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Reply #135 on: July 26, 2016, 07:04:41 AM
 :thankyou:  so much Mea , Kathy


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Reply #136 on: June 18, 2017, 10:39:35 AM
Hi Pbers!

Heres my bluegum. My gf and I took a walk in huddle park this arvie - it is full of huge beautiful bluegums and when I got back i was inspired to do this lesson...really fun subject to paint. 


Thanks Dennis and Nolan
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Reply #137 on: June 18, 2017, 11:48:21 AM
 :clap: :clap: Nicely done Trev
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Reply #138 on: June 18, 2017, 12:36:47 PM
Beautiful, Trev.  Really soft natural look to it.  Nice tree bark.

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Reply #139 on: June 18, 2017, 01:07:58 PM
Well done :clap: :clap: :clap: You're starting to develop a nice style  O0
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Reply #140 on: June 18, 2017, 01:18:18 PM
 :heeha: Gorgeous Trev!  :clap: :clap: :clap:

I did note that you also left out the little man  :whistle:     ;D
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Reply #141 on: June 18, 2017, 04:08:00 PM
Very nicely done Trev. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #142 on: June 18, 2017, 05:08:48 PM
Great Stuff Trev!  :clap: :clap: :clap:  This is one of my favourite lessons. if time permits will redo this again.


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Reply #143 on: June 18, 2017, 11:51:21 PM
Thanks Win and Mea, gaining the atmosphere in this lesson was a lot of fun. My son says it doesnt look finished and i should strengthen the background misty trees? What do you think?

Thanks Dennis! Im sure you have a lot to do with my style coming through  ;)

Val you are right  ;D, I felt it was to risky to ruin a good painting (which i think is realism?) with one of my dodgy excuses for a figure  :blush:. I nearly did it but thought it was strong enough without one.

Thanks Cyril I also really emjoyed this one. I found it very flowing and most things worked nicely. Your version is superb by the way!

Have a lovely day...
Trev


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Reply #144 on: June 19, 2017, 12:45:30 AM
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My son says it doesnt look finished and i should strengthen the background misty trees? What do you think?

No, the misty background was an essential part of this lesson, and you have captured it beautifully.  O0

Val you are right  ;D , I felt it was to risky to ruin a good painting (which i think is realism?) with one of my dodgy excuses for a figure  :blush: . I nearly did it but thought it was strong enough without one.

That's also why my bird in the tree is so small...but I just told everyone it was a really big tree!  :whistle:     :2funny:
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Reply #145 on: June 19, 2017, 12:17:06 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautifully done Trev.   Patricia
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Reply #146 on: June 21, 2017, 05:41:03 AM
Tre,  I'm really dying to do this lesson ... wanted to try it before now, UT now I've seen yours.....


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Reply #147 on: June 21, 2017, 05:43:20 AM
Sorry Trev, I typo-ed your name!
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Reply #148 on: June 21, 2017, 06:25:36 AM
You really should give it a go Linley, it's great fun and you'll learn lots of new little tricks and tips.

 :think: I'm thinking I should give this another go, would definitely help me out with the softening, blending and glazes required in the succulent challenge..... I shall have to have a looksee!
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Reply #149 on: June 21, 2017, 06:35:57 AM
Right Val... we can both get on with it and make Trev jealous!


 

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