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Yukimura Seiichi ([personal profile] suisaigaka) wrote2015-10-23 09:37 pm
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I finished putting gesso on a few canvases then I took one while it was still wet and practiced painting with acrylics and the blade set I got. My technique still needs some work to match up with how long I have to work with the paint before it starts to dry and become unmanageable, but it worked for just practice.

Even though I didn’t participate in the bonfire, I was close enough to get some good pictures as reference for a painting I want to try using watercolors. I thought about taking one of my folding screen-style sketchbooks and doing a whole panorama, but the paper’s not right for watercolors. I could always try colored pencils and see what happens.

Unrelated, but I wish these ball machines had a faster setting.

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Private: Honestly, it was too cold to be out there for very long and I didn’t want to sit next to the fire all night just because I was getting that annoying pins and needles sensation in my lower legs. Also, I would have looked ridiculous wearing winter clothes to a beach bonfire.
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[personal profile] ahonoyume 2015-10-24 01:02 pm (UTC)(link)
Bonfire by moonlight. I'm sure it will come out gorgeous.

You could try the pitching machines that the baseball circle uses.
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[personal profile] ahonoyume 2015-10-24 10:50 pm (UTC)(link)
Post the finished product, if you feel so inclined.

I live to be helpful.
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[personal profile] puri_fied 2015-10-24 11:44 pm (UTC)(link)
Hey Yukimura, because I'm once again feeling masochistic and terrible, let's go hang out and play tennis or something.
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[personal profile] puri_fied 2015-10-25 02:05 am (UTC)(link)
I had this amazing dream about a new tennis move. Go easy on me while I see if I can pull it off. It'll blow your pants off.
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[personal profile] sunsetsmile 2015-10-25 03:40 am (UTC)(link)
Painting the beach? That sounds lovely. I'd love to see the finished work.

Are the tennis ball machines really that slow?
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[personal profile] sunsetsmile 2015-10-25 03:58 am (UTC)(link)
Best of luck! I don't have much talent in art myself but I enjoy seeing everyone's work.

Haha, I suppose Toyama weren't able to prepare for you.~

[personal profile] kanzen_shouri 2015-10-25 07:13 am (UTC)(link)
I look forward to seeing your art.
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[personal profile] cacti_luvr 2015-11-03 02:28 pm (UTC)(link)
I've never tried experimenting with colored pencils in a 'proper' art project before. Is it difficult?
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[personal profile] cacti_luvr 2015-11-05 08:41 am (UTC)(link)
Ah, yes I'd imagine that'd make all the difference. ^.^ Fascinating~!