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on: September 25, 2016, 11:57:09 AM
Aloha, folks.

I am starting to gather material for the next e-newsletter and would like your thoughts on your favorite PB lessons.  Last issue, we featured the lady bug painting in oil and it received hundreds of clicks.

If you can just pick one in any medium you wish, I can keep a list for future issues.  Whoever answers this email first gets to have his/her selection and a copy of the painting from the lesson featured.  Add a bit of description too about what you used, how you felt about it, technique learned, etc.

Quick - think about your favorite and get the lesson name and medium off to me ASAP because I want YOU to be the first one.

aloha

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Reply #1 on: September 25, 2016, 12:02:29 PM
I have many Favs, Mea. The 2 that I especially loved are the pen and ink elephant and watercolor cosmos.
Kathy S.


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Reply #2 on: September 25, 2016, 12:25:54 PM
Dear Mea;


I think my favorite lesson has to be my 'First' the free watercolour
lesson of the Cosmos with Dennis.  Why?  I am not sure but, it started me
on this journey of discovery, with art as a form of joy/pleasure that
I had not known for such a long time.


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Reply #3 on: September 25, 2016, 04:01:32 PM
Agree those first paintings are important because they open our eyes to the wonder of 'whoa I can paint that!!!'

I would also say the Cosmos for WC.  And for me the first 'whoa' was really the 'my first tulip'...  I think just about anyone who take either of those classes will fall in love with the respective media.  I did on both account  :smitten:
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #4 on: September 25, 2016, 05:23:27 PM
those first paintings are important because they open our eyes to the wonder of 'whoa I can paint that!!!'


They opened my eyes to the wonderful world of cauliflowers!   :eek: :2funny:   I just went back and had a boo through my paintings from the beginning. I laughed, and I laughed, and I laughed at the memories of those first  lessons. Had to stop... the tears were rolling and my cheeks are hurting!  :stress:   I'm going to have the giggles for the rest of the night! :2funny:

I don't know if I can pick just one.... or three for that matter.  :-\ They are all absolutely brilliant.  O0
That would be the lessons....not my resulting paintings!  ;)    :2funny: Sorry, I really have to go now! 
Cheers, Val

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Reply #5 on: September 25, 2016, 09:44:29 PM
Come back again when you stop rolling with laughter, Val.  I really want you to pick the one that gave you your first cauliflower challenge!

aloha

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Reply #6 on: September 26, 2016, 11:39:08 AM
I really want you to pick the one that gave you your first cauliflower challenge!

The first one....... The Cosmos!

Cheers, Val

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Reply #7 on: September 26, 2016, 12:31:33 PM
Thanks, Val, for submitting the cauliflower cosmos! It was the choice of several others, too, so the cosmos will appear in the Oct. 15 issue.

KathyS was the first to submit for this issue so we will feature the pen and ink elephant this month.

Don't stop now.  Please continue to send me your favorites so we can use them in later issues.

aloha

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Reply #8 on: September 26, 2016, 06:56:21 PM
 :yippee:
Val your cauliflower is rather sweet and I am sure it was intentional and part of your composition   ;)

 :2funny:
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Reply #9 on: September 26, 2016, 08:48:33 PM
The very first free lesson on Color mixing. It was an oils class, but very very valuable information.
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see"


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Reply #10 on: September 28, 2016, 04:35:36 PM
Thanks, Val, for the many laughs on this one.


It made me harken back to the many enjoyable lessons/comments
about your famous CAULIFLOWERS !!!!!   :painting:


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Reply #11 on: September 29, 2016, 12:30:21 AM
You are all too kind. There were a lot of them weren't there May Lynn?!  :eek:      ;D
Cheers, Val

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Reply #12 on: September 29, 2016, 05:07:13 PM




There were, INDEED!!!, you gave all us newbie the courage/inspiration

to keep trying.   Thanks Val. 

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Reply #13 on: September 29, 2016, 05:18:40 PM
 :blush:     :urwelcome: Thank you May Lynn  :-*
Cheers, Val

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Reply #14 on: September 30, 2016, 01:19:08 AM
Here is a challenge... the best cauliflower(s) composition! 

Maybe be purposely making a composition out of it, we will master its secrets  :yippee:
Cheers, Annie
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