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    Default First attempt on Western Bright Cut

    I like Western Brigt Cut very much but never tryed it.
    This is my first try, there is still a lot to learn but it was great fun to do.
    Willem
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    For never having done it before, that is a very good effort...

    You do have some problems in the ways that your scrolls lead off of each other, and a couple leaves that should be shaded better.

    I have seen some that do it for a living who don't do it as well - believe it or not!

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    That looks good Willem, a lot better then my first try.

    You could use a smaller flat for the wigglecut on the backbone, this one is a bit heavy for my taste and when you use your liner roll it into the cut, start with one corner and get wider as you get into the leave, same with the cross hatching.

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    surely doesn't look like a "firstie" ! looks quite nice

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    Thanks all for the kind words.

    @ Peter, I'll keep that in mind with rolling the liner, i didn/t like the wide lines either but I didn't know how to avoid that.
    The next time I also will wrigglecut with a smaller flat, maybe it looks nicer.

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    Great work for a first! Try to keep all you scrolls and leaves flowing in the same direction. You have scrolls on the end (right side) that are originating from the wrong spot. You want your scrolls to have a common stem, and when you learn that then you can start breaking the rules. Also, keep your leaves going the same direction on both sides of the stem (wriggle line). Good job and I look forward to watching your progress! Thanks for posting.

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    You are off to a great start Willem.

    Yoni.

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    Willem, that is much better than any of my early work. I hope you post more pics so we can watch your progress. Keep after it.

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    Looks nice, Willem!

    "I have seen some that do it for a living who don't do it as well - believe it or not!"

    hah, I believe it...

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    Hey Willem,

    That looks great. I have seen quite a lot like yours here in Reno. This would not have been a missfit on the show at all.

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