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Denise808

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Reply #15 on: January 17, 2016, 08:26:04 PM

Thanks Nolan, here's what I have so far with the window thingies in the wrong place  :blush:

I'm thinking of including the cat but do you think it would look a little odd? I plan to cover up her feet with some ivy from the pot. Maybe some baby roses too.
Her name is Foxy - one of over 200 cats at the shelter I volunteer at  :smitten:

Looking forward to any advice you or anyone else may have, thank you!
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Reply #16 on: January 17, 2016, 10:31:45 PM
Interesting piece, Denise.

Cool the way the hinges on the shudder at the top look like sunglasses on a wolf.  Great cobblestone look to the stone wall.

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Reply #17 on: January 18, 2016, 11:15:21 AM
I don't see any problems at all with the work you have done, it looks awesome :heeha: :clap: :clap: :clap:

I like the idea of the cat, except the cat vs pot proportion is wrong. You would need to make the cat bigger and the pot smaller O0


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Reply #18 on: January 18, 2016, 04:58:00 PM
Denise. This is looking so good!!!!  Absolutely love it
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Reply #19 on: January 18, 2016, 06:58:04 PM
 :thankyou: Mea, Sherri and Nolan!


Is this proportion better? I'm having a hard time judging the correct size.
« Last Edit: January 18, 2016, 09:08:03 PM by Denise320 »
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Reply #20 on: January 19, 2016, 10:57:04 AM
that looks great now O0


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Reply #21 on: January 22, 2016, 03:21:27 PM
Wow nolan, thank you for creating these mm classes! I thoroughly enjoyed them and learned so many new techniques to play with  :yippee:

Here's my window, any suggestions? Maybe adding the cat wasn't the best - I just couldn't resist trying!
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Reply #22 on: January 22, 2016, 04:48:32 PM
That's the beauty of these mixed media lessons, you can experiment.  I think it's the size of the cat and pot of flowers that seem to be competing for attention.

It's really a lovely piece.

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Reply #23 on: January 22, 2016, 08:22:13 PM
Very nice Denise, i kind of like the cat in the window.   :clap: :clap:
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Reply #24 on: January 23, 2016, 05:40:23 AM
Denise,  I love your flower pot of roses! Everything is nicely done!
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Reply #25 on: January 23, 2016, 05:42:33 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautiful Denise and I can't wait to start on the Mixed Media classes when they come over to the new section. You are really excelling at it. I love the inclusion of the cat but thought that if it were a tad lighter, it would not be lost in the window.  Just my thoughts.


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Reply #26 on: January 23, 2016, 05:57:27 AM
I love it and the fact that the cat is so discrete... it is really what cats are.

It is funny but if I would do something different it would be to reduce the size of the volet ( the piece of wood attached to the window) to about 1/2 the size if the window.  So it is closer to 2/3 1/3.

No sure why I find it a bit too overwhelming in all of them, not just yours...  most likely just my preference.

Saying that they are all really fantastic pieces of work.... and I know I will do mine exactly as the lesson.
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Reply #27 on: January 23, 2016, 07:23:36 PM
Love it Denise. The cat was such a wonderful idea!!!!

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Reply #28 on: January 23, 2016, 09:56:58 PM
Mea, Danielle, Christina, Sherri, Patricia and Annie  :thankyou: for your thoughts and suggestions  :smitten:
Patricia, I'm looking forward to seeing your mm projects soon!
Sherrie, are you working on this one yet? Mea?
« Last Edit: January 23, 2016, 09:59:07 PM by Denise320 »
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Reply #29 on: January 24, 2016, 12:21:00 PM
You have done a superb job with this Denise :heeha: :congrats:

I love the addition of the cat, it adds an element of cuteness to the artwork :clap: :clap: :clap:


 

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