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sweetpea

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on: February 23, 2012, 08:26:32 PM
Hi from Canada,

I am a beginner.  I am pleased that I have found this site.  It will give a place to share and gather information from fellows members to help along on my journey of learning to paint.
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C.Bodine

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Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 08:52:57 PM
 :welcome: sweetpea! (my nick name for my granddaughter! :) ) You will really enjoy it here! Expect to learn a lot!!!!
Christina


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Reply #2 on: February 24, 2012, 03:14:55 AM
 :bigwelcome: to PaintBasket SweetPea.  Great having you on board.  As 'C' said, you will really love it here.  There are loads of video tutorials to check out in the ... one of the most important ones = Colourmixing.  So make yourself at home, put your feet up, get a  :coffee: and enjoy  O0
Leana

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"Art is not just ornamental, an enhancement of life, but a path in itself, a way out of the predictable and conventional, a map to selfdiscovery." ~ Gabrielle Roth


Lillian

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Reply #3 on: February 24, 2012, 04:49:37 AM
Great to see you joined us here on Paintbasket, Sweetpea!   :welcome:  fellow Canadian.

Nolan and Dennis have a great way of teaching that is so straight forward that even a beginner would enjoy.

I hope to see more of you here in this friendly community.

"The way to be happy," said Winston Churchill, "is to find something that requires the kind of perfection that's impossible to achieve and spend the rest of your life trying to achieve it."


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Reply #4 on: February 24, 2012, 05:02:45 AM
 :bigwelcome: you came to the right place. You are going to loveeee it here  :smitten: Once in you are hooked  :-*
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see"


sapphirelynn

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Reply #5 on: February 24, 2012, 07:54:54 AM
 :welcome:  fellow Canuck!  This is a fabulous site, you will love it here.  Hope to see more from you
Linda


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Reply #6 on: February 24, 2012, 01:47:37 PM
 :welcome: to Paint Basket!  :yippee:
''Don't spend life going forward in reverse, just glimpse the rear view mirror now and again then, focus on what lays ahead''.
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Reply #7 on: February 25, 2012, 06:34:36 AM
Sweetpea  :welcome: to paint basket.
Nina
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Anya

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Reply #8 on: February 25, 2012, 10:09:11 AM
Hello Sweetpea,

 :welcome: to PB, you will learn so much here.

Look forward to seeing your work

Where are you in Canada?  I'm in Vancouver.


claude

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Reply #9 on: February 25, 2012, 10:13:19 AM
 :yippee: Canada  :yippee:  :welcome:
If not now, when? If not me, who?


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Reply #10 on: February 26, 2012, 03:41:01 PM
 :welcome:  Hmmm I think the colonials are taking over!  :2funny:
Welcome Sweetpea, what part of Canada are you from? Hope to see your works and see you often on the forum. Lots to see and do and plenty of helping hands. Enjoy.   :wave:
Cheers, Val

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nolan

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Reply #11 on: February 26, 2012, 10:58:52 PM
:bigwelcome: to the family SweetPea

I almost emigrated to Canada, but the boss decided that she prefered the land of the long white cloud.

Looking forward to seeing your progress, what medium have you been painting in?


Maria Canino

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Reply #12 on: February 29, 2012, 09:27:09 AM
Sweetpea  :welcome: to the PB family. :)

Can't wait to see your work.

Maria  :painting:
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