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Author Topic: LESSON # 33 - Painting a Strelitzia  (Read 22281 times)

Sue W

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Reply #270 on: January 11, 2015, 05:17:57 PM
 :thankyou: Everyone for your kind comments!
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Reply #271 on: February 10, 2015, 12:17:42 PM

Here is my flower.

Nina  :flowers:
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Reply #272 on: February 10, 2015, 03:23:38 PM
Another lovely painting, Well done, Nina :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #273 on: February 10, 2015, 03:25:36 PM
Very pretty Nina
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Reply #274 on: February 10, 2015, 03:36:48 PM
Very nicely done Nina.
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Reply #275 on: February 10, 2015, 04:38:41 PM
Nina,

Lovely job on the strelitzia.  It is such a beautiful and unique flower.

Yours is inspiring me to do another one for my neighbor's new kitchen.

aloha

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Reply #276 on: February 10, 2015, 05:14:10 PM
Another great one!  :clap:
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Reply #277 on: February 11, 2015, 05:53:24 AM
Thanks Susan, Mea, Jill, Dennis, and Bellarina much appreciated. Yes Mea these are beautiful flowers. I have done these in acrylics. I am thinking of doing another one sometime in the future.

Nina  :flowers:
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Reply #278 on: February 11, 2015, 05:55:43 AM
Great paintings Sue and Nina.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #279 on: March 08, 2015, 12:11:05 AM
My submission for this lesson.  Some days I think I might be getting better and then some paintings like this one set me back!!  Here it is - suggestions for improvement please.

Sherri
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Reply #280 on: March 08, 2015, 08:16:40 AM
The flower is very well done  :clap:
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Reply #281 on: March 08, 2015, 08:31:16 AM
Sherri,

The shapes are all good, but the color is just not vibrant enough for the flower.  I had the same problem and someone said to do a wash over each color, maybe more than once until the color gets bright enough.

Worth a try because the flower itself is very well done.

aloha

mea

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Sherri

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Reply #282 on: March 08, 2015, 10:32:28 AM
Thanks Mea. I will give that a try.

Thanks Natalie
Sherri


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Reply #283 on: March 08, 2015, 11:43:40 AM
Nina and Sheri, great jobs on your flowers.  They look great.
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Reply #284 on: March 08, 2015, 09:52:26 PM
Sherri, Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:  To show the flower up you need to darken up the leaves to give enough contrast O0
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