Brenda Morgado
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  • Tampa, FL
  • United States

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Help with portraits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brenda Morgado Mar 13. 8 Replies

 Hi everyone I need help from you artist who are proficient  in pastel portraits . I love to do portraits in pastels most of all is my problem I would like help on how to get a better…READ MORE

Inviting friends

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Orrell May 11, 2017. 1 Reply

Sorry to bother you folks but I am having a bit of a problem learning the ways of the site . I can't figure out how to do a site friend invite ..HelpREAD MORE

Help I am new

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brenda Morgado May 11, 2017. 2 Replies

I can pretty much figure out stuff . I just uploaded my first painting . I haven't painted in over a year due to serious depression , that I struggle with all the time it just got a tight hold on me…READ MORE


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Denise Donoghue liked Brenda Morgado's discussion My grandson's pastel portrait
May 28
Brenda Morgado replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"Hi everyone , thanks so much for your tips and hints , grateful for the help . I have always agreed like Eric said the more practice the better you get ,practice ,practice and more practice. I have been gone from the site a long time ,busy with…"
Mar 13
Eric Lin replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"Hi Brenda, Your second attempt looks a lot better than the first, that shows each attempt you make you are getting better! =DSo a few things I noticed: Your reference - The photo you use is actually not the most suitable reference for the…"
Mar 13
Lydie Baillie liked Brenda Morgado's discussion Practice Practice Practice ....all done with Andrea
Feb 27
Brenda Morgado replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"Thanks so much Jenifer . I have a couple more portraits to post just haven't had the time soon though"
Dec 11, 2017
Jenifer Nadira Knight replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"Hi Brenda, I have a formidable ally for when I do portraits - a MIRROR!  Try using a hand held mirror to look at your portrait, you'll find you're better able to see "mistakes" when looking at your painting through a mirror.…"
Dec 11, 2017
Mark Bedwell replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"Hiya Brenda, Don't trust projectors, especially for portraits. Unless you get the image absolutely square-on, they can distort the subject. Like elongating someone's face for instance. Well done with your grandson's pics. Mark"
Nov 29, 2017
Brenda Morgado replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"hi Mark , I don't often get back in here . I redid my grandson's pastel and never re-posted ...but the weird thing is I used my projector for that reason of making sure I have everything in place . But somehow along the way it gets away I…"
Nov 27, 2017
Mark Bedwell replied to Brenda Morgado's discussion Help with portraits
"Hiya Brenda, When I'm doing a portrait I like to catch the persons likeness early on, and then concentrate on the refinements like the correct colours, tones and shading. A good way to get everything in the right place at the beginning of a…"
Nov 27, 2017

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At 5:52pm on June 13, 2017, John Andreou said…

Hi Brenda - sorry I forgot to give the medium.  The three Afriocan Ladies I have done in the last few days are all drawn with Pastel pencils on to black Mountboard.  Thgats the same board used to make mounts in picture frames xx

At 3:10pm on June 8, 2017, John Andreou said…

Well its lovely to see you back Brenda and art like yours is always a delight to the eye too, so I am sure we are all happy to see you.  I know I am xx

At 6:45pm on June 7, 2017, John Andreou said…

There was never a time when I didnt think of you as a friend Brenda - and I always loved your art too.  God bless you my dear pal xx

At 3:52pm on June 5, 2017, Mary Rogers said…

Thanks for the nice comments Brenda.

At 5:06pm on May 29, 2017, Pris Hardy said…


At 12:39am on May 27, 2017, Pris Hardy said…

Thank you Brenda!  I'm sure you will have no problem becoming the amazing artist you want to be, you are doing great already!

At 10:26pm on May 15, 2017, Marilyn G said…

I do wish you so well Brenda.   I hope the painting at least helps you in some way, though I believe it's a high hill to climb.  And thank you for such a lovely compliment on my watercolours.

At 7:48pm on May 15, 2017, Marilyn G said…

It'll be a pleasure Brenda!  I hope you'll really enjoy being part of this site and posting again.

At 11:05am on May 12, 2017, Mary Rogers said…

Thank you Brenda for your lovely comment on my cp drawing. I appreciate it. Yes, I do love the Prismacolors. They're great to use.

At 9:42am on May 12, 2017, Paul Dodd said…

Hi Brenda iI know that animals and birds are called by different names in other countries , here in the UK we'd probably call them  king fisher's,  great work



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