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Reply #210 on: February 14, 2015, 08:37:53 AM
Nice!  :clap:
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Reply #211 on: February 14, 2015, 10:23:36 AM
Doina - love how you framed this! Mine's at the framers now - I'll post a photo of it when it's done. And Robin - who knew you were the framer to the stars!!
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Reply #212 on: February 15, 2015, 04:19:04 PM
I don't know if I'd consider politicians stars.  But president Bush and First Lady Laura Bush are the most down to earth people. 
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Reply #213 on: February 20, 2015, 01:55:41 PM
thank you :thankyou: :thankyou: all for your kind words. This indeed was a challenging piece. It does hang out with the rest of my paintings in the community main hall
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Reply #214 on: March 03, 2015, 11:35:52 AM
I have a question for all of you fuschia painters.....when you take a break and still have paint on your palette, do you clean it off, or leave it and just charge it later with a little water?
I don't have the stamina to keep at this til it's done...I have to do spurts....and i don't put much paint on my palette, but I do sometimes have a fair blob.  I'm hoping I can just give it a light spray to wake it up. I can't see that the color would change as the pigment is still there.
Appreciate any input you may have.  Thanks.
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Reply #215 on: March 03, 2015, 11:38:57 AM
I too would like to know what others do, I just leave my palette as is and then just recharge with water.
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Reply #216 on: March 03, 2015, 12:01:46 PM
Yes, I keep it until the next time unless there's too little left.  It's gets grainy unless it's piled up.  With a pile, I pull off the skin, then dive into the wet stuff below.

Hope it's not the wrong thing  to do, but it works for me.

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Reply #217 on: March 03, 2015, 12:30:32 PM
I leave mine on the palette until the watercolor is done and framed. Then I wash my palette if I am sure I will not use same colors on my  next painting. I do wash my brushes well after each session, and prepare them for storage(water and soap) to keep bristles in shape. Doina
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Reply #218 on: March 03, 2015, 12:43:56 PM
Watercolour paint can be left on the palette if necessary and still be ready for use days later no problem. Just watch Youtube and see how some artists keep their palette "dirty" :heeha:  yet still manage to paint very clean and bright paintings. All a matter of experience ;)  I can still paint clean paintings with very dirty water. I use only one tub and no water change in ALL my video lessons, yet all the paintings are very clean and bright. You just don't see the tub in the videos :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #219 on: March 03, 2015, 06:15:16 PM
I hoard my blobs.  ;D
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Reply #220 on: March 03, 2015, 07:28:54 PM
Hilarious
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Reply #221 on: March 04, 2015, 02:17:05 PM
I leave the paints and let them dry, most times I end up using a PB mishmash somewhere in other paintings. I will give them a good clean out if it looks too dark and mucky. As for my water 'pot'?  ::) I have one of those big old beer pitchers from a pub where I used to sling pints many moons ago.... and yes, no goldfish would survive a swim in that when I'm done!  :2funny:
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Reply #222 on: March 07, 2015, 05:35:51 AM
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I keep mine. I don't throw anything away. Just clean them up.  O0

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Reply #223 on: March 07, 2015, 12:30:10 PM
It's only in the mixes I clean out if they get really disgusting  :envy:   Throw away my paints, never!  :faint:
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Reply #224 on: March 13, 2015, 08:31:04 PM
Can you use Carmine instead of Crimson?  Is it 'blue' enough?  My Carmine is Ferrario, but I do have a teeny bit of Aliz. Crimson, Winsor Newton.  I'm asking as I have such a little dab and no art store anywhere near.
I've never used crimson, so I wasn't sure if it were on the blue side, like A C.
Thanks...any input will sure help.
Retta

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