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At 11:51am on February 11, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

now how much rubbing out of pencil line is the on your word because there doesn't appear to be much or is  it  a matter of how confident in how good you are.. you should see the amount of just started picture that I have where I get the starting scale wrong .if I did in pencil and then went over with ink it wouldn't come out right because I'm terrible at going over pencil work  I can't get those people who draw something out  on canvas before staring work I just can't work that way  everything has to be free handed painting.

after a few people said my scribbles look like some of Roald Dahl pictures so never seeing any i looked up the illustrater Quentin blake who does everything with a dip in ink pen

At 11:29am on February 11, 2018, P.J Fields said…

Blow with a Straw,tilt,pore,spray.....even do a rain dance..Whatever helps Nelson,ha..ha.I have fun anyway!

At 7:17am on February 11, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

most of my outdoor paintings are done  using a uni-ball pen I rarly bother with pencils. a 12 colour travel paint set  a few of the water brushes that hold their own water  and most of the time the brushes aren't cleaned between colour changes

At 9:05pm on February 10, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

part of my go everywhere kit   I had a glass of coke in the other hand this time

At 7:15pm on February 10, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

I think now your use of colour Is better than ever and they certainly jump out  of the page. . your other work has bee  great as well and I'm sure there has been some frantic scribbling colouring them in by others in the group.

I alway refer to them as scribbles and splats is that I rarly spend more 10 to 15 minutes on them encluding the painting and I normally have a cup of coffee in the other hand while I'm scribbling away

At 5:43pm on February 10, 2018, P.J Fields said…

Thanks for the like and comment Nelson on Underwatercolor. Not masking fluid on the weeds Nelson,something much simpler,good old H20,water!If you can imagine the fish gone,and the page turned upside down,little rivers of clear water running down the page(much like rain running down a window pane,and how it makes it's own patterns) Now just add colors of your own choice and see were it takes you! It was an experiment,which I love doing & keeps things fresh for me. Hope this helps,take care,P.J.

At 2:57pm on February 10, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

I think you're producing better work now than you've ever done especially you coloured work..  I'm on the other slope apart from a few scribbles I'm not doing much

At 2:06pm on February 10, 2018, MKFlood said…

Nelson drop me an email to and I'll throw ya a couple tips 

At 4:56am on February 9, 2018, Taz said…

Thank you Nelson, I am  happy to be a member at TAC. Your gallery is fantastic! So much details and different styles of art. Keep up the good work, I look forward to see more of your work.

At 4:48pm on February 8, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for the like and comments on my clown, very much appreciated. I don't think I would have the patience to do tangles.

Have a great weekend.  Ted

At 7:52am on February 8, 2018, John R said…

Thanks so the likes on my work Nelson....very much appreciated always. Your gallery is looking great.  The details in some of these is amazing. 


At 9:27am on February 6, 2018, Judith M Mosley said…

Thank you for your welcome, Nelson. I was really scared to post my art since it wasn't traditional. Your comments have been a confidence booster for me. Thanks again.

At 7:12am on February 5, 2018, Kelly Sauvage Angel said…

Morning, Nelson! Thank you for the warm welcome. I've so enjoyed viewing your work and look forward to all that is to come. Have a great day!

At 7:34pm on February 4, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

the way i looked at it the site helped me a lot in build confidence when i needed a lond of help so i stuck with it when there were problems when a lot of people started leaving

At 7:27pm on February 4, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

it was a good job you carried on because it turned out great.  it's good to go down a different road occasionally  because sometime you get to like it...i disliked watercolour  painting for the first 2 to 3 month but I can be a bit stubborn a beat it in to submiss.  I don't think I follow all the rules of watercolouring but who cates i don't like rule books anyway.. lol

At 4:27pm on February 4, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for commenting on my bananas, they are indeed apple bananas. Never had one though. We used to grow red bananas when I lived in Uganda..


At 4:01pm on February 4, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

The reason i asked  was the tree lookec so different from your other posted. it's nice that you've back posting great work again because some  days there only seemed to be me, myself and I posting and it was getting a bit lonely out there

At 4:43am on February 4, 2018, Paul Dodd said…

I've got ask nelson . I know you said that you' ve completed a couple that have been on the back burner was  the tree  a completely new work of from a year or to ago and was the second of your recent posts started before your break they're both great  pieces of work 

At 3:30pm on February 2, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for the like on Eagly Beagly.

Have a great weekend my friend.


At 11:21am on February 2, 2018, Judith M Mosley said…

Beautiful work, Nelson.


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