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les lull
03-19-2006, 07:01 PM
Thought I would share with the forum a piece that I entered in a local juried competition. I knew this old guy when I was a kid growing up in South Dakota. He raised a family panning gold.

Nayana
03-19-2006, 07:06 PM
love this one, fantastic composition and wonderful subject.

Margaret 59
03-19-2006, 07:10 PM
I like this a lot. :thumbsup:

mrs willow
03-19-2006, 07:19 PM
Very nice work les! :clap: :clap: :clap: How did you go in the art show?
Sandy

les lull
03-19-2006, 07:27 PM
I won't know how I did until Thursday of this week. I dropped off the painting on Friday. Fingers crossed at this point.

Faded
03-19-2006, 07:35 PM
This is beautiful work Les, real rich colours, great light, and an excellent composition. Best of luck in the show
-David

3chaway9
03-19-2006, 07:36 PM
Welcome here Les....well what can i say....i don't think anyone could find fault with this brilliant painting...what size is it and is it on canvas? i think you will do very well in the show.

les lull
03-19-2006, 08:20 PM
oops, forgot the details. 18 X 24. Canvas board.

Nitsa
03-19-2006, 08:25 PM
Fast becoming a big fan...Wonderful work, fantastic light! :clap:

Good luck with the show, let us know how you get on!

prospector
03-19-2006, 08:51 PM
When I first saw the title to this thread I thought ya were using my nic in vain..:wink2: Old boy looks just like some of my prospecting buddies around here. Fine painting, and great subject.

idylbrush
03-19-2006, 10:13 PM
Well done. Really like the reflection off the glasses. Whoa! Has a great sense of presence, place, time and space.

connievanwinssen
03-20-2006, 03:09 AM
Very well done!:)

les lull
03-23-2006, 01:30 PM
I guess I will never know what is the motivation behind the pieces that are chosen for a juried show. I thought "Prospector's Treasure" would be chosen for sure. I entered two pieces for the show and they ended up chosing the one I would not have picked. I attached the piece they chose. Oh well, at least I had something accepted.

idcrisis55
03-24-2006, 02:50 PM
I'm surprised both weren't accepted as they are both so well done and show your versatility. Congrats on getting into the show too!

Ann

BlueFeather
03-24-2006, 07:55 PM
Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:clap: love the colors. its very well done!

Bertoni
03-25-2006, 06:10 AM
Love everything about this painting!! I would think it would win first prize in any show!:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: