? Hope to see your works and see you often on the forum. Lots to see and do and plenty of helping hands. Enjoy.   :wave:


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Reply #11 on: February 27, 2012, 06:58:52 AM
:bigwelcome: to the family SweetPea

I almost emigrated to Canada, but the boss decided that she prefered the land of the long white cloud.

Looking forward to seeing your progress, what medium have you been painting in?

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Reply #12 on: February 29, 2012, 05:27:09 PM
Sweetpea  :welcome: to the PB family. :)

Can't wait to see your work.

Maria  :painting: