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flesh tones "Happy Baby"

16x20 canvas I did tone the canvas .Hearing Karen's voice ...Value ,values! yes now I see how much I need to change. Pale blue in the dista…

Started by Wendy Robertson

3 Feb 16
Reply by Karen Ilari

Finishing detail

8x10 stretched canvas. Nosy Cat. Right eye pupil a little off.(will fix)  But as my discussion title states "finishing details" THE WHISKER…

Started by Wendy Robertson

10 Feb 14
Reply by Karen Ilari

Lavender Painting

I am brand new to this site and fairly new at acrylics. Lavender is a bit tricky for me... how can I improve? Simple painting 10" x 8"

Started by Catherine

3 Feb 10
Reply by Karen Ilari

Moonlit Shore

Hi, this is a re-worked (in progress) of what was originally an autumn, daytime painting, from a "Paint-nite" event. It has morphed into th…

Started by Marion

13 Jan 15
Reply by Marion


Hi everyone! This is 12X16 Acrylic on stretched canvas. I took the reference photo on the trip to Napa valley and changed a lot while paint…

Started by Maggie Zhou

5 Jan 11
Reply by Karen Ilari

Untamed River - palette knife and 2" brush

UPDATE: Ever get really excited when you start painting a picture, just like, this is what I really really want to do?  Well that is thi…

Started by Marion

20 Jan 11
Reply by Karen Ilari

Siesta Key

Did this one a while back but never posted. It's random. I took the photo on a visit to Florida. Something about it just struck me as int…

Started by Brad Powell

5 Dec 7, 2017
Reply by Brad Powell

Rousillon, Ochre and Sunlight

16X20 Acrylic on stretched canvas. No specific questions on this one, just interested in feedback. Thanks!

Started by Brad Powell

4 Dec 5, 2017
Reply by Deborah Alavosius

View of Bedoin

I've been busy. And I've got several more. This is of the little hilltop village of Bedoin in the Provence region of the south of France. 1…

Started by Brad Powell

2 Nov 22, 2017
Reply by Wenda Spooner

Help with Lavender Field

Hello everyone! I came across this website yesterday and quickly loved it and the wonderful Karen with her soothing voice and generous info…

Started by Claire H.

21 Oct 28, 2017
Reply by Claire H.


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