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Reply #285 on: March 02, 2015, 11:37:05 PM
What paper are you using?

Your flower looks great. Could be just a timing issue with a larger space, otherwise your flower would be spotty also I would think.
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Reply #286 on: March 03, 2015, 10:15:01 AM
Natalie,  I am using Canson Watercolor , Cold Press, 140 lb paper.  It seems like my paint dries real fast when I am doing a big area.  Maybe I would do better if I wet my paper first.  I did not do that.  Dennis makes it look so easy.

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Reply #287 on: March 03, 2015, 01:47:30 PM
You'll get the hang of working a larger area! You just got to keep that edge wet and don't go back and 'fiddle'. By the time you get the hang of it the seasons will change and you will have to adjust again.  ;D

Your paper is fine.
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Reply #288 on: March 03, 2015, 08:35:11 PM
Sherri, I suggest you leave it alone at the moment. Take a sheet of paper and divide it into 4 and then experiment with a few different colours - just a background colour only, and see what happens. Either your paper was too dry when you applied the background or the sizing of the paper was not applied properly by the manufacturer. Insufficient sizing will let the paint soak too much into the paper and leave a blotchy effect. Let know the result.
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Reply #289 on: March 04, 2015, 12:35:58 AM
Thanks Natalie

Dennis - I will experiment and let you know the results.  I know that you have been supporting your family during this tragic time but I have been working through a lot of water color lessons.  If you get time I would love to get your feedback on them.  I have been working in order.  If it is easier for you, I can tell you which ones I have not gotten feedback on.

Thanks so much Sherri
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Reply #290 on: June 12, 2015, 08:43:38 AM
Hibiscus painting no 1
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Reply #291 on: June 12, 2015, 08:44:48 AM
Hibiscus painting no 2.
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Reply #292 on: June 12, 2015, 09:03:13 AM
Well done, Louisa :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #293 on: June 12, 2015, 11:15:03 AM
Thank you Dennis, appreciation for your comments and especially for the fantastic way you present your classes. :thankyou: :thankyou: :hug: :hug:
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Reply #294 on: June 12, 2015, 12:14:01 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: lovely hibiscus Louisa.  see you are doing better and better every time.


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Reply #295 on: June 12, 2015, 12:52:28 PM
Vibrant  O0
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Reply #296 on: June 12, 2015, 01:37:04 PM
Danielle and Natalie thank you. I know I always say thank you but I mean it with all my heart. :thankyou: :hug: :hug:
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Reply #297 on: June 12, 2015, 08:17:39 PM
 O0 :smitten:


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Reply #298 on: June 13, 2015, 04:21:59 AM
I really love your hibiscus flower #2, Louisa! I often redo some of Dennis lessons to perfect the techniques that I didn't quite get the first time around. #1 is good but your #2 is just lovely!
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Reply #299 on: June 13, 2015, 01:44:45 PM
No 2 lovely.  O0

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