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Reply #210 on: October 02, 2013, 11:36:09 PM
Good on you Ray. The pencils can be a bit tricky at first .... you know what's coming .... practice, practice, practice!  ;D

The inktense do take some getting used to Susan, but with a little practice you'll figure them out and then.... you got it! Practice!! :2funny:
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Reply #211 on: October 03, 2013, 07:50:13 PM
Ray, your painting has a very nice fresh and airy look :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #212 on: October 03, 2013, 08:21:56 PM
 :thankyou: everyone for your kind comments it's very encouraging   Ray
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Reply #213 on: October 04, 2013, 02:42:17 AM
Nice work with the watercolor pencils, Ray.

I'm experimenting with some Inktense that I've heard so much about.  Sketched some butternut squash plants in my garden today. Sure beats using the little kid's colored pencils when I was a kid.

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Reply #214 on: January 14, 2014, 12:49:57 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Very nice Aike.  I love the look of innocence.  You did a good job with the coloured pencils.  Patricia
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Reply #215 on: January 14, 2014, 01:28:51 PM
Nicely done Ai Ke, I think if you darken  your Kudu, it will separate him from the background and make it more dimensional. Nice colouring in the grass/flowers.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #216 on: January 14, 2014, 05:34:36 PM
Ahhhhh, so cute!  Even though your Kudu is a not very dark, the fact that it is a warm colour against a cool background makes it stand out/come forward and steal the show.


I love those eyes!!!   :smitten:
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Reply #217 on: January 14, 2014, 06:40:08 PM
What you have done is correct, Ai Ke. :clap: :clap: :clap:  If you darken up the Kudu Doe then you will have a excellent drawing.  O0  At the moment it is not standing out from the  background. The kudu body in nature is not as light as you have it.
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Reply #218 on: January 15, 2014, 01:28:56 AM
Aike,  I love it, but do see Dennis point.   :whistle:
Even if you just darken the edges of the animal a bit, rather than the entire animal, it will make it stand out.  Fade the darker edges into the now lighter body color, that should help, without making the animal too dark, in my opinion ... (which may not be worth much :2funny:)
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Reply #219 on: January 18, 2014, 04:28:10 PM
Wonderful, really pops now!   O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #220 on: January 18, 2014, 06:40:32 PM
Much better  :clap: :clap: :clap:   I notice you tend to paint too light - don't be afraid of the darks as contrasts is what makes a drawing come alive.
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Reply #221 on: January 18, 2014, 07:32:26 PM
Much better  :clap: :clap: :clap:   I notice you tend to paint too light - don't be afraid of the darks as contrasts is what makes a drawing come alive.

Never a truer word spoken. I still have those words ringing in my ears! So you're not alone Ai Ke, just dip in, slosh about and close your eyes! When I got my artist quality paints I actually scared   :eek:   myself the colours were so bright!  :2funny:
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Reply #222 on: January 18, 2014, 10:11:19 PM
Ai Ke the darkened version of your kudu is "alive" so much better   :clap: :clap: :clap:   Good job.  Patricia
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Reply #223 on: January 18, 2014, 11:19:21 PM
There you go, AI Ke, now he's really coming out to meet us with wonderment in his eyes.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #224 on: January 21, 2014, 07:30:01 PM
AiKe much better on the second one.  :clap: :clap:

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