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Reply #120 on: October 06, 2014, 04:02:16 PM
Denise,

I like your fruit still.  Interesting background. 

That still life was the first watercolor lesson I ever did. 

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Reply #121 on: October 06, 2014, 04:52:04 PM
Looks good Denise  :clap:
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Reply #122 on: October 07, 2014, 05:06:06 AM
A little darker shadings on the shadow side of the fruits and your away  O0    Very nicely done so far.  :yippee:    :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #123 on: October 07, 2014, 05:51:42 AM
Very nice still life everyone.   :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #124 on: October 07, 2014, 01:47:14 PM
 :thankyou: for your comments ladies! Val, I've posted my revised along with the original. Good advice as always, thank you  :smitten:
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Reply #125 on: October 08, 2014, 03:10:40 AM
Darkening the cast shadow is an improvement.....but I was actually referring to the shading on the shadow side of the fruit themselves.  ::) Guess I didn't explain that so well...  :oops:     :doh:       
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Reply #126 on: October 08, 2014, 11:55:52 AM
 :2funny: You explained fine Val, I was thinking that's what you probably meant after I made the change. Anyway, would like to try something similar to this and just do a complete do over....I learned in this lesson, I don't enjoy painting grapes!!
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Reply #127 on: October 10, 2014, 11:29:21 AM
I've only seriously tried painting grapes once....had it all worked out, rough sketched, put down a wash...  :confused: then couldn't decide where I wanted to go with it....so....I ate them!   :licklips:    :heeha:
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Reply #128 on: October 10, 2014, 12:37:16 PM
sounds like the best decision to me  ;)
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Reply #129 on: October 12, 2014, 12:25:23 PM
Denise, if you  beef up the detail in the Pineapple, that will make a tremendous difference to your painting. Also you have the highlights in the grapes a bit too large and in the center of each grape. They should be near the top right hand side of each grape. O0
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Reply #130 on: October 13, 2014, 11:01:16 PM
Great, thank you so much Dennis - ok, will fix up the pineapple and grapes  :)
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