Ruth West
  • Female
  • Paihia, Bay of Islands
  • New Zealand

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Lost my focal point!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruth West Aug 29, 2016. 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…Continue

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How long have you been painting? Doing any kind of art?
I am a real beginner! Only started about 8 weeks ago
What other mediums have you used?
Just acrylics
Are their specific things you would like to learn?
How to take my painting further, to try out different styles, techniques etc.
Where did you learn about this website?
From fellow painting group member Julie Hayes

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At 8:35am on August 22, 2016, Charles Eisener said…

I like the piece you have posted and somewhat taken back that you have such limited time painting.  Not what one would expect!  You seem to have avoided many of the typical "beginner" errors and approaches.

I have extended an invite to be a Friend on Karen's site.  The primary advantage to this is that we could send private comments on pieces that we might not wish to be general content; messages are not open to the general membership.  In context, after almost two years on the site, I have six or seven members that are on my friends list.

Regards - Charles

At 4:30pm on August 21, 2016, Wenda Spooner said…

Welcome Ruth! Living in New Zealand must be inspirational :) Karen's site is a great place to learn. Join right in. We all share our work and help each other.


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