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« on: March 12, 2014 06:40:48 AM »

I recently did a live painting demo for a fundraiser.  I've participated in this event each year for the past three years.  This year I think I'm more pleased with the results than in the past.  

The painting is an acrylic base with oil over-painting (so I could develop solid color without having to deal with extended drying times) and was painted on 18" x 36" cradled Ampersand Hardbord.  The time I had available to paint was very limited as the auction ended at hour 8. The painting took me an additional hour to finish during the event.

"Acknowledging Tradition: Anticipation of the Empty Nest"

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and a photo taken at the event by photographer Dianne Carroll Burdick during my painting process:
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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2014 06:47:00 AM »

Wow!  I love this!  I'm not sure I could do much if it was a live demo and people could watch.  I'm so impressed.

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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014 06:54:17 AM »

Oh wow!  That is so very impressive.  I agree with kwality, it would be quite unnerving for me to paint to a live audience.  But how wonderful that you're able to do this for charity!

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    « Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014 08:47:25 AM »

    I've been a fan of your paintings for a long time. And this one is added to my list. Smiley Must have been interesting to work with so many watching and going on while being photographed, too.
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    « Reply #4 on: March 12, 2014 09:47:02 AM »

    another fabulous piece!  This one is totally my favourite of the pieces you've done for this charity auction Smiley
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    « Reply #5 on: March 12, 2014 10:01:36 AM »

    Thanks!  Painting demos isn't all that difficult.  I do get nervous, but once I get started it's really a lot of fun.  Everyone is always respectful and they ask such interesting questions.  Besides, it's good practice!
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    « Reply #6 on: March 12, 2014 11:02:02 AM »

    This painting is beautiful! I've created art in front of crowds before and it certainly is quite an experience. They love it! I'm going to have to check out your other work now... you have garnered yourself another fan. Wink
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    « Reply #7 on: March 12, 2014 01:26:23 PM »

    Lovely painting. You must have been a stand out!
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    « Reply #8 on: March 19, 2014 01:39:33 PM »

    I think it's lovely.  Cervine are some of my favorites. 
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    This is wonderful! I love your style.
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