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Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 01:46 PM
A new project has been announced in the WetCanvas! project system!

Title: Watercolor Sunsets
Project Leader: Alan Cross
Relative Difficulty: Irrelevant
Type Restrictions: Painting
Medium: Watercolor paints
Subject: Not Applicable
Days open for signups: Always
Maximum participants allowed: Unlimited

Description:

These are hard to pull off but lets see what we can do with them...lets see your reds and yellow's with your best sunsets....to keep this fresh lets see new work only please painted for this project. It can be a sunrise or sunset what ever you like also if you have some nice shots to paint upload a few for us all to paint.
Alan

Additional Information:

For more information on the project: Click here! (http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/browse_details.php?proj_id=565)

Remember, in order to help keep the discussions on projects organized, you should post your questions, suggestions, and comments on submitted work here in this thread. By doing this, we allow other non-project efforts to not get "pushed down" by a swarm of project-related threads.

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 02:22 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29283

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

I don't do many sunsets so this might lead to some intresting work....
Alan :)

tigre255
10-25-2003, 03:14 PM
Ok Alan, you sucked me into this one, as i love sunsets and sunrises........lol So I signed up........lol

M.A.
10-25-2003, 03:52 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29283

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

Very beautiful sunset. Excellent project idea ... I've already done one that I can post here and will hopefully sign up someday (once I get caught up with my backlog of projects I've already signed up for - lol)

M.A.
10-25-2003, 03:55 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29285

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/18725/tn_interlude.jpg

I think its sunset but I suppose it could be sunrise ... how can you really tell the difference?

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 04:04 PM
Originally posted by tigre255
Ok Alan, you sucked me into this one, as i love sunsets and sunrises........lol So I signed up........lol

Good for you Barb.....looking forward to seeing what you do!
Alan :)

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 04:05 PM
Originally posted by fun2cook
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29283

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

Very beautiful sunset. Excellent project idea ... I've already done one that I can post here and will hopefully sign up someday (once I get caught up with my backlog of projects I've already signed up for - lol)

Thanks Mary-Ann thanks for your comments...enjoy!
Alan :)

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 04:06 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29285

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/18725/tn_interlude.jpg

Well sunrise or sunset to me its the same just a different time of day....good one.
Alan :)

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 05:37 PM
BTW if anyone likes the photo's I posted you are more then welcome to paint them....
Alan :)

anasazistudios
10-25-2003, 05:45 PM
What a great project idea! I am signing up!

Elizabeth

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 05:52 PM
Elizabeth thanks thats great....looking forward to seeing what you do...
Alan :)

tigre255
10-25-2003, 06:24 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29294

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_fish-house-10x14-2.jpg

Hi guys and gals.....lol this is a quickie that i did for this project......took one of alan's photos and used my artistic license and this is my variation of it

Alan Cross
10-25-2003, 06:29 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29294

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_fish-house-10x14-2.jpg

You go girl! You did great hope to see a few more from you.
Alan :)

tigre255
10-25-2003, 06:48 PM
Originally posted by Alan Cross
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29294

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_fish-house-10x14-2.jpg

You go girl! You did great hope to see a few more from you.
Alan :)


LOL oh right, oh right......if i must......:rolleyes: :D

leojacko
10-26-2003, 08:04 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Great project here Alan, just couldn't wait to get started.

Love your sunset photos - where are they?

Leo
:cat:

tigre255
10-26-2003, 08:09 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Really like this one...you did great with it......:clap: :clap:

leojacko
10-26-2003, 08:23 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29294

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_fish-house-10x14-2.jpg

Hi Barb,

I love your sunset painting too. I like the tree silhouettes on the right.

Isn't it exciting to be let loose with these vibrant colours? I've been having fun painting clouds in pastel too in Craig's project.

:D

Leo
:cat:

Alan Cross
10-26-2003, 11:02 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Thanks Leo it was a boat trip I did a while back just up the coast from here....Vancouver island I mean...
Alan :)

JamieWG
10-26-2003, 02:23 PM
Alan, in the project guidelines, you asked for members to upload some photos. Do you want them here in the thread? I'll put this one here, and if you want more, or want them in the WC Ref Library instead, please let me know. This one was taken at the lake outside my studio.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-Oct-2003/13766-Summer_Sunset_1_cropped_500.jpg

Jamie

Alan Cross
10-26-2003, 02:34 PM
Thanks Jamie there is still room on the front page on the left to upload some more ref pics....I think anyone can upload there just look at the bottem for the upload button.
Thanks for this one its very nice...
Alan :)

JamieWG
10-26-2003, 03:03 PM
Alan, only you can upload the images. I just put them into the ref library, so they should be on the first page there if you want to go take them and load them for the project.

Jamie

Alan Cross
10-26-2003, 03:19 PM
Originally posted by JamieWG
Alan, only you can upload the images. I just put them into the ref library, so they should be on the first page there if you want to go take them and load them for the project.

Jamie

OK I got you...on my way.
Alan :)

Alan Cross
10-27-2003, 12:56 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29394

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/27068/tn_sunrisewip3.jpg

This is looking good Leo....waiting for more...
Alan :)

Alan Cross
10-27-2003, 12:58 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29405

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/8215/tn_sunset2wip.jpg

Hi what you are missing out in both of your wips is the bright colors you need to put in your sunset colors first then the darks...right now you have no room to put them in.....thats how I see it give it another go....yellow's and reds first...then the darks..
Alan :)

anasazistudios
10-27-2003, 02:31 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29442

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/10484/tn_sunset1027.jpg

I painted this today. I feel pretty good about this one. I just painted from my brain. No drawing or reference photo.

