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I'm not trying to knock your skill because I am sure that took alot of talent to do, however IMO that color combo is awful.

I definetly am more traditional in my decorating tastes. The green-white-wood looks very nice without the tie die.
 

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Have to agree with you there Grumpy. I didn't think I'd be the only one that thought so. I'm not knocking you're skills either athens but I find those colour combinations nauseating. I can only imagine having to use that bathroom after a good night of drinking.
 

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I think it's very practical, If he has abad night and trips to hard, the beer then hits him, the room spins and he pukes, nobody will ever know.

Bob
 

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You certainly 'played with color' allright. A bit too much for me.
 

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Color

Yes I love lots of color and modern looks. I understand it's not for most people. It just makes me so happy to see a real color on the walls. Everything today is stout oatmeal, mushroom colors. My old partner and I called it band-aid puke. When I go into homes I don't try to talk anyone into anything too bold, but inside I'm cringing over the beige.
 

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I like it. In fact, if you stare at the first image and allow your gaze to slowly unfocus you can see maybe...is it a stegasaurus? No - no- I think it's a....damn it! I can never get this 3-d art stuff. :mad: :mad:
 

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If I run out of stuff to read in the john, I can just look for the dinosaurs!
My other bathroom has a much simpler pattern, but the yellow glows in the dark. I may have to post that room too.
 

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To each their own.
I painted a house last year where each room was a different primary color, bold too. Green living room, blue kitch, yellow sunroom...... reminded me of Ringling Bros. but they were thrilled.
 

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Teetorbilt said:
each room was a different primary color, bold too. Green living room, blue kitch, yellow sunroom
Primary green? Where's my color wheel when I need it? ;)
 

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I've done so many apartment repaints, so much white. When I work with colors even if it's in my own home, I will get the color on my painters pants so when I'm out in public it will look like what I paint is more interesting that whats actually going on. Hee Hee Hee.
 

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I have always been curious about that. I can paint an entire interior without getting a speck on me. I look at some painters and wonder if they got any on the wall and I think that all of them consider their clothes as one big rag.
 

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I can paint and not get any paint (or at least not much on me) but when my pants are clean other painters look at me like I'm a hack. If I have war spots on my pants they respect me more. I know it's odd. I do wear fairly clean t-shirts. I've never gotten a painting job wearing street clothes, so when I go out to look for work, I wear my painting clothes and pretend I was working earlier in the day. I must admit that when I see other women painters I'm skeptical of their ablities, so I don't judge guys when they do it to me. This is Georgia.
 

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When I paint I CAN get no paint on me but I am usually wearing work clothes, and like teetor said, I use my clothes like a rag. I don't care.

As far as being clean for sales... I never wear work clothes to a sale, regardless of how clean or dirty. I always wear a clean shirt with the company name. I sometimes wear jeans, but usually wear khakis.
 

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I was watching a new hire earlier in the week and every time he would make a mistake he would wipe it up with his finger and wipe it on his clothes. That's when I noticed how MANY smudges were on him and started to think that he's not all that good. He also rested his brush on an upturned can lid and then sat on them...... I had to leave the room. LOL
 

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Tomorrow give him a caulk gun and you'll really see some action!

I've gotten so picky about my brushes and tools over the years. I've worked for a few contractors that didn't have as much experience as me and every time they end up snatching up my duster to go paint something, or sticking my brush down into my paint when I'm away for a minute. It drives me crazy.

I really can't wait to get back to painting. This forum is helping me get off my duff.
 

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He also rested his brush on an upturned can lid and then sat on them...... I had to leave the room. LOL
Sweet Mother Mary of Jesus I saw a painter do that. I also had a painter take the lid off a 5 and pour some in his pot. He walked away leaving the lid resting against the 5. It ran all over the hardwood floor. A complete idiot! :rolleyes:
 

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Athens, a ran a condo project years back, I hired nothing but women painters, at one point there was three crews of them. The only bad thing that came about from it was that all the rest of my crews gathered around when it was time to paint the base boards.

................well maybe that wasn't the only bad thing.........but it seemed good at the time.

Bob
 
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