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Cheryl Carberry

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Reply #285 on: March 30, 2016, 01:47:46 AM
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Reply #286 on: March 30, 2016, 05:24:12 AM
Cheryl,

You are off to a very good start with this painting.

I'm not sure if I have welcomed you yet - WELCOME - so happy you have joined us.

Great instruction from Dennis and Nolan and great camaraderie from all too numerous to mention.

aloha

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Cheryl Carberry

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Reply #287 on: March 30, 2016, 07:08:16 AM
Thanks, Mea! I have picked up that people here are very kind and give good advice.

As for Dennis and Nolan, I really like their teaching style and patience. So glad I stumbled upon their videos and website!  :yippee:
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Reply #288 on: March 30, 2016, 11:53:21 AM
 :welcome: Cheryl!


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Reply #289 on: March 30, 2016, 08:05:18 PM
Looking great so far Cheryl :clap: :clap: :clap:
 :gl: with your Grisaille layer


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Reply #290 on: March 31, 2016, 10:52:24 PM
I feel a little "meh" about this glazing attempt of mine, but boy, oh boy, did I learn a lot and still love the idea and technique. I'll keep trying and practicing!  ;)

What I've learnt:
1. Choose a suitable size canvas depending on your picture (this canvas is 20 x 25cm and it was uncomfortable to work with - surface too textured for fine paint work).
2. Paint the background highlights a lot lighter to "reveal" the colour glaze.
3. NEVER paint a second glaze layer over the first layer unless you have checked that it is completely dry!  :o :thumbdown:

So, it will be back to the drawing board (excuse the pun) for me, but I will try this method with a different picture.  :painting:

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Reply #291 on: April 04, 2016, 01:32:43 PM
Any time we can learn from our mistakes is a successful experience. A great first attempt.  O0 O0
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Reply #292 on: April 05, 2016, 09:43:52 AM
hmm, dunno where my reply went so here it is again:

I think your glazes have come out just fine. :clap: :clap: :clap:
They do have to be dry before the next one, yes, but by adding those additional layers your colours become more and more vibrant. O0


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Reply #293 on: April 20, 2016, 09:37:23 AM
Thanks for your encouragement, Steve and Nolan!  :blush:
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Reply #294 on: April 23, 2016, 02:46:15 PM
Hi Cheryl, Your grisaille and final painting looks awesome :smitten: , well done!! :clap:
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Reply #295 on: April 23, 2016, 11:51:31 PM
 :thankyou: Riya!  :blush:
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