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Reply #15 on: August 17, 2014, 10:25:48 AM
 :thankyou: Val, Fiona, Danielle, Judy and Dennis.  I really appreciate everyone's input.  It really did improve the painting!!!!   It looks so much better.   
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Reply #16 on: August 17, 2014, 10:33:16 AM
Shawangunk ridge is the mountain range I live on.  Last year my daughter and I hiked Moonbeams sanctuary.  A local teacher donated the land to share with the community.  It's hard to see the ridge, it's behind the trees lol.  I haven't done the woodland path lesson yet! I think it probably would be very helpful so I may try this again after taking the class.
 
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Reply #17 on: August 17, 2014, 11:48:09 AM
Nice!
I would do the class and revisit this one-I think you can push some darks in there somewhere to bring out the light on the ground.
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Reply #18 on: August 17, 2014, 11:54:40 AM
Lisa,

The fall colors are so beautiful in this pastel.  The stone wall seems to grab too much attention, though, maybe darken it?

Like how you did the ruts from the tires, maybe some darker contrast along the edges of the ruts. 

This just so peaceful to look at.

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Reply #19 on: August 17, 2014, 12:03:12 PM
Nice painting Lisa   :) Love the wheel ruts and the autumn colours.

 agree with Natalie on re-visiting this one after doing the Woodland Path class - you will learn some valuable techniques which will stand you in good stead.

Mea has good suggestions on making the wall darker and the ruts as well - this will give more depth to them and give them a 3D quality as well.

Looking forward to seeing the improvements to an already good painting.
 
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Reply #20 on: August 18, 2014, 05:41:21 AM
Loving the light play in this! Brilliant    I wouldn't do much to the stone wall, possibly lighten it just a touch to set it back a bit from the trees. Agree the ruts/tracks leading in could take a little more definition, not too much. Beautiful.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #21 on: August 24, 2014, 03:24:26 PM
Thanks everyone for your wonderful input.  I still haven't done the woodland path class but I did manage to catch the bridge class today so I will be working on this one shortly.
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Reply #22 on: September 21, 2014, 08:47:53 AM
A request by hubby.  Paint a golf course.  We travelled to Arizona this summer and was able to squeak in a round of golf.  The Sedona golf course has some of the most beautiful views I have ever seen.  This is from the 10th tee.  This was just after we were soaked to the skin by a stray shower.  The clouds parted and the sun peaked through on cathedral rock and this is what we saw. 
. BTW it's a par 3
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Reply #23 on: September 21, 2014, 02:08:48 PM
Beautiful! Not easy to capture those colors and make them look right.  O0
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Reply #24 on: September 21, 2014, 05:34:41 PM
Lisa it is beautiful.  Hubby must be thrilled! 
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Reply #25 on: September 21, 2014, 06:48:23 PM
 Thank you Jill  and Natalie.   I wanted to cut the golf course off the bottom because I was really happy with the rocks.  I used some colors I hadn't expected to use, blues and purples, pinks and a whole bunch or oranges.   It wasn't until  I started using the blues and pinks that it really made the difference in the rocks.
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Reply #26 on: September 29, 2014, 06:12:31 AM
Way to go.  O0

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Reply #27 on: September 29, 2014, 04:47:20 PM
Beautifull  :painting: Lisa  :yippee:
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Reply #28 on: September 29, 2014, 06:01:33 PM
Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #29 on: September 30, 2014, 08:25:22 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Great paintings Lisa.   Patricia
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