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Soundside Lifestyle

Sound Side Living

Here I’ve challenged my self to do a painting using the techniques of Steve Fleming.  I found his techniques to be basic and pleasant to achieve a nice impressionistic watercolor painting of houses along the sound, without over concerning myself with too many details .

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  1. Oh, the boat is ready to leave … let’s go … where to … I wonder … all your pics are beautiful and good for my soul, Deb … thank you …I love you for that … Always, cat.

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    • I really like the way my painting seem to make you dream of something, Cat…thank you for always sharing your thoughts with me, and I love you for that…xo

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  2. I love You soooooooooooooooo much

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    • I love you too…very, very much! xoxo
      I sent you an email reply a moment ago.

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      • very much very much thank You xo
        i sent you two 2 day 🙂
        and just replied to yours right now
        i am going to bed early like super early tonight
        thank You for being a Guardian Angel To me
        xx
        Love love love
        xo
        C

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        • You sent two? I’ll go back and look to see what I missed, sweetie!
          You are always welcome, Cat, but I’m must me, that cares very much about you…some kind of much! 🙂
          Love and hugs xoxo

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  3. Another nice, peaceful scene. It certainly has enough details to be effective.

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    • Thanks Binky! That was I liked about this technique, it’s sort of like less is more.
      Hugs xo

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  4. Oh, I love this, Deb, again, so soothing and tranquil! Life is so crazy busy, that your soothing posts are very timely! Love ya! 🙂

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    • Ah, life runs in its cycles keeping us busy for a time…I understand. But it will calm down again so you have more R&R time. 🙂
      I’m glad you found this post soothing…thank you! 🙂 I love you too! xo

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  5. Everytime I say “fleming” I find I have to clear my throught

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  6. I think it looks great! 🙂 xo

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  7. Nice details honey. I really like the concept of this painting

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    • It was a lot of fun. I enjoyed practicing his techniques, and even more…the result.
      Thanks Honey!…I’m glad you like it! Hugs ♥ xoxo

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  8. Hi Deb,
    Thats really so lovely, looks like it would be so relaxing to stay in one of those houses. Do you live in a house like that in summer?
    Hope you have a great evening. Big hugs, Nikki xo

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    • No, we own a 5th wheel that we park here on a yearly basis.
      Glad you like the panting, Nikki!
      Hope you have a great day!
      Hugs xo

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  9. I like this a great deal. I can see myself just sitting with my coffee and watching the water. The perfect amount of detail!

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  10. Nice piece as always Deb! 🙂

    Love and hugs!

    Prenin.

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  11. Nice style Deb. Lovely refreshing colours give that seaside holiday feel to it.

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  12. You may have used his technique but you made it your own and very beautifully so!
    🙂

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  13. Androgoth

     /  September 20, 2012

    A most worthy challenge and
    you have done very well with
    this fine offering 🙂 🙂

    I like it a lot 🙂

    Androgoth XXx

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  14. I’d say ‘pleasant’ is a great way of describing the feeling I get from this piece, Deb… so peaceful and idyllic… one of those, ‘ahhhh’ kind of scenes/moments.
    🙂

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    • Yes, I’m going to have to follow his advice a bit more often, the feedback I’m getting on this technique has been great…especially your comment!…thanks Sig! 🙂
      Hugs xx

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  15. hannekekoop

     /  September 20, 2012

    Very bright; sunny, Deb. Love the many colours in the water too. 🙂

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  16. oh i would give anything to live in those houses…lovely little cabins..and that water is so inviting ..Deb i am a big fan of your paintings and just love these ones beautiful landscapes, houses and cabins…stunning

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  17. You are so very gifted…one day i hope to have one of your watercolors hanging in my home! Very, very nice Deb!

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  18. Jesteś mistrzynią—–piękne
    😉

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  19. Details were worth concern 😉
    Hugs,
    xx

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  20. ltpen315

     /  September 22, 2012

    Wish I were there!!

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