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Reply #150 on: October 19, 2014, 10:42:27 AM
Pretty iris, Danielle.

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Reply #151 on: October 19, 2014, 03:38:30 PM
Good job Danielle.  :clap:
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Reply #152 on: October 19, 2014, 04:34:40 PM
Nice detailing in the petals Danielle. Well done.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #153 on: October 19, 2014, 06:50:00 PM
This iris is begging to be touched. Beautiful!
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Reply #154 on: October 23, 2014, 01:18:31 PM
 :thankyou: Reta, Mea, Val , Natalie, Bellarina  for your encouragement and lovely comments. :)


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Reply #155 on: January 10, 2015, 09:02:06 AM
I've been painting; just not posting :)

I'm not real happy with the brown backround on this Iris. I've painted it twice, but I still think it should be darker, or maybe just a different color :confused: What do you think?
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Reply #156 on: January 10, 2015, 09:39:49 AM
Excellent Iris :clap: :clap: :clap:
The background does not worry. I'm looking at techniques O0
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Reply #157 on: January 10, 2015, 10:55:23 AM
Look at this! Splendid iris!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
 no worries on the background, I like the brown.
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Reply #158 on: January 10, 2015, 02:15:40 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Sue your iris is BEAUTIFULL and the background is fine, I do not know why it bothers you.


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Reply #159 on: January 10, 2015, 02:51:07 PM
We are looking at the lovely flower you painted Sue.  :clap:
(the background is fine)
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Reply #160 on: January 10, 2015, 05:26:31 PM
Sue W,

Wow, have you been busy.  Iris is lovely and I like the background color and its textured look.  Matter of fact, I'd love to do a background like that.  How did you get that effect? 

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Reply #161 on: January 11, 2015, 07:27:06 PM
Beautiful work on the iris Sue. I think I did much the same as you concerning the background... I can't even remember the number of layers I ended up using.  :tongue:   It was dark though!  ;D    Not to worry, the flower steals the show anyway...as it should.  O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #162 on: January 12, 2015, 01:11:37 AM
 :thankyou: Dennis, Robin, Danielle, Val and Mea for your nice comments! Mea, for the background I mixed some burnt sienna and ultramarine blue with the mud on my palette and just painted it on. Some of it seemed to lift or move when I went over it the second time. I also used the back of a piece of Strathmore 400 series w/c paper. Other than that, I can't tell you how it came out the way it did  :D


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Reply #163 on: January 12, 2015, 05:58:15 PM
 ;D I started out with the burnt sienna and ultramarine blue as well..... however, by the time I was done I think I had included the kitchen sink!!!  :2funny:

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Reply #164 on: January 12, 2015, 06:52:00 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Great job on the Iris Sue.  The background is fine too.   Patricia
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