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"Daisies Weren´t Designed for Rainstorms..." by Kristy Moir

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This is the real reason daisies seem to disappear at the beginning of Autumn - they've been pinched for umbrellas.

This poor little madame is an example of me finally trying to get stuck into watercolours.. Though I cheated and used a black fineliner too. Some of the detail, as usual, has been killed by the scanner, making my attempt at a wet and nasty looking sky even less convincing - if anyone has any advice on painting wind and rain, please do share!

(Aug 06)




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20 Aug 2006:-) Dennis Roy
Neat pic, good color and costume

:-) Kristy Moir replies: "Thanks. I seem to have a bit of an issue with red, purple and green.. ah well. I'm still not sure if i should add more to the background or not - scared I mess it up =/"
1 Jan 2007:-) Christine Louise McNamara
this is a real smart picture. The costume is excirlent and the idea is fantastic lol. I love the originality of it. My ony suggestion would be to add more intensity to her limbs so it would give more of a suggestion of how strong the wind is. Enough to drag her. Hope that makes sense lol. I am not the best with words.
15 Feb 2007:-) Rosalie de Boer
good work! Like the colours and the idea1
21 May 2007:-) R. 'Raeven' Alvarez
I don't know how you'd feel about it, but my favorite watercolor technique is the crayon first. For water and sky, it adds a lovely accent that pops when you put the colors of it (especially nice for a dark sky, since it's so hard to see lines on dark colors-do them in crayon!) A little practice could make this a beloved tool of yours!

:-) Kristy Moir replies: "You mean use the waxy property of the crayons, and paint over them? That sounds like it could be really useful for a wet sky. Possibly just the trick I need - I'll give it a go. Thanks 2"
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'Daisies Weren't Designed for Rainstorms...':
 • Created by: :-) Kristy Moir
 • Copyright: ©Kristy Moir. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Daisy, Elf, Fairy, Garder, Rain, Umbrella
 • Categories: Elf / Elves, Landscape, Nature, Panoramic, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Watercolour, Markers, Mixed Media
 • Submitted: 2006-08-20 16:16:51
 • Views: 830
 • Resolution: 591x700

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