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CarolHorvath

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on: January 25, 2015, 11:02:41 PM
I painted this tonight while watching the snow pile up. It is supposed to look like stained glass. I must find my elusive patience.
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Reply #1 on: January 25, 2015, 11:25:26 PM
Carol,

I like this, but I think there may be too many petals that have outlines around them.

I like your colors and the semi-abstract style.  Pretty soon you will be joining the "looser" club with Val and me.

I love rhodies, so this made me smile tonight.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: January 26, 2015, 04:45:12 AM
Lovely loose style Carol.  :)
 Where are you in the US that is getting snow?
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Reply #3 on: January 26, 2015, 05:17:13 AM
It's pretty  :clap:
I find that taking a pen and ink or pencil class helps me with getting some patience back!
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Reply #4 on: January 26, 2015, 12:10:52 PM
Thank you ladies for commenting.
Robin, we got 7" so far -- near Pittsburgh.
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Reply #5 on: January 26, 2015, 05:28:30 PM
Your impatience is paying off - this is so enjoyable to look at! And stay safe during this blizzard. I'm watching it on TV and realize I can't complain about our 45 degree mornings here!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #6 on: January 26, 2015, 06:30:52 PM
Nice loose painting Carol,    :clap:  :clap: Hope the snow  won't be has bad as they announce.  Sure hope it won't come our way, i do not feel like shoveling. 
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Reply #7 on: January 27, 2015, 05:24:24 AM
Carol--I really like this.  Noticed it immediately in the gallery.   It DOES look like stain glass and I love the abstract quality of it.


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Reply #8 on: January 27, 2015, 06:48:04 AM
 :heeha: Love this Carol. It does indeed have the look of stained glass. I saw a painting of a stained glass window a few years back and the image has stayed with me. It was beyond description. One of the things I remember was the 'lead' between the pieces had been painted in a pewter grey colour and a darker colour layered over it in various places which indicated the raised lead with crevices and shadows.
I would think the same effect could be created by painting in the lead and using ink for the darker areas..... Must try this some time.  ::)

Wonderful painting.  O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #9 on: January 27, 2015, 07:08:43 AM
Wonderful idea Val
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CarolHorvath

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Reply #10 on: January 27, 2015, 11:29:21 AM
Val, thanks for the great ideal. I may try that on this one.
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Reply #11 on: January 27, 2015, 11:40:13 AM
Good :clap: :clap: :clap: Thinking out the box O0 Lovely stained window effect - and the colours :clap:
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Reply #12 on: January 27, 2015, 01:20:46 PM
I love your purples. I think this turned out very well  :clap:   I only got three inches of snow
in New York so we lucked out over here
Lisa


 

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