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Topic: Hey! I can paint! Silhouetted birds and branches.  (Read 6676 times)
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teachingjonah
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2010 04:51:05 AM »

That is really beautiful.  I would love to have it on my wall.
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« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2010 05:08:51 AM »

Gorgeous.  I've painted with acrylics and they dry so, so fast!  Its difficult to get good colour blending like that.  Especially your first go at it.  You did amazingly work.  I can't wait to see what you come up with next.  Any plans?
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« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2010 06:25:21 AM »

Wisting this too!

 This is just absolutely beautiful work!
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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2010 07:12:44 AM »

Wow!  Thank you everyone for the awesome feedback! 

@kjlutz--I was intrigued by what you wrote, and I asked my sister, who studied art too, and she said that drawing is "linear" while painting is "spatial" and they're in connected but different parts of the brain?  Makes sense.

@teachingjonah: Plans?  Starting to.  I might add some paintings to the Etsy store I'm working on (not up yet), and a friend actually commissioned a large painting for her husband's birthday.  We'll see how that goes.  As far as acrylics go, I have to use them because of two very young, very tall kiddos!  Fast drying time is the major sell. Smiley The blending took a while and is definitely not perfect up close.

@Artchick: Good to know!

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« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2010 09:20:42 PM »

Lovely work.  I love the gradation of colour.
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hey, are you going to throw that away?


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« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2010 12:54:06 PM »

this is beautiful!
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« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2010 02:47:58 PM »

It's beautiful! Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2010 10:08:38 PM »

looks amazing!
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« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2010 08:23:28 PM »

absolutely beautiful silhouette!
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« Reply #19 on: March 04, 2010 09:14:41 PM »

Beautiful
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