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Reply #15 on: March 14, 2017, 04:51:52 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: for both the paint-a-longs. That you managed to get that far is an achievement in itself.
Annie, I see you used a larger panel than 16x20".
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Reply #16 on: March 14, 2017, 05:56:01 PM
No Dennis, I use a Fredix acrylic 16x20" sheet and put your template in the lowest corner.  I did this before the lesson and masked the still life.  I was puzzled when I saw yours and Gina filling most of the surface.

I spent 3 hours today repainting the choco and the grapes. much better.  I will repost when I do the wine glass.
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #17 on: March 14, 2017, 10:49:21 PM
Patricia, thank you so much. I learnt so much in this class that I really can´t wait to add something to it. I wish I had 48 hours per day.  :whistle:
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Reply #18 on: March 15, 2017, 02:14:36 AM
That was an exceptional class! Many thanks Dennis.  :clap: :clap: :clap:

I think I have finally figured out some of the errors I continually make with the glass. I shall have to make a few practice runs.
Cheers, Val

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Reply #19 on: March 15, 2017, 02:16:59 AM
Gita this is fabulous! Never ceases to amaze how you guys get through these paint-a-longs and end up with a painting that actually looks like the intended subject!  ;D

Great job, well done.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #20 on: March 15, 2017, 02:20:51 AM
Great start Annie, I would have just been finishing the background by the end!  :faint:     ;D

Good on you for having a go. You're well on your way with this one.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #21 on: March 15, 2017, 04:44:00 AM
Val, thank you so much, I did struggle in keeping up, but I  collected all my boldness  and just applied the colours without giving too much a thought of the would be results. I am so glad I can paint again with Acrylics after a long pause. I am looking forward to do more acrylic classes, now.  :cheering: :cheering:
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Reply #22 on: March 15, 2017, 02:36:06 PM
I am looking forward to do more acrylic classes, now.  :cheering: :cheering:

That's the ticket!  ;)    :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #23 on: March 28, 2017, 02:23:56 PM
The grapes are getting rounder.  Thank you Dennis for the clear explanation about making objects round with main color, highlight, and shadow colours.

I am giving myself a good point for finishing the whole painting in acrylic.  At one point, I started to get the idea of what doing washes one over the other meant.  I actually enjoyed the process very much. 

Here it is... unfortunately, without any added pretty critters  :)

Cheers, Annie
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Reply #24 on: March 28, 2017, 05:33:58 PM
Annie, this looks great!! O0 O0
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Reply #25 on: March 28, 2017, 06:11:06 PM
 :thankyou: Gita!
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #26 on: March 28, 2017, 06:48:04 PM
Great job Annie.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #27 on: March 28, 2017, 09:25:44 PM
Great paint-a-longs from the two of you  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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