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Reply #30 on: October 01, 2015, 10:06:03 AM
Off to a good start, Val.  Once I catch up, I want to do the pine cone, too.

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Reply #31 on: October 01, 2015, 01:08:56 PM
Loving this so far, Val! Great background  :clap: :clap: :clap: And it's fun to experiment with the colors - can't wait for the next chapter in this painting!
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Reply #32 on: October 01, 2015, 01:17:48 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wow, Val, this is looking pretty good.  I love the vibrant colours thus far and now can't wait to see the end result.   Patricia
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Reply #33 on: October 01, 2015, 02:33:13 PM
Thanks much Kathy, Mea, and Patricia. This is going to take me a while, this is where my eyes tend to let me down a bit. Seeing the values/colours properly. I have to really concentrate on them. Plus... it's a toasty day today!  :sweat:   My puddles are drying up so fast I have to keep adding water, then I get it too watery, so have to mix more,  :D colour wrong, add a touch of this, a touch of that....aha! Got it! Oops, that's the wrong one, I need the other puddle  :doh:
I'm having so much fun with this one and I'll bet Dennis has never done the quickstep in double time before!!!  :dance: :dance:   He has had such a talking to I'll tell you!  :2funny:

Here's today's endeavour

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Reply #34 on: October 01, 2015, 02:43:37 PM
I think this is coming along great.  Looks like something that takes concentration as far as exactly where you are working in the pine cone and where the darks and lights should go.   This will be great when you are done!  I have no doubt. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #35 on: October 01, 2015, 11:45:40 PM
Val, an absolutely excellent start :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #36 on: October 02, 2015, 08:49:34 AM
You have some great shading going on there, Val. Carry on.  :flowers:
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Reply #37 on: October 02, 2015, 10:43:57 AM
Ta much Mary lou and Susan, I think I'd have been further ahead if I'd stuck to my good old W&N paints! But it does show that it is possible to paint reasonably well even if you don't have the exact colours. I don't even worry about that anymore. If I can muddle through this, anyone can.  O0

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Reply #38 on: October 02, 2015, 10:44:20 AM
Val, an absolutely excellent start :clap: :clap: :clap:

Oh good Dennis, I love to hear you say 'excellent'.... that means I'm not allowed to muck with it!  >:D   Just kidding, I'll get this done before the month is up....  :heeha: oh look, it's a new month! That takes the pressure off!  :2funny:
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Reply #39 on: October 02, 2015, 12:14:57 PM
This is my submission ... an interesting class, thank you Dennis.  The pine cone was deceiving for it was much more difficult than it looked. I fiddled so much and was making a real mess so thought I better submit it before I do any more damage lol!!!  Comments and critiques are gratefully received.  Thank you.   Patricia


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Reply #40 on: October 02, 2015, 12:16:39 PM
Val, You are doing a splendid job and I can't wait to see the finished product. It is going to be a knock out for sure.  Patricia
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Reply #41 on: October 02, 2015, 12:21:40 PM
Patricia, a very lovely 3D impression of the cone. Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #42 on: October 02, 2015, 12:30:30 PM
My word Dennis, I am flabbergasted at your lovely comment. I really didn't expect it for I thought I had made a mess and was actually nervous to submit it.  :thankyou:  So much.


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Reply #43 on: October 02, 2015, 01:07:51 PM
Looks great Patricia, brings back memories of my childhood from when we used to collect pine cones to sell for firewood.  :) :clap: :clap:
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Reply #44 on: October 02, 2015, 01:40:05 PM
 :thankyou:  Lisa for your kind comments. In Canada, we have plenty of pine cones lying around the side walks, never thought of using them for the fire, we use them for decoration especially at Christmas time.


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