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Post  Turin Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:55 pm

Dragonlady wrote:I should have done that tooFindy. But of course I had to do it the hard way and I used my oil paintings... now I have to wait two or three days until they dry and then I won't have the time, so it will most probably be next week end. Jools, you should have sent two tiles, I am already thinking about throwing it away..
I guess I can always sand it down and glue a piece f paper on it. I'll never learn

No

I feel your pain; this stupid little piece of wood is really p**sing me right the **** off. I wasn't happy with what I had in the first place, and now the wood/paint surface is reacting totally differently than the samples I did in my sketchbook (duh, of course Suspect ). I think I'm just going to distress the hell out of it so it looks messy on purpose, and send it along.

Ok..... hours of work to go on it. Better get back to it.

Lotsa love for y'all.
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Post  Graeme of the stupidly lo Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:26 pm

If needs be I'd suggest a light sand to key the surface and using a white acrylic to coat the surface again.

Graeme


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Post  nadine Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:30 am

Yes thanks Jools for the explanation, it's more clear now. Very Happy

aww I hope you get that fixed Turin and Dragonlady. Sad

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Post  Alanna Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:51 pm

Alanna wrote:
Graeme of the stupidly lo wrote:Thanks for that Turin, do we have a tally of who's has arrived at destination?

Didn't I post just below this with the tally?

Where has my post gone???

*off to search it*

Hey, I'm not crazy, I made a post yesterday that has disapperead, it was between Graeme's and Nadine's. If someone erased it, could you tell me why?


Edit: Because I posted the link fo Carol's photo?

Oh well, here's the tally without the photo then (in order of tiles on photo):

- InKi
- Alanna
- Findy
- Janet
- #2
- Jools
-Graeme
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- Eric
- Nadine
- Atalante

as of today

- tree
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Post  Turin Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:16 am

Here's What I Created. - Page 7 Oosah_pic Here's What I Created. - Page 7 Oosah_pic

Of course the image tags don't work.... why would they, on a day like this?

Anyway, the vine thing on the distressed "boards" is the front and the tengwar stuff is the back.

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Post  Juliejools Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:45 am

Turin, it's lovely, a different approach to the pink ribbon theme, I know you said you weren't happy with some of your ideas but this one is great, well done Very Happy

I know Carol will love it as much as the others she already has Very Happy
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Post  Findy Thu Dec 04, 2008 12:16 pm

Ohhh, Turin, that's gorgeous!!! What a Face

Alanna, I'm stealing your smiley with the fruits!!!
Very Happy

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Post  Alanna Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:31 pm

Beautiful, Turin!

Findy, feel free to steal all my smileys (except for the two with the red hat, those are mine, my own, my precioussss), that's what the collection is for.
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Post  tree Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:04 pm

front->Here's What I Created. - Page 7 C89bb6e4c167daa6c44772c54776fcb7rear->Here's What I Created. - Page 7 A4ecba3010bfa7be067d4b3613f5ad52
There you go, Turin.
You tried to link webpages and not images. Safest way is to host them on this forum (yes, this forum does a bit of hosting).
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Post  Dragonlady Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:33 pm

I'm done too. Why did I have to paint directly on the tile and in oils? It took ages to dry after each coat, and then I had lot of dust incrusted into it... Not to mention the ink almost disolved when I coated in with varnish. BUt it's presentable enough and I think it will do the trick

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See you can see all the bits of dust Laughing

Nicely done Turin!
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Post  Alanna Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:38 pm

Oh so cute!!!
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Post  Turin Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:24 pm

Thanks Monica.... I feel n00bish Embarassed

That's great Dragonlady! I guess we didn't do so badly after all...

Merry Christmas everybody; Love you all.

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Post  Turin Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:29 pm

OT.... cuz I just saw it, and we're on the topic of dragons.... my friend Jacqueline's latest dragon:

http://www.toadstoolfarmart.com/catalog.php?item=727&catid=1&ret=catalog.php%3Fcategory%3D1
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Post  Juliejools Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:12 pm

Dragonlady, that's very cute indeed Very Happy
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Post  canuck girl Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:18 pm

Well done, everyone! Very Happy

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Post  Graeme of the stupidly lo Sun Dec 07, 2008 8:24 pm

Nice work Turin & Dragonlady Very Happy
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Post  Turin Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:14 pm

I was absolutely CERTAIN that someone was going to ask me what the back of the tile said... and I was SOOOOO looking forward to saying "Where's the fun in that? Translate it yourself!".

<harrumph>
TT

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EDIT: Thanks, Graeme Smile
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Post  Juliejools Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:00 pm

Turin wrote:I was absolutely CERTAIN that someone was going to ask me what the back of the tile said... and I was SOOOOO looking forward to saying "Where's the fun in that? Translate it yourself!".

<harrumph>

What does the writing say on the back of the tile? Razz
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Post  Turin Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:32 pm

Juliejools wrote:
Turin wrote:I was absolutely CERTAIN that someone was going to ask me what the back of the tile said... and I was SOOOOO looking forward to saying "Where's the fun in that? Translate it yourself!".

<harrumph>

What does the writing say on the back of the tile? Razz

Where's the fun in that, Julie? Huh? Translate it yourself!

Very Happy thx fer playin'
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Post  Turin Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:40 am

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Post  Findy Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:57 pm

Well done everyone, so far! Dragonlady, with an adorable face like that no one will notice any bits of dust. It all adds to the charm.

Tree, yours is lovely (and I love the back too, erm whichever, I love both sides).

I've been so busy I've forgotten to check in here. It's been really exciting to be a part of this. Thank you for inviting me. *hugs*

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Post  Juliejools Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:25 pm

Indeed, everyone has done a great job so far, *round of applause for Howers* Very Happy
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Post  Alanna Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:44 pm

How many tiles are there altogether?
If I remember correctly, Graeme made 30, one got lost to Zanzibar (maybe it will show up one day decorated by an anonymous* Zanzibar artist?), 14 have arrived, does that mean that 15 are still on the loose?


* He better remain anonymous or I'll launch a lawsuit for misappropriation of mail or something like that...
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Post  Juliejools Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:18 pm

There is one to go to Blacki, and the piece Thorleif didn't use is going to Siri.

I lost count of how many bits we sent in the end but it was around 30. Let's have a think...........

Those remaining are..Cyanure, Dragonlady, Alarie, Tobi, Tobias, Canuck Girl, Me2, AJ, Rosie, Biinha, Adriana, Siri, Blacki, Irene, Avara, Moff, Corwin, Starry, I think thats 18 left to arrive.

Gosh with 14 already there that makes 32 all together Shocked
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Post  Alanna Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:36 pm

That's 8 per ribbon. Shocked
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