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« on: July 08, 2011 04:01:22 AM »

OK ...so it's not brilliant (the clouds are all wrong), but I'm pleased with my first attempt at watercolour painting!
JUst need to practice now....!!!

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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2011 05:39:26 AM »

I like it...a lot!
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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2011 05:44:22 AM »

I love the silhouettes, and for a first attempt, it's miles better than the pathetic attempt I made! My mum, who really is good, would say to let the paper show through a little more, but I never learned quite how to do that and have now moved to acrylics, oils and pastels.
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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2011 12:35:06 PM »

Thanks for the tip ... I realise I painted too thickly .. need to soften my approach ;0)
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2011 06:16:09 PM »

I really like it, great for first attempt - don't stop. There are many ways and styles to paint with water colour, not just "purist" transparent, try them all! The picture tells a story and sets a mood, love it.
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2011 01:42:51 AM »

looks amazing! i envy your talent!
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2011 04:42:43 AM »

Bought two books on watercolour painting today so will retry this painting once I've read them
thanks for teh encouragement everyone ;0)
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2011 01:03:37 PM »

For a first attempt, it's very good! 
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2011 01:44:46 PM »

That is great! Much better than my first try.
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« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2011 10:29:22 AM »

LOVE it!!!
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