View Full Version : Sharing my good news!

11-06-2010, 02:16 PM
:) Today, I want to share my news with my online friends here on Wetcanvas. This weekend is the Carson Valley Artists Associatiions artshow. I am not a memeber, but I do try to show in this show each Novemeber---its open to the public. They have this show to benenfit the art students at the High school, and give a nice scholarship . Its a big show, for the area, and has over 200 entries each year. I do have to admit the pastle catagory isn't to large, tho. Last year, I place 3rd in it, the year before, a 2nd-----and this year I place 1st and 3rd!! And the 3rd place painting sold!!! You have seen it here on WC----Paying the help---my nephw and his dog, and its a full sheet of canson paper. Gotta love that canson!! ( I do ) anyhow, The first place was a landscape also shown here on WC, but you can go to my blog and read more!!! I was so happy, its really encouraging for something like this to happen, along with WC, its the best.:smug:

11-06-2010, 04:59 PM
Ida, congratulations! Ribbons are great, sales are wonderful!

Donna T
11-06-2010, 05:01 PM
Wow! Congratulations Ida!!! :clap: Those are both beautiful paintings and very much deserving of their awards!

11-06-2010, 05:07 PM
I echo the sentiments expressed above, lovely images well done. Congratulations.

11-06-2010, 05:59 PM
Ida congratulations!! That is wonderful!!


11-06-2010, 06:05 PM
Ida, Congratulations!! The pieces are wonderful and the awards (and sale) are well deserved!


Adriana Meiss
11-06-2010, 07:43 PM
Great news. Congratulations!

Tracy Lang
11-06-2010, 09:03 PM
Both paintings are wonderful...Congrats!!!


Lisa Fiore
11-06-2010, 11:03 PM

water girl
11-06-2010, 11:04 PM
Fabulous news and fabulous work. Congrats!

11-07-2010, 01:28 AM
Way to go, Ida! Go Girl!

pastel lover
11-07-2010, 01:33 AM
Fantastic news! Congratulations times 3 - one for each of your accomplishments!


the drover's dog
11-07-2010, 01:12 AM
Well done Ida. Very much deserved.


11-07-2010, 11:39 AM
Whoo hoo!
CONTRATULATIONS IDA!!!:clap: :clap: :clap:

Paying the help was so well done, I'm sure it has a happy home!
I'm thinking you and I are going to have to bite the bullet and join the Sierra Pastel Society.

I am just totally gobsmacked you placed with two paintings, because- even though this area doesn't have that many pastelists, the ones they have are good. Ida, you are really good and these are well deserved awards!

Thanks for making my day!


11-07-2010, 12:45 PM
:) Thank you to all 13 of you who have had such nice things to say---such encouraging things---thanks. Putting "yourself" out there in art is hard enough online, where you can feel sorta annomamous, but here at your home valley is a bit more complicated!!! Compostion still and I guess always will haunt me, but I plan to gain some understanding of its usage, so onward I go. Thanks everyone, I just wanted you to know how wonderful being on WC is, and Art is, too. Keep painting!

11-07-2010, 02:36 PM
tres cool !
people there will be expecting things of you from now on :lol:
go for it !
:} Ed

11-07-2010, 04:13 PM
Congratulations Ida!

11-07-2010, 07:55 PM
Awesome news, Ida! Im not surprised. I knew your hard work and dedication would start to pay off for you. This is just the start for you, Im sure!

11-07-2010, 10:32 PM
A warm congratulations to you! Two ribbons and a sale - WOW! I'm very happy for you!

Kathryn Wilson
11-07-2010, 10:34 PM
They both deserved the awards and a sale - congrats!

11-07-2010, 11:34 PM
That's a lot of fun, plus some incredible consistency and great moves in the right direction.

11-08-2010, 04:23 PM
That's great news. Thanks for sharing. I remember Paying the help. It was delightful. Well done.

11-08-2010, 11:45 PM
Congratulations, Ida!!!!!!!!! So well deserved, and you and Carol should join the Sierra Pastel Society, are you kidding me!!!!!!! ;-))

11-09-2010, 04:23 PM
:) woW-----I say thanks again to all you wonderful artists! Thanks Kim, very nice of you to say we should join the Sierra Pastel S. I hope that we do---I am not much of a joiner tho---hence the IMaybe I use here!! I remember filling out the WC thing, getting scared, thinking maybe I shouldn't---and when I came back thats what it said so I left it!! Not to brave at all.------You words mean alot.
Ron, Chris, Potoma. Ed. Kathryn, Sue B.---so many of you I look forward to each time I log on, to see what you are up to and your fine work---thanks.

I look forward to much more painting and learning, as I know we all do!

11-10-2010, 05:30 PM
Congratulations!!! Your paintings are beautiful.

11-12-2010, 10:50 AM

I'm late to the game in congratulating you but Congratulations! You have grown so much as an artist these past few years and I have had the wonderful opportunity to watch this growth! I have been on the sidelines cheering you on even if I don't always comment. i really am happy for you and know you will continue to grow as an artist! WC is a wonderful place to watch this happen! Yay! for you!!