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Old 04-10-2012, 08:35 AM
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Re: Iris Portrait

Hi Barbara..recycling boards, canvas et all is actually in some cases a great idea, nothing goes to waste..haha I find that if I give them a few coats of gesso, light layers on ill.boards or even some papers then sand them with a very fine sand paper that makes it better, not always perfect but does get rid of like ridges and tape marks fairly well.

Now to say.. I really love your background and I think your Iris is very pretty.
And I too would like to see areas of very light color to set up your darks and really give that flow to the petals, but I do think you did great. How do you like working with the water soluble oils, I've used them long ago but regardless oils and I are not compatible at all..haha

Happy Painting,
Elaine
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