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Danielle123

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Reply #45 on: December 28, 2014, 03:04:18 PM


 :D  :thankyou:  Retta for the encouragement.  Yes I had a very nice Christmas and it is not over yet, 3 more parties for the New year.   
Hope you had a good one.  :hug:


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Reply #46 on: January 06, 2015, 03:25:46 AM
Here is my contribution.  I won't enumerate the gazillion mistakes I made on this.  Finally just decided to stop before I wore a hole in the paper.  Yikes this was a challenge.  Learning so much Dennis.  A big  :thankyou:




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Reply #47 on: January 06, 2015, 03:27:34 AM
Oh wow, would never had known you had such a hard time, it's beautiful!
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Reply #48 on: January 06, 2015, 03:29:55 AM
Lynn this is a great piece, you have depth and nice tonal values.    :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #49 on: January 06, 2015, 05:03:34 AM
Lynn,

Beautiful foxgloves, just beautiful.  I have been putting this off because it looks so challenging.

I hope mine will look half as good as yours. 

aloha

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Reply #50 on: January 06, 2015, 05:25:51 AM
Dear Lynn p.


Love your foxgloves!  I am still practising on the fuchsia.

I noticed a slight pink background; did you put a
light wash on it or did you use pink tinted stock paper?

I love it as it adds a soft/serene feeling to the piece.    :painting:

May lynn

   


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Reply #51 on: January 06, 2015, 05:29:12 AM
Beautiful, Lynn. Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #52 on: January 06, 2015, 12:15:06 PM
Yea, Lynn! It's beautiful!  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:
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Reply #53 on: January 06, 2015, 12:26:18 PM
Thanks so much Bellarina, yes it was a challenge for me.  I started off with a drawing that was not quite right as I struggled with the leaf shapes, deciding what to paint versus what was really background in the pic.  Then later, I picked up the wrong color of red  accidentally (pencil) and just couldn't lift it off, etc.  Glad you like the outcome.
Yes Mea, I almost skipped this one and went straight to the rose but maybe I'll have more practice under my belt for it now :whistle:  Thanks for your kind words, I know yours will be great.
Thanks May Lynn.  No wash over the paper.  It's just my camera.  I do have some of those tinted papers though and wondered about them.  Mine are very small however.
Thanks Dennis and Susan.  This is a great class Dennis.

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Reply #54 on: January 06, 2015, 01:13:07 PM
It's a beauty Lynn!  :clap:
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Reply #55 on: January 08, 2015, 10:19:53 PM
Wow!!  That's a keeper, for sure!  Beautiful Lynn.  All your hard work and frustration sure paid off.  It's so lovely.
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Reply #56 on: January 09, 2015, 07:20:49 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Absolutely gorgeous Lynn.  Can't imagine that you had a struggle with it for it looks too beautiful for words.


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Reply #57 on: January 09, 2015, 07:58:13 PM
Beautiful work Lynn  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #58 on: January 10, 2015, 12:11:51 PM
I had to pop in to see what all this Foxglove business was about. I'm glad I did because, Dennis has been teaching you lot too well! Danielle! your painting is quite something. Professional looking and detailed. Well done  :clap: :clap:
Lynn, I love how you've done a smashing job of your Foxglove too. It was worth all the effort. Well done  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #59 on: January 10, 2015, 02:19:02 PM
 :thankyou: Tony for your kind word of encouragement.   :-*