It was good practice for a changing color wash.

Elizabeth

Alan Cross
10-27-2003, 02:55 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29442

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/10484/tn_sunset1027.jpg

Good Job Elizabeth you do know you can use any of the ref photo's you like....or any in the ril...
Alan :)

Alan Cross
10-27-2003, 08:15 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29443

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/27068/tn_sunrisewip4.jpg

Keep it going looking good.
Alan :)

mpopinz
10-28-2003, 05:18 PM
Thanx Alan for your help on my sunset... I'm going to try it again, and re-post....

Ceiliog
10-30-2003, 10:39 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Very impressive - I like the strong colours in the sky

Ceiliog
10-30-2003, 10:39 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29294

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_fish-house-10x14-2.jpg

This is really nice - esp the trees on the right

Alan Cross
10-30-2003, 12:05 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29543

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunrisefinsm.jpg

Nice finsh I think you did a great job....and I like what you left out..
Alan :)

leojacko
10-30-2003, 12:52 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Thank you ceiliog,

I enjoyed painting this scene.

Leo
:cat:

leojacko
10-30-2003, 12:55 PM
Thank you Alan,

I'm enjoying this project, the colours are a challenge aren't they.

I'd like to try Jamie's pink & blue sunset next maybe.

Leo
:cat:

Alan Cross
10-30-2003, 01:03 PM
Yes that one is wonderful eh?? I might also give it a go....
Alan :)

KathyJB
11-01-2003, 09:00 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Leo this is simple and pure!!! vewry impressive,
Kathy

Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29283

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

Wow Alan this is great too as you can see I am browsing... I like what i am seeing in this project...

Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29285

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/18725/tn_interlude.jpg

Nice inovative perspective fun to cook:)
live the glints in this sunset ...very golden and glinty,
nice work:))
Kathy

Alan Cross
11-02-2003, 11:40 AM
Originally posted by KathyJB
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29336

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunsetwip3sm.jpg

Leo this is simple and pure!!! vewry impressive,
Kathy

Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29283

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

Wow Alan this is great too as you can see I am browsing... I like what i am seeing in this project...

Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29285

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/18725/tn_interlude.jpg

Nice inovative perspective fun to cook:)
live the glints in this sunset ...very golden and glinty,
nice work:))
Kathy

Thanks Kathy jump right in if you like what you see....
Alan :)

KathyJB
11-02-2003, 04:32 PM
Going to just browse for now as i still have ongoing sinus problems and headaches.... so painting is on hold for a bit...I am getting better however.... sooooo slowly.... wouldnt wish thyis on anyone.
Thanks for the invite,
kathy

KathyJB
11-02-2003, 04:34 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29543

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunrisefinsm.jpg

wohooo quite a nice one leo!!!
Kathy

Alan Cross
11-02-2003, 06:52 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/11410/tn_BarbsSunset.jpg

Barbara hi and good job are you going any futher with this one...its in the progress file is why I ask....
Alan :)

bjs0704
11-02-2003, 07:58 PM
Thanks, Alan.

When I saw the project, I felt I had to give it a try.

It is pretty much done, but I wanted to hear what others thought before I called it quits. In the darkest sections, I mixed several colors but I didn't "overmix" them. I like the effect, but it was getting a little striated on the right hand side. :cat: :cat:

KathyJB
11-02-2003, 09:32 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/11410/tn_BarbsSunset.jpg

ohhh love this the reflection is so bright its blinding ... just like a wonderful early sunset bravo
Kathy

bjs0704
11-02-2003, 10:05 PM
Thanks Kathy.:cat:

I am really glad I tried. This is the first project that I have done on WetCanvas. Everyone has been pretty helpful and kind.

Barb S.

KathyJB
11-02-2003, 10:33 PM
Welcome Barb,
Yes I learn quite a bit from the projects in a hands on way... and a great deal from the actual watercolor forum as well,
Glad you are enjoying yourself... and again...nice job,
Kathy

Alan Cross
11-02-2003, 11:50 PM
Great well when you think its done upload it to the finshed file...
Alan :)

leojacko
11-03-2003, 02:02 AM
Thanks for the comments Kathy,

Hope that the headaches sort themselves out soon,

Leo
:cat:

leojacko
11-03-2003, 02:06 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29753

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/11410/tn_BarbsSunset.jpg

Hi Barbara,

I like the lovely fresh colours in your sky & water, The tree silhouettes are good too.

I find the darks the hardest to do in any painting. If you don't get them right in their first wash, then they start to lift off next time I overpaint.

Suggestions welcome.

Leo
:cat:

mhimeswc
11-04-2003, 11:18 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29933

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_JulyEveningCeleryFarmSmall.jpg

I've just uploaded 4 sunset paintings for this project. This one is my favorite, a painting done from a daytime photo of the same area, remembering how it looked at sunset the night before. The actual painting is not as dark as the digital, but attempts to lighten it washed out all the color.

