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Reply #60 on: November 07, 2014, 12:34:42 PM
woo hoo, Val - you finished a painting - so proud of you!  Love the colors in your sky - very majestic! I'd tone down the color of the dirt - seems a bit dark, than add the shadows between the dirt and the grass for that 3D effect.  Need a bit more sunlight on grass and vineyards.  I think your castle is great as is!
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Reply #61 on: November 07, 2014, 12:41:29 PM
Val, you still have done an excellent painting :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #62 on: November 07, 2014, 12:52:00 PM
  Sharon, I'm glad you think the castle looks ok....I can't tell where or what I shaded!   ;D    Ended up I couldn't tell a bush from the grass! I'll see if it's all fixable and finish putting the missing colours in then. I'm quite excited about these new lookers coming.... but  :eek:    might be in for a shock when I get a good look at what I've done!  :eyesclosed:

All great fun  :yippee:     :2funny:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #63 on: November 07, 2014, 12:57:56 PM
woo hoo, Val - you finished a painting - so proud of you!  Love the colors in your sky - very majestic! I'd tone down the color of the dirt - seems a bit dark, than add the shadows between the dirt and the grass for that 3D effect.  Need a bit more sunlight on grass and vineyards.  I think your castle is great as is!

 :wave:   Hello Mr. D.!!! You snuck in there while I was busy typing!  ;)   I guess the best bit is it didn't take a month to do!  ;D   

I think I actually did much better on the tiger with the pastels...not as many colours/mixing, and bigger contrasts.  Will have to keep that in mind for my next painting. Keep it simple.  O0

Really looking forward to the next class, I have many scenes with mist rising from the water and rising from the jungle... exciting!!  :yippee: :heeha:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #64 on: November 07, 2014, 03:37:27 PM
Hey Val, that a great one! Congratulations! Now I have to find the time to finish mine. Congrats Val :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #65 on: November 07, 2014, 08:02:13 PM
Great Val you finished an other one, keep them coming..    You might put some contrast in your bushes!!!,
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Reply #66 on: November 08, 2014, 08:31:46 AM
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Val you did great!
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Reply #67 on: November 08, 2014, 03:35:47 PM
Val, great job on your castle.  It's lovely....you did a number one job!   :flowers:


(This one of mine ended in the 'basket' along with the other one.)  I'll try on larger paper this time. Boy, I'm sure gathering quite a bundle of 'test paper'.  :2funny:
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Reply #68 on: November 09, 2014, 03:45:05 AM
Thanks all for your lovely, lovely comments. Now I'll have to get brave today and have a good look at it.  :eek:   These new lookers are pretty amazing so far...other than I look like a mad fiend hunched over the computer! Have to be somewhat closer, but wow...I can see the colours quite well!  :heeha: :yippee:

Cheers, Val

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Reply #69 on: November 09, 2014, 09:30:37 AM
Fabulous, Val :yippee: :cheering: Now you'll be  :run:
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Reply #70 on: November 09, 2014, 10:52:06 AM
Your castle looks great Val! Enjoy seeing new sights  :)
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Reply #71 on: November 10, 2014, 02:58:06 AM
Thank you Dennis and Denise. I'm going to start a new one.... after I try the misty scene! It just looks too fabulous not to try!  :heeha:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #72 on: November 10, 2014, 03:51:25 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Great paintings of the castle Ilinca, Pinnucia and Val.     Patricia
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