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njnjgirl

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Reply #165 on: June 12, 2013, 11:44:12 PM
Moving along with my watercolor club lessons, here are my semi abstract paintings:
 

 
 

I really enjoyed doing these!  Thanks Dennis.
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Reply #166 on: June 12, 2013, 11:49:24 PM
Mary Lou, I just love these paintings. Semi-abstract is my favorite type of painting. I should say that it's my favorite type of painting as a viewer, since I haven't ever painted anything like this before. All I can say is: stunning!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #167 on: June 13, 2013, 12:23:37 AM
Mary Lou your abstracts are gorgeous, so colourful and in the first one I saw a bird with wings outstretched.  Interesting.  Oh! By the way, when I was busy with the Venice painting I thought about you and your line washes for I thought that the Venice painting would lend itself perfectly to what you do so well.  I would love to see you give it a try.  Patricia
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Reply #168 on: June 13, 2013, 12:30:58 AM
Looks great! I enjoyed doing these also ---  :)


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Reply #169 on: June 13, 2013, 10:40:23 AM
 :thankyou:  Jani, Patricia and Denise!
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Reply #170 on: June 13, 2013, 11:16:33 AM
Great :clap: :clap: :clap: and the bird is flying to the icecream cone :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #171 on: June 13, 2013, 11:32:29 AM
 :eek: Icecream cone?  :licklips: Absolutely right! There's fish jumping on the left!  :heeha: This one is just packed with surprises!  :clap: :clap: :clap: Well done.
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Reply #172 on: June 13, 2013, 12:12:57 PM
Thank you Dennis and Val.....I see the ice cream cone and fish and flower in the corner.  Dennis, I used to play that scribble game as a kid.  We would scribble and then make something out of it.  You brought back such a good memory!!
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Reply #173 on: June 13, 2013, 09:18:24 PM
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I used to play that scribble game as a kid.

Good training in creativity and imagination - both needed for better painting O0
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Reply #174 on: June 14, 2013, 02:47:02 AM
Wow!  I really like all your abstracts, Mary Lou.   :clap: :clap: :clap:


Before I was introduced to abstract painting here on Paintbasket, I didn't care for them.  My brain has done a huge turnaround.   :D   
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Reply #175 on: June 14, 2013, 09:58:46 PM
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Yaaah!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #176 on: June 15, 2013, 12:43:33 PM
Thank you Lillian.  I never cared for abstract art either.....but thanks to Dennis and PB, I have an appreciation for it now.
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Reply #177 on: June 30, 2013, 04:21:31 AM
I am enjoying this class.  I hope to post the abstract Rooster soon.  While I am in the process of putting it together, I have posted an abstract of some flowers I drew on watercolor paper sprinkled with salt.
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Reply #178 on: June 30, 2013, 04:34:21 AM
TheBryce,

As Arte Johnson would say, V-e-r-r-r-y Interesting.  I am still to new at this hobby to dry things so different.

Love the way the salt makes the colors flow.

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Reply #179 on: June 30, 2013, 05:22:45 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Nice Bryce! :clap: :clap: :clap: really like the black and white at the top......adds a nice touch :)


 

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