Michelle

Alan Cross
11-04-2003, 12:12 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29929

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_EarlyEveningMaine.jpg

Nice one the sky is great...
Alan :)

Alan Cross
11-04-2003, 12:13 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29930

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_EveningLtPemaquid.jpg

Good job again I like the sky....
Alan :)

Alan Cross
11-04-2003, 12:14 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29932

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_ImaginedSkyscapeSmall.jpg

Great clouds....good one.
Alan :)

Alan Cross
11-04-2003, 12:15 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29933

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_JulyEveningCeleryFarmSmall.jpg

Good job would have being nice to have a bit of that sky color in the water..
Alan :)

KathyJB
11-04-2003, 10:53 PM
Thanks Leo I think its over... the headaches are almost totallly gone thanks to triple doese of augmentin
back to the painting board now:)
Kathy

bjs0704
11-04-2003, 11:58 PM
Thanks Leo

My old watercolor teacher always had us move through the color wheel when we applied washes. We started with yellow, green ect. depending what a particular painting needed. I know that most people don't do it that way. I really only applied one dark wash and then added some colors into the puddle.

I hope that helps.

Barb Solomon:cat:

leojacko
11-05-2003, 01:59 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29929

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_EarlyEveningMaine.jpg

I love them all Michelle, but I think this one is my favourite.

Lovely fresh colours !

:clap: :clap: :clap:

leo
:cat:

Alan Cross
11-09-2003, 03:11 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30271

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset1.jpg

One I did in one of my classes....
Alan :)

crazyartist2000
11-11-2003, 09:58 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30357

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/27068/tn_pinknbluewip3sm.jpg

Yes I would tone down the yellows a bit...but other than that..this is coming along nicely. The Tree is stunning!
Crystal

crazyartist2000
11-11-2003, 10:00 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30271

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset1.jpg

ooooooo I love the pink Allan :clap:
Crystal

crazyartist2000
11-11-2003, 10:03 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29929

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_EarlyEveningMaine.jpg

mmmmm.......looks like a wunderful place to sit down with a cup of morning Tea :D

crazyartist2000
11-11-2003, 10:05 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29933

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_JulyEveningCeleryFarmSmall.jpg
Very nice!! So are you going to take Allan's comment and put a little sun light into your water. I think it would really finish off this wunderful painting:clap:

Alan Cross
11-11-2003, 11:18 AM
Originally posted by crazyartist2000
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30271

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset1.jpg

ooooooo I love the pink Allan :clap:
Crystal

Crystal thanks very much for your comments..
Alan :)

JanJones
11-11-2003, 08:44 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30382

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/15484/tn_sunset0001.jpg

Alan Cross
11-12-2003, 12:31 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30382

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/15484/tn_sunset0001.jpg

Nice sky....thats what sunsets are all about...
Alan :)

mhimeswc
11-12-2003, 12:57 AM
Originally posted by crazyartist2000
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29933

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_JulyEveningCeleryFarmSmall.jpg
Very nice!! So are you going to take Allan's comment and put a little sun light into your water. I think it would really finish off this wunderful painting:clap:

Thanks Alan and Crazyartist. I can't believe I didn't think of this myself. I will certainly try adding some yellow to the water as suggested.

Michelle

leojacko
11-12-2003, 01:54 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30357

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/27068/tn_pinknbluewip3sm.jpg

Thanks Crystal, you are right.

I think that I will probably just do it again & hold back on the yellow.

I double painted the sky as my colours didn't scan very well at first.

I've just bought some Sennelier watercolours for the first time. I was looking for transparent colours so maybe it would be a good test for them.

Learning all the time eh?

Leo
:cat:

Nandie
11-12-2003, 02:06 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29933

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20035/tn_JulyEveningCeleryFarmSmall.jpg

I just love the rich colors in this!

YYcat
11-14-2003, 08:25 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30532

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20626/tn_zonsondergang.jpg

When I saw this project, I thought: "I give it a try". The sea was a bit difficult for me, I have a very little experience with watercolor. I loved to do it.
I saw so many beautiful entries.

Alan Cross
11-14-2003, 12:02 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30532

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/20626/tn_zonsondergang.jpg

Well good for you its not that easy to pick up and I think you did great....just one thuoght a bit of light sky right above the sun would be nice...you might be able to lift a bit of the colors thats there...
Alan :)

YYcat
11-17-2003, 03:59 AM
Thank you Alan for your nice words, I wil try to lift some of the color, and practice more. From this week on I will get lessons, then it will probably go a bit better.
Thank you very much for your ideas. It gives me a lot of inspiration.

Greetings.

loneeagle
11-17-2003, 08:58 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30667

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/5880/tn_sunsetdolphin.jpg

I enjoyed doing this painting. I have a lot of old cds and thought it would be neat to mount the painting on a cd. I have had many nice compliments.



loneeagle

leojacko
11-17-2003, 11:30 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30692

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunset4sm.jpg

This is my 2nd version of this sunset. I used some new paints and tried to hold back on the yellows.

Actually I think I like the first one best :D

C & C welcome.

