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Old 08-30-2003, 08:15 PM
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Abstract Watercolor With a Twist

Hey everyone! This is a demo you won't want to miss. Sassybird has put together terrific visuals of her abstract process when painting with watercolors....

but the real twist is the challenge at the end of the article! Don't miss out on the fun....read it now! and "join the conversation"!!

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Articles2/1355/351/

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Interesting techniques! Thanks Sassy! I enjoyed the process.
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Charissa, this is a really exciting piece! I hope you don't mind if I share the URL with a group I own on Yahoo called Experimental Water Media. The group is quiet and bored and I just know this tutorial will spark some life into it! LOL!
I'm not much good at naming pieces but this one is chanting
"The Legend of VooDoo Lake" at me!

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Interesting demonstration. Thanks for sharing.

Titles suggested:

Bull Market Mayhem
Bull Market
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Charissa,
Nice work. It looks easy. But you have a very good sense of color and design. I would like to see more.

Thank you for sharing.

I would call it "Primordial Soup".

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Certainly, it's intriguing to see the technique! And you got a nice imagination which contributes this abstract painting with the good design.
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An excellent teach-in, Charissa.

Good suggestion about using liquid watercolours.

Will have to give this a try.

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Hi Sassy,

Thanks for the interesting and informative description of your technique. I was surprised to learn that you wait 48 hours before removing the plastic wrap, etc. from your initial stage. I'll have to be more patient in the future, I see.

It was fun seeing your signature faces begin to emerge as you progressed through the demo. Great job!
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Charissa, this is a really exciting piece! I hope you don't mind if I share the URL with a group I own on Yahoo called Experimental Water Media. The group is quiet and bored and I just know this tutorial will spark some life into it! LOL!
I'm not much good at naming pieces but this one is chanting
"The Legend of VooDoo Lake" at me!

Rave

Feel free to share it, Rave. I always enjoy articles and demos others put together. They help get me out of my slumps many times

Painterbear, it is not easy for me to wait sometimes either...lol But, I know that the heavy hand I have with watercolor takes more time to dry than washes. Tip: Have another project going before you begin one of these pieces
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Thanks for a terrific demo Sassy and for using this gorgeous picture....it really is an amazing work of art.
Lol....Only yesterday I finished my first try at your technique using the lesson you have on your web site. It was such a lot of fun

Now I'll go try to think of a title
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Sassy... what a wonderful demo! Thank you! Will this technique work with less intense colour?

Title... Red Bull Raging
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Sassy, I love this demo. I have been dying to know how you do this. This is something I will have to try when I get a place set up big enough to do it in...LOL I think this technique is soooo cool and interesting how the faces and things just come out a you. It reminds me of when I was a kid. I used to see all kinds of things in the grain of wood paneled walls and anything with textures. My grams thought it was funny how I did that. This brings all that back to me and I love it.

My first thought for a name was "Sea of Dreams"
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wonderful tutorial, sass


THANKS!!!!
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OH, how about "In the Minds Eye"
"The Bull Fighter"
"Fluid Thoughts"
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You are all coming up with some interesting names Remember i two weeks I will pull 4 names from a hat for a poll, and then you can all vote
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