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Reply #180 on: February 26, 2013, 12:19:01 PM
 O0     :clap: beautiful!
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Reply #181 on: February 26, 2013, 12:45:56 PM
Much better Denise.  :clap: :clap:   Notice how you've now given the flower stems more dimension, they don't look flat anymore. You have some nice rounding on the flowers.  O0

I know I held my breath when I put in the shadings  :faint:    ....I'm still a bit of a coward with the darks..  :eyesclosed: Funny how it all turns out in the end!  ;D

Well done.  O0
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Reply #182 on: February 26, 2013, 02:37:56 PM
 :yippee: Great job Denise!
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Reply #183 on: February 26, 2013, 02:45:40 PM
Whoa, Denise! I have not seen the lesson, but the color, shading on the lip of that lower flower is :heeha: gorgeous! Stems, too. How do you feel about it??? You need to do a painting of these now in your own composition, because you have got the arum lily.  :yippee:
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Reply #184 on: February 26, 2013, 04:45:52 PM
Well done  :clap: :clap: :clap: It's amazing just what a little bit of shading does to a painting O0
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Reply #185 on: February 26, 2013, 05:39:49 PM
:thankyou: Dennis, thank you again. Yeay ;D , now it's on to the Hibiscus...
 
Sarah, my own composition? I know, I thought about it, as I do after each painting, but I'm such a chicken. I usually divert myself by just starting the next lesson ::) I've gotten pretty good at that :P .
I'm almost done with my club series though, so that will be a perfect time to do my own stuff. Will of course, still use Dennis' replays for guidance and company :)
Regarding the stems and shading, It took just a few minutes and I like the results, it seems to warm things up a bit...
 
 :thankyou: Natalie :thankyou:
 
Val, I thought I was ok with doing darks, but I did hold back on these lillies. They look so delicate I didn't want to mess it up and ended up going too minimal on the shadings. Sooo, thanks to you and Dennis, you didn't let me get away with it ;D
 
 :thankyou: Dianne :thankyou:
 
Mary Lou, thanks for your comments :) I enjoyed doing the blending for these flowers. Plus, it's a nice change from rocks and water! :D Which I will go back to after the flower series...
 
 


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Reply #186 on: February 26, 2013, 05:43:51 PM
Val, I thought I was ok with doing darks, but I did hold back on these lillies. They look so delicate I didn't want to mess it up and ended up going too minimal on the shadings. Sooo, thanks to you and Dennis, you didn't let me get away with it ;D   

 :nono:   Have no fear....I'll be keeping watch as much and as long as I can!  ;D
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Reply #187 on: February 26, 2013, 09:23:31 PM
 :clap: :clap:   Val and Bhavna, I never saw your lillies and have just gone back and had a look at them.  Stunning work too.  Congratulations to you both.  Well done.  Patricia
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Reply #188 on: March 01, 2013, 11:46:02 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia. I've really enjoyed the florals. Will finish up the series when I get home.  :)
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Reply #189 on: March 06, 2013, 08:05:21 PM
So nice to see everyone's lilies.  They are all so well done.  Denise, I am tagging along behind you, now !   :2funny:  Your lilies were beautiful.  I had a bit of an issue with the background :( , but here is my attempt:
 
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Reply #190 on: March 06, 2013, 08:08:58 PM
Well done Njnjgirl :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #191 on: March 06, 2013, 08:33:53 PM
Pretty, pretty shadows and petal turn.
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Reply #192 on: March 06, 2013, 10:29:08 PM
 :clap: Ha ha, we've switched! Your lillys are lovely - the shading on the flowers turned out great and I think the background brings out the flowers and leaves perfectly. :clap:


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Reply #193 on: March 06, 2013, 10:49:56 PM
Denise, these are a favorite of mine as well as the strelitzia.  You have made them proud! :clap: :clap:
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Reply #194 on: March 07, 2013, 12:02:15 AM
Thank you Bhavna, Sarah, Denise and Dianne.  Yes,  Denise, now I am stalking you  :2funny: ..copying from your paper ... :2funny: but , hmmmm, I like your lilies better!  You have such beautiful blending and a nice light touch. Really nice for flowers. 
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