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Author Topic: LESSON #17 - How to Stretch Watercolour Paper  (Read 15692 times)

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Reply #90 on: December 29, 2012, 08:30:19 PM
Another nice painting Mary Lou :clap: :clap: :clap: I also didn't stretch my paper although glad I got the info. I wanted to take advantage of the  :painting: lesson.
Check out my houses.....they should make you feel better about yours. I've decided mine are large orange mushrooms dropped by your UFO ;D  Or, maybe Rita's mushrooms have migrated ??? ...
Also, I usually like my colors strong, but I may have gone a little too far on this one :P
Anyway, as usual all comments on how to improve this are welcomed. Thanks all :)


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Reply #91 on: December 29, 2012, 08:50:37 PM
Thank you Denise.  I really like your sky, water and trees.  I like them alot. I really like the whole painting!   :clap: :clap: :clap:  The area with the houses, well, seems we both have our struggle there.  Dennis makes it look so easy.  A dot of red and white here and there and in his painting it looks like a little neighborhood.  So overall I say very well done and as I far as the red roofs.....I will leave that to Dennis...b-t-w. the bold colors are great!
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Reply #92 on: December 29, 2012, 09:27:29 PM
Lovely painting Denise your sky and water looks awesome. :clap:
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Reply #93 on: September 13, 2013, 02:39:13 PM

This is the first WC I have done in over a month. It is surprising how much one can forget in just a little time. :-\

I am still have trouble with skies - I overwork them. This piece is my third attempt and I use a technique other than the one Dennis showed. I plan to spend some time learning that technique,but don't hold out much hope. May have to stick with what works. :confused:

Dennis are the houses to bright at the waters edge or should they be more muted?

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Reply #94 on: September 13, 2013, 03:00:05 PM
 O0 O0 Peggy there is nothing wrong with your sky. it looks fine. I think you did a very nice job on your painting. And yes I agree, when you don't paint for awhile, you do tend to forget. Or it could be a senior moment.  :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #95 on: September 13, 2013, 03:01:59 PM
Peggy,

That watercolor sure looks good to me, even the sky is good.

aloha

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Reply #96 on: September 13, 2013, 05:14:18 PM
Some beautiful WC pictures well done Denise and Peggy the effort going into these pictures is really working
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Reply #97 on: September 13, 2013, 07:31:14 PM
Nina, I have a great memory, it is just very short and getting shorter as I age. :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:

 :thankyou: all for your kind comments. It is appreciated.

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Reply #98 on: September 13, 2013, 10:47:54 PM
This is a very nice confident-looking painting :clap: :clap: :clap: There is nothing wrong with the sky. Those bright houses are in full sunshine and draw the eye right into the focal area O0
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Reply #99 on: September 13, 2013, 10:49:48 PM
Dennis beat me to it!  :2funny:   He said it so...... "ditto".  :2funny:
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Reply #100 on: September 13, 2013, 10:52:08 PM
My middle name is not Lightning for nothing :2funny:
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Reply #101 on: September 13, 2013, 11:14:05 PM
 :2funny:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #102 on: September 14, 2013, 12:47:50 AM
Thanks, Maria.

I took the picture to my oil painting teacher today and she said I need to work more on my clouds!

aloha

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Reply #103 on: September 14, 2013, 01:49:19 PM
 :thankyou: Dennis and Val.
Peggy


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Reply #104 on: September 14, 2013, 03:32:47 PM
Really lovely painting, Peggy!  Take a bow!!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers,
Jani