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Reply #60 on: June 29, 2015, 08:06:34 AM
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Reply #61 on: June 29, 2015, 08:30:11 AM
Thank you Carol, Dennis, Mea, Natalie and Jill - I will do some tweaking on the shadows and the bushes. I really enjoyed doing this one  :)

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Reply #62 on: August 11, 2015, 09:42:54 AM
Fiona I would make a comment about your painting but I can not see it. I even clicked on your gallery and I can not see any of those. but everybody says it good so I will give you a  O0 O0

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Reply #63 on: September 18, 2016, 04:22:52 PM
Hi All,

Posting my, "On The Wing lesson". The paper I used was a Strathmore 80lb and the texture seemed too rough unfortunately. I changed the stones on each side a bit. Please, all comments and crits are well received.


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Reply #64 on: September 18, 2016, 04:56:37 PM
Well done, Juan Carlos :clap: :clap: :clap: I'm just missing the impression of the trees in the background O0
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Reply #65 on: September 18, 2016, 07:16:02 PM
Hey, Juan Carlos.  Nice to see your work again. 

I love the subtle colors on this.  Bird and its reflection is so pretty.  I like the rocks on the left, but not sure what happening on the right - kind of more like molten lava only it's too repetitive.

But, I really like it. 

aloha

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Reply #66 on: September 19, 2016, 06:13:01 PM
Nicely done Juan  O0   Perhaps just a few better defined trees(?).  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #67 on: September 20, 2016, 06:39:29 AM
Hi All,

Thanks Val and Mea for your kind words and crits. I am attaching a 2nd version with improved trees in the background. As for the rocks on the right, my first intention was to make a whole rock outcrop as sometimes happens next to the streams and eroded by weather, specially water, rather than big-moved stones.

Dennis thank you for your encouragement and remarks. I didn't want the trees to stick out much but I used some soft brownish and low yellow reflections to show them.


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Reply #68 on: September 20, 2016, 07:49:55 AM
Juan Carlos,

Good job.  It has a very mystical feel to it.  The rocks on the left look much more natural now.

I really like it.

Oh, what does your signature mean?  it looks "Varela."

aloha

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Reply #69 on: September 20, 2016, 05:55:52 PM
Mea,

Varela, it is my surname after my father. Thanks again for your  lovely words.

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Reply #70 on: September 20, 2016, 09:27:09 PM
Senor Varela!  I like the sound of it.  Very regal!

aloha

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Reply #71 on: September 21, 2016, 08:32:12 AM
 Mea,

Lovely. I never thought about my name that way.  :smart: :D

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