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patindaytona

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on: July 16, 2021, 11:51:26 PM
Mailed this to Michigan even slightly wet! I raised it a bit on some cardboard. I had to get it out of my hands! Many days of doing and redoing the eyes. They always get me!
Critical..........i worry when i post if i made the photograph slightly more snap to it etc etc....i don't want it to look better than the actual painting, but not worse either.
One way or the other, it does not matter. it is not THAT important!!!!
« Last Edit: July 16, 2021, 11:53:00 PM by patindaytona »
The moment you find yourself mostly satisfied with a painting and think you'll "just quickly" do this or that, that's the moment to stop completely. Take the painting off your easel and put it aside for at least 24 hours, then reassess whether it really needs that tweak.


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Reply #1 on: July 17, 2021, 11:16:50 AM
Love it! :smitten:
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patindaytona

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Reply #2 on: July 17, 2021, 04:00:08 PM
Thanks NjN :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou:
The moment you find yourself mostly satisfied with a painting and think you'll "just quickly" do this or that, that's the moment to stop completely. Take the painting off your easel and put it aside for at least 24 hours, then reassess whether it really needs that tweak.


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Reply #3 on: July 17, 2021, 08:19:18 PM
You do amazing portraits, Pat, especially the eyes. They are so life like!  :flowers: :flowers: :flowers: -Liz


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Reply #4 on: July 17, 2021, 11:26:44 PM
 :clap: :clap: Looks good


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Reply #5 on: July 18, 2021, 09:31:53 PM
Beautiful job Pat :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

Good on you for letting it go :congrats:


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Reply #6 on: July 18, 2021, 11:21:10 PM
Well done  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #7 on: July 23, 2021, 09:12:07 PM
Thanks Nolan and Dennis. Yes, posted it still possible wet in eye area. Probably not though. Had to send it!
The moment you find yourself mostly satisfied with a painting and think you'll "just quickly" do this or that, that's the moment to stop completely. Take the painting off your easel and put it aside for at least 24 hours, then reassess whether it really needs that tweak.


 

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