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« on: May 20, 2013 06:46:02 PM »

I took Craftster's advice and made a watercolor painting for my mom for Mother's Day (since I was planning do it anyway!).  This was my first water color painting (at least as an adult Cheesy), and my first experience using latex masking fluid.  I decided to do my mom's French Bulldog, since that's her baby.  I cut around the image and framed it with some scrapbook paper.  I think I'll be doing more with this technique in the future!

 

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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013 06:59:43 PM »

Cute!
I like how you did the shading around the eyes.
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2013 03:56:15 AM »

Great job, especially after not having done it in years! 
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Congrats on a job well done for your first water painting. it only gets even better from here!
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« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2013 09:33:57 AM »

What a great piece, I think the eyes are perfect-it can be difficult to get the right highlights! 
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« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2013 04:03:27 AM »

Thanks, guys!  I had no idea what I was doing, but everyone knew it was the dog when I gave it to her, so I figured it must at least be okay.  Cheesy  I wish the pink highlights around her ears and snout would have shown up in the photos a little better (or at all!).  They really made it extra cute and made it match that background paper a little better than it looks. 
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