Wenda Spooner
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Help me make this better? Please :)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Apr 3. 7 Replies

This is a small 5x7 canvas board. Anything that looks a little screwy to you, i would like to know about it. Thanks for having my back :)…Continue

Tell me what you think.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Mar 29. 27 Replies

Okay, I never think to do this. So here is my latest. Lay it on me! I'm here to learn and improve ☺…Continue

need help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Oct 31, 2016. 2 Replies

So here it is. I don't know what is wrong. So I am hoping you all will help me out.…Continue

the thinking part of painting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wenda Spooner Nov 14, 2016. 5 Replies

i am working on two paintings right now. i only have an hour or two a day, so it takes awhile :)  i should finish one this weekend. i really can't wait to share it with you all :) i will post it for…Continue

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Loch Carron, Scotland

"Thank you Ian! Much appreciated"
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Loch Carron, Scotland

"It has  freshness and simplicity very nice Wenda  "
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Loch Carron, Scotland

"thank you very much for your kind comment Wanda!"
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Yellow Aspen WIP02

"glad to see you dug it out Wanda! i recognized it right away :) i really like it."
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Loch Carron, Scotland

"Oh Wenda, this is lovely. It has such a fresh airy feel to it...makes me want to stand there an look out over the water."
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Loch Carron, Scotland

5x7 acrylic on canvas board. Reference photo by Scorpion on pmp art
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Water under the bridge revised

"Yes! Nice changes and a lovely painting Wenda!"
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Wenda Spooner replied to Brad Powell's discussion Sunset Over the Rhone
"Brad this is just wonderful. what a vibrant palette. it draws me right in. such a feel good painting. well done Sir!"
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Wenda Spooner commented on Philippe JOLLIVET's photo
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NY neige Etude 01

"what fun Philippe! i have a small sketch book. i have been doing some of these, for a bunch of reference photos. just to see which ones i really want to paint. i never thought of putting color on them! interesting. thanks for sharing. i haven't…"
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Wenda Spooner commented on Philippe JOLLIVET's photo
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Rogue River (study) 24x14 cm

"hi Philippe! this is a nice study painting! love the colors and reflections. the little bit of red throughout is a very nice touch. i think doing a quick painting before you do the real one is a great idea. this is a nice one!"
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Wenda Spooner commented on Sarah Irland's photo
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Lake Ontario Sunset2

"very pretty Sarah! i love doing smalls! i get lots of practice that way :) you  are doing great!"
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Wenda Spooner commented on Mark S Ward's photo
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Tomatoe Comes To Lemon's Aid

"well done Mark!! how soft and glowing :) great light and shadow! nice job on the cloth!"
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Water under the bridge revised

"Thank you so much Deborah. I always appreciate folks taking time to comment ☺"
Saturday
Deborah Alavosius commented on Wenda Spooner's photo
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Water under the bridge revised

"Ahh, love this Wenda.  I like what you've done.  I like all the changes but the thing I like the most is the blue reflection on the underside of the bridge.  It makes me feel the coolness there!  Great job!"
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Wenda Spooner commented on Sarah Irland's photo
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Lake Ontario Sunset

"Oooh beautiful Sarah! Soft lovely sky! Love the rippled water. You did a great job on the trees."
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How long have you been painting? Doing any kind of art?
i painted a bit years ago. just last week I got some acrylic paints and started to learn how to use them.
What other mediums have you used?
oil mostly. I tried water color. that wasn't for me.
Are their specific things you would like to learn?
I want to learn everything! :)
Where did you learn about this website?
searching video lessons for acrylics. very different from oils. I am having fun. I liked you videos "reflections" I have been watching them on my lunch break.

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exhibition hall entries

Posted on September 18, 2016 at 2:46am 13 Comments

I entered 5 paintings in the local country fair exhibition hall. I got 2 blue ribbons, 2 red ribbons, and one white ribbon. That felt really nice ☺

subject matter!

Posted on August 29, 2016 at 9:55am 3 Comments

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 making a plan!

thanks Pauline Abbott, Karen Ilari, and this community!

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 8:50pm 2 Comments

I read Paulines post about doing the color charts. I thought it a great idea. I did three of mine today. then I finished a painting, that has been half done for a month. my new color charts made it seem easier somehow. thanks :)  Karen Ilari, this is a wonderful site. you are a great teacher and you have collected a lot of amazing, creative, and kind folks here. I feel at home, welcome, and encouraged. I loved the challenge! it made me think and work at painting every day. I looked at the…

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At 12:02pm on April 2, 2017, Wanda McDonald said…

Hi Wenda....thanks for the comment on my blue door. It's not that I don't want to share my watercolour paintings, I just thought that since this is an acrylic site I should be posting more of them. And thank you for saying you are interested in my wc art. Cheers, Wanda

At 8:18am on March 19, 2017, Art said…
Wendy do a search on paint with jane.I've learned a lot from her.She showed me how to paint plywood.it's so easy
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At 11:49am on March 14, 2017, Olga Russo said…

Thank you for warm welcome to the group !  Really looking forward to met new artist and to learn more!  Color mixing chart  is indeed in my very near plans! Best wishes! 

At 6:47pm on February 14, 2017, Frieda Stewart said…

Thanks Wenda, I hadn't noticed the color mixing video and will give it a go.

At 10:46am on January 29, 2017, Karen Ilari said…

Hi Wenda! Sorry I missed your chat yesterday!

I'm so glad you found us too! Paint on my friend!

At 11:12am on January 26, 2017, Debra Huddleston said…

Thank you Wendy Spooner for inviting me to this nice community. I've done 2 color charts. One was too small but it got me to be very careful. The second wasn't much bigger but better to see the colors than with the first one. I did use a different brand for the second one, as well. I'm learning about mediums; I've got the Gloss Medium and the Matte Medium and I'm trying them both. I've never painted before but my brother was a fantastic artist. His very first oil painting was a master piece. I already know that I won't be that good but I know that if he were able to look down and see me trying to do my best then he'd be happy. 
So, I'm working on my first painting and making tons of mistakes but I won't give in. I'll keep going until it's done. I'm learning from my mistakes and I'm trying to fix the mistakes. Some were easier than others to fix. I've got quite a ways to go but I am having lots of fun learning and it is soothing, relaxing and fun. Thank you again for inviting me to this wonderful community of artist and friends. Good day to you all.

At 12:34pm on January 12, 2017, Gillian Carson said…

Thanks so much, Wenda! I am glad to be a part of this wonderful group :)

At 5:42pm on January 6, 2017, Barbara Jackson said…

Thank you for the nice comment!

At 2:50pm on January 6, 2017, Rod said…

Hi Wendy 

Thank you for the nice comment  on my photo.  I will make an  attempt to paint that sunrise, but right now I'm working on some the other paintings. Please help yourself to the photo reference.

At 5:32am on December 29, 2016, Michael Heffernan said…

Thanks so much Wendy

 
 
 

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