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Reply #15 on: June 02, 2014, 06:27:04 AM
Danielle,

You did a great job on the lake scene.   To me, the birds appear to be walking ON the water.  The water, by the way, is so beautiful - just gleaming.

Another of your fine pieces of work.

aloha

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Reply #16 on: June 02, 2014, 11:31:53 AM
Beautiful Painting, Danielle. Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #17 on: June 02, 2014, 01:16:58 PM
Thank you all for the lovelly comments on my painting, it was most enjoyable. :smitten:
 :thankyou: Dennis for taking the time to look at my painting. :)
Danielle
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Reply #18 on: June 02, 2014, 01:48:53 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Lovely job Danielle.  Both you and Natalie have really excelled with this pastel painting.


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Reply #19 on: June 02, 2014, 02:15:53 PM
 :thankyou: so much Patricia for the encouraging words.
Danielle
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Reply #20 on: June 02, 2014, 03:17:20 PM
A terrific painting Danielle, another medium mastered. :clap: :clap:


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Reply #21 on: June 02, 2014, 03:24:06 PM
 :thankyou: so much for the lovely comment Sally
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Reply #22 on: June 12, 2014, 07:04:22 PM
This painting turned out to be a whopper of a challenge!!!

First I tried out the large format.
 
Second I tried out a new  very expensive paper,  Canson,  a pastel type of Sand paper.

Ill informed I dropped some water on a couple of spots not knowing
this is a NO NO with this paper.  The sanding is only on the surface and reacts
with water.  The white plastic backing is sprayed with a sandy surface for painting with pastels.
When water dropped on it the sandy surface dissolved and no amount of pastels will stick to it. 
I was very lucky that the white plastic was right where one of the duck was swimming therefore,
| had to use a Sharpie pen to cover the white spot. (nothing I had would do it)

Finally this is what I came out with:



May lynn


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Reply #23 on: June 12, 2014, 07:14:46 PM
Oh my goodness!!!  Maylynn this is exceptionally  beautifull, it is so life like i love it  :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: you should be on  :cloud9: for this one  :clap: :clap: :clap: what you did to the back mountain is wonderfull.
Too bad for your mishap, but i can't see it.
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Pourquoi remettre à plus tard ce qu'on peut faire aujourd'hui?
Why put off until tomorrow  what you can do today.


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Reply #24 on: June 12, 2014, 07:18:05 PM
Beautiful May Lynn.Frame it.
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Reply #25 on: June 12, 2014, 07:51:01 PM
May Lynn, this is brilliant - top class :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #26 on: June 13, 2014, 01:02:11 AM
 :eek: May Lynn, this is stunning.       :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #27 on: June 13, 2014, 04:35:51 AM
May Lynn, your painting is stunning! Good for you, for persevering after the mishap (which, to me, is unnoticeable). Love your shadings and color selections.
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Reply #28 on: June 13, 2014, 04:38:55 AM
What everyone else has said!!!  :yippee:

Great save-can't see it at all from your photo!!! (good to know about that paper as well  :knuppel2: )
~Natalie

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Reply #29 on: June 13, 2014, 08:40:49 AM
Danielle....great job. Love the trees and the reflections are wonderful. 


May lynn...wow...your mountain is awesome. Terrific job....can't add anymore adjectives that hasn't been said.


Natalie...super job, even "in a hurry"!  It's a great picture. I love your work and always look forward to more.
Flowers for you all!!       :flowers:     :flowers:      :flowers:       :flowers:    :flowers:     :flowers:

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