I Did a Paint-by-number

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    Either My Eyes Got a Lot Worse Or...

    painting by number got a lot more difficult.  They do make prints for us older folks who can handle more than twelve colors.  These doozies required mixing your own colors and probably a jeweler's loupe would be helpful.  Anyway, mine is a very idyllic pastoral...
    FiveSpeed FiveSpeed
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2009

    Even So...

    I didn't do it right; I kept getting mixed up what color was supposed to go with what number.  It still looked like... something...  at least it was colorful!
    SunnyKris SunnyKris
    26-30, F
    Sep 21, 2007

    My Looked Rubbish

    I am in no way an artist - not even paint by numbers can help me!! I tried, I did everything I should, the colors were in the right place, but no - mine just looked like a big mess of colour - you couldn't even tell what it was!!! *sigh*  -   I'll stick to doodling...
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2007

    Treatment Center Fun!

    I was in a Treatment Center (one of many unfortunately) for my Anorexia Nervosa. I think it was one of the first ones that I went to. I remember which one it was!  Somerset Medical Center.  I hated that place.  The psychiatrist was a dumbass and he spoke as if he...
    Licorice Licorice
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2007

    Brings Back Memories

    I am 40 now and I have not done a paint-by-number since I was a child.  The one thing that always got me though was how to clean the paint of some of the brushes. lol  Usually the ones I got for presents and such plain water did not clean the brush so you could change...
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    Dec 8, 2007

    Did I Really Join This Group

    Yeah I did them... when I was like tweleve. Ok and now with my kids i do them too. Yeah they are fun and for those of us (like me) that are challenged, they are perfect.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Oct 17, 2007
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