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Tania

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Reply #15 on: November 20, 2013, 02:46:21 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: You have done an awesome job on these, Ray!
Tania :D


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Reply #16 on: November 20, 2013, 02:52:19 PM
Banner job Ray.....positively brilliant!  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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musika

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Reply #17 on: November 21, 2013, 02:38:09 AM
Thank you everybody for the lovely comments.
It is very different from painting as you can't mix your colours beforehand. You really have to look at a reference pic and decide what colours and in what order you are going to lay them down. The reason I got into CP was that you can pick them up and put them down at any time - no waiting for things to dry, no hairdryer, no clean-up.
The slight downside is that it takes far longer to complete a picture.
Anyway, back to the drawing board.  :)
Thanks again.
Ray


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Reply #18 on: November 21, 2013, 08:52:36 PM
Fantastic work.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


musika

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Reply #19 on: November 22, 2013, 12:14:48 PM
Thank you, Zilpa.
Ray


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Reply #20 on: November 30, 2013, 08:02:16 PM
Ray, WOW.  I especially love the mortar and pestle because of the wood grain.  just gorgeous. 


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Reply #21 on: November 30, 2013, 08:52:05 PM
Really smooth work there Ray.


I've got a big tin of Prismacolors and a few black drawing pads and white ones and "The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencils" and have yet to crack them out. The time factor is probably the deterrent.


Congratulations on the start for you though.


Batman.
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Reply #22 on: December 01, 2013, 01:07:01 AM
Just seen this post now.
Wow! Mastercraftsman :clap: :clap: :clap:
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musika

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Reply #23 on: December 01, 2013, 02:39:02 AM
Thank you Lynn, Batman and Dennis.
You're right Batman, it does take a lot of time to get it right but you can spend a few minutes at a time over several days/weeks. Don't wait until you retire, you'll have even less time then - believe me!
Ray


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Reply #24 on: December 01, 2013, 06:20:13 AM
We'll Ray who would of guessed. You are one talented man. Awesome job on your work.  O0

I have never tried colored pencils. I have some though. How did you get started in them?

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Reply #25 on: December 01, 2013, 07:08:18 AM
Excellent, Ray just excellent!  :twothumbs:
I am  truly impressed! I know how difficult it is to get CP's to "behave". You have a magic touch and an awesome eye for the details. Your advice to Batman is spot on. . . do it now, you'll never find the time once you retire. . . . just ask me!!!  :2funny:
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Reply #26 on: December 04, 2013, 04:39:30 AM
Just saw this and wanted to add my "wow" and think the mortar and pestle are awesome!
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musika

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Reply #27 on: December 04, 2013, 05:21:26 AM
Thank you Nina, Bev and Mary Lou.
Ray


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Reply #28 on: December 04, 2013, 07:36:46 AM
More please Ray.  Patricia
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Reply #29 on: December 04, 2013, 09:54:26 AM
I'm working on it!
Ray


 

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