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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:37 pm

I can feel my feet itching!!!!

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Post by eddie on Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:10 pm

That is just truly beautiful!!! Somewhere I could go, never to return lol

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:12 pm

Me too, I think it's amazing, came across the top photo quite by chance and looked up the town.  I was blown away.

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Post by Original Quill on Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:14 pm

The tiny streets remind me of Zaragosa, Spain, in the Pyrenees, without the sea of course.

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:15 pm

It's the colours for me Quill, I just love colour.   My paint palette is bright and I use metallics as well, I might do a painting based on those.

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Post by eddie on Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:51 pm

The colours are lovely and will make a great painting

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:53 pm

Just hope it's not one like the eagle flying, when I got half way through and thought 'I'm never going to paint another feather as long as I live' lol

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Post by Original Quill on Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:04 pm

sassy wrote:Just hope it's not one like the eagle flying, when I got half way through and thought 'I'm never going to paint another feather as long as I live' lol

I like that one. It's had so much feeling.

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:06 pm

It did, the feeling was 'not another bloody feather' lol, but I was determined to finish it, as it started out to mean freedom!

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Post by eddie on Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:07 pm

I'd love to be able to sit and paint
Not sure I'd be much good

I can draw a perfect heart and I draw flowers quite well but that's about it cheers

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:09 pm

Practise, practise is all it is, I look at the ones I did when I started and they were awful.  And if I have a few months without painting, when I start again the first one I throw away lol

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Post by eddie on Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:13 pm

Might give it a go one day.
I keep thinking I'll buy myself a camera and go round taking pics, I love black and white pictures of "a working day in a city" kind of thing.

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:20 pm

So do I, they are so much more evocative.

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Post by Original Quill on Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:37 am

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sassy wrote:It's the colours for me Quill, I just love colour.   My paint palette is bright and I use metallics as well, I might do a painting based on those.

Painting, magnolia emulsion and roller more like  lol

What does that mean?

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Original Quill wrote:
Stormee wrote:

Painting, magnolia emulsion and roller more like  lol

What does that mean?

Home decorating. Magnolia is a popular colour for people who don't know what colour to use. I prefer ivory.

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Post by sassy on Fri Feb 19, 2016 9:17 am

Original Quill wrote:
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Painting, magnolia emulsion and roller more like  lol

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It means Quill, that Stormee is trying to imply I am not an artist, whereas many of you have seen some of my paintings, in fact we have been discussing the one of an eagle soaring that you commented on.  On the same vein he tried to imply I was lying about my daughter dying.   Nice eh.

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Post by Guest on Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:51 pm

I enjoyed that photo for all of the vibrant colors and the clarity of that sea water --- lovely. It'd be a wonderful place to visit and I'm able to close my eyes and just imagine the aroma of those close net homes during a family meal time. But the down side for me is just that - those close net {reach out and touch the house next to you} crowded location gives me the goosebumps and stirs my claustrophobia to annoying levels.
Having a father that built homes/remodeled them --- these vistas always make me think about; WOW, look at all those high risers to paint a different color --- and how does one go about choosing their own unique preferred color? LOL

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Post by Angry Andy on Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:30 pm

Looks like the Tobormory of Italy. Stuffing. Would love to spend a weekend wandering around, soaking up the sun, sights and colours ,filling my boots on great Italian cuisine.
Knowing me,I would get bored after 3 days though.

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Post by Original Quill on Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:22 pm

Handy Andy wrote:Looks like the Tobormory of Italy. Stuffing. Would love to spend a weekend wandering around, soaking up the sun, sights and colours ,filling my boots on great Italian cuisine.
Knowing me,I would get bored after 3 days though.

I love Tobormory...



My family's home is on the back side of the island, St John's Parrish.  The hotel is up on the hill above the red chimney, and I've spent many hours in the pub there.  But I think sassy's pictures are even more colorful.

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Post by HoratioTarr on Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:20 pm

sassy wrote:I can feel my feet itching!!!!

Venazza Italy

So beautiful.
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Post by sassy on Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:25 pm

Just been reading that they are limiting the number of tourists who can visit on any one day, anyone can go, but only so many a day because of the narrow roads etc.

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