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Reply #45 on: April 12, 2013, 12:15:00 PM


Would you believe they were tapered just right..... and then they just dried that way?  :heeha:     >:D


Sure! :2funny:  Happens all the time!
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Reply #46 on: April 12, 2013, 02:11:04 PM
Hi everyone

Bad scan for some reason, can't get it to pick up the blues / yellows properly and the grasses on the left hardly show up at all, but here is my go at the Blue Gum tree anyway.

With over 500 varieties of Gum Trees here in Australia, I'm sure this resembles at least one of them. And that magpie is safe at this time of the year. They only get nasty around nesting time in spring...

Watercolours Gum Tree (with magpie)
Watercolours Gum Tree (with magpie)


Let me know what you think.

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Reply #47 on: April 12, 2013, 03:32:54 PM
 O0  Beautiful tree Batman.  Patricia
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Reply #48 on: April 12, 2013, 03:38:24 PM
It is still a well executed painting  :clap: :clap: :clap:
I like your background mistiness as well as the colour perspective. O0
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Reply #49 on: April 12, 2013, 05:47:34 PM
 :sweat:  So glad you understand Sarah..  :2funny:
 
Bman, great job  :clap:   :clap:   :clap:  excellent on the misty background trees. The blue gum looks to be one of those indeterminableous varieties.  :whistle:  Must be the same family as mine!  ;D
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Reply #50 on: April 12, 2013, 06:06:50 PM
Yep! What Dennis said. Plus I like the magpie. O0
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Reply #51 on: April 12, 2013, 06:11:05 PM
Positively WOW. all of you!!!
What a great uplift to log on and see your paintings.. sure made my day brighter!!

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Reply #52 on: April 13, 2013, 03:24:37 AM
Batman, I saw this thumbnail and had to come in and say this is really beautiful.  I like the difference between the foreground and background and the tree looks so natural to me.  The bird is also great!  O0 :smitten:
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Reply #53 on: April 14, 2013, 08:27:00 AM
 :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou: Val, Patricia, Dennis, Brian, Sarah and njnjgirl.

I promised some photos of gum trees when the lesson first went to air, and I still mean to to that. The last few weekends have been miserable crappy drizzly weather. When I get a clear weekend I'll get some photos and post them as freebies.

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Reply #54 on: April 15, 2013, 12:43:14 PM
Here is my paint along that I did with Dennis a couple of weeks ago. I just did not get around to putting it on. I think my man is too big. Oh well.
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Reply #55 on: April 15, 2013, 01:19:21 PM
I think my man is too big. Oh well.
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Reply #56 on: April 15, 2013, 01:55:48 PM
I think he looks just fine Nina  O0 :clap: :clap: :clap: Great job.
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Reply #57 on: April 15, 2013, 06:21:38 PM
The blue in the tree is beautiful! Looking at the wheel ruts, then imagining a driver, I think he works just fine. I like his hat. :urwelcome:
Sarah


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Reply #58 on: April 15, 2013, 11:30:19 PM
Good painting, Nina :clap: :clap: :clap: Nope, the man is not too big - he is just closer to the tree O0
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Reply #59 on: April 16, 2013, 03:55:40 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Very nice job Nina, Your man looks perfect, in fact, everything looks good.  Patricia
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