Joan Simpson
  • Female
  • Wilmington, DE
  • United States
 

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Joan Simpson replied to R L Oliver's discussion Color Selection in the group Realism
"Color is relative. • I first decide if I want a high, medium or low key painting. • I think of where my painting is going to be placed and what colors will be near the finished painting. • I always like to incorporate a bit of the…"
Dec 9, 2018
Joan Simpson liked Ms. Karen Klinger's discussion I've Got the Background Blues
Dec 9, 2018
Joan Simpson replied to Ms. Karen Klinger's discussion I've Got the Background Blues
"I really like your changes in your second piece. It puts your subject in a more natural and realistic environment! Best to you, Joan"
Dec 9, 2018
Joan Simpson commented on Angela Foster's photo
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themastersfavorite

"Well done!"
Dec 9, 2018
Joan Simpson commented on John Andreou's photo
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Leopard

"Wonderful leopard artwork! Best to you, Joan"
Dec 9, 2018
Joan Simpson liked John R's profile
Dec 9, 2018
Joan Simpson replied to Glen Billett's discussion The lowdown on mediums
"When painting my oils, I use an Alkyd Walnut Medium rather than linseed oil. I think linseed takes a very long time to dry. I live on the east coast and if you live with humidity, I needed something other than linseed. The alkyd will help your oils…"
Dec 28, 2016
Joan Simpson replied to Dallas Nyberg's discussion An oops! moment on my lion painting
"Wonderful painting!"
May 24, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Dallas Nyberg's discussion An oops! moment on my lion painting
May 24, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Melissa Jander's photo
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson replied to Katherine May Yates's discussion My First Portrait Experiment. in the group Portraits
"P.K. Worsley and N.Mc Dannel offered "great advice" for gaining experience in portraiture. I might add that I was taught it was better to practice on "unknowns vs. family and friends" in the beginning. Also, you can find fabulous…"
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson joined Donna Duquette's group
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Portraits

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Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Mike Fone's discussion La Priere after Bouguereau
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Mike Fone's discussion The Indian Man
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson replied to Wraymona Low's discussion Using a Mechanical Pencil while creating Realism Art in the group Realism
"You did a nice job. I agree with the comments regarding your water drops and would deepen the shading on the back leaf, as it goes behind the top leaf and tulip."
Apr 6, 2016

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Thank you both! I'm looking forward to sharing and seeing everyone's work. Best, Joan

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At 3:36am on July 30, 2012, Suzanne Vadnais Monson said…

Welcome to the Art Colony,Joan!  If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art.  Above all, enjoy the site! Su (Moderator)

At 2:29am on July 29, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Joan, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

Be sure to read through the Member Guidelines, which explains things like what type of art you can post and what you can't - for instance, nudes and photography are not permitted.

We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

Best Wishes, Thaneeya (Moderator)

 
 
 

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