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Reply #15 on: April 24, 2015, 07:21:16 AM
 :heeha: Great painting Louisa!  :clap: :clap: :clap: Only one thing I can think to do, (musn't over stress now  ::) ) would be to brighten up the leaf to lift it off the canvas. Then again...I wonder if you just emphasized the ladybug if that would be enough.  :think:   What say the peanut gallery?  ;)    ;D
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Reply #16 on: April 24, 2015, 07:24:19 AM
... or just darken a bit the brightest parts of the background.  ;)

Well done.  This is such a cheerful painting, lovely ladybug.
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Reply #17 on: April 24, 2015, 07:28:42 AM
Thanks Annie. :hug:
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Reply #18 on: April 24, 2015, 07:30:23 AM
Peanut Gallery here.

Oh, poor Louisa, she thought she got off scott free with my comments.

But, Val, does have a point.  Maybe the ladybug just needs a bit of brighter color.  I'd try that before trying to dodge all the waterdrops to brighten the leave.

Aha, now when I do mine, I will be sure to make the leaf dark enough.

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Reply #19 on: April 24, 2015, 07:33:05 AM
Thanks Mea. :hug:
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Reply #20 on: April 24, 2015, 07:57:46 AM
Wonderful job with this Louisa, outstanding waterdrops  :clap:
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Reply #21 on: April 24, 2015, 08:45:24 AM
Thanks a stack Robin. :hug:
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Reply #22 on: April 24, 2015, 08:53:15 AM
Louisa....how beautiful. Just a 'tad' of tweaking, and you have an awesome picture.  Like Annie said...it's such a happy picture.  Wonderful job, and great on the droplets.
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Reply #23 on: April 24, 2015, 01:11:28 PM
Louisa, your little ladybugs is precious. I love the background, the color of her dress and the leaf and the droplets, well that's everything!!! Good job!
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Reply #24 on: April 24, 2015, 07:55:18 PM
Nolan - I absolutely love this picture.

Louisa - you did a wonderful job.

I have so much that I want to do but have been busy with my husband lately and have not had much time to paint.  He is having eye surgery next Tuesday so hopefully he will be on the mend soon and I can get back to more painting!!!!

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Reply #25 on: April 24, 2015, 08:46:49 PM
 :hug: Sherri I hope your husband will recover quick.  Thank you for taking the time to look at my paintings.
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Reply #26 on: April 24, 2015, 09:22:53 PM
Sherri,

What a coincidence.  My husband is having eye surgery on Monday.  Some kind of growth flap moving over his cornea.  Should be a simple in-out procedure, but my husband is 89 years old, so one never knows how it will go.

Hope your husband's procedure is a simple one.

Oh, this went off topic.  I'll move it back into topic by saying that I hope to get the lady bug painting done this weekend.

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Reply #27 on: April 25, 2015, 11:58:55 AM
Mea - he had a growth come up on his inner eyelid.  They have determined that one of his tear duct plugs that they inserted years ago when he had LASIK surgery has moved from his tear duct to the tube between his tear duct and nose.  It is very infected and he has been on strong antibiotics.  They are going to have to cut the tear duct and extract the plug and clean out the ducts.  Not sure if they will have to reconstruct any of it til they get into it.

Praying for safe surgery for your husband.  It is such a coincidence that they both have eye problems. 

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Reply #28 on: April 25, 2015, 12:52:36 PM
My :pray: for both the surgeries O0
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Reply #29 on: April 26, 2015, 06:20:16 PM
Thanks, Sherri and Dennis.  My husband's procedure sounds a lot simpler than Sherri's husband's.

Yes, best wishes for both these fine men.

Speaking of the lady bug lesson, I am watching it today in preparation for my painting and it started to bother me about what one calls a male ladybug.  Surely there must be males.  Hmmm...  guy bug?  he bug?  Sir Bug?  man bug?

Who knows the answer?

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