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Louisa Rautenbach

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Reply #165 on: June 14, 2015, 06:28:06 AM
After I finished this one, my grandchild messed coffee all over my painting.
Artists are messy and I am an artist


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Reply #166 on: June 14, 2015, 08:48:27 AM
Your flower is beautiful.  :clap:
Sometimes I do a glaze of clean water to help "settle" things in.
You can also keep glazing (lightly) your background to settle things in.
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Reply #167 on: June 22, 2015, 04:40:34 AM
After I finished this one, my grandchild messed coffee all over my painting.

 :eek:      Well that should give it an interesting patina!  :whistle:
  :jk: Sorry to hear that, was it salvageable? You did a great job on the flower, the background could be glazed a bit darker to help smooth it out a bit, and to make the flower stand out more. Nicely done.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Louisa Rautenbach

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Reply #168 on: June 22, 2015, 08:19:46 AM
Thanks Val, it was all my fault, I made her coffee and asked her to come sit with me. I will try and salvage the background and maybe my flower will look much nicer. :hug: :hug:
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Reply #169 on: June 22, 2015, 09:53:49 AM
Your flower must have a nice coffee aroma.  Some people paint with coffee.  Good salvage.
Danielle
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Reply #170 on: June 23, 2015, 02:24:02 AM
Thank you Danielle. :hug: :hug:
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