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MaryAnne Long

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Reply #105 on: August 21, 2013, 02:57:49 PM
Jani,

Thanks for the kind words and the flower!  What a delight.

aloha
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Reply #106 on: August 21, 2013, 10:38:22 PM
 Mea, if this is the very first watercolour painting then  :clap: :clap: :clap: you have done a banner job.

I want you (and the others as well) to remember one very important fact about any of the lessons provided here in the Paint Basket - and it is this: You are in a classroom. What is a classroom? but a place of learning! You are not in a job situation where a boss is watching over your shoulder watching to see that the work you produce is master quality.

Every expert was once a beginner, and every master is an expert in training.

The whole idea here is NOT to try and cover up your mistakes, but to LEARN by your mistakes. Failure is only when you give up.

What does practice really mean? It means doing the SAME thing over and over again until it it mastered.
Don't look at something and tell yourself it is too hard. I'll leave you with this thought:

Don't try to stop someone who is already doing the impossible! :flowers:

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Reply #107 on: August 21, 2013, 10:42:58 PM
Don't try to stop someone who is already doing the impossible! :flowers:

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Cheers, Val

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Reply #108 on: August 22, 2013, 06:09:24 AM
Thank you so much, Dennis.  I am so proud of how far I have come -- thanks to you, Nolan, and all the PB forum cheerleaders!!

What a wonderful family we have here.
aloha

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Reply #109 on: August 22, 2013, 05:52:42 PM
hey Mea, not sure if I mentioned it to you earlier, but you can use both sides of the wc paper  ;)


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Reply #110 on: August 22, 2013, 06:05:52 PM
Thanks, Denise.  Yes, I remember and was just telling my husband that I can use both sides of the paper this morning.

Bought a really nice watercolor kit at Ross-Shop for Less on Hotel St. yesterday -- I think you folks have me hooked.

But, I will still do oil painting.

aloha

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Reply #111 on: October 28, 2013, 06:35:45 PM
Thank you for the lesson Dennis and your very good advice to Mea. :thankyou:
 
All of these still life paintings are wonderful!  :smitten:  Here is my painting:
 
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Reply #112 on: October 28, 2013, 07:46:09 PM
Excellent, Mary Lou :clap: :clap: :clap: The only fault I can see at the moment is that the plate does not have the correct rounding on the left side - fix up the straight section. O0
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Reply #113 on: October 28, 2013, 08:10:42 PM
I tried to correct the plate.  The more I fiddle, the worse it looks.  The trouble started with the shadows, then I lost the shape of the plate.   Hope this is better.
 
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Reply #114 on: October 29, 2013, 01:34:01 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Pretty good Mary Lou and you have rectified the shape of the plate very well.  Patricia
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Reply #115 on: October 29, 2013, 03:28:58 AM
 :clap: :clap: O0
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Reply #116 on: October 29, 2013, 09:56:17 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia and Dennis!
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Reply #117 on: October 29, 2013, 09:58:48 AM
Well done MaryLou.  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #118 on: October 29, 2013, 12:16:14 PM
 :thankyou:  Val! :flowers:
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Reply #119 on: October 06, 2014, 11:09:43 PM

It's been a while since anyone's posted their fruits! They all look great of course -
Decided to finally do this lesson - picking pineapples was my very first job (and the hardest in my life!).

Here's my revised - this lesson deserves a complete do over  ;D
« Last Edit: October 07, 2014, 09:45:12 PM by Denise320 »


 

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