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Reply #285 on: March 09, 2015, 02:31:23 AM
 :clap: this will be really good following Dennis's advise.  Will be waiting out to see your repost.  :)
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Reply #286 on: June 14, 2015, 06:33:21 AM
My strelitzia.
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Reply #287 on: June 14, 2015, 08:49:41 AM
Nice shine on your flower.
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Reply #288 on: June 14, 2015, 04:51:49 PM
Looks Great  :clap:


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Reply #289 on: June 22, 2015, 04:48:02 AM
Nicely done Louisa.  What I would suggest is lightening the background and adding a bit more colour to the flower and leaves to make it pop. At present the values are too close giving it a flat appearance. Good so far, just in need of a few touches.  O0
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Reply #290 on: June 22, 2015, 08:17:05 AM
Thank you Natalie, Cyril and Val. Val you are giving me a lot of work here and I will do it with pleasure. Thank you for helping me, much appreciated. :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Reply #291 on: June 22, 2015, 09:56:03 AM
I agree with Val, also you should add your shadows on the leaves.  Well done.
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Reply #292 on: June 22, 2015, 11:32:43 PM
Louisa, just lighten and lift out the orange in the top section of the flower. They should very much more yellow as they are the focal point of the flower. Do this and the painting will be highly improved :clap: :clap:
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Reply #293 on: March 17, 2017, 07:20:20 AM
My strelitzia, done on the road.  I learned that poor lighting at night is bad.

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Reply #294 on: March 17, 2017, 01:22:14 PM
I like it Annie, love the shadings on the petals.  O0 Well done.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #295 on: March 17, 2017, 01:25:53 PM
I went back through the  thread to have a stroll back down memory lane.... and discovered I hadn't put the post in with mine!  :doh:   I did find it in my gallery with a date of 10/07/2013!!! So without further ado, my much overdue Strelitzia!  :2funny:

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Reply #296 on: March 17, 2017, 02:13:02 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Annie and Val, you have both done a great job. Now I am going to go back and take a stroll down memory lane too Val.


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Reply #297 on: March 17, 2017, 06:15:50 PM
Better late than never, Val.  Yes, the bird of paradise as we call it in Hawaii is a favorite of mine.

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Reply #298 on: March 17, 2017, 06:26:51 PM
Annie,

Colorful!  Love the background but not sure it is the best choice to set off the flower to best advantage.

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Reply #299 on: March 18, 2017, 02:16:22 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia, speaking of memory lane.... makes me wonder how many others I may have forgotten to post!  :confused:       :crazy2:       
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