Wednesday, November 2, 2011

'patrice' ~ casein paint, watercolors, gouache, 8B pencil, oil pastels and beeswax in 'the merry men'

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carsten schmidt photography

XO

14 comments:

  1. O!!!
    This!

    Are you leaving the merry men paintings in the book? After you applied the beeswax, does the opposing page stick to it?

    I Really love the idea of beeswax in a book.

    Plus, the painting is so - ethereal in appearance with the wax on it.

    I love it. I need to spend way more time practicing the techniques you shared for your faces - I so admire them.
    But this wax... Is it in the book? Or have you removed the page?

    Xxa

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  2. I love the way the text shines through the paint in the hair, a lovely technique! I'm doing lots of experiments with layering and having fun! Your photo is lovely too. Such a simple statement yet so important. :)
    Jess xx

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  3. That little Patrice looks fierce and determined! I love the bold outlines you used here. And those big green eyes - oh my!

    Big LOVE!
    xoxoxo

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  4. Yay, another Lynne Hoppe piece. I always look forward to seeing them! This one is a mature face in a girl's hair cut, and her eyes are glowing! Do you use the bees wax over the entire page?

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  5. I feel like Patrice looks, I think.

    Love the message, of course.
    Sending big light and love to you, my Friend.

    xoxox

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  6. The background is wonderful and I am so pulled to those eyes. Wow!

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  7. Interesting how we can see different things. I see Patrice as having quite a gentle look indeed.
    Lynn, it is always such a joy to discover your new face. When I see that you have a new post, my instant reaction is "Oh, goodie!". Sometimes I wait a little just to enjoy the warm feeling of anticipation.

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  8. Thank you for sending me to the tutorial on portraits...amazing tutorial is putting it mildly understated. Peace, Mary Helen

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  9. Oh Patrice. What a beauty you are evolking many stories. Thanks for this Lynn.

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  10. You are getting so much more colorful these days. Happiness!
    love, a

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  11. It is so good to be here and see your newness. I love patrice's hair and that her eyes are different, as if she cried out of one and watched with the other.
    Happy snowy day to you.
    roxanne

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  12. I Love Patrice also, I love to come here and feel quieted from my rushing head. One feels close to the earth here thank you.

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