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Reply #15 on: December 28, 2017, 09:57:28 PM
Hope you mom will make a quick recovery, Sharon.

Girl, don't doubt your ability.  You have proven time and again that you are a talented artist.

Go, Sharon, Go!  RAH! :cheering: :cheering:

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Reply #16 on: December 29, 2017, 08:52:20 AM
 :thankyou: Cathy and Mea! I hope to have some time to paint while she’s recuperating - will bring my travel paint set with me.
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Reply #17 on: December 29, 2017, 11:59:32 AM
if it doesn't turn out well I'll just sketch out another one and try it again. I'm not giving up!

 :yippee: :yippee: :yippee: That's the ticket!!!  :cheering: :cheering: :cheering:
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Reply #18 on: December 29, 2017, 04:02:06 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  That's our girl Sharon!!!  Never give up, successful people persist and never quit and it is so lovely to hear that you won't give up.   :flowers: :flowers: :flowers:


So pleased to hear too, that your Mom is progressing.  Great stuff.


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Reply #19 on: December 29, 2017, 05:06:44 PM

Ok - here’s my next version with everyone’s edits. Please let me know if I’m heading in the right direction. Really appreciate everyone’s input and well wishes for me mom. Sadly, she fell last night so we’ve taken a step backwards. Sigh.
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Reply #20 on: December 29, 2017, 05:58:56 PM
Your poor mum! I hope her luck improves.... everyone I know has had a bit of a rough Christmas. I've had dead rats in the driveway, a row with certain neighbours (who might be the source of the dead rats! ... for revenge), a nasty persistent cold, and yes, lots of spiders, and someone has hacked my credit card. So I hope the New Year will bring a more auspicious outlook.
Sharon, I think the reason that everyone is telling you to brighten the flowers is because the tiny flecks of white in the foreground are lighter/brighter than your reds. It's really a lovely scene. You could maybe brighten your flowers by maker the greens less dark, and the white specks a bright apple green? This is a very timid suggestion.... because I'm really talking through my hat when I give advice...Take it with a spoonful of caution.  :gl2:


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Reply #21 on: December 29, 2017, 11:36:40 PM
Hi Sharon so sorry to hear about your mum she has had a back trot lately, hopefully she'll be able to recover from all this and have her eye operation.
 You are getting closer and as Alice advised the hill in the background needs to be a more light blue/purple colour to give it that distant look.
Just remember this is a painting and not a duplication of a photo, otherwise they would have just stayed with the photo     :1hug:
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Reply #22 on: December 30, 2017, 01:02:20 AM
So sorry to hear about your mum. Hopefully no fractures.

Definitely on the right track, the painting is looking much better.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #23 on: December 30, 2017, 05:21:41 AM
Oh! My word Sharon, you have had so much worry with your Mom and now with her falling.  Let us pray that all these set backs are now finished and that she is on the road to good health.


Your painting is looking very good indeed.  I knew you could do it.   :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #24 on: December 30, 2017, 07:56:08 AM
Oh, yes, Sharon.  Looks more polished now.  Maybe just a slight dab of shadow under those two trees in the center of the painting.  They look like they need a bit of grounding.  Otherwise, GREAT SAVE on this one.

Hope your mom recovers quickly from her fall.

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Reply #25 on: December 30, 2017, 09:45:17 AM

Heading to San Francisco now to see my paintings in the Mark hopkins museum. Did a little more on this one before leaving. When I return tomorrow I’ll ground those trees (good eye, Mea!) Linley - great suggestion about the Apple green.

Good news, I sent this photo to the client to get his reaction and he wrote: “Thats exactly what I was hoping for. Good work, Gerber.”

Thank you all so much for your suggestions and encouragement I would have given up on this days again without it! Also, thanks for the continued good thoughts about my mom. I’m glad my sister is with her this week. She’s feeling better today and luckily didn’t break anything with her fall.

Hugs!!
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Sharon


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Reply #26 on: December 30, 2017, 09:52:45 AM
Have a fabulous time at the hotel, Sharon. 

Glad the client likes the painting.  Good for you for seeing it through.

Hope Mom is on the onward and upward path now.

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Reply #27 on: December 30, 2017, 01:13:19 PM
Such a great improvement from your first submission Sharon, good advice from all ways. :painting:


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Reply #28 on: December 30, 2017, 04:53:49 PM
Fabulous, fabulous, Sharon! Couldn't have done it better myself :2funny: :2funny: You are so clever! :smart: :)


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Reply #29 on: January 01, 2018, 04:18:56 PM

Thanks Mea, Bill and Linley! And here’s the final version with those trees now grounded per Mea’s great advice!

Now on to Bill’s 2nd painting - a field of sunflowers!
Cheers,
Sharon


 

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