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Old 06-08-2019, 08:45 AM
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Re: JUNE Watermedia Challenge

mgthorvaldsen - your lillies are lovely. I like the purple 2nd one background, only because I know that when the yellow ones bloom, so do the purple.

The different colours appear at different times.

tuscanny, the portrait of young girl is brilliant,

artysinger, your work is lovely.
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Sandie: Your water tank painting is great - I love the change up of the composition
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Loving your soft and delicate lilies, Marianne, so well painted with feeling.

Sandie, you've quite a nice touch using the pencils in this scene and they blend well.
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Old 06-08-2019, 11:40 AM
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I have been busy today.Here's another,also watercolour. Pencils.And many thanks all for the above kind remarks on my work.
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Sandie: Beautiful fuchsias flowers - love that background, really sets off the flowers
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Sandie - The old Orepuki water-tank has never looked so good! Great job on it.
And I love your take on the Fuchsia and stones! You've achieved excellent texture with them!
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I decided to try the fuchsias. This is dilute acrylic on Strathmore 300 140# CP paper, 6 x 9 inches. Quinacridone red, ultramarine blue, and Amsterdam's "transparent yellow medium" (py128). Just got the yellow, will see how I like it.

Like a lot of people who paint, I acquired more colors than I "need" over the years. It amuses me that when I paint watercolor style, I usually end up picking a red, a blue, and a yellow. I'm not exactly trying for a minimalist palette, but it usually ends up that way. I just get fascinated by the colors that can be made from two or three pigments. Doesn't usually matter a lot to me which two or three. More than three and my paintings and I both I get confused.

Thanks everyone for sharing your work, and thanks especially Viv for hosting and letting us use your fine photos.

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Sandie, I'm enjoying your WC pencil paintings of the water tower and the fuchsias. Hard to tell them from 'wet' watercolor paintings.
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Thanks Merriweather!
Sandie - great work on the water tank and the fuchsia!
CP - love your flowing approach to the flowers.
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CP: Love that abstract quality to the flowers - such beautiful colors - awesome painting
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ColdPress - Love the watery, abstract look of your painting! Thats great that you use only 3 colors, very impressive! We should all aim for using less colors and make those we use, work for us more. Well done!
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Re: JUNE Watermedia Challenge

Wow Sandie on the floral done with pencils. Back and foreground are nicely done, too.

CP, your style is so special with that light touch that says watercolors/acrylics, and agree w/ Viv that using a limited palette is the smartest way to paint.
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Old 06-10-2019, 11:35 AM
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Watercolour 14x21cm

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Thanks, CaliAnn, I was glad I could try these atmospheric washes...

CP, thanks, the blending and shading make a huge difference for me. L!imited palatte is fun and challenging, nice flow to the paint,very loose fushia.

Thanks Christel, background wash works well!

Vivien, the years do fly by, a wonderful memory! , thanks for the thumbs up, looking forward to seeing your lilies-we all see things in different ways and I enjoy seeing alll the styles! Heritage acrylics...limited palette w mediums for wc, acry & oils..global art supply.com...they are working well.....;-)

Merriweather, true mine a just ready to bloom, a good contrast!

Thanks, Kay ;-)

Thanks, Sandi, your rustic water tank is so well done with the watercolor pencils, good tonals> I could never get my tones dark enough.....Your fushia tonals are great with brightness of the flowers contrasting to the soft foliage and blue stone, great detailing... interesting tonals to your watercolor lighthouse scene!

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Sandie: I really love the sky and water in your lighthouse scene - beautiful
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