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dennis

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on: July 28, 2015, 10:26:56 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone stay on topic in this thread. Thank You



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Fiona

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Reply #1 on: May 31, 2016, 09:33:45 PM
Not sure if this is the right place for this one - I took the lesson on acrylic and applied the method to my favourite medium of pastels and this is the result  :) Me being acrylically challenges you understand - can't get to grips with them  :)

Instead of painting the canvas orange, I just used an orange pastel paper and went about it using the techniques Dennis showed in the video. Not sure if it looks like a sunset mind, but working on a complimentary paper was interesting especially as you can still see the paper showing through in places.


Thank you Dennis for an interesting class which I challenged myself to reproduce in a completely different medium  :flowers:

As always comments. crits and suggestions are most welcome

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Fi
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Reply #2 on: May 31, 2016, 10:05:46 PM
 :D Oh Fi, This is marvelous! I have no idea what the class painting looks like but this is just beautiful.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #3 on: May 31, 2016, 11:44:12 PM
Beautiful painting, Fiona! No crits.  :not_worthy:
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Reply #4 on: June 01, 2016, 12:34:58 AM
Excellent, Fiona :clap: :clap: :clap: You have posted it correctly as the subject matter stays in the proper place. O0
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Reply #5 on: June 01, 2016, 01:07:39 AM
Wow, Fi, you did a marvelous job on this.  Love the orange underglow!

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Reply #6 on: June 01, 2016, 01:28:29 AM
Excellent pastel work Fi.  O0   love the colourings and light play.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #7 on: June 03, 2016, 10:51:11 PM
Fiona:  You have done a beautiful job with pastels.  The colors are soft and peaceful.  WOW.
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Reply #8 on: June 04, 2016, 07:14:04 PM
Thank you everyone for your positive comments - it's always much appreciated  :) I really had fun doing this one and I think it's one of my favourites so far. I'll have to go trawling through the other classes now and see if there's anything else that grabs me  :)

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Reply #9 on: June 06, 2016, 01:30:01 PM
Wow this is beautiful Fiona!
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Reply #10 on: June 06, 2016, 04:11:53 PM
This is lovely Fiona  :clap:
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Reply #11 on: June 06, 2016, 07:22:14 PM
 :thankyou: JayJ and Win  :)

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Reply #12 on: June 06, 2016, 07:57:17 PM
Beautiful job, Fiona. It is soft and relaxing with the lovely colors, and the detail is great. Terrific!
(I kinda tend to pastel now, too. I keep trying with the acrylics, and I love my w/c, but pastels really are so rewarding.)
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Reply #13 on: June 14, 2016, 08:17:38 PM
 :thankyou: Tousabella  You are so right when you say that pastels are rewarding and I find them really forgiving too. Mistakes are east to rectify or erase  :)

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Fi
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