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Reply #15 on: June 07, 2017, 12:30:13 PM
I agree the figs need to stand out more, Val. Are you suggesting I either paint the sand black around the figs and the rocks? Black over the rocks and just leave the figs? Or try to scrub the sand and lighten it? Appreciate you giving a fig about this!
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Reply #16 on: June 07, 2017, 02:19:24 PM

OK - I scrubbed the background as best I could, and lightened up some of the rocks. Does it look any better?
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Reply #17 on: June 07, 2017, 02:55:19 PM
Fabulous painting Sharon  and it looks and  much better with the lighter background,  O0

 I dont know exactly how watercolour works but perhaps if you could make the stem and skin a little more brighter ie a yellow green Im sure it may lift it up or out a bit more.   :)
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Reply #18 on: June 07, 2017, 03:24:05 PM

Great suggestion, Win! A little change made a big difference! Thank you!
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Reply #19 on: June 07, 2017, 03:28:33 PM
Just showed this via email to the client and she said "gorgeous"! Now off to the framer it goes!
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Reply #20 on: June 07, 2017, 04:17:10 PM
 O0 Fabulous
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Reply #21 on: June 08, 2017, 03:42:48 AM
Sharon, sorry I didn't get back yesterday, you got it perfectly anyway. Great call Win, that was going to be my next suggestion!  ;D must be great minds and all that!  :2funny:

Excellent job Sharon.  O0      :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #22 on: June 08, 2017, 07:37:17 AM
Another good one, Sharon.  You are on a roll.

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Reply #23 on: June 08, 2017, 10:22:33 AM
 :thankyou: Win, Val and Mea! Really appreciate the suggestions - made a big difference to the end result.

 Picked up the donut painting from the framer today. Delivering it to the client this afternoon. I'll post of photo of that soon!
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Reply #24 on: June 08, 2017, 10:25:58 AM
Here's the ref photo for the 3rd painting in this series. Would love some feedback. I think I'm going to get rid of everything on the table except the platter, which is what the client wants highlighted.  Should I keep the tablecloth as is (which seems really busy) or just keep it white? I thought I'd paint the wall yellow and leave out the floor and cabinet. Pretend that the table is pushed against the wall. Any thoughts??
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Reply #25 on: June 08, 2017, 11:05:38 AM
Sharon, I looked at this photo in the gallery and my thoughts were that it was far too busy.  I would make the focal point the platter as you suggested and have a plain tablecloth but that is just my opinion.  Wait for the others to give their take on it.  In any event, you will do a perfect job on whatever you decide to do.


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Reply #26 on: June 08, 2017, 11:25:03 AM
 :coolsmiley:   I am also in agreement. The photo is much too busy. Make the platter the focal point, definitely simplify the table cloth. The cabinet on the wall adds nothing for the photo so  :hammer: that out of the way.

The tablecloth could have 'some' patterning if desired, but I would have the pattern only a shade or two darker than whatever colour you decide on.

 :heeha: That's my thrupny bit!  ;D
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Reply #27 on: June 08, 2017, 11:34:28 AM
Thanks you Patrica and Val - I think we're all on the same page about simplifying. Now I just have to identify all the things on that platter!!
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Reply #28 on: June 08, 2017, 11:37:20 AM
 ;D I've already played that game! Just a couple of items I wasn't sure of....
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Reply #29 on: June 08, 2017, 03:06:33 PM

Here's the donut painting framed!

And Val - once I get a list of the food items, I'll post it to see how close you came!!
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