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sandge
07-08-2002, 07:13 PM
Really!
At the Heskesth Hubbard annual exhibition this rooster now has a sign next to it saying Best Landscape. :D

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Jun-2002/whiterooster_500.jpg

I didn't quite hear the reason because the private view was packed out but there is an award for best life drawing and I think they said that they were counting the other award as being for anything that wasn't a life drawing.

I have never won an award before. :D

surreal
07-08-2002, 10:07 PM
Congratulations Sandra!
The colors are exquisite.
surreal :D

marilyn h
07-08-2002, 10:12 PM
He looks as if he is crowing about it too. Great! You deserve it!

blondheim12
07-08-2002, 10:41 PM
I love it Sandra!!!!
Congratulations on a well deserved award!!!
Love,
Linda

paintfool
07-08-2002, 11:01 PM
He's spectacular!!! Linda is right, a very well deserved award. :) Congratulations!

Cheryl

sandge
07-09-2002, 08:25 AM
Thanks, surreal, marilyn h, Linda and Cheryl! :D

The joy of my award has been dampened by the news that the Professional Development for Artists course that I was due to go on the week after next (it was to be my holiday *grin*) has been cancelled owing to lack of numbers.

blondheim12
07-09-2002, 10:53 AM
Sandra,
Fly to Florida in August for our big marketing and development seminar .
Love,
Linda

CarlyHardy
07-10-2002, 12:07 AM
I think he's spectacular!! A real winner!! :clap:

This may be your first award...but it won't be the last!
carly

Rose Queen
07-10-2002, 12:18 AM
Electric colors, wonderful composition, and well-deserved recognition, Sandra!!!

sandge
07-10-2002, 03:14 AM
Funny looking landscape, though, doncha think? ;) :D

I'm usually in the position of wondering the reasoning behind awards being given to other people - thinking why did they pick that one?! Now it's my turn. It was quite funny to see the little crowd that gathered in front of this picture wondering why I'd got the award and muttering about it not being a landscape. hehehe :evil: :D

llis
07-10-2002, 01:15 PM
I've loved this rooster since the first time I saw it.

Congratulations Sandra.... I can't believe that you have never won an award! I know that this is the first of many to come.

Your art always blows me away. :)

animal
07-14-2002, 01:36 PM
:eek: Congratulations Sandra!!!!!:clap:

JustjoGA
07-14-2002, 01:39 PM
Congrats, Sandra... best white rooster that isn't white I've ever seen :) :)

sandge
07-14-2002, 04:25 PM
Thanks, llis, animal and JustjoGA! :D

And I didn't realise that there was money involved - I got a cheque in the post as a result of this prize! I was happy enough with the winning label next to my picture. But the money helps, too! :D

nicoletta
07-14-2002, 07:54 PM
congrats to you sandra!!!!!!!!!

there will be many more awards with pieces like this(even if they do call it a landscape)