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04-12-2015, 03:36 AM
Thanks for hosting team, I loved the rose reference and was going to give them a go in inks after being inspired by Maureens contribution. In the end I was too lazy to drag them out so went with acrylic on canvas 12 x 16 inches and took 90 minutes
Thanks for looking.
All C and c welcome

04-12-2015, 04:52 AM
Wow those colors. Everybody here is so good in color use. It makes me think of van gogh. Do you keep your acrylics wet while working? Do you use any mediums? I started painting with acrylics but it just did'nt work for me. The colors were to hard, the drying to fast, all sharp edges, ... It always amazes me people can do so wonderful things with acrylics.

The roses have such a heavy feel to them, you know, the expensive kind :) Especially the white ones with all the little color touches.

04-12-2015, 05:07 AM
Ooooooh! Lovely!

04-12-2015, 05:55 AM
Hi Marie, I use a wet pallet and just water no mediums. I use it like watercolour to start and then come in thicker as the painting develops. I like to work fast so acrylics are perfect for me and are very forgiving. If it is a total disaster then I just use it for the base of the next painting.

Charlie's Mum
04-12-2015, 06:03 AM
Hahah Christine - I'm lazy too which is why I often don't drag the inks out myself!!!!!!!!:lol:

Love this ac. ptg though - it's so lively - lovely impressionistic roses and a delightfully shiny vase!

04-12-2015, 08:51 AM
Well done! I gave up on these but you've really cracked it. !!

04-12-2015, 09:05 AM
Very lovely, I wish I could do like this with acrylic and nice to see your work again Christine.

04-12-2015, 09:34 AM
I'm too lazy to drag out the acrylics or the inks so just went with one acrylic color and the watercolors. No matter what medium you use, you never disappoint us viewers. This one is stunning from top to bottom.

04-12-2015, 10:32 AM
Love those roses Christine - you certainly do have a way with acrylics - well done!

04-12-2015, 11:45 AM
Very nice, I love all the color in the white roses!

04-12-2015, 12:06 PM
That's what I was hoping someone would do with that reference. Beautiful!

04-12-2015, 12:32 PM
Very nice, great use of colours :)

Valri Ary
04-12-2015, 12:56 PM
Beautiful!! Love the reflection on the vase.

04-12-2015, 01:42 PM
i was thinkin' of a beautiful renoir when i was studying this..quite lovely ! tyree:wave:

04-12-2015, 02:00 PM
Love it!:)

04-12-2015, 02:06 PM
Lovely and loose!

04-12-2015, 02:11 PM
Lovely painting. Well done.

Lake of Trees
04-12-2015, 02:13 PM
Very neat! I love your colors in the whole piece and how you did the vase! Beautifully done!

04-12-2015, 08:35 PM
Love the crop - you are braver than me to even approach this complex subject ! But OH ! how beautifully this turned out ! The subtle colours in the white roses are gorgeous, and really highlighted by the delicious colours in the other roses and the beautiful painterly vase. Beauty !

04-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Lovely impressionistic roses. Your use of color in the white roses was perfect.


04-13-2015, 04:15 AM
Very good Christine love the impressionistic style

04-13-2015, 07:47 AM
I like this style of painting :) very beautiful.

04-13-2015, 09:22 AM

04-13-2015, 07:46 PM
I'm glad I didn't look at yours before I attempted mine. I wouldn't have even started. Truly beautiful expressionist painting. You know I love your work!

04-14-2015, 08:57 AM
beautiful, especially the colors of the 'white' roses

04-15-2015, 05:04 AM
very impressive... love it

04-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Love your roses and the reflective vase. Can see how your colors also worked on the portrait of Netty. Beautiful.