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lynn p.

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on: January 21, 2014, 05:41:12 PM
This is a pastel (grumbacher softs) on Canson pastel paper.  It is from a book with pastel exercises coupled with my own twist on it.  C&C please.  Loving pastels.  They are quite addictive.  Dennis, I read that they can be very toxic because they are airborne and not allowed in many studios.  How can we be safe?


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Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 06:13:38 PM
I like it Lynn, I was trying to judge by the sail positions where the wind was, but since the 2 most obvious boats are on different tacks I failed...  however it makes sense that it is pretty calm by the flat water, so nothing you did distracts from a logically technical approach, I like the muted colors and the sails look very rich.  I've always liked red sails on a boat.   :clap: :clap:  You have those old grummies trained! O0

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Reply #2 on: January 21, 2014, 07:49:13 PM
Very well done Lynne, great colors.
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Reply #3 on: January 21, 2014, 07:56:38 PM
Lynn awesome girl.  :clap:  :clap:

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Reply #4 on: January 21, 2014, 09:03:59 PM
Hi, Lynn!  Very nice painting.. colors are great!

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Reply #5 on: January 21, 2014, 09:19:16 PM
Lovely painting, Lynn. :smitten:
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Reply #6 on: January 21, 2014, 10:50:02 PM

This painting caught my eye immediately when the forum page came up.  Wow, such beautiful colors.  It's so classy!!


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Reply #7 on: January 21, 2014, 11:29:23 PM
 :heeha: Once again you show us your magic touch Lynn, beautifully done.  :clap: :clap: :clap: Excellent   O0
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Reply #8 on: January 22, 2014, 04:26:20 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wow Lynn, you are just so versatile in every medium.  A lovely, lovely painting.  Patricia
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Reply #9 on: January 22, 2014, 04:32:25 AM
Excellent drawing Lynn very vibrant colours on the sails nice and smooth well done.  Ray
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Reply #10 on: January 22, 2014, 04:39:40 AM
Wow Lynn .... Your painting has a vintage look and feel.  Great Painting !!  :clap:
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Reply #11 on: January 22, 2014, 05:06:09 AM
So pretty, I said this before and I think you have found your medium.   Well done! O0 O0
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Reply #12 on: January 22, 2014, 06:41:24 AM
Beautiful drawing. This one jumps off the page.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #13 on: January 22, 2014, 08:22:26 AM
Lovely! I agree with Didwaud, it does have a vintage feel. Did you use white or colored paper?

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Reply #14 on: January 22, 2014, 08:59:21 AM
It is a beautiful drawing, has an oriental feel for me.   O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:

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