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njnjgirl

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on: June 25, 2017, 05:41:21 AM
Some of you have noticed that I have been trying to paint looser.  Last year I took a class from an artist who does loose flowers and I so loved her work.  I keep trying to paint in that style.  This is a montage of the bits of practice I do, all on one sheet of watercolor paper. This is the closest I have come and am excited to see that I have made some progress. 

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Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 05:54:52 AM
 :smitten: Yes, you've got it, Marylou.  Lovely and loose. You could frame and hang this.  O0
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Reply #2 on: June 25, 2017, 11:49:46 AM
 I find it difficult to paint loose so understand your difficulty but youve done a a pretty good job  MaryLou :clap: :clap:
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Reply #3 on: June 25, 2017, 02:37:20 PM
Lovely piece Mary Lou, we are seeing all sorts of dragonflies emerging. Love that you incorporated one in your painting.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #4 on: June 26, 2017, 04:58:12 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Lovely painting and yes, Mary Lou, you have achieved the "looseness" for sure.


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Reply #5 on: June 27, 2017, 05:07:09 AM
Thank you Kathy, Win, Val, Foto and Patricia.  I appreciate your encouraging words.  This is not a painting, but bits and pieces of "practice" that have run together.  I have added some more flowers...to keep practicing.  I am having so much fun with this...just wanted to share. 


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Reply #6 on: June 27, 2017, 08:52:35 AM
WOW - I love this college you've created - and only on practice paper! I think you should frame this as is - I really love it. Congrats on capturing the loose style...I know from trying in the past how challenging it is and you've nailed it! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #7 on: June 27, 2017, 10:02:23 AM
 :nono: Nope... it's a painting.  O0 And a durn good one!  ;D
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Reply #8 on: June 28, 2017, 12:47:18 AM
Thank you Sharon and Val.  Wow I guess it did turn into a painting.  :o Now if only I hadn't put that one flower so close to the dragonfly's head!  :-\ But who knew it would turn into a painting! 
Mary Lou

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Reply #9 on: June 28, 2017, 12:50:16 AM
Love how you are experimenting with this medium. Love the flowers   
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Reply #10 on: June 29, 2017, 06:32:46 AM
Thank you so much Teresa :thankyou:
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Reply #11 on: June 29, 2017, 06:48:08 PM
Mary Lou,  I LOVE this!  It is beautiful.  I think your watercolor paintings have evolved in a great direction.


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Reply #12 on: June 30, 2017, 03:16:41 AM
Thank you Lynn!
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Reply #13 on: June 30, 2017, 07:19:13 PM
Beautiful  :clap: :clap: :clap: Now, keep it up O0
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Reply #14 on: July 01, 2017, 03:20:01 AM
Thank you so much Dennis! :thankyou: I am so grateful to have found you and this wonderful place.   :flowers:
Mary Lou

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