Title: Belleek Teacup
created on 07 Mar 10

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Comments on this picture (51):
1. Shanley wrote:
 this is no cup! this is a jewell!
2. kyung wrote:
 OMG! What a precious china you have!
3. karbs wrote:
 WOW!! This is GREAT!!!
4. Qsilv wrote:
 This is for Mugdots XLVIII - http://www.thinkdraw.com/forumPosts.
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5. Qsilv wrote:
 and the "cast shadows" forum challenge too, XXXI http://www.thinkdraw.com/forumPosts.
php?topicId=782
6. Qsilv wrote:
 Beleek is a particularly fine porcelain, with excellent transparency. So what I've tried to accomplish here is not merely the shadow cast onto the table (admittedly coarse -- I don't have control of that yet in this new palette), but also the shadows betw
7. Qsilv wrote:
 between the gently fluted/scalloped sections AND the quality of 'glow' coming through on the left when the light source is largely from the right...
8. danila wrote:
 incredible .. particularly considering that it seems your first pic. in beads...
9. pollyesther wrote:
 Stunning!! What a fine job!
10. lilalee wrote:
 Love the shodowing you did here!! Lovely!!
11. Qsilv wrote:
 (smiles) thank you... all of you, you're kind. It *is* my first experiment in beads. Took forEVer! lol
12. Heidi2323 wrote:
 So luminous. WOW!
13. spam wrote:
 Absolutely stunning - so brilliant - Excellent piece.
14. mekeys wrote:
 Triple WOW..amazing picture..
15. Hazer wrote:
 Ditto Mel and spam..couldn't say it any better Q, it's lovely!
16. Qsilv wrote:
 pff.. must be pretty good --the low voter has already struck! (shaking my head and laughing...)
17. polenta wrote:
 your usual artistry is showing here of course
18. Normal wrote:
 Good heavens! Unless they've improved since I last looked, this is FAR lovelier than any Belleek cup.
19. puzzler wrote:
 The Irish potters would be proud of you!
20. clorophilla wrote:
 If this is your first experiment, I can't imagine what will you do next!!!
21. Qsilv wrote:
 Normal -- the really old ones from the mid to late 1800's are more refined. There are some wonderfully ornate examples in the V&A, and you can gradually put together a pretty decent collection from eBay!
22. belladonnis wrote:
 This is amazing! You made a helmet a work of art, now a tea cup! You are truly inspiring!
23. skynyrd wrote:
 excellant picture.
24. Vals wrote:
 Exquisite!
25. Login wrote:
 Astounding! Straight out of an auctioneers catalogue.
26. Login wrote:
 I'll have to replay it many more times to grasp how you did the fluting.
27. hjjr wrote:
 well done!
28. katpedro wrote:
 Great work and information.
29. FEATHERHAWK wrote:
 Fantastic art piece
30. marius wrote:
 Stunning in beauty! Was waiting for this. Believe it or not, it's made my coffee taste better this morning ... as it would if it were in that teacup! ; )
31. Luna wrote:
 Amazing! translucent,delicate, with metallic gold on the handle
32. Luna wrote:
 Hummm...watched the replay twice and couldn't tell what it was done in. Looked on drawing page and found beads! Cool!!
33. Jazzlet wrote:
 I too have been waiting to see what you would produce using beads, you have not dissapointed! Amazing.
34. five wrote:
 nice detail, beautiful cup
35. candr wrote:
 Can I just say WOW -- I love this!
36. marg wrote:
 oh, jeez.. I clicked on your userid to berate you, and saw this... I've got to come back and comment - I really am awestruck..
37. Angela wrote:
 HOW DID YOU DO THAT? I HAVE A NICE COLLECTION & THIS LOOKS JUST AS BEAUTIFUL!
38. Qsilv wrote:
 verrrrry carefully... lol
39. Qsilv wrote:
 truthfully, replay does not give a fair inkling of the process... I "undid" probably as many pieces as remain here, searching out their effects as I went along.
40. chelydra wrote:
 Nothing to add to the above, but I thought it deserves at least an even 40 comments.You got that translucency thing for sure.
41. kmkagle wrote:
 This is beautiful. My mom collected cups and saucers. Wonderful memories. Thank you.
42. lynnspotter wrote:
 Absolutely deserved Top 5!!
43. Login wrote:
 Congratulations, Q ... it couldn't possibly have failed to make top 5.
44. Luna wrote:
 Congratulations! This was the first picture I saw in beads, and could,t figure out how you did it.
45. Luna wrote:
 couldn't....
46. hjjr wrote:
 another beautiful TOP 5... congratulations Q!
47. coho wrote:
 Incredible!
48. delfasa wrote:
 You did a beautiful job
49. Peasy wrote:
 Marvelous, Q! You are amazing, always have enjoyed all of your work. Congratz again on Top5 selection.
50. debray wrote:
 Now I remember why I didn't comment on this...because I'm SPEECHLESS....
51. mdawrcn wrote:
 I had noticed this before. I do love it.



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