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Danielle123

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Reply #15 on: July 02, 2015, 05:42:58 PM
i have this one in oil but put it in the water colour about a month ago by mistake.
Nolan  I have a question for you.
Is it looking too much like yours to be able to sell. 

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Reply #16 on: July 03, 2015, 01:41:22 PM
Nice work, Danielle

Shouldn't the water be darker in the front and lighter toward the horizon?

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Reply #17 on: July 03, 2015, 02:14:21 PM
This strikes me as the water up close to the beach is quite shallow giving the lighter colour, possibly a deep drop off accounting for the darker water in the distance.

Very nicely done Danielle.  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #18 on: July 03, 2015, 02:55:28 PM
OK, Val, that makes sense.

Art is like the English language with exceptions to every rule.


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Reply #19 on: July 03, 2015, 03:00:27 PM
This is beauifully done Danielle. Well done with the grasses too.


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Reply #20 on: July 03, 2015, 07:32:36 PM
 :thankyou: For the encouragement Mea, Sally, and Val.   
Mea I know it is kind of confusing the colour of the sea but Val explained well i think.  :hug:
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Reply #21 on: July 03, 2015, 11:23:25 PM
What actually happens is that the light rays penetrate the deep water and have nothing to cause it to be reflected upwards again. However, in the shallower water the rays reflect the colour upwards from the ground surface. Because of the slope of the beach, the farther out, the less light is reflected and so appears darker and darker. Hope this helps. O0
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Reply #22 on: July 04, 2015, 09:28:42 AM
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Reply #23 on: July 05, 2015, 07:48:43 AM
Dennis, couldn't have said it better myself!  ::)    ;D
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Reply #24 on: July 05, 2015, 01:05:12 PM
 :thankyou: Dennis for this info
 :thankyou: Natalie for the encouragement
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Reply #25 on: July 05, 2015, 01:16:34 PM
looks great Danielle and see no problem with selling this one as it is a very generic scene with no identifiable items O0


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Reply #26 on: July 05, 2015, 06:54:15 PM
 :thankyou: Nolan for the encouragement and that I can sell it. Yeh!!! 
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Reply #27 on: July 05, 2015, 08:49:49 PM
Great Stuff Danielle  :clap:


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Reply #28 on: July 07, 2015, 10:31:19 AM
 :thankyou: Cyril for the encouragement.
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Reply #29 on: July 16, 2015, 05:49:55 PM
Way to go Danielle. Love the blues in the sea water. Congrats. :clap: :clap:
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