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Old 04-14-2012, 11:44 AM
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Hello Everyone,

I just returned from my visit to Kauai for my show at the Ship Store Gallery in Kapaa. It was a very productive show that ran for 8 days and allowed me to paint in the gallery each day and meet both locals and tourists. There was a reception on both Friday and Saturday nights and over 200 people came through the gallery, most of them on Saturday night. I sold three paintings. In fact they were the three largest on display.

I've included a couple of pictures from the show as well as a photo of the new painting I fininished and left to hang in the gallery.

Thanks for looking.

20" x 30" Oil on Canvas



This is one of the owners of the Gallery and myself in front of the Gallery


Me, just before the Friday Reception


A view of the Gallery on Saturday night


Also on Saturday night
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Old 04-14-2012, 11:11 PM
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Everyone looks like they're having a great time Ron! Your painigns stand out on that wall, no wonder they sold. Congratulations on the good news! I like each one
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Wonderful, Ron. Congrats on the sales.
Love the colours in your new one, and that foreground rock is just terrific.
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Hi Ron,
Wow, very cool seeing your work in the gallery Ron. Looks really good over there. I'm not telling Linda about this or she'll want to move back to Hawaii! Haha....in fact, we stopped off in Goleta for Hawaiian BBQ for dinner tonight. Way to go on the sales during the show and that new piece is a stunner. Well done Ron!
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Excellent! Your paintings are just beautiful and this experience should have been extremely pleasant!
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Brian - Thanks so much. Yes everyone really did have a good time, but then that's what champaigne and Mai Tais will do to people. Sure does loosen them up from their wallets.

Marty - Thanks, I too, really liked the way the rocks turned out as did the two gallery owners. I've always struggled with rocks and now I think I have found a technique that results in convincing lava rocks.

Ron - Thanks a bunch. I think Linda may have a really good idea there. You can always find a Hawaiian BBQ somewhere on every island.

Gianlucca - Thank you very much. Yes this was the best experience I have had since I started painting seriously. Thanks again!
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Hi Ron: Welcome back! Congratulations on the huge success of your show and reception. Three (large) sales in an 8 day period speaks volumes for the quality of your paintings and your reputation as an artist. The gallery has done a great job of representing your work and driving people to the receptions. Your comments to Gianlucca says it all - very happy for you.

Your latest work is just beautiful - the hillsides are gorgeous!
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That must have been the perfect day for you, Ron!!
Great pics!


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Wow! Three paintings ? Great job, Ron, congrats on the sales. This painting you posted looks fantastic! Love the various hues in the water. Also the green headlands are are done superbly. Outstanding, beautiful scenery here!

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Congrats on the sales, Ron. That large painting looks stunning!

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Mary - You are so very kind and I really appreciate your comments.

Udo - Yes, it was a most special time. Thanks

Alex - Thank you so much. I worked really hard on those mountains and trees. Kept darkening and then lightening until they appeared correct.

Michael - Thank you for your kind words. Your comments are greatly apprecited.
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Congrats Ron on the sales and exhibition looks like you had a great time. Your new painting is stunning as usual, love how the rocks lead into the painting. Fantastic!
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I really enjoyed looking at the photos of the reception. Looked like a great time. Congratulations
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Vicki - Thank you so much. Yes, I did really enjoy my time at the gallery.

Dale - Thanks, glad you enjoyed the photos. It was a really fun time.
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congratulations, ron! super show...love the new painting...beautiful kauai...
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