Leo
:cat:

Alan Cross
11-18-2003, 01:10 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30667

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/5880/tn_sunsetdolphin.jpg

Would make a nice cd cover....good job.
Alan :)

Alan Cross
11-18-2003, 01:10 AM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30692

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunset4sm.jpg

I like this one way more then the first good improvments...
Alan :)

tigre255
11-19-2003, 08:55 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30752

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_seascape-10x14-finished.jpg

OK Alan, finally did another one for your project.......lol

leojacko
11-20-2003, 01:16 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_seascape-10x14-finished.jpg

Ooooooooh - this is lovely.

Leo
:cat:

tigre255
11-20-2003, 05:37 AM
Originally posted by leojacko
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_seascape-10x14-finished.jpg

Ooooooooh - this is lovely.

Leo
:cat:

Thank you Leo.......;)

Alan Cross
11-23-2003, 08:28 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/3748/tn_seascape-10x14-finished.jpg

Thanks for retruning to my project Barb and this is better then the last one...great job!
Alan :)

NWojcik
12-01-2003, 01:23 PM
Hmm... I tried to paint one (I had never used watercolor before)
and it didn't turn out that good. One of the problems is the paper curled even though I taped it down. Any thoughts?
Link to Entry (http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=31165)
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32715/tn_Watercolor1.JPG
Nicole

Alan Cross
12-01-2003, 01:51 PM
Originally posted by NWojcik
Hmm... I tried to paint one (I had never used watercolor before)
and it didn't turn out that good. One of the problems is the paper curled even though I taped it down. Any thoughts?
Link to Entry (http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=31165)
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32715/tn_Watercolor1.JPG
Nicole

Nicole Welcome to Wet Canvas, this project and the watercolor forum!! Great first watercolor don't be to hard on yourself it takes lots of practice to get it.....keep painting and posting...looking forward to getting to know you and your work. What was this paper in pounds....looks like maybe only 90 and thats not really very good for watercolor.
Alan :)

NWojcik
12-01-2003, 02:50 PM
Cannon Cold Press Watercolor paper (90lb), it came in a pad...

Alan Cross
12-01-2003, 02:58 PM
Originally posted by NWojcik
Cannon Cold Press Watercolor paper (90lb), it came in a pad...

Yes thats what I thought...jump up to any 140 LB paper you will really be alot happier with it....and all I do is tape it down...I also don't like pads....get the full sheets and cut them....I use Windsor Newton and bockingford....both 140 cp
Alan :)

NWojcik
12-01-2003, 03:30 PM
I like rendering alot of detail in my paintings, but I don't have enough skill yet to do much. I love the fluid feel of water colors, but I get frustrated with my inablity to control them.

Alan Cross
12-01-2003, 03:40 PM
Originally posted by NWojcik
I like rendering alot of detail in my paintings, but I don't have enough skill yet to do much. I love the fluid feel of water colors, but I get frustrated with my inablity to control them.

Not to worry like I said it takes lots of practice to gain that control..this is a tough medium so just keep working at it....
Alan :)

NWojcik
12-01-2003, 04:09 PM
:) I guess that old saying "practice makes perfect" applys in this case. Thanks for starting this project, I love looking at all the paintings people turned in.

Alan Cross
12-01-2003, 04:51 PM
Originally posted by NWojcik
:) I guess that old saying "practice makes perfect" applys in this case. Thanks for starting this project, I love looking at all the paintings people turned in.

Yep that is very true in this case... you are very welcome for the project glad you liked it don't be shy and post another.....
Alan :)

mhimeswc
12-08-2003, 02:05 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/31398/tn_dp.jpg

I just noticed a few new additions to this project. I really like this one, both the composition and the sky colors. Really nice!

Michelle

mhimeswc
12-08-2003, 02:07 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset1.jpg

Gorgeous colors Alan! Wish I could have watched the demo.

Michelle

Alan Cross
12-08-2003, 11:58 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/31398/tn_dp.jpg

Nice one welcome to the project....
Alan :)

Alan Cross
12-08-2003, 11:59 AM
Originally posted by mhimeswc
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=30271

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset1.jpg

Gorgeous colors Alan! Wish I could have watched the demo.

Michelle

Michelle thanks very much....glad you liked it...
Alan :)

Richard Saylor
12-08-2003, 11:17 PM
Thank you, Michelle and Alan, for the kind comments about my Doughton Park painting.

Alan Cross
12-23-2003, 07:03 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=31740

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/31873/tn_SKY_WATERCOLOR72.jpg

Quite the stormy sky.......good job.
Alan :)

pampe
12-24-2003, 09:30 PM
Originally posted by NWojcik
I like rendering alot of detail in my paintings, but I don't have enough skill yet to do much. I love the fluid feel of water colors, but I get frustrated with my inablity to control them.

Hi, Nicole

Great effort

You may want to post your paintings in the WATERCOLOR GALLERY where you can get more help from a lot of different artists!

Nice work!

Gaart
12-27-2003, 01:20 PM
I've just signed up for this project. I am looking forward to it.

Alan Cross
12-27-2003, 01:43 PM
Originally posted by Gaart
I've just signed up for this project. I am looking forward to it.

Great glad to have you aboard....looking forward to seeing your work.
Alan :)

watercolorbill
12-30-2003, 06:55 AM
Just signed up for this project too. Can't wait to get going on the challanges of sunset/sunrises.

Alan Cross
12-30-2003, 10:40 AM
Originally posted by watercolorbill
Just signed up for this project too. Can't wait to get going on the challanges of sunset/sunrises.

