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Reply #435 on: July 30, 2016, 09:02:38 AM
Thank you to Kathy, Danielle, Dennis, Mea, etc. who encourage me to post my work on PB in addition to AOL.  Hope I won't add work for you but I really appreciate the input and critics from each of you.  :flowers:

Here I go...
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Reply #436 on: July 30, 2016, 09:27:00 AM
Simplifying a Scene.
Thank tou for a fun and challenging lesson.
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #437 on: July 30, 2016, 10:32:10 AM
Annie,

Nice work.  All that lattice work seems challenging.  Yours looks good.

I still think the front wall behind the red bush needs to be more in shadow.  The sun seems to be hitting the side wall.

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Reply #438 on: July 30, 2016, 10:43:37 AM
Gee, you are right.  The light comes from the right top of the picture... so the red bouch would cast shadow on the porch.  Can I fixe this now?  How does one correct in WC.

I had to redo the lattice. What I did was to remove most of the paint with water, but what would happen if I added a light coat of light gray to the wall over the green... would it create the shadow?
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Reply #439 on: July 30, 2016, 01:47:34 PM
Annie, look to your colour wheel for your shadow colour. A light wash over the 'shadow' areas will give you the desired effect.  O0   Doing great, keep going  :cheering:
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Reply #440 on: August 01, 2016, 04:37:57 AM
Val et al,
I am trying to put the shade on the wall of the cottage.  Praticing on scrap paper.  It doesn't seem to do what I want.  That would be wet on dry?   It want to dilute the dry layer of paint and if I brrsh even a bit it lifts it up.... nervous to touch the real painting.  Is this a technique I will learn in future lesson?  Thanks.
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Reply #441 on: August 01, 2016, 06:16:53 AM
Yes it is wet on dry. Sounds like a bit too much water in your wash.  You will learn more about this as you go along.
Recall how you added the darker green over top of your trees, same concept, just a little lighter handed. You can do this, take your time.  O0
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Reply #442 on: August 01, 2016, 12:09:59 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Annie.  What worries me is that you have divided the tree into 3 equal parts. Look how I painted the tree O0
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Reply #443 on: August 02, 2016, 08:43:17 PM
 :doh: :doh: :doh:  ...and now so obvious!   Boy, I must frustrate you.

I watch the video again and noted you explained that additional wet on wet must be more pigment-conscentrated.  That may help me.  I will do an other red tree. 

Thank you Dennis  :thankyou:
Cheers, Annie
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