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Cheryl Nielson
10-09-2013, 01:50 AM
This first one is based on an article in Leisure painter Magazine in July '13 by Elizabeth Groves on negative/positive glazing in watercolor.
Sun Flowers
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Oct-2013/1375442-IMG_1000asmall.jpg

This next one I just thought the flowers were pretty and the hummer was a bonus! I don't know what the flowers are called...maybe one of you know?
Based on a photo from Birds and Blooms Magazine.
Little Hummer
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Oct-2013/1375442-IMG_0950aa_2.jpg

Thanks for viewing!
Cheryl

Charlie's Mum
10-09-2013, 09:02 AM
The second ones are aquilegia flowers Cheryl!:D
Nice work on both!

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Cheryl Nielson
10-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Thanks Maureen,
I am not selling any of my pieces...is it still OK to post them?
If it is not...please delete them! Sorry about that...
Cheryl

Vivien Maloney
10-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Beautiful work on both Cheryl.

Copyright is a very tricky subject, and there's been lots of cases in the news lately. The sum of it is; as Maureen's said, you can paint from any picture as long as it's for your own pleasure BUT don't ever sign your name to something you've painted from a source that's not copyright free and of course you can't sell a painting either if it's been painted from a photo that's not copyright free.

olliewood0702
10-09-2013, 03:12 PM
Lovely paintings. The first one is excellent negative painting and I love your palette. The second one of the columbine and hummer is beautiful. Nice job on these!

Cheryl Nielson
10-14-2013, 05:34 AM
Thank you Darla, for your compliment...much appreciated!

justjean
10-14-2013, 08:17 AM
Both are beautiful :thumbsup:

Cheryl Nielson
10-15-2013, 12:08 AM
Thank you Jean! Much appreciated...