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thegrindre

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on: February 02, 2016, 09:46:33 AM
Is there any lessons on Watercolor Pencils? Drawing with them and using them?
I would love to see a watercolor pencil class.  :)
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Reply #1 on: February 02, 2016, 09:57:24 AM
Yes, Dennis did at least one, but I can't remember which one it was.  :-\ I enjoy using them from time to time. I have Derwent regular and inktense.
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Reply #3 on: February 02, 2016, 10:54:24 AM
OK, thanks, all. I found it.
It's called,
How to Paint a Kudu Doe with Watercolour Pencils
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Reply #4 on: February 02, 2016, 12:37:15 PM
Have fun with this one Rick, it's surprising how much you can do with the pencils.  :heeha:
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Reply #5 on: February 02, 2016, 03:58:15 PM
Rick,

This kudo is one of my all time favorite lessons.  My finished one is hanging next door in a little boy's room.  Perfect house-warming gift as his mom had spent time in Africa.  She even wrote a book about it:  ONE PLEASE by Mia Coffin.

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Reply #6 on: February 04, 2016, 08:00:45 PM
Hi Rick, :wave:
There is another Lesson were Dennis used W/C pencils in combination with W/C - Lesson #70  "Derelict house" . I enjoyed this lesson very much.
 Hope it helps.
Happy painting.  :painting:
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Reply #7 on: February 04, 2016, 11:27:03 PM
Oh yes, I found that one too.  O0 I just finished watching it, as a matter of fact.  :)
 :thankyou: Lidiya
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Reply #8 on: February 05, 2016, 08:53:08 AM
Does the Derelict House lesson go by another name?  I could not find it on the Watercolor list. (old eyes don't work too well)

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Reply #9 on: February 05, 2016, 02:03:09 PM
Hi Mea, :wave:
Actually, the name of the lesson is: Lesson#70 "Watercolour and Watercolour Pencils (Watercolour)". Seems, I was the one who named it "Derelict House". Sorry about this.
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Reply #10 on: February 05, 2016, 02:33:20 PM
Hi Mea,
I'm gonna do the Fancy Lantern first. I like old stuff and that wooden window and those worn down walls look so inviting to me.
Unfortunately, my printer ran out of ink!  :pullhair: My ink cost $50 so I'll have to wait a few weeks to start on it. This month my car insurance was due.($200)  :thumbdown:
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Reply #11 on: February 05, 2016, 04:57:49 PM
Rick, I hear you re the cost of printer toner.Ugh.

What I have been doing is printing out a black-and-white image for my reference photo--the one I transfer to the paper. I use a free app called Poster It to enlarge the B&W image. Then I use my iPad for the full ref photo, in color, and I paint from that. Saves a lot on colored toner.
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Reply #12 on: February 05, 2016, 07:59:08 PM
Good choice, Rick.  I did the fancy lantern, too.  Yes, doing the old walls is great fun.

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Reply #13 on: February 05, 2016, 08:01:38 PM
Thanks, Lidiya.  I'll go check out the Derelict House.  Sounds intriguing.

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Reply #14 on: February 06, 2016, 01:46:03 AM
Hi Susan,
I use Paint.NET and Irfanview for all my graphic editing. My biggest canvas is an 8"x10" so I have to shrink everything down to fit a 6x8 cuz of the 1" matting. Problem is getting it off my PC with no ink.  ;D

 UPDATE: I just finished cleaning both my ink cartridges and then I reset my printer. It now prints again but everything is in purple.  :2funny:
Anyway, I do have a purple print out, now...  :idiot2: :) (I guess I better get crackin'...  :knuppel2: )
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