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01-23-2005, 12:17 PM
I got two 2x3 inch miniatures before I caved in to the frigid weather. It was miserable out there. My hands were shaking the whole time.
01-23-2005, 01:20 PM
Linda, these show the cold. Imagine if it were any larger :eek: you may have been frost bitten. The colors really show the coolness. I like that salmony like color.
01-23-2005, 03:28 PM
Good work Linda..love your choice of colors and your brush strokes are fantastic. Wooo hoooo!!!!
01-23-2005, 03:37 PM
Somehow Linda, I just don't think that shaking hands and miniatures fair well together.....these are lovely so you managed quite well none the less.... :p
01-23-2005, 07:24 PM
Linda these look swell, dress warm! Its getting cold down here too. I love the top one. Lori
01-23-2005, 10:23 PM
Great job. Just the right size for plein air when the weather is that cold. LOL. :D
01-24-2005, 08:29 AM
You are so right. I must admit it was very frustrating. On top of the cold, the wind was making the pochade box lid wiggle too. They were disasters but fun, none the less. I will make another attempt soon in more optimal weather.
Thanks everyone for the kind incouragement.
01-24-2005, 11:18 AM
They were disasters but fun, none the less.
Linda, these were great little guys....you are mistaken to think they are disasters....It souunds more like you deserve a medal for even attempting to brave the conditions. :p
01-24-2005, 12:03 PM
Not disasters in my book Linda. I particularly like the second one - I can feel the chill despite the warm salmony colours. The sponteneity of plein aire shows.
01-24-2005, 12:32 PM
What a nice group of friends you all are. Thanks for the incouragement. I am branching out into new territory with the mini's and doing some still life studies that I haven't done since art school a hundred years ago. I like to challenge myself and keep busy with new things. I believe it helps me to stay fresh as a landscape painter and not get stale. Thanks for letting me show my feeble attempts here with miniatures. Some of you are very accomplished in that subject and inspiring to me.
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