Lydia Malan
  • Female
  • Magaliesburg North West
  • South Africa

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Feedback please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lydia Malan Feb 10, 2015. 2 Replies

Please give me some feedback on this painting.  I am still learning so would be grateful for any advice and suggestions - thank you!READ MORE

Any feedback please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beverly Burrows Jul 29, 2015. 25 Replies

I have been learning to paint in acrylics, with the help of a self taught lady.  She has shown me the ropes and I have a class with her once a week.  This is my latest painting, I would appreciate…READ MORE

 

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"Lovely art work.  I do like it ."
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"Thanks everyone, comments are encouraging and appreciated.  Pat I used a fan and stipple brush for the trees.... where I needed a softer flow I used more water on the brush and then softly patted it with a paper towel"
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"Fantastic warmth within this piece"
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"Glad to see you back Lydia. Sometimes it gets really rough, been there. How did you get your trees to look so soft Lydia?"
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"Thanks Marylin, Pat and Cubie for the kind comments.  I am slowly climbing out of the woodwork again.  Been an extremely rough18 months for me xxxxxx"
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"Awesome Lydia, so pleased to see that you are still active here. Love your colors."
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At 5:22pm on April 4, 2017, michele josiane martin said…

me too!

At 4:34am on April 3, 2017, michele josiane martin said…

omg i had no idea there are so many texture pastes available. i already have 3D gloss, heavy and light, matte and gloss gels, glass beads, moulding paste and modeling paste, fibre paste, crackle, antquing fluid, triple thick, glossy accents, varnish, sprays, enough! i feel swamped already! i don't think i'll buy more although i have been looking at black lava! but i like the sound of some of yours too! ok, well, i am having fun with them all, and that is what is important, eh?

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At 12:01pm on March 23, 2015, Lyn Pilgrim said…

Hi Lydia, first of all thank-you for taking the time to look through my gallery & thank-you for all your very kind comments.Just had a quick look at some of your work & I must say your work is great I shall be back to view some more when I have the time !!  Lyn x

At 5:20am on February 26, 2015, Charlee Hyde said…

 Hello Lydia  thank you for sharing a little about yourself with me. I am so glad to hear  that after so many sad events you are getting to enjoy some good times. I am sure you will be doing really great portraits before you know it. My portrait ' Evelyn' is of my mother who I drew from a photo in the weeks after her death. It was both difficult and helpful. I don't paint, too tricky for me. I am concentrating on pencil and have only just recently moved into colour and I am far from comfortable with it.  About ten years ago  I got sick and could no longer continue to work so I turned a bad into a good and started drawing. I am studying art history slowly but any thing practical I learnt from sites like this one. There's not many questions that cant be answered on the internet......the rest is practice. Lovely to 'meet' you.

At 11:34am on February 24, 2015, Georgette Livingston said…

Hi Lydia.  Thanks much for all your nice comments.  And congratulations to you sister!  I retired in 1995 -- don't think e-books were around then, or if so, just starting.  The new contract I have with Amazon is for mostly e-books and Kindle and both are selling well. And yes, it is one big job -- not sorry I retired.  Art is a different story.  It is more from the heart. Thank you for the friend addy -- I know you'll just love this site! ♥

At 8:26am on February 24, 2015, Ed Holland said…

thanks Lydia

enjoy your week

Ed

At 12:07am on February 24, 2015, Nelson Failing said…

I believe its about 180+ miles and takes under 30 mins to get there....I may be wrong...Cubie might know....lol

At 2:18pm on February 23, 2015, Cubie Lee Maddox said…

Aloha My friend Lydia, how are you this day? Well I'm just a newbe on "Foto flex", so I'm referring you to the guys who got me started (Pat & Nelson) so they can help you with the download. You can use it on a trial basis until you're ready for the big times, then I figure "We" can all learn together as we progress with it. Maybe the 4 of us can start a special workshop afterwards on the site. Mahalo  

At 3:56am on February 23, 2015, Ed Holland said…

thanks Lydia

have a great week

Ed

At 2:03am on February 23, 2015, Nelson Failing said…

Aloha Lydia...thanx for the friend addy....have a super week!

 
 
 

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