Paint With Karen Ilari

Learn to paint Nature's Beauty in Acrylic paints - Step by Step

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New WIP page!

Here's a link to a work in progress for a painting I'm working on... It's a huge Magnolia tree on the river. Trying some new techniques

Urban Magnolia WIP

Karen

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In the Austrian Alps

Started by Eva Leitner in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Paul Turner 1 hour ago. 11 Replies

Another one I tried.. I love the high mountains and the calmness "auf der…Continue

New one after the storm in pastels

Started by Adrienne skelton in Gallery - no critiques - just sharing. Last reply by Jeannie Maddox 4 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hi everyone, I want to explain why I choose this to paint. Almost 10 years ago my mother passed away from lung cancer. She and I were very close. I was devastated. Not to make anyone sad. She loved to dabble in photography and she was very good at…Continue

WIP #2. A walk on the beach

Started by Teresa Murner in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by John Redfern 9 hours ago. 11 Replies

My daughter gave me this photo of my sweet grandson for Mother's Day last year. It is the photo modge podged to canvas. I decided to give it a go in acrylics. I have worked on this off and on for a couple of weekends and am still not thrilled with…Continue

Color Cards

Started by Marylou Laisure in General Discussions. Last reply by Karen Ilari 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi everyone,My name is Marylou and I live in Northern Michigan.  It's a beautiful place to live and it has all all kinds of things to paint.  I'm 60 years old and retired and I have the time to do some things that I enjoy and have been looking for…Continue

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Paul Turner replied to Eva Leitner's discussion In the Austrian Alps
"Hi Eva, I think you can use white for the mountains and a light blue for the shadows. That will really send them to the background.  I think you can include more trees in your photo - larger and more colourful in the front, making them smaller…"
1 hour ago
Eva Leitner replied to Eva Leitner's discussion In the Austrian Alps
"Thank you, Karen. I will send the photo app. on Tuesday, when I am in Vienna again. Theoretically I know all these things you mentioned above but in the end... I dont know why, I can´t bring it to paper.. A had much trouble with the mountains…"
3 hours ago
Eva Leitner replied to Eva Leitner's discussion In the Austrian Alps
"Thanks, Linda! I live in Vienna, and somtimes in Lower Austria over the weekend. And you? All Americans?"
3 hours ago
Jeannie Maddox replied to Adrienne skelton's discussion New one after the storm in pastels
"Hello :  am  I seeing things again ?  does anyone else see the hand holding a  book in the photo...   the first one posted ?"
4 hours ago
 
 
 

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