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Author Topic: LESSON #15 - How to Paint a Peonie  (Read 42958 times)

ImBatman

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Reply #240 on: December 03, 2012, 05:12:39 PM
That Peonie stands out magnificently against your background Val.

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Reply #241 on: December 03, 2012, 05:40:04 PM
Val-This is a true beauty.  One of my favorites you have done. The pink looks great against the background.  You are really plowing through those lessons :sweat:


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Reply #242 on: December 03, 2012, 05:43:49 PM
Gorgeous, Val. :clap:
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Reply #243 on: December 03, 2012, 06:06:00 PM
Val! this is sooo very pretty. I wouldn't have imagined you had difficulties with it. Backgound is awesome. Flower is awesome.
I've been wanting to do this flower since I joined PB but holding myself back from skipping lessons. Seeing this makes it even harder to wait! Thanks for the tips on the colors, it will probably save some frustration when I get to it.
Again, so very pretty, be happy with it  :smitten:


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Reply #244 on: December 03, 2012, 06:18:40 PM
Beautiful Val  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #245 on: December 03, 2012, 07:00:45 PM
Just beautiful, Val!  The colors are perfect, even if you did struggle, it doesn't show!  And, the background is so pretty.  I really do love it.  Now I can hardly wait to get to this one! I keep skipping all over the place, but am trying to go back and do some of the earlier lessons.  I can hardly wait to do the Peonie, but you've set a high bar here!!   :congrats:
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Reply #246 on: December 03, 2012, 10:01:17 PM
Val, excellent work.  Love the background! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #247 on: December 03, 2012, 10:36:20 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Val your Peonie painting is absolutely BEAUTIFUL.  I just love the brilliance of it.  My word, I am stunned!!!  Congratulations.  Patricia
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Reply #248 on: December 04, 2012, 01:29:02 AM
Val, Brilliant  :clap: :clap: :clap: You are starting to outdo yourself  O0   Carry on, McDuff.
You are what you THINK about - Napoleon Hill


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Reply #249 on: December 04, 2012, 03:23:26 AM
It's beautiful Val!  :smitten:
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Reply #250 on: December 04, 2012, 10:34:31 AM
I need a moment to take this all in ... Thank you, every one of you. I'm a little awestruck with the responses.  :eek:   To think I almost binned this after the background went wonky  :faint:



I think I'm finally learning which mistakes to keep  ::) so many to choose from!  ;D

A very smart person once said to me, "Don't panic, let it dry." I've heard it more than a few times since then as well. Turns out they might be right!  :heeha:

Dennis, you had me in tears this morning  :'( and all it took was, "Carry on, McDuff." I laughed 'til I cried  :2funny:    :'( ;D
 
Val, Brilliant  :clap: :clap: :clap: You are starting to outdo yourself  O0   Carry on, McDuff.

Thank you for having the patience to nudge me along and keep my dreams alive. I couldn't have gotten this far without your unflagging faith in me. Get ready! You're getting it all!  :1hug: :-*    :flowers:
I just hope you realize what you have done...  :knuppel2: ... you're stuck with me for another year!  >:D :2funny:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #251 on: December 14, 2012, 01:04:34 PM
Your peony pops right out of the painting!  Beautiful..Love it...!!!! Very nice work. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #252 on: December 14, 2012, 05:13:48 PM
Val, it's truly the best!   :clap: :clap: :clap: :yippee: :yippee: :yippee: :flowers: :flowers: :flowers:    :hug:
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Reply #253 on: December 19, 2012, 09:19:36 PM
Adding my Peonie to the bunch...
This sure was a lesson in blending :o Another great class Dennis, thank you...
I need to practice the waterdrops before adding it on. My first couple tries looked like smashed raisins ??? :)


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Reply #254 on: December 19, 2012, 09:34:12 PM
 :clap: :clap: Well done Denise! It definately was a blender of sorts! Beautiful job.  O0
Cheers, Val

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