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MSWcrane

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on: August 25, 2013, 03:22:19 PM
Dennis, I would love to take the Azaleas class.  I have no watercolors and very little money at the moment.   :'(
So I can't rush out and get all of the colors on your 'basic list', if I don't need them for this class.    :thumbdown:

Can you tell me what Colors, of watercolor paints, I will Absolutely need for this class.  Also, what brushes do I need for the Azaleas class?    :help:

I do need to buy the other 'basic' supplies for starting watercolors.   I know the paints and brushes are usually the most expensive items.  However, I really need to keep it to the bare minimum for right now.     :blush:

I will get your other listed 'basic' colors and brushes in the near future, but can't do it this week. 

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Reply #1 on: August 25, 2013, 03:47:05 PM
Sue, I will have to come back to you a bit later on because I normally only work out exactly what I'll be doing by the end of the week. I'll see what I can do in the next day or two as I also give day classes in my own studio as well as on the internet.
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Reply #2 on: August 25, 2013, 03:50:50 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone will keep these to this specific Lesson Posting only. This will also be of benefit to you as well in the future.  Thanks

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http://courses.paintbasket.com/handouts/watercolours-lesson72-azaleas-template-instruction.pdf
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Reply #3 on: August 25, 2013, 04:07:39 PM
 :thankyou: Dennis, I appreciate the extra effort on your part!   :smitten:
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Reply #4 on: August 25, 2013, 06:35:44 PM
At a guess I will be using Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine, Cadmium Yellow and Burnt Sienna. You will also need a sheet of 300gsm (140lb) watercolour paper, a #2 Rigger brush, a #4 round and a #8 or #10 round brush.
You will also need Masking fluid and some masking tape (instruction for it will be with the template when it is uploaded).
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Reply #5 on: August 25, 2013, 08:21:06 PM
 :thankyou: so much Dennis for your help.   :flowers:

I will be off in the morning to get supplies then sign up for my very first Watercolor Class, which will also be my first Live Class.

:yippee:   O0  :yippee:
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Reply #6 on: September 01, 2013, 01:19:11 PM
Wish I'd known the caulies were a good thing....wasted a lot of time hiding them!  :faint: This may be a definate trip through the 'boat wash'!  ;D Here's my mish-mash....  :heeha:    :2funny:

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Reply #7 on: September 01, 2013, 01:50:36 PM
Val, your background looks just fine!  I vote that you keep going!   :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #8 on: September 01, 2013, 01:53:06 PM
Gosh, I had a disaster!!  My masking fluid tore my paper and took all my inner markings of the flowers away.  I just had an outline, I went to pieces and while I managed to finish the paint a long, it is too much of a mess to submit.  However, it was a lovely exercise and thank you Dennis.  I shall be doing it again and will post my second attempt.  Patricia
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Reply #9 on: September 01, 2013, 01:57:02 PM
Come on Patricia... I've got a major trainwreck here! Hid the caulies...but looks like snake in the grass!  :2funny:
I can't begin to tell you what colours got thrown in. Let's have a boo at your abstract.  :coolsmiley:
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Reply #10 on: September 01, 2013, 01:57:48 PM
My first try on this one, I`m sure I`m going to try once more.
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Reply #11 on: September 01, 2013, 02:04:08 PM
Val..you are on a roll and a good start.


Pat..sorry about your disaster.  It's terrible when we lose our cool!!!  It was a fun lesson.


Harald...lovely job. Your flowers are soft and delicate. It's a lovely painting.
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Reply #12 on: September 01, 2013, 02:04:44 PM
I think it would be an eye opener to see what everyone goes through painting along!!!  :o :-X :whistle:

 :clap: Val, Harald and Patricia!!!  Where are you at JennyLynn?

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Reply #13 on: September 01, 2013, 02:08:58 PM
Val, let's talk about the snakes in the grass! Look at mine how fat and happy they are!!!  :) :) !! seriously, I think that i will be able to resurect this one with a lot of patience. Right now... :P :heeha: :thumbdown: Let's see in few weeks. Doina

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Reply #14 on: September 01, 2013, 02:26:31 PM
Thanks Lillian... I'm having serious doubts here.....  :-\

Well done Harald...you've got all the right colours in the right places! That counts for a lot.  O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:

Bella, I may be on a roll....just not sure where!  ;D

NATALIE!!!  :heeha: How do you do that?! WOW!  ??? Where's the hose....  :2funny:

Doina, Yes...I think you can resurect this one... I'll trade ya!  :whistle:
Cheers, Val

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