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Karen

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Reply #30 on: September 19, 2012, 10:56:24 PM
The first fish is looking great Maryna. I like your three fish arrangement - it's going to be a great variation on Nolan's theme.


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Reply #31 on: September 20, 2012, 12:23:01 AM
wow very nice   :clap:
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Reply #32 on: September 20, 2012, 04:09:54 AM
Beautiful painting, Karen.   :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #33 on: September 20, 2012, 04:57:08 AM
Very pretty Karen.  This is a lovely subject matter, and I look forward to doing one once I get back to my oils.


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Reply #34 on: September 20, 2012, 05:57:56 AM
Karen - thank you so much...ya, that poor little guy is pretty blurry and he's just screaming at me to "fiddle" with him.  So far, resisting temptation!  I've done something horrific to an already injured knee so I couldn't take the photo outdoors or find somewhere with better lighting in here as it was sunset and in that in-between light before evening when I took it.  I hope to have a better one when I'm finished.  Yours, on the other hand, IS a masterpiece...I think it's just beautiful and I can only hope mine will look half that good.  Wow!!!  Thank you again and for the inspiration as well.  :)


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Reply #35 on: September 20, 2012, 06:58:58 AM
karen they look sooo real as if they were a photo! Just wonderful!
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Reply #36 on: September 20, 2012, 10:01:10 AM
Karen...It is outstanding. It looks so real....want to put some fish food in there!  LOL  It's gorgeous....will be outstanding on a wall.  Beautiful job.   :flowers:
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Reply #37 on: September 20, 2012, 10:43:47 AM
mary just seen your painting of the koi fish awesome  o know i don't paint in oils but i know what i like!   looks real good to me  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #38 on: September 20, 2012, 10:49:46 AM
Mary--I haven't seen this class but I will tell you that your painting looks AWESOME.  I don't see anything to correct.  Can't wait to see the water you put in.  The fish look so very real.  Love it :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #39 on: September 20, 2012, 12:44:12 PM
yep, fantastic job with this painting Karen. I especially like the reflection of the tree in the water on the left hand side  :clap:


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Reply #40 on: September 20, 2012, 12:46:13 PM
Looks great to me as well Mary  :clap:
What you generally want to do is darken the fins towards the body to show they tuck in there and the body is casting a shadow on them, so your's is spot on O0


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Reply #41 on: September 20, 2012, 01:52:29 PM
WOW, WOW, WOW, Karen awesome job.  O0 O0 O0
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Reply #42 on: September 20, 2012, 03:07:56 PM
 :heeha:  This is stupendous!   :clap:   :clap:  Fantastic painting Karen.   O0
So, want to share the secret? What were those unladylike words? You can PM them to me. I'm for anything that can help me paint like this!   ;D
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Reply #43 on: September 20, 2012, 07:20:12 PM
Beautiful, Karen!
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Reply #44 on: September 21, 2012, 04:56:34 AM
mary just seen your painting of the koi fish awesome  o know i don't paint in oils but i know what i like!   looks real good to me  :clap: :clap: :clap:

Jennylynn -  :flowers:  Thank you so much!  You always say the sweetest things and you just brightened my day!  Thank you again!  :1hug:


 

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