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Reply #15 on: September 23, 2012, 03:26:57 PM
Harald, the water and reflections are marvellous. Good job on the flowers, don't know how you keep up mixing the colours and getting them on the paper. Great work there.   :clap:   :clap:
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Reply #16 on: September 23, 2012, 03:36:03 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:   WOW...you guys did a spectacular job!!  Congratulations. I envy you for painting along and very proud to be a member of the class with you.  Great job, guys.   :yippee:    :yippee:
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Reply #17 on: September 23, 2012, 05:27:25 PM
Hi 5 Brian and Harald!  :clap:
~Natalie

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Reply #18 on: September 23, 2012, 05:38:03 PM
Harold,

 :clap: :clap: :clap:Nice job!!!!

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Reply #19 on: September 23, 2012, 10:37:32 PM
Good to see so many of the paintings on the forum.
Jenny very nice paint a long  :clap: :clap: :clap:  Just be careful to keep the top water the same as the lower. It's too blue compared to the bottom section. Add a touch (glaze) of the gray over it to bring it in line, yet not to make it much darker. The lower right leaf should not have the sharp square section to it - it should be round. otherwise  O0

Natalie, don't do anything more to your painting - leave it as is.  :clap: :clap: :clap: Lovely water drops.

Brian, not sure if this is your first paint a long - but well done  :clap: :clap: :clap: To add oomf to you lilies add the darker shadow areas to bring out the tonal values- this will give it the "kick" it needs.  O0

Harald, The lighting for the photograph has not done your painting justice. It will look totally different if the photo was taken in brighter lights - maybe the white balance was not set properly. Apart from that the paint a long went well.  :clap: :clap: :clap: The only criticism is that the dark area in the petals should be faded out towards the side - should not have such hard edges. Look at this when you do another one.

Keep up the good work all of you  O0 :flowers:
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Reply #20 on: September 24, 2012, 09:52:19 AM
   well this is my second attempt at the water lillies, at my own speed lol   better than the first,  the water is lighter blue.   
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Reply #21 on: September 24, 2012, 02:09:47 PM
Jennylynn, I'm gonna go way out on a limb now and maybe you'll hate me for it, but I like your paint along better!

Will you forgive me?    :hug:   :flowers:
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Reply #22 on: September 24, 2012, 03:12:52 PM
There are things I like about both.....but I to lean more toward your paint along.   :-X
 :heeha:  Maybe you really are a 'speed' painter!   ;D
Cheers, Val

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Reply #23 on: September 24, 2012, 04:57:10 PM
I like both of them.  Your last one has a folk art feel to it-mainly the water.
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Reply #24 on: September 24, 2012, 08:09:17 PM
Jennylynn - I agree with both Val and Natalie...so now, the question is, which do YOU like better!   :)


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Reply #25 on: September 24, 2012, 11:07:27 PM
lillian, val, natalie  and last but not least mary I agree the first one was better!  that's what i thought after i had finished but thought i would still post it to see what my pb friends would say!  told you when you paint at speed you havn't got time to think or fiddle lol and lillian NO i don't hate you for telling the truth lol   that's what this forum is about to try and give honest feedback    O0  that's part of the learning process  :)   I would rather somebody give me their honest opinion  O0   well now for the next speed painting  :yippee:
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Reply #26 on: September 25, 2012, 01:46:29 AM
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Reply #27 on: September 26, 2012, 06:07:52 AM
I had trouble with the replay so I did my own version from my memory of the part of Dennis's lesson i managed to get up in time to see. I have made a good resolution to do another one from the pdf. I am impressed with the number of you who got up and running so fast! JennyLynn, Natalie, Brian and Harald, good work on the waterlillies. 


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Reply #28 on: September 26, 2012, 06:26:46 AM
Karen - this is absolutely beautiful...I just love your water between the lilies...I wish I had HALF your memory!  Wonderful!


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Reply #29 on: September 26, 2012, 09:03:41 AM
karen your lillies are absolutely gorgeous really well done  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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