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Started by Corri Schmidt in General Discussions. Last reply by Wenda Spooner 18 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Lately, in part because I haven't had much time to paint and my studio isn't yet set up in my new house, I have been on a quest to better understand what makes a strong composition in Landscape paintings. So what does a good GenXer do? Google it, of…Continue

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Lost my focal point!

Started by Ruth West in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Ruth West 14 hours ago. 9 Replies

Hello- I started to paint about 2 months ago. After a few trials I find I prefer using acrylic paint and doing semi abstract work. I paint alone and often feel a painting needs to be 'jooshed up' a bit when it could be finished, so have ruined many…Continue

New painting

Started by Susan H Branon in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Karen Ilari Aug 20. 7 Replies

I think this is done.…Continue

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1 Daily Painting Challenge!

Daily Painting Challenge!

Posted by Karen Ilari on August 15, 2016

2 my attempt with River reflections exercise

my attempt with River reflections exercise

Posted by Monica on July 31, 2016

3 I sold my first painting!!

I sold my first painting!!

Posted by Sarah Irland on August 17, 2016

4 Not standing yet

Not standing yet

Added by Philippe JOLLIVET on August 10, 2016

5 Our Pond

Our Pond

Added by Jamee Haas on August 18, 2016

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subject matter!

Posted by Wenda Spooner on August 29, 2016 at 9:55am 1 Comment

I have the feeling that I am choosing the wrong things for me to paint. I am going to be more selective. and I think Michel has the right idea. get outside and train my painters eyes, to really see the light, dark, and real color of things! I am…


The nature of Light

Posted by Charles Eisener on August 19, 2016 at 10:00pm 7 Comments

The main problem we seem to have with light is figuring out the quality of the source and how that affects everything else.  The reason this is such a problem is because we do not see things as they are; we see what we have been conditioned to…


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