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njnjgirl

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Reply #15 on: August 15, 2017, 10:18:41 AM
Here is my challenge painting, and this was challenging.  Water, sky, sand, tree...all a challenge for me.

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Reply #16 on: August 15, 2017, 10:56:57 AM
I think you did a lovely job MaryLou. Your colors are great. I hope to paint this one soon.
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Reply #17 on: August 15, 2017, 11:58:10 AM
Really lovely rendition, Mary Lou. You've captured the calm scene very well!
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Reply #18 on: August 15, 2017, 03:19:07 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautifully done Mary Lou.   Patricia
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Reply #19 on: August 15, 2017, 03:39:25 PM
Mary Lou

This is a great painting.  Love the big palm trunk.  (I am absorbed with tree trunks at the moment - love them.)

Love the little boat, too.

aloha

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Reply #20 on: August 15, 2017, 04:23:52 PM
Excellent work Neil and Mary Lou!   :clap:  :clap:  :clap:

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Reply #21 on: August 16, 2017, 01:32:31 AM
Thank you Emma, Gita, Patricia, Mea and Mysti.
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Reply #22 on: August 16, 2017, 08:18:50 AM
Hello everyone! So i painted a "tight" and "loose" version of this scene and for the hell of it i will post the loose, fun version. Truth be told the amount of time taken was pretty much the same for both paintings although you probably wouldnt think so  :2funny:


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Reply #23 on: August 16, 2017, 09:55:40 AM
That's cool, Trev.  I like your loose version.

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Reply #24 on: August 16, 2017, 01:41:09 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  I was wondering when it would be posted for I saw it in the gallery Trev but for the longest time, it didn't appear in the Challenge forum. Anyway lovely to see your take on doing it loose.


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Reply #25 on: August 16, 2017, 02:31:37 PM
 :heeha: Great job Mary Lou! What colour(s) did you use for the sand?  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #26 on: August 16, 2017, 02:32:49 PM
 :heeha: Wonderful to see how you transposed this into a looser style.  O0   Way to go Trev!  :yippee: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #27 on: August 16, 2017, 09:41:44 PM
Thanks friends looking forward to seeing all the other entries. Njngirl and Neil have done superbly. Two horse race right now I think!! Have a good day.🤗
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Reply #28 on: August 16, 2017, 11:22:28 PM
Lovely painting Mary Lou  :clap: :clap: love the colours.
Trev also a good painting. Love your loose painting. :clap: :clap: 

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Reply #29 on: August 17, 2017, 03:30:40 AM
Trev, your loose painting is wonderful!   :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you Val, for the sand I used a very light wash of raw umber and I may have mixed in a tiny bit of Van Dyke brown, really not too sure as I have a bad short term memory... :crazy2: I know the darker edge of the sand is Van Dyke brown and I am pretty sure I washed a bit of it over the sand.

Thank you Teresa. 
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