Thats great and also welcome to Wet Canvas....
Alan :)

Astrid
12-30-2003, 09:47 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/31873/tn_SKY_WATERCOLOR72.jpg

Absolutely spectacular. Its hard to imagine this is just two dimensions.

Astrid
12-30-2003, 09:51 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

It's so bright I have to put my sunglasses on. Wow, did you capture this sunset.

Alan Cross
12-31-2003, 12:13 AM
Originally posted by Astrid
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=29283

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

It's so bright I have to put my sunglasses on. Wow, did you capture this sunset.

THanks so much for your comments....
Alan :)

watercolorbill
01-15-2004, 07:29 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=32278

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32011/tn_sunset_brant_final_copy.jpg

The scanned image seems to have a little more yellow tone than the original,but here we are

Alan Cross
01-15-2004, 10:51 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32011/tn_sunset_brant_final_copy.jpg

Good job I love the bright colorful look you have.....
Alan :)

leojacko
01-16-2004, 01:58 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32011/tn_sunset_brant_final_copy.jpg

Wonderful colours in this sunset!

Yes, my scanner seems to pick up too much yellow too :D

WC is a great site - given me lots of new ideas & projects to work on & enjoy.

Leo
:cat:

watercolorbill
01-16-2004, 05:59 AM
Thank You Alan & Nina for your kind words and support. This Wet Canvas community is wonderful !

Gaart
01-24-2004, 02:18 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/18249/tn_Lake_Whitney_Sunset.jpg

Finally I am uploading again. My computer is not fixed I just found a way to fool it...hahahah.
Anyway. I saw this one evening as we drove across the dam on the way to our home. Came straight home a painted it.
I was so gorgeous.

Alan Cross
01-24-2004, 03:21 PM
Good job Georgane Great to get that inspiration from nature eh?
Alan :)

Gaart
02-17-2004, 12:42 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

Oh Alan this is just beautiful. I love the colors.
I really haven't had the time to participate in any of my projects lately. This new semester is very hectic. But hey it's only 16 weeks. Fall should be easier.

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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32011/tn_sunset_brant_final_copy.jpg

Bill I love this too. My fav. colors are purples and yellow complementary.

Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=31740

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/31873/tn_SKY_WATERCOLOR72.jpg
and this one is breathtaking. Wonderful work people !!

Alan Cross
02-17-2004, 02:15 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/13186/tn_Sunset.jpg

Oh Alan this is just beautiful. I love the colors.
I really haven't had the time to participate in any of my projects lately. This new semester is very hectic. But hey it's only 16 weeks. Fall should be easier.

Thanks kind of you to say.....
Alan :)

pampe
02-19-2004, 03:14 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=33826

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/4054/tn_sailboat.jpg

Well, at least one of my sunsets found it's way in here!

Enjoy!

weckster
03-03-2004, 07:55 PM
Here is my first watercolour morning. We went up to Port Stephen's (north of Sydney) last weekend for the NSW Game Fishing Comp. I got up early to see the men off (you're not going to get me going out to sea!) and did some sketches as well as taking some photos.

Heading out I could see the boats with the early morning sun reflecting off them. There were distant clouds which made the rest of the sky a lovely purple.

Alan Cross
03-03-2004, 08:04 PM
Here is my first watercolour morning. We went up to Port Stephen's (north of Sydney) last weekend for the NSW Game Fishing Comp. I got up early to see the men off (you're not going to get me going out to sea!) and did some sketches as well as taking some photos.

Heading out I could see the boats with the early morning sun reflecting off them. There were distant clouds which made the rest of the sky a lovely purple.

Looks like you had a great day not fishing.....thanks for posting this.
Alan :)

leojacko
03-04-2004, 01:02 AM
Here is my first watercolour morning. We went up to Port Stephen's (north of Sydney) last weekend for the NSW Game Fishing Comp. I got up early to see the men off (you're not going to get me going out to sea!) and did some sketches as well as taking some photos.

Heading out I could see the boats with the early morning sun reflecting off them. There were distant clouds which made the rest of the sky a lovely purple.

I love early morning skies & you've caught this one really well !

The blue in the sea and foreground is very effective - what colour did you use ?

Nina

weckster
03-05-2004, 12:06 AM
Thanks Alan and Nina

The blue was a glaze of quinicridone gold and cadmium yellow, with some ultramarine blue and dioxazine violet.

I got a little more texture into this painting than I've previously got, so I felt as though I'd progressed. My watercolours often look flat (but there's the challenge!!).

Thanks again for your encouraging words.

Erica

I love early morning skies & you've caught this one really well !

The blue in the sea and foreground is very effective - what colour did you use ?

Nina

weckster
03-12-2004, 06:12 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/31873/tn_SKY_WATERCOLOR72.jpg

Hey - I've seen skies like this!....BEAUTIFUL :)

jrkreitner
03-19-2004, 01:30 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/10484/tn_sunset1027.jpg

Hi
I like what you did with this. How did you get the illusion of fine branches?
I was thinking maybe a sponge or a rigger brush
Thank you
Jim
a budding artist, at least in my heart, about to start posting if I can get my scanner to cooperate

Alan Cross
03-19-2004, 01:44 PM
a budding artist, at least in my heart, about to start posting if I can get my scanner to cooperate

Great Jim hope you get it working soon and try posting one here if you have a sunset...
Alan :)

weckster
03-23-2004, 05:22 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/37194/tn_Img_1068.jpg

Have some funny blooming effects here....did this from the Image Library - loved it there. May have to fix up those funny bits...

