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Reply #315 on: June 27, 2016, 07:57:14 PM
Nicely done Kathy!  personally... i loved painting the ears!!! They were great fun.  Hmmm, my computer keyboard seems to be acting up again. :(
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Reply #316 on: June 28, 2016, 12:39:27 PM
 :thankyou: Val
 :thankyou: Patricia
It was a fun class. Now that I look at it again, I think the body could use more work.  The neck doesn't blend into the body well. Yes, Val, the ears were my favorite part to do too!  ;)
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Reply #317 on: June 28, 2016, 04:54:58 PM
Nice job, Kathy. O0 I would try to add some more definition to the head/snout so it doesn't look so flat. Alternatively, you could redo it with a 3/4 profile so the boundary between the snout and main part of head is more prominent. :)
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Reply #318 on: June 28, 2016, 05:09:24 PM
Nice job, Kathy. O0 I would try to add some more definition to the head/snout so it doesn't look so flat. Alternatively, you could redo it with a 3/4 profile so the boundary between the snout and main part of head is more prominent. :)

Great suggestions Steve.   :thankyou: Though I don't plan to redo the entire painting, I am going to go back and make some modifications. I agree about the snout looking flat.
Kathy S.


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Reply #319 on: June 28, 2016, 05:41:10 PM
well done Kathy, that was a fun one to do was it not!  bravo


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Reply #320 on: June 28, 2016, 06:21:00 PM
  :thankyou: Thank you Danielle! Yes, lots of fun. I am looking forward to doing more with the watercolor pencils. Still need to get the feel of them as a penciled paint but I think I have the general idea.  :1hug:
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Reply #321 on: October 17, 2016, 01:13:36 PM
After being away from painting with watercolours too long, mostly because of being ill for the most part of this year due to two strokes in March and May, I finally started painting again. And because of the pencils I just had to start with this cute Kudu Doe. I had a great time, even I am not really happy with the final result, I know I can do better, but for today this is the best I can, and that is just ok.
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Reply #322 on: October 17, 2016, 02:43:44 PM
Riya,

So happy to have you back.  Sorry to hear that you have been ill. 

Your kudu is well done.  He is bright and lively looking.

I did this painting, also, and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Stay healthy!

aloha

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Reply #323 on: October 17, 2016, 07:59:49 PM
OK?!!! Riya, your Kudu is much more than ok!  O0 Love how you did the bushy bit on her back, nice contouring on the ears as well.  O0 Good textures on her coat..... all in all....  great job kiddo!  :heeha:    :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #324 on: October 17, 2016, 09:25:22 PM
Well done, Riya :clap: :clap: :clap: Glad to have you back and hope you are feeling much better now :flowers:
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Reply #325 on: October 17, 2016, 10:01:47 PM
Well done Riya, your Kudu is charming. Glad you are back with us  :)  :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Reply #326 on: October 18, 2016, 12:17:46 AM
Mea, Val, Dennis and Fiona, thank you so much for your wonderful comments on my Kudu :flowers: .

Mea, I am so glad I am recovered enough to start painting again and enjoying daily life with all the tiny hickups I still have to face. But being creative makes the difference, and will surely keep me healthy.

Val, Thank you so much for the encouragement, we are our own most worsted? critiques and being a perfectionist, still, makes it sometimes difficult. I have to fight against my own high expectations. But you are so right, my kudu looks just great (but I am happy you can't see the part that isn't on the photo :2funny: )

Dennis thank you so much for your kindness. I do feel much better then a few months ago, without being able to use my hands, not understanding anything, and unable to make normal sentenses. Loosing my abillity to speak made me feel so lonely, but with a lot of help and my persistence to write and speak normal again, I recover faster then they expected. I still have problems, but I know I will overcome does too. I have faced more problems the last three-four years then all the 55 before, and how bad things looked every time, I still was able to come back, thanks to art and all the wonderful kind artsy friends I have here and in some other communities.
The only thing changes is I dont paint as much right now, but I do love journaling and mixed media, and abstrcts. But I wanted to paint something cute, and watercolour is something I just started to use again...for making my own hand designed papers. Never thought that would be so much fun and I enjoyed it a lot. Playing with watercolours is just so much fun...and I ended up with a bunch of happy, fibrant right into your face papers.
 I will try to paint on weekly basis to get back into painting again, I still have some unfinished paintings and a few favourite classes to do, like the mixing greens, birds, and the pen and ink classes...have to give does a try too.

Fiona, thank you so much for your kind wors, I am happy to be back at painting again. And being back here again too. I did miss it a lot, and I only hope and pray that I will have a few months, or years, without to much problems that keep me away again from my friends, and from painting, drawing or what ever I love to dod, like making small quilts by hand.

Have a wonderful week, thanks for the happy boost you gave me  :smitten: :hug:
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Reply #327 on: October 18, 2016, 12:47:56 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wow, Riya, your Kudu doe is beautifully done.  You are such a good artist and it is wonderful to see you back painting.  Keep at it.    Patricia
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Reply #328 on: January 05, 2017, 06:33:56 PM
What a fun class!    Thank you Dennis  :thankyou:

Here is my doe:
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Reply #329 on: January 05, 2017, 07:50:53 PM
 :clap: :clap: Well done Ryia and Annie.   :clap:
Annie one little thing it is the white spot (line) between the eye, you may want to shade parts of itor put little hairs here and there.