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Denise808

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Reply #45 on: January 09, 2016, 12:06:07 AM
No, it's sealed in there pretty tight now. I think as long as you make sure your previous coat of gel is completely dry, then the one last coat should do it - I hope!  :)


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Reply #46 on: January 09, 2016, 12:33:36 AM
Jeannie, here are Texture Gels and Texture Pastes that work well

Beautiful work Sherri :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
The only thing that bothers me is the shell placement. It isn't random enough, you need some shells to touch each other, other to group together and so on. A good way to get that is to pick up a handful and sprinkle them over the canvas, where they fall, you stick them down. If you still have a few shells left, stick a few closer or touching others O0


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Reply #47 on: January 09, 2016, 01:38:49 AM
Thanks Nolan. I do have some shells left. I will put a couple more on and try to fix the randomness.   :whistle: :smitten:
Sherri


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Reply #48 on: January 09, 2016, 02:23:08 AM
Sherri,

Your surf lapping the shore is nicely done.

Yuh, I have a tough time with randomness, too!

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Reply #49 on: January 09, 2016, 08:44:05 PM
I added some sea shells trying to group them. Better????

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Reply #50 on: January 09, 2016, 08:45:22 PM
Thanks Mea. Hopefully I have corrected it a little.  ::)
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Reply #51 on: January 09, 2016, 08:49:35 PM
Sherri.

Maybe there are just too many, especially the lower left corner. 


Keep maybe a few singles and a couple odd groupings.

The rest of it looks great, especially where you have the water over the sand.  I couldn't make that work for me at all.

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Reply #52 on: January 09, 2016, 09:03:16 PM
Sherri, I had a difficult time with the "randomness" too. Seems like it should be so simple right!?  :P
Even when I just threw the shells on the canvas it still didn't look random enough! ;D


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Reply #53 on: January 09, 2016, 10:26:19 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Sherri, your water and the water's edge looks great. I haven't done the lesson so can't offer any advice but I think you have done a good job this far.


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Reply #54 on: January 10, 2016, 06:01:33 PM
Thanks Patricia.

Denise I have to be real careful or I get all kinds of "ducks in a row"

Thanks Mea. I don't think I can get any shells off. I got them really glued down.  :2funny:  this is a good lesson learned!!
Sherri


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Reply #55 on: January 11, 2016, 08:50:21 PM
it is better Sherri, but would require more shells to complete the effect because there is no way you can remove any of the shells now. That is one thing - once you have stuck them down, they ain't going nowhere ;D


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Reply #56 on: January 15, 2016, 03:53:29 AM
Thanks Nolan. Live and learn. I do learn so much from your lessons!!   :cloud9: :cloud9:
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Reply #57 on: January 19, 2016, 07:07:19 PM
Cathy's Seascape.
Thank you Nolan!


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Reply #58 on: January 19, 2016, 08:46:35 PM
Cathy, this is so beautiful! I absolutely love the colors and is well done -
This piece looks so fresh and cheerful  :yippee:


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Reply #59 on: January 20, 2016, 07:04:24 PM
Cathy. Really nice. Love the sea shells. So colorful!!
Sherri