Alan Cross
03-23-2004, 12:02 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/37194/tn_Img_1068.jpg

Good job my only thought is you could have gone even darker with the trees for more impact.
Alan :)

weckster
03-23-2004, 01:50 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/37194/tn_Img_1068.jpg

Good job my only thought is you could have gone even darker with the trees for more impact.
Alan :)

I agree. I haven't got used to the way watercolours lighten up a bit as they dry. I took this photo still half wet, and it's even lighter again.

BTW this is a fun project Alan - I find colours difficult - and dawn/dusk has such fantastic variety!

Alan Cross
03-23-2004, 01:53 PM
Glad you are enjoying it Erica why not try another one.....
Alan :)

leojacko
03-23-2004, 02:16 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/37194/tn_Img_1068.jpg

I love the long format to this painting. :clap: :clap:

Colours are beautiful.

You've also got a lot of movement going in the tree formations - well done.

Nina

weckster
03-24-2004, 02:04 AM
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]

I love the long format to this painting. :clap: :clap:

Colours are beautiful.

You've also got a lot of movement going in the tree formations - well done.

Nina
..The credit for that really goes to the person who put the picture in the ImageLib (I liked that aspect of it too.)

weckster
03-31-2004, 01:40 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunrisefinsm.jpg
I've only just worked out how to view everybody's pictures at once. The thumbnails are a fantastic way of viewing all quickly.

I really loved this one of leojacko's - the blue is so true - and she's managed to contrast with oranges without it looking garish or fake. Lovely.

weckster
03-31-2004, 01:41 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/11410/tn_BarbsSunset.jpg

I really liked this one too - so warm.

Getting my act together to do another one Alan - trying to work out HOW to do it...I have a picture in my mind, but I think it's going to be too boring. I'll give it a go anyways.....

Alan Cross
03-31-2004, 01:49 AM
Thats great Erica let me know if you need any help...
Alan :)

bjs0704
03-31-2004, 09:54 AM
Thank you, Erica.

I have never really considered myself a watercolorist, so I really appreciate the encouragement.

Barb Solomon :cat:

leojacko
04-01-2004, 01:39 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/27068/tn_sunrisefinsm.jpg
I've only just worked out how to view everybody's pictures at once. The thumbnails are a fantastic way of viewing all quickly.

I really loved this one of leojacko's - the blue is so true - and she's managed to contrast with oranges without it looking garish or fake. Lovely.

Thanks Erica for your kind comments.

This view is from our loft window - I'm always taking pictures of the dawn through it. Some of the colours are outstanding & hard to imagine in terms of paint.

I have to stand on some step ladders to see it though as my legs are a bit on the short side ! LOL

weckster
04-07-2004, 08:03 AM
Thank you, Erica.

I have never really considered myself a watercolorist, so I really appreciate the encouragement.

Barb Solomon :cat:

Really? I looked at this and thought "how hard". It is very atmospheric. If I can look at a painting and can feel where it is, I feel that the artist has conveyed something significant. (your pic does that for me)
Thanks Erica for your kind comments.

This view is from our loft window - I'm always taking pictures of the dawn through it. Some of the colours are outstanding & hard to imagine in terms of paint.

I have to stand on some step ladders to see it though as my legs are a bit on the short side ! LOL

I live on the water too. Every day it's different - and so hard to reproduce! It's such a gift to have it, and the dawn's are the best (I suppose we're both on the East side of our respective countries, so have relatively little choice if we can see water...?). I have a project I must do at some stage which is a painting of our local cemetry. In the early dawn (usually pre-dawn) some of the mausoleums are designed to reflect the early light with a glass cross. It's at once eerie and beautiful.

leojacko
04-07-2004, 01:55 PM
I have a project I must do at some stage which is a painting of our local cemetry. In the early dawn (usually pre-dawn) some of the mausoleums are designed to reflect the early light with a glass cross. It's at once eerie and beautiful.


Oooooooh - sounds spooky - hope you don't go there on your own :D

Is it a WC project? would love to see the final painting....

Nina

Norman Westwood
05-06-2004, 08:47 AM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/32715/tn_Watercolor1.JPG

Looked at several entries for sunsets. Paper seems creased on some. What you need to do is fix the (watercolour) paper to a board with gummed brown paper strip. Masking tape isn't as good at all. Wet the paper thoroughly, let it soak a bit and then dry it with a hairdryer. It should stretch tight and stay in place. Hope I am not stating the obvious. Regards, NW.

sharilynn1999
05-10-2004, 03:01 PM
Hi Alan, I've finally gotten involved with a project :p Here's my first piece for the group's critique.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/36677/tn_P1010088.JPG

I've put it in the Final Entries (http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/index.php?cmd=browse_final2&userid=36677&proj_id=565) listing. Talk to you all soon! :D

Shari :music:

Alan Cross
05-10-2004, 03:16 PM
Hi Alan, I've finally gotten involved with a project :p Here's my first piece for the group's critique.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/36677/tn_P1010088.JPG

