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GailT
03-08-2012, 11:19 PM
This one was painted in acrylics, using a lovely photograph by John Livernois as a reference. I was thrilled to receive the People's Choice award when exhibiting at a local gallery.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Mar-2012/1032062-orangutan_mum_and_baby.jpg

Winky'sMom
03-09-2012, 03:45 AM
OMG this is precious. Your award was well deserved.

mcassatt
03-09-2012, 07:55 AM
oh, how cute is that. Congrats on your award. I like the expressions, just heart warming.

KarenESP
03-09-2012, 08:14 AM
Congratulations! That's a wonderful piece

birdlady
03-09-2012, 11:03 AM
congrats on the award and see why you were chosen for it .....its a heart warming painting. Love it


Laurie

evartpat
03-09-2012, 01:50 PM
Congratulations! :clap:

nickib
03-09-2012, 04:56 PM
It immediately brought a smile to my face. What a tender moment, and Congratulations, it is well deserved:clap::clap:Nicki

GailT
03-09-2012, 07:46 PM
Thank you, all! My local gallery runs a themed challenge each year which is open to the public - everyone paints on the same sized canvas and can use any medium. All good fun and great to see the different interpretations of a theme.

wildlifeart89
03-10-2012, 02:23 AM
What a touching piece! I love orangutans...and you have definitely captured the bond between these two.:)
Paige

Phranque
03-10-2012, 07:52 AM
Very cute! I'd like to guggest that instead of making their nostrils quite so dark, perhaps using a slightly lighter, warm grey. That way the attention goes more to their eyes first. Congratulations on your well deserved win!

skappy
03-10-2012, 03:03 PM
Aww how sweet congrats
Robert

jeaneade2001
03-11-2012, 06:40 PM
Gail, lovely. And congratulations on the award! Good on you.

Barb'sArt
03-11-2012, 06:51 PM
Congrats! Well deserved! Gorgeous and heartwarming painting:thumbsup: .

Dave Hawk
03-11-2012, 11:14 PM
very nice work Gail I love it