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Louisa Rautenbach

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Reply #300 on: June 14, 2015, 10:08:56 AM
Thanks to you Dennis, I won't give up. :hug: :hug:
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Reply #301 on: June 22, 2015, 12:26:31 PM
 :faint:   Whew! I thought for sure I'd have to get that  :knuppel2: out yet again!  ;D   Saved by Dennis!  :yippee:

Great job on these lilies Louisa, and I'll bet they didn't take you a week or more to finish! I haven't really improved overmuch with my time frame, but I just have to keep working at it. I like to think my skill set has improved somewhat since my first attempts, so if I can do it...well, we already know you can!  :yippee:    :clap: :clap: :clap:

Oh yes, great roses by the by.  :flowers:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #302 on: June 22, 2015, 04:25:19 PM
Val you really are a tonic to me, you have a way with words that make me giggle every time, my husband thinks I'm mad, sitting here and laugh at myself. Thank you. :hug: :hug:
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Reply #303 on: January 15, 2017, 10:57:52 PM
Here are my Arum Lilies, minus the white pollen.

I have a question, what is Chinese white?  Is it just a tube of WC paint like the others I bought, or something special.  I thought there were "no white" in WC... just preserved paper.

« Last Edit: January 15, 2017, 11:00:15 PM by Annie. »


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Reply #304 on: January 15, 2017, 11:46:08 PM
 :heeha: This is gorgeous Annie! Chinese white is a tube just like your other w/c. If you add it on right from the tube it is quite opaque....but sometimes you may have to repeat the process to make it stand out. I have found that it works best if you add it after the painting is dry. Otherwise it tends to melt/blend in with the painting. But, that's just me.  :crazy2:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #305 on: January 16, 2017, 01:23:42 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wow, Annie, your painting of the Arum Lilies are outstanding.  Absolutely gorgeous.  Patricia
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Reply #306 on: January 16, 2017, 03:19:26 AM
Excellent  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #307 on: January 16, 2017, 05:13:44 AM
Lovely lilies, Annie.

aloha

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Reply #308 on: January 16, 2017, 01:45:02 PM
Wow Annie those lilies are gorgeous,  you are getting better by the minute.  :flowers:


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Reply #309 on: January 16, 2017, 02:53:30 PM
 :thankyou: Dennis, Val, Patricia, Mea, and Danielle.

It would be difficult not to improve with Dennis' clear explanations and demonstrations.

Many thanks Dennis!


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Reply #310 on: January 16, 2017, 11:28:33 PM
 :clap: Beautiful, Annie! I love the way the flowers turned out.  :smitten: Nice edges, folds, and shading.
 I miss watercolor. I won't be returning to it until after our big move. 
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Reply #311 on: January 17, 2017, 01:08:53 AM
Thank you Kathy.  Give me a chance to catch up with you, while on vacation.   I don't do the classes in the order they were released, but in the order of difficulties.  So I am going through the Level 1 at this time.  I don't know if this is wise, but it is less likely to frustrate me with more advanced techniques.

When is the big move?  Lots of work I am sure.


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Reply #312 on: January 17, 2017, 03:35:36 AM
Hi Annie. I think that doing the level one classes is a great idea. I may follow your lead when I get back to painting. I will start a separate post about the move as I don't want to tie up Dennis's watercolor thread.  :painting:  Will post in a moment.  ;)
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Reply #313 on: January 17, 2017, 07:47:59 PM
Excellent work, Annie!Great shading.   :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
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Reply #314 on: January 18, 2017, 12:43:22 AM
Thank you Steve!   Really value your input.