I've put it in the Final Entries (http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/index.php?cmd=browse_final2&userid=36677&proj_id=565) listing. Talk to you all soon! :D

Shari :music:
Hi Shari and thanks for jumping in.....glad to have you my only thought is your colors seem a bit dark is it the scan? The composition is great....
Alan :)

sharilynn1999
05-11-2004, 12:15 AM
Hi Shari and thanks for jumping in.....glad to have you my only thought is your colors seem a bit dark is it the scan? The composition is great....
Alan :)

Hi Alan, yes actually it is the photo. It's hard to get it the same brightness and when i try to adjust it in photoshop it changes it horribly... but thanks! It's been so long since I did a watercolour and boy it felt great!! :clap:

Shari :music:

Alan Cross
05-11-2004, 02:12 AM
Hi Alan, yes actually it is the photo. It's hard to get it the same brightness and when i try to adjust it in photoshop it changes it horribly... but thanks! It's been so long since I did a watercolour and boy it felt great!! :clap:

Shari :music:

The main thing is you had fun!! Keep on painting......
Alan :)

Alan Cross
07-08-2004, 12:49 PM
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http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/44855/tn_DSCF00091.jpg

Good job Joni, nice to see a sunset over land you have a good composition here my only nit is the brightest part of the sunset is very central you might be able to pull a bit of color and spead the highlights out a bit.
Alan :)

jonifaye
07-08-2004, 07:08 PM
Thank you for replying! I'm also going to alter the fields a bit.

Joni

Alan Cross
07-08-2004, 09:21 PM
Thank you for replying! I'm also going to alter the fields a bit.

Joni


Great don't be afraid to repost when you do your changes
Alan :)

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 02:42 AM
I still think this is one of my most appealing.
Love the clear blue sky above, but with the brooding weather rolling calmly in.
:)
Regards,
Jillian

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 02:43 AM
Then this one.
You can almost hear the whisper of the ripples.
:)
Regards,
Jillian

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 02:45 AM
Kept you in suspense ... and succeeded, didn't I?
;)
Regards,
Jillian

Alan Cross
07-09-2004, 01:32 PM
Kept you in suspense ... and succeeded, didn't I?
;)
Regards,
Jillian


Thanks for posting these Jillian but you didn't upload them to the project and the second one that I want to see closer is very small can you upload it bigger?

Alan :)

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 03:37 PM
Thanks for posting these Jillian but you didn't upload them to the project and the second one that I want to see closer is very small can you upload it bigger?

Alan :)
Hummmmm...
I'm not sure I know about this project thing.
I was a bit surprised when I posted that one. I thought it was larger. I'll try to find larger.
Jillian

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 03:45 PM

Alan Cross
07-09-2004, 04:05 PM
Hummmmm...
I'm not sure I know about this project thing.
I was a bit surprised when I posted that one. I thought it was larger. I'll try to find larger.
Jillian
LOL projects are fun no one will bite you!!
Alan :)

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 05:09 PM
Awwwww! No biting! That's no fun in itself. I like being bit and biting back. HEE HEE HEE :evil:
... actually I'm not sure where to find the projects on this site.
I get on here and get bogged down to one or two places, and that's it!
:)
Regards,
Jillian

Alan Cross
07-09-2004, 05:15 PM
Awwwww! No biting! That's no fun in itself. I like being bit and biting back. HEE HEE HEE :evil:
... actually I'm not sure where to find the projects on this site.
I get on here and get bogged down to one or two places, and that's it!
:)
Regards,
Jillian
OK Jillian I promice to bite you next time I see you!! :evil:
Now here is the link to join this project and you can then upload your paintings right after you join on the same page look for the upload finshed projects...
Alan :)

jonifaye
07-09-2004, 06:09 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Jul-2004/44855-DSCF0006.jpg


In response to Alan Cross' "don't be afraid to repost". I brightened it, but I think it's still in progress...........

Joni

Golden Kfir
07-09-2004, 07:41 PM
The key here is to get the orange triangle to match the same value that the field has. A dark shade of orange, green, red, violet, There are a million ways to do this. You can even clone the field so it may continue into the orange spot. This will cover it up. It will be hard to duplicate the colors in water colors because they're not opaque like paint. Good luck in what ever you decide.

Alan Cross
07-09-2004, 08:40 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/09-Jul-2004/44855-DSCF0006.jpg


In response to Alan Cross' "don't be afraid to repost". I brightened it, but I think it's still in progress...........

Joni
Good for you and I think this is an improvment....
Alan :)

champagneharley
07-09-2004, 10:43 PM
OK Jillian I promice to bite you next time I see you!! :evil:
Now here is the link to join this project and you can then upload your paintings right after you join on the same page look for the upload finshed projects...
Alan :)
HAHAHAHHA! OK.

Now, where's the link?

Thanx.
Regards,
Jillian

Alan Cross
07-10-2004, 03:10 AM
HAHAHAHHA! OK.

Now, where's the link?

