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Author Topic: LESSON 13 - How to Paint Reflections in Water (Part 2)  (Read 33393 times)

Gloria

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Reply #30 on: April 06, 2012, 10:55:43 PM
Great job Brian.


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Reply #31 on: April 07, 2012, 05:45:02 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Brian your techniques are very well executed. The only problem I have is that the stern of the boat is in deep shadow and is not a blue colour. Darken the stern with the same colour as the tree stump and you will have a super painting. Don't forget to darken the reflections of the stern as well  O0
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Reply #32 on: April 07, 2012, 07:12:13 AM
Brilliant work Brian.  :clap:  :clap:  Your reflections are excellent.  O0   :congrats:
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Reply #33 on: April 07, 2012, 07:53:49 AM
I like these paintings being taught by Dennis. I'm growing an appreciation for Water colour art and the techniques and skills employed.
Brian, I look forward to your next version and, I've enjoyed and agree with other peoples comments. Well done  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #34 on: April 07, 2012, 12:19:22 PM
I go away on vacation and come back to all these wonderful paintings! Great job, all of you!

Brian, you are really working hard and it shows! :clap: :clap:
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Reply #35 on: April 07, 2012, 04:04:46 PM
Brian....great job!!!  You are really coming right along. Good for you....keep up the good work.
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Reply #36 on: April 07, 2012, 05:47:16 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Well done Brian... you can really be proud  O0
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Reply #37 on: April 08, 2012, 04:56:03 PM
Thank you every one.

Here is the revised painting


I used Burnt Umber wash over the blue on the stern and over the blue stern reflections as suggested by Dennis.

First thing I noticed was the painting looked more balanced and of course the stern and its reflections where more in line with the light source used on the rest of the painting

Here is the first version again so you can compare   

Dennis, thank you for all the individual attention you give us!

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Regards to all
brian
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Reply #38 on: April 08, 2012, 06:09:29 PM
I like what you've done, Brian.   :clap:

The contrast now makes the guy in the boat stand out more.
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Reply #39 on: April 08, 2012, 06:33:53 PM
There you go  :clap: :clap: :clap: Just look at the difference. It's just the contrast that make it what it should be  O0

Good idea to put the before and the after - now the others can easily see the difference the contrast makes - they also learn quicker by the visual application..
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Reply #40 on: April 08, 2012, 08:08:36 PM
Brian the painting looks much better. Awesome job.  O0
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Reply #41 on: April 09, 2012, 05:13:22 AM
Have finished my water reflections and am quite happy with it, feeling more confident using w/c .


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Reply #42 on: April 09, 2012, 08:36:49 AM
Very well done. Lovely reflections and the background bushes  :clap: :clap: :clap:

Just darken up the stern of the boat with a glaze of a brownish colour as it is still too blue. Modify the boat reflection to suit. This will add punch to the painting - contrast.
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Reply #43 on: April 09, 2012, 09:34:28 AM
Nicely done Helenty   :clap: :clap: :clap:

Looking great Brian  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #44 on: April 09, 2012, 10:08:35 AM
Brian and Helently: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Great work  Harald