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08-25-2007, 09:02 PM
I also posted this one in the watercolour forum.
C&C's always welcome
Thanks for looking
08-25-2007, 09:34 PM
Oh Wow! Oh WOW!! Great composition and even better execution!
08-25-2007, 10:34 PM
This is lovely Lillian, very striking against the dark background. Well done.
08-25-2007, 11:37 PM
I assume you achieved the dark background with several layers of glazing? It's a very good job and the flower is outstanding.
08-26-2007, 12:35 AM
Beautiful, nice details, shadows, and highlights. And the dark background works so well with these colors. Very beautiful Bird of Paradise!
08-26-2007, 05:50 AM
Absolutely gorgeous Lillian. :clap: :thumbsup:
08-26-2007, 11:21 AM
Beautiful! Love your composition!
08-26-2007, 12:19 PM
Super Lilian - I too am assuming a painted bk'gd? - can't imagine w/c on black paper!
08-26-2007, 02:18 PM
Thank you Gayle, Sue, Jeanette, Deb, Val, Polygon, and Maureen for the kind replies!
Jeanette and Maureen, for the background I did four wet on dry washes with a dark mixture of Hookers green and Alizarin crimson.
Thanks again for the comments!
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