Susan G.
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Realistic Skin tones

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan G. Sep 13, 2015. 4 Replies

Will anyone share with me the colors they use to mix the most realistic skin/flesh tones?Continue

Summer Daisy's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan G. Aug 27, 2015. 6 Replies

I am a fairly new painter using acrylics.  I watched Karen't video lesson for this photo.   Do the trees in front of the lake need to be higher?  It seems like the pond is at an angle down.   I bet…Continue

lavender fields

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan G. Feb 23, 2015. 5 Replies

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Philippe JOLLIVET commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Grand Canyon Outcrop Study X 2

"Beautiful colours Susan. I like the bold brush strokes."
Thursday
Philippe JOLLIVET commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Desert Landscape Arizona

"Very beautiful study. Colours, values, composition are quite relevant."
Wednesday
Susan G. commented on Mark S Ward's photo
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Home Town Ice Cream

"Mark it is incredible.  You have already seen, with your artists eye, the main adjustments needed.  The only suggestion [from a total rookie!] would be to adjust the clothing colors on the ladies.  Maybe something on one of them,…"
Mar 15
Susan G. commented on Sarah Irland's photo
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Spring Fishing

"Sarah, you did some amazing detail in this painting!  And the turquoise water is beautiful along with the reflections."
Mar 14
Susan G. commented on Marion's photo
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Finished - Kurtis on the beach

"Marion really nice job.  And so meaningful too."
Mar 14
Susan G. commented on Marion's photo
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Mountain Lake

"Very nice Marion!"
Mar 14
Susan G. commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Grand Canyon Outcrop Study X 2

"Thank-you everyone.  I appreciate your comments and suggestions.  I don't think I'll do it a 3rd time, but I intend on doing a study to teach myself distance using aren't techniques.  I've done it well before, but…"
Mar 12
Wenda Spooner commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Grand Canyon Outcrop Study X 2

"you use great colors in these paintings. this one seems more abstract to me somehow. i hope if you do it a (3rd) time you share that one also :) the outcrop and the valley are really nice"
Mar 12
Wenda Spooner commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Desert Landscape Arizona

"you obviously dont need detail to get the point across! i really like it. great palette and great values! nice!"
Mar 12
Mark S Ward commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Grand Canyon Outcrop Study X 2

"Hi Susan! I also love your beautiful bold brush strokes! ( I think these are the kind of studies I need to work on to loosen up a bit). As for pushing back the mountains I believe that Mary has your answer. Notice how you pushed them back in your…"
Mar 12
Mary commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Grand Canyon Outcrop Study X 2

"I really like your brush style and boldness on these last two.  I see what you are saying though Susan - I'm having a hard time "reading" this.  Have you already done the black/white photo comparison to your original picture…"
Mar 12
Mary commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Desert Landscape Arizona

"And what a great job you've done.!  I like the boldness of your brushwork, your palette, and the scene is very striking.    Really like this Susan!"
Mar 12
Sarah Irland commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Grand Canyon Outcrop Study X 2

"Hi Susan.  I think you have captured this section of the grand canyon well. I like your colors and brushwork - they look bold. The outcropping is bright and comes forward.  The distant mountains must be difficult to paint as there are so…"
Mar 12
Sarah Irland commented on Susan G.'s photo
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Desert Landscape Arizona

"Susan your shapes and shadows are great - and I also love the color in this.  I can see the warm light shining on those mountains.  We recently traveled in the southwest and this painting is right on. I love it!"
Mar 12
Susan G. commented on Russ Hager's photo
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blue mountain blocking

"I am struggling with the concept you have achieved here with the layers of distance.  Great job Russ!"
Mar 11
Susan G. commented on Mary's photo
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"Pearl"

"Mary, your painting couldn't be more darling and meaningful for that new baby!"
Mar 11

Profile Information

How long have you been painting? Doing any kind of art?
I've been painting about three years now. I don't do any other kind of art unless tending the garden would count!
What other mediums have you used?
I started with acrylics but use oil now 80% of the time.
Are their specific things you would like to learn?
Techniques and composition always. I study Karen's video demos and learn something new with every picture. I also paint other things that interest me.
Where did you learn about this website?
I stumbled upon this website and I am so glad! It inspires me to see the paintings of the other members.

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At 10:38am on June 27, 2015, Karen Ilari said…

Thanks so much for your donation Susan!

At 10:50am on April 23, 2015, Karen Ilari said…

Hi Susan!

Looking forward to your next painting!

Let me know if you have any questions or I can help in any way.

 
 
 

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