Thanx.
Regards,
Jillian

Opps....sorry here it is....
http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/browse_details.php?proj_id=565

Alan :)

champagneharley
07-10-2004, 03:29 PM
Opps....sorry here it is....
http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/browse_details.php?proj_id=565

Alan :)
*kisses*
:)

Jillian

Alan Cross
07-10-2004, 04:49 PM
;)

champagneharley
07-25-2004, 04:30 AM
;)
I haven't had time to do a sunset yet.
But DID post a CLOSE UP of a miniature - beagle.
FOUR times original size, just for you!
Sunset coming...
*grin*!
Regards,
Jillian

Alan Cross
07-25-2004, 11:10 AM
I haven't had time to do a sunset yet.
But DID post a CLOSE UP of a miniature - beagle.
FOUR times original size, just for you!
Sunset coming...
*grin*!
Regards,
Jillian
Thanks Jillian I am waiting lol....
Alan :)

champagneharley
07-25-2004, 02:20 PM
Thanks Jillian I am waiting lol....
Alan :)

Slave driver!
You know how us creative types can be!
HEE HEE HEE

Regards,
Jillian

jonifaye
07-25-2004, 03:54 PM
I forgot to add the final of the one I submitted earlier. The sunset has pretty much faded away tho! Joni

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Jul-2004/44855-DSCF0014.jpg

champagneharley
07-25-2004, 04:04 PM
I forgot to add the final of the one I submitted earlier. The sunset has pretty much faded away tho! Joni



A lovely rendition of a lovely time of the day!
:)
Regards,
Jillian

jonifaye
07-25-2004, 04:15 PM
Thanks! Mine originally started as a watercolor----it's there underneath other layers of mainly rubbed in oil pastels now.

I'm part of this thread, so I'll be looking forward to seeing your art when you're done...or do a step by step for beginners such as me!

Joni

Alan Cross
07-26-2004, 03:12 AM
Good job Joni but if you are adding some pastels why not add some nice sunset colors?
Alan :)

jonifaye
07-27-2004, 02:33 PM
Thanks, maybe some day I'll change the sky again on that one. I'm on to discovering what charcoal is like now on a different attempt. Joni

Osteomark
08-04-2004, 10:41 AM
Hey Alan,

Super sunset. Where can I get more online techniques or lessons on sunsets?I haven't been here in a while been golfing too much. I may have not seen the answer to this question of "How do you keep the yellow and blue from being green? :( ." I use M.Graham WC and I put downe Aurolion yellow first figuring its light and I could paint over it with Ceulean blue. Wrong! The yellow came through and looked green. My painting over all was good until that. I should post the picture to show you. The Gamboge near the Ultramarine did beautifully. No green.

Mark

Alan Cross
08-04-2004, 10:38 PM
Well I would stick with the A yellow and the ultra blue.....and also try to not do much mixing on the paper. As far as demo's try the serch at the top.

Alan :)

Lighthouser
09-26-2004, 03:31 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/index.php?cmd=view_image&entry_id=40117

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/46818/tn_dumbluck2.jpg

I call this painting "dumb luck" because the sea here was supposed to be the sky for a sunset seascape. The last glaze pulled too much detail out of the "scud" I was planning, ruining the sky. I turned the paper around to use as scrap to doodle another sunset. When that one worked well I noticed that the colors went well with the spoiled first attempt, so I painted an orange wash between the two.

I've put some rocks up front and used goauche "spray" to cover a stain from the spoiled (former) sky and to turn the deep colors up front into a reflecting tidal pool.

All that remains to be done is to throw in a point of interest. Hmmm, shall I use the sailboat on the horizon cliche, the palm tree leaning into the picture cliche, or the lighthouse on distant peninsula cliche? :D

If I don't screw it up this may be one of my best paintings to date - and it's mostly accident! :(

Any suggestions?

Alan Cross
09-26-2004, 03:43 PM
Hi John and thanks for throwing this one in here....you have done a very good job so far with your accidents :evil: my advice for what its worth is a distant sailboat.
Alan :)

Lighthouser
09-26-2004, 04:36 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=40118

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/46818/tn_dumbluck3.jpg

Thanks Alan - I'm still waffling between boat and peninsula. :)

After seeing this on the monitor I realized that the tidal pool kind of "ran out" the bottom so I added another line of rocks across the front to enclose it.

BTW, it's not quite as dark as it is showing here. I'm leaving the flash off on the camera to avoid glare. When I do the final I'll scan it so the colors will be closer.

Alan Cross
09-26-2004, 04:45 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=40118

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/progress/46818/tn_dumbluck3.jpg

Thanks Alan - I'm still waffling between boat and peninsula. :)

After seeing this on the monitor I realized that the tidal pool kind of "ran out" the bottom so I added another line of rocks across the front to enclose it.

BTW, it's not quite as dark as it is showing here. I'm leaving the flash off on the camera to avoid glare. When I do the final I'll scan it so the colors will be closer.
Thanks for the update John looking forward to seeing the finsh.
Alan :)

Lighthouser
09-26-2004, 10:37 PM
Regarding this entry --> http://www.wetcanvas.com//Community/Projects/image_viewer.php?entry_id=40132

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/Projects/lib/565/completed/46818/tn_dumbluck4.jpg

Well, here is the final, such as it is. I considered using pen and ink for the boat silouhette and wish I had - I'm either going to have to start using larger paper or get some smaller brushes.

Canson Montval 6X9 block, M. Graham paints.

Alan Cross
09-26-2004, 11:33 PM
Worked out fine John I like to use a 0 liiner for all my fine lines....
Alan :)