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on: March 12, 2015, 03:28:49 AM

I've been asked by UC Berkeley (where I went to college - Go Bears!) to create a painting of Sather Gate - an iconic public art piece on campus. It's the 100th anniversary of this monumental gateway to the campus. On April 27th, there's a Cal banquet and they'd like to auction off my painting at this fundraiser and have offered me a 50/50 split on the proceeds.  I've attached the reference photo they sent to me and my drawing thus far.  Since I'm leaving tomorrow on vacation I just thought I'd put this on the forum for now and will begin the painting when I return...I'll post pictures along the journey as I try to create this in time for the event...and will be quite grateful for any input along the way...Wish me luck!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #1 on: March 12, 2015, 03:39:44 AM
Sharon,

Looks like you are off to a good start.  Lots of detail, but we have seen what you can do, so I'm not worried.

We'll be thinking of it while you are soaking up the sun and resting your brain!

Have fun.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: March 12, 2015, 04:38:31 AM
Thanks Mea - a sunny vacation sounds so good right now!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #3 on: March 12, 2015, 04:47:51 AM
Congratulations.  :clap:
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Reply #4 on: March 12, 2015, 05:05:56 AM
This will be an other beautifull piece, congrat Sharron.


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Reply #5 on: March 12, 2015, 06:28:47 AM
Sharon all those detail, you did an excellent job, WOW. :flowers:
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Reply #6 on: March 12, 2015, 11:37:06 AM
Lovely drawing which will soon be a lovely painting.  Take care my friend on your vacation, will be looking forward to seeing your progress on this one.  O0
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Reply #7 on: March 12, 2015, 05:49:35 PM
Looks good. Have a lovely vacation O0
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Reply #8 on: March 12, 2015, 06:57:26 PM
Sharon, you can do it hands down!!  Enjoy your vacation and safe return.   Patricia
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Reply #9 on: March 22, 2015, 10:15:18 PM

Thought I'd post the current status of Sather Gate - still blocking in colors and figuring out what goes where. Any comments before I continue on how to improve would be greatly appreciated!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #10 on: March 22, 2015, 10:41:41 PM
Looking good Sharon.    Patricia
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Reply #11 on: March 22, 2015, 10:53:28 PM
Thanks, Patrica!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #12 on: March 22, 2015, 11:57:47 PM
Sharon,

Looks like you are going to have another iconic success with this one.

Keep at it.  Going to be beautiful.

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Reply #13 on: March 23, 2015, 12:24:55 AM
Thanks, Mea!  Will continue to plug away at this this week!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #14 on: March 23, 2015, 09:32:56 AM
This is coming along nicely
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