ALL MEDIA PHOTO CHALLENGE , FEBRUARY, 2015. NO. 51

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Turps245 wrote
on 1 Feb 2015 4:52 PM

WELCOME TO THE FEBRUARY ALL MEDIA PHOTO CHALLENGE! NO 51

 

Challenge: Create artwork based on any or all of these photos and themes. Use any medium and any style. Stick to the photo(s) exactly or just use them as a starting point - feel free to crop, change colors, composition, add or subtract elements or take a complete departure. In other words, HAVE FUN and keep painting! 

Theme: This months theme is hands yours or anyone else's!

This is Sarah's month to host I am just doing the tech for her!

All photos are taken by Sarah's family except for the Rembrandt.

1. Fiona (Sarah's daughter)

 

2. Highland gatepost

 

3. Winter landscape

4. Old Barn

 

5. Street in Pompeii

6. Passiflora.

7. Beatrice, six month's old puppy

8. Rembrandt

 

 

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Turps245 wrote
on 1 Feb 2015 4:58 PM

Sarah, thanks for hosting this month. Sorry it took so long to post it today but Howard looked at my computer to check for updates. as it was sitting on ready for me to get to work!  Of course it didn't work properly and froze and did all sorts of nasty things which is why I don't mess with them until I have finished whatever I want to do on it!  Sooooo half the day was gone by the time I got to it!  Anyway here it is enjoy everyone and thanks Sarah!

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Kim513 wrote
on 1 Feb 2015 7:24 PM

Sarah, GREAT selection; thanks for getting these together. Now to pick...

Jen, thanks for doing the tech. part.

:)

Kim T  (Kim513)

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Hearadh wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 12:55 AM

Thanks Jen for the tech. part...hope they can inspire people to do their best for AD.

Thanks Kim...you were quick off the mark! !

Sarah

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Hearadh wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 1:00 AM

Hello Everyone,

I chose the 'HANDS' extra theme long before Claudia had been given 'advice' on her Eve's hands, my ref. photos were sent to Jen before Claudia had uploaded her painting!

Sarah

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on 2 Feb 2015 7:26 AM

Sarah, what beautiful photos!

Alex

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Claudia S. wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 7:39 AM

Thank you Sarah, great Theme!!!

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Claudia S. wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 2:13 PM

This is an older wc.

I might do one like this again. I liked the hand pose. Hands need a lot of practice, I hope I WILL HAVE TIME TO TAKE THE CHALLENGE.

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Hearadh wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 2:24 PM

Hello Claudia,

I like the colours and loose brushwork...it would be very interesting to see another version...make sure all the joints are there!!

Sarah

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NealeyPea wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 8:54 PM

SARAH ~ The photos you chose for the month are great!  The extra challenge of HANDS is well worth the study.  I know I can use it!  I used to go to the library and copy the drawings of Albrecht Duerer.  Love him!  Then my grandmother presented me with a huge coffee table book of his drawings.  Heaven!!!

Claudia - good WC of the hands.  I agree with Sarah!  Can't wait to see something new from you for the challenge!

Comments and critiques are welcome.

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Turps245 wrote
on 2 Feb 2015 10:46 PM

Claudia, well done, hands are not easy!

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Hearadh wrote
on 3 Feb 2015 4:34 AM

Hello Nealey,

I've always classed Durer as being as great an artist as Leonardo da Vinci/Michaelangelo or any other of  the great Masters...I like all of his work including his woodcuts.

You couldn't have chosen a greater mentor.:-)

Sarah

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Berkenstock wrote
on 4 Feb 2015 12:15 AM

Beautiful hands Claudia.  Well done.

How does Moses make tea??  Hebrews it.

 Geri

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karend84 wrote
on 4 Feb 2015 6:46 AM

Sarah wonderful photos references.  I love that you chose hands.  I am hoping to find time to experiment with the theme.

Claudia your hands look great.  Very expressive the way the hold the flower.

Karen

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Hearadh wrote
on 4 Feb 2015 9:10 AM

Hello to all...I am pleased the extra theme is receiving the thumbs up!!!!!!!

Hands are so expressive even when just resting.

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