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Reply #60 on: August 21, 2013, 09:22:13 PM
Went to w/c class this morning. Only 3 ladies turned up...and NO teacher!  :knuppel2: She'd left some instructions to learn a technique ..... double loading the brush. Basically, loading 2 colours on one brush. I was shown this technique by a fellow back in Martinique. I'd actually forgotten about it. Will do a couple of samples and post them. I don't know how much they are going to learn that will actually enable them to paint a proper painting of their own. Just seem to be jumping all over the place. Shame.
I spent most of the morning explaining and answering questions.


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Reply #61 on: August 21, 2013, 09:54:19 PM
Maybe you should start teaching the class, Val.  ;)
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Reply #62 on: August 21, 2013, 10:38:06 PM
Val, I have seen this technique offered here, and it seems to be sort of a "kitschy" method. Not the real watercolor techniques we are given here by Dennis.
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Reply #63 on: August 21, 2013, 10:46:51 PM
I have seen it used when painting flames and even flowers very effectively. Just a technique I'm not overly fond of.  It has it's limitations.

I think they were more fascinated with how the trees were suddenly 'appearing' around my desolate cabin!  ;D
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Reply #64 on: August 22, 2013, 06:17:17 AM
Val,

Those ladies were lucky you were there.

I've use the double loading technique on painting a hydrangea.  Works well for that purpose.  This was one of the first paintings I ever did - about 3 months ago, just before I joined PB.


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Reply #65 on: August 22, 2013, 10:39:00 AM
Okay. I take back what I said about double-loading. Mea, your hydrangea is terrific!
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Reply #66 on: August 22, 2013, 10:59:05 AM
hmmmm maybe Dennis should do a class on the double loading.

Mea - your flowers is beautiful ( my fav flower)

Val - did you have to pay for that class?? gosh I can't believe an art teacher is not there for the class. :thumbdown:
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Reply #67 on: August 22, 2013, 12:20:41 PM
Mea!  You did that about 3 months ago and before joining Paintbasket???


How perfectly awesome!!!   Stunning painting!   :smitten: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #68 on: August 22, 2013, 12:35:37 PM
Mea your hydrangea is sooooo beautiful  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #69 on: August 22, 2013, 02:14:21 PM
Mea, what a truly gorgeous painting!  As Lillian said, you really were born an artist!   :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #70 on: August 22, 2013, 06:08:55 PM
Thanks, Lillian.

Hydrangea are so easy to paint.

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Reply #71 on: August 22, 2013, 06:12:45 PM
Thanks, Pebble.  I love hydrangeas!

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Reply #72 on: August 22, 2013, 06:15:02 PM
Thanks Lillian and Jani for thinking I was born to be an artist.  Huh - why did the talent take 69 years to appear???

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Reply #73 on: August 22, 2013, 06:38:24 PM
Ok, I'll fess up on the hydrangea.  Here's how easy it is. 
How to Paint a Hydrangea with Oil on Canvas


I found that YouTube video before I found PB.

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Reply #74 on: August 22, 2013, 11:43:51 PM
What a beautiful idea you had to find this video and as you can see, the hydrangea model color is not the same as the finished color and this is the real "Artistic License".


What you get is what you want to see and you did a beautiful job with your hydrangea...


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