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Reply #15 on: February 09, 2014, 05:38:13 PM
The background finishes it nicely  :clap: You are braver than me Carol I haven't even tried to master pastels  8)
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Reply #16 on: February 09, 2014, 07:22:41 PM
The canna pastels all look good.  Nice work, ladies.

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Reply #17 on: February 09, 2014, 08:31:41 PM
This is my try to paint along. Wasn't easy at all. :sweat: I also got lost at the bottom part. :confused: I may redo this lesson later.
Also, I didn't  like the paper I used. It's Canson Mi-Teintes for Pastels. I should use a better quality paper I have on hand.

Well done, everybody. O0

Great lesson, Dennis. :smitten:

All the best.
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Reply #18 on: February 09, 2014, 09:49:27 PM
Lidiya,

I think your canna pastel is lovely - delicate.  I especially like the hue of the blue background.

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Reply #19 on: February 10, 2014, 12:46:40 AM
WOW ;)  Kudos for everyone on the paint-a-long  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Not the easiest of flowers to paint. :whistle:


Remember that I pointed out in the B/W print that the flowers were virtually all at the same tonal range. The trick was to be able to change the colours to separate the petals from each other.


Carol, don't worry at this stage that the edges are not sharp. We will get to that later on. As a beginner one has to first get used to the idea of direct application and how to "mix" the colours.
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Reply #20 on: February 10, 2014, 04:48:23 AM
Natalie, JennyLynn, Dorothy, Carol and Lidiya What a lovely flowers you all have made :smitten: :clap: :clap: :clap:
They look so colourful and vibrant. This must have been a real challenge, all those petals and tiny leafs, but they looks just awesome!! Wished I could follow this course, but well, maybe sometime in the future. But Dennis being so nice to give the templates makes it possible to try it on my own...yours look so wonderful and inspiring.
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Reply #21 on: February 10, 2014, 08:30:57 AM
Your flowers are really pretty Lidiya!  :smitten:
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Reply #22 on: February 10, 2014, 09:07:35 AM
Very well done to all you ladies.  I missed the class as I am currently on vacation and no access to a printer so I will be much later than everyone else in doing mine.  Looked like a very interesting lesson. Patricia
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Reply #23 on: February 10, 2014, 07:39:49 PM
 :thankyou: Mea,  :thankyou: Riya,  :thankyou: Natalie for your lovely comments on my Canna Flower. Much appreciated.
 :thankyou: Dennis for your explanation. I feel better now knowing that at least I reached the main goal. The petals in my flower look more or less separated from each other. :)

All the best.
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Reply #24 on: February 11, 2014, 05:48:46 AM
 Natalie, JennyLynn, Dorothy, Carol and Lidiya. I hope I have not left anyone out if I have I am sorry the flower pastel painting are fab well to you all superb effort ladies.  Ray
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Reply #25 on: February 12, 2014, 08:17:47 AM
Is anyone else having trouble with the replay.  I find that it runs well for a few minutes the freezes for a couple of minutes then starts again only to freeze.  Sound is fine.  I have tried on my pc and kindle and iphone.
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Reply #26 on: February 12, 2014, 09:25:08 AM
WAY TO GO!!! Lidiya, Dorothy, and Carol. You got those fingers working in those tight areas.  O0 O0
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Reply #27 on: February 12, 2014, 10:02:32 AM
As nice as these paintings are... Dennis had a much nicer looking picture. I have failed on my 1st attempt but will post something as soon as I bandage my fingers. "You all's" water paintings seemed much more inline with the demo pictures. These pastels are not  easy. I also realized I used oil pastel paper which is very smooth. Just bought a small 8.5 x 11 soft pastel pad for $6 at Michaels on their 50% sale.  I will attempt again.  Good job every one! :clap:
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Reply #28 on: February 13, 2014, 03:22:19 PM
Great renderings of this flower class.  You all did such a super job on your flowers...they are lovely.  It looks like a hard one, but I'm goin low n slow so that I can keep in order the techniques I need to learn.  I'm still trying to finish the farm. (Along came an onion and some garlic!!)  LOL
Good job, everyone. I love the colors you've all put in to your picture.
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Reply #29 on: February 13, 2014, 03:35:08 PM
Jillh, yes I have been having the same problems. Ever since Nolan has up graded the site. Mine freezes also. I have to refresh and start over where I left off. Nolan said something about fixing this problem. I don' t know when though.  ???

Nina  :flowers:
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