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Reply #225 on: January 11, 2019, 12:19:35 PM
I love how vibrant the red petals are. Beautiful!
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Reply #226 on: January 11, 2019, 02:23:52 PM
Thankyou MaryLou, Mine is just a tiny bush, but there are great trees just loaded all around the neighbourhood. Along with all of the other brilliant colours of flowers over walls and planters.... Mexico is such a treat for the senses!    :painting: :painting: :painting:

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Reply #227 on: January 12, 2019, 02:05:14 PM
I am always amazed at the colors in Mexico. So cheerful!
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Reply #228 on: January 12, 2019, 08:02:16 PM
I decided to have a muck about and experiment in the weee hours of this morning. Here's the result of an over tired mind painting with no thoughts as to the outcome...

Learned quite a bit about moving colours about on the sanded paper. This was a scrap left from the poinsetta painting. (white fine grit Premier paper)
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Reply #229 on: January 12, 2019, 08:53:47 PM
Val,

I think you "muck about" quite well!

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Reply #230 on: January 12, 2019, 08:59:30 PM
Thanks Mea.  My favourite part were the highlights which for some reason aren't showing up very well.... and I did such a good job there as well... :whistle: :2funny: :2funny:
Just noticed the colours in the sky haven't shown well either.  :confused: Never mind, on to the next one!  :painting:
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Reply #231 on: January 13, 2019, 01:35:24 PM
This looks really good for an experiment. The sky looks great. 
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Reply #232 on: January 13, 2019, 05:27:39 PM
Good experiment  :clap: :clap: :clap: The straight skyline worries me. The eye zips too fast along it from the left. Add some protrusions about the 1/3 mark to slow the eye down and balance out the  moon/sun  O0 A good piece of music has soft and loud sections  ;)
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Reply #233 on: January 14, 2019, 12:16:41 AM
 :confused: Hmmm, seems some of my replies to the poinsettia didn't post.   :tickedoff:   Probably hit the wrong enter key!  :whistle:

Dennis, funny you should mention 'duck'... I've just noticed the red bit in upper right hand corner looks quite 'duck like' if you tilt your head!  ;D
Patricia, thanks so much for your kind words, excelling is what I hope to do!  O0
EmmaLee, always appreciate your comments. Always gives me a lift.  :)

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Reply #234 on: January 14, 2019, 12:18:13 AM
Thank you EmmaLee, I'll be experimenting a lot more with skies. Can't wait to have a crack at one of my sunrise/sunsets.  :painting:
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Reply #235 on: January 14, 2019, 12:22:50 AM
Ta Dennis, I'll have another look at that and see what I can do to break it up a bit. I find it amazing at just how light a touch one needs to work with these pastels, I did lose some of the blues... guess I 'shmooshed' them a bit too much!  :whistle:      ;D
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Reply #236 on: January 27, 2019, 03:16:36 AM
I absolutely like your winter scene and the red flower, Val. I am looking forward to more! 👍🏼👍🏼
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Reply #237 on: January 27, 2019, 10:37:48 AM
Ta Gita, the one I'm working on now may be a bit above my pay grade!  :eyesclosed:   If one doesn't push, one doesn't advance. Bit of an uphill battle but getting there...  :sweat:
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Reply #238 on: January 28, 2019, 04:10:53 AM

Oh Val, popped in and love to see your middle of the night passion!!!!!!!!!!!!!  And that Dennis, he always hits the nail on the head!  Really admire t he snowy scene, it looked extremely chilly and I agree about the wonderful depth.  Cheers to you!



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Reply #239 on: January 28, 2019, 05:17:03 PM
The sky is wonderful Val.  Keep mucking about and you will be amazed!
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