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Luvy
02-08-2002, 10:04 PM
Well here it is. I'm can't do flowers LOL But I gave it my best shot Took me the whole time too Grrrrrrr It's more yellowish orange than the pic I think. Hard to get a pic at night

arlene
02-08-2002, 10:06 PM
obviously u can do flowers
lol

Wally's Mom
02-08-2002, 10:06 PM
A different look, but I liiike it !

Caron
02-08-2002, 10:24 PM
I think you did great! Dont do flowers eh? I see a rose!! Good job:D
Caron:cat:

Wingnut
02-08-2002, 10:31 PM
Caron's right, it IS a rose! :D Very nice, what medium did you use?

greencook
02-09-2002, 01:01 AM
Luvy,
I certainly see a rose too. Don't be so hard on yourself. Did you see my rendition of the Horus statue several weeks ago? Mine had sunglasses!!!:D

Have fun, and a great day! :)

Shelley
02-09-2002, 07:34 AM
yep...ya lied...you can do a flower....i knew it...its pretty...i love the leaves in the background..how did ya do it???

Shelley

Luvy
02-09-2002, 08:37 AM
Thanks everyone for looking But I know it's not good *S* Wing it's oils. Bad waste of oils LOL Shelly how did I do it? Boy now there is a question. I just started with painting greens all over but then putting highlights on I ended up with almost the same color leaves everywhere. I don't have the faintest idea what I do wrong. The rose went through periods of resembelence but then I think I started lightening it too much too LOL
Here's a pic taking in daylight. Not much better in the light of the day LOL

MissMouse
02-09-2002, 11:02 AM
Don't sell your self short Luvy this is very, very nice. I won't even post mine...........sorry Arlene

auntie_chaos
02-09-2002, 11:06 AM
Luvy ... what's all this talk I've seen on other posts that you can't do flowers?!!? I love this one ... the way the colors flow and blend! You're way too hard on yourself. This is truly a delight to look at!

sundiver
02-09-2002, 11:17 AM
This painting looks a lot nicer than you think it does. It may not look exactly like the photograph, but it's a PAINTING.
I catch myself trying to make a painting or drawing look like a photo too. Might as well just take a photo! Let paintings be paintings: take a tip from the Impressionists.
I like the creaminess of your petals...not unlike Renoir.
And it probably didn't help that you picked the most difficult picture to paint! :D
Don't give up on flowers...you have a nice touch.

Shelley
02-09-2002, 05:05 PM
Luvy...sometimes what we consider our biggest mistakes turn out to be our greatest works...*smiles*

Shelley

Debs
02-09-2002, 08:24 PM
Well, I think you only proved that people can do a lot more than they think they can!
I think it's very good, love the colors too.....very nice!

Bendaini
02-10-2002, 01:10 AM
You can do anything you put your mind to Luvy, and see you did :)

Its got a softness to it thats very unique, and blends nicely. Don't be so hard on yourself. For "never" doing flowers it looks very good.

Mae
02-10-2002, 09:41 PM
very beautiful rose..it stands very well on it's own too