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Reply #30 on: May 20, 2017, 02:23:13 PM
Gita

These are fine line and wash.

Love the turtle's camouflage!

I want to try some line and wash wood like you did here.  Like that.

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Reply #31 on: May 20, 2017, 03:11:36 PM
 :flowers: :flowers: :flowers: Gita, your amazing drawings have inspired me to bring out my pencils and pens! ~Liz


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Reply #32 on: May 20, 2017, 03:38:45 PM
I always love the subjects you choose for your sketches when you are on holiday  :smitten:   
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Reply #33 on: May 20, 2017, 06:27:36 PM
Wonderful Gita.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #34 on: May 20, 2017, 07:56:43 PM
Thank you  Mea, Win, Liz, Val! 😎
Happy to have inspired you... Liz!😄
Win, all the subjects I choose are so typical for the place I am in, since this is a travel sketch book I want the subjects to give an impression of this beautiful island. 🐢🐬🦀🐠🐚🦇.
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Reply #35 on: May 21, 2017, 03:12:09 AM
Curious and hungry Lizard. Lots of them in the bushes here.

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Reply #36 on: May 21, 2017, 07:42:05 AM
I'm enjoying these sketches, Gita.  It's like we are right there with you.

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Reply #37 on: May 21, 2017, 08:58:38 AM
Excellent Gita.  :clap: :clap: :clap:

I'm picking up a lot of ideas on how to (try) and stop myself from wanting to fill in all of the shadings.  :D   I spend more time figuring out what not to do than actually doing I think!  ;D
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Reply #38 on: May 21, 2017, 06:29:36 PM
I am starting to love this island, Mea.🌍 Want to come back here again. We are living on top of a hill with a great view over the Indian Ocean. 🌊 Sometimes, at sunset the light reflected from the trees of the hill is so impressive! 🌄

The dried and old leaves of the palm tree are then blue! 🌴🌴🌾 You can't even catch this beauty of colours in a photo!

I am so overwhelmed with all the colours of nature here. 😮
Met some local artists, too. Some have such wonderful studios!  :envy:
Val, saw your sketches. I just have a wifi data card which is very slow. Sorry for not answering in that thread.  The parrot is really good! Looking forward to more sketches!  :painting:
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Reply #39 on: May 21, 2017, 08:18:14 PM
Lo :bday: :cloud9:ve your work. So many great sketches. You make me feel lazy. Haha   
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Reply #40 on: May 22, 2017, 06:45:41 AM
Teresa, you are right Teresa- and I don't even have a bad conscience being a bit lazy..😄
But, I think you missed an emoticon by some millimetres- Happy birthday? 😂
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Reply #41 on: May 22, 2017, 08:54:58 AM

Val, saw your sketches. I just have a wifi data card which is very slow. Sorry for not answering in that thread.  The parrot is really good! Looking forward to more sketches!  :painting:

Thank you Gita, the next couple are not as good as the parrot's beak... that's what I'll be known for at my demise...she couldn't draw a bird  ::) but wow! What a beak!!!  :2funny:
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Reply #42 on: May 25, 2017, 07:34:07 AM
Another small sketch- there are 3 types of lizards: big brown ones, smaller flesh coloured ones and small green ones. I heard that the big brown ones have the green and flesh coloured ones as a part of their meal. 😮 Feel so sorry for this poor green fellow who came closer to us everyday in the morning at breakfast time. The green colour shines so beautifully under the sunlight.

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Reply #43 on: May 25, 2017, 07:44:53 AM
Gita,

That is so good. even the table leg looks great.

We have a green lizard that visits my kitchen every so often.  What a beautiful color - almost neon.

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Reply #44 on: May 25, 2017, 10:30:01 AM
Lovely Gita, we have so many different lizards of varying sizes here. I find them all such fascinating creatures. I have a few I want to try with pastel.

Wonderful textures in this, nice contrasts.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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