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Reply #135 on: March 05, 2014, 08:27:28 PM
I agree whole heartedly, Dennis! 
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Sharon


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Reply #136 on: March 05, 2014, 11:18:33 PM
 :2funny: Oh boy.... if you only knew what went into that background!  ::)    :2funny:

It started out quite nice...but I thought a darker background would show it off better...and hide all of my mistakes, but we won't talk about that  :whistle:   The background is actually incredibly dark brown...could be blue...or black! Not sure how it ended up that way but what do I know? I just kept   :attacked: throwing paint at it. Mainly burnt sienna and french ultramarine blue.  :2funny:

Well done on your iris. It was a tough one for me.  :sweat:
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Reply #137 on: March 05, 2014, 11:43:43 PM
Sharon,

The colors are very pretty, but the flower itself seems stiff.  Not sure how to correct that, though.

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Reply #138 on: March 06, 2014, 12:54:17 AM
Don't give up on this, Sharon. It's a great start. You might want to soften the edge a little where the yellow and white meet. And perhaps some very light blue and/or lavender glazes on the flower.
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Reply #139 on: March 06, 2014, 06:34:44 PM

Thanks for the glazing suggestion, Susan - hopefully it looks a little less stiff now, Mea. And Val, as an homage to you and your background struggle, I took mine a bit darker too!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #140 on: March 07, 2014, 06:18:08 AM
Yes, Sharon, definitely improved the iris.

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mea
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Reply #141 on: March 07, 2014, 10:35:52 PM
Thanks, Mea - it looks even better matted and framed! I just took a photo of some iris I bought at the store - looking forward to painting soon!
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Sharon


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Reply #142 on: March 09, 2014, 03:26:51 AM
Another fine job Sharon!


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Reply #143 on: March 09, 2014, 06:00:08 PM
Beautifull iris :painting: Sharon :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #144 on: March 10, 2014, 01:57:50 PM
Well done Sharon, looks great.  O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #145 on: October 18, 2014, 09:55:12 PM
Here is my version of the Iris. 


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Reply #146 on: October 18, 2014, 10:42:21 PM
Lovely work Danielle :clap:


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Reply #147 on: October 18, 2014, 11:17:08 PM
Danielle, I love the neatness in your painting. I really like the leaf/grass texture in the background! O0
Christina


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Reply #148 on: October 18, 2014, 11:20:42 PM
 :thankyou: Christina and Sally or your encouragement and comment.


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Reply #149 on: October 19, 2014, 02:00:36 AM
Awesome painting, Danielle.  I love the background, and your flower is so fresh looking.
Great job!  :deal:
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