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 Post subject: Depth for red cactus flower
PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:01 pm 
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I will try to download a picture of my cactus - the flower was done in reds and I cannot get it to take the shapes I want. I am wondering if there is anything more I can try. The first picture is the red flower. I also did one in yellow that came out much better. Any comments or ideas would be appreciated. I have a ton on cactus flowers I want to paint.

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I haven't uploaded for a while - I hope this works!


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 Post subject: Re: Depth for red cactus flower
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 11:44 am 
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Peter Faust darkens things by mixing in black to the colour on the next fire. Just becareful if you have used a cadmium colour as you need to use cadmium black for this method.


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 Post subject: Re: Depth for red cactus flower
PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 2:28 pm 
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I would have used 2 coats of Meissen paint and shaded them with a bit of brown?


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 Post subject: Re: Depth for red cactus flower
PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 12:37 pm 
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Maybe use penwork to define the outline?


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