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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby painter » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:05 am

Thanks for the kind comments and inspiration. :D We are off to Satara tomorrow to recharge the old batteries.
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby hilda » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:41 am

Drive safely Painter, and enjoy! :dance: :dance:

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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:43 am

Peterpiper, lovely rendition of a contrasting scene. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Painter, magnificent how you have brought poignancy into your painting! This rhino has a plaintiff look of sadness and finality. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby deefstes » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:47 am

OK, so I don't have a picture or anything to wow you guys with today but I thought I'd post this here as it seemed vaguely appropriate :D

Another forum that I'm subscribed to, GuitarForum, runs a monthly guitar challenge in which a new theme is set every month and you have to record a 2min song in the given theme. So a few months back the theme was Rock 'n Roll and while it's one thing to get a tune down, it's always a difficult thing, for me at least, to get a nice idea for the lyrics.

I had been visiting Berg-en-Dal and observed a family of Dwarf Mongoose running around, playing, foraging and doing their general Mongoose thing in the middle of the loop round. That is when the idea came to me. Their energy and charisma just seemed so Rock 'n Roll to me at the time so I thought I'd use them as a hook for my song.

So, if you're interested, here's a picture I painted of a Mongoose, not with a fancy Canon 1D as many of the skilled photographers in these forums wield so expertly, but with a Fender Stratocaster :D

http://www.box.com/s/187f95f413029e98c397
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Re: Mongoose

Unread postby deefstes » Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:12 am

Jeepers, thanks for the comments guys. I didn't even realise there were responses in the thread as I didn't get any notifications - maybe because the thread was moved.

JenB wrote:Deefstes, I feel sorry for your mother. :twisted:
I am also a mother who has to get up at 2am to ask for the amplifier to be turned down a notch or two. Not to not wake us up but not to wake the neighbors. :lol:

LOL Jen, my mother had the good sense to buy me an acoustic guitar. It's only now that I pay my own bills and have my own house (and neighbours) that I'm venturing into the electric world :D

JenB wrote:From the expert panel on this end: "Amazing", "Wow", "Ma, that guy is GOOD", "he's not a guitarist, he's a musician!".

Well, there you go and I love it too! :D

Oh... yes... 'k, sorry. That was not the complete message. :doh:
He loves your Fender Stratocaster, has a cheap Chinese copy himself but plays a Gibson Les Paul 71. (Not that I have a cooking clue what I've just said. :doh: )

A '71 Gibson Les Paul! Wow! I, in turn, have a cheap Korean copy of that but the real deal when it comes to a Strat. I reckon between him and me we can rule the world :wink:
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby painter » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:55 pm

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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby MATTHYS » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:09 pm

Magnificent, Painter ! :clap:
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby Dotty » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:42 pm

Stunning you have caught "that look" perfectly painter :clap:
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby hilda » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:38 pm

This is absolutely superb Painter! :clap: :clap:

Aren't you going to put up some of your beautiful paintings on the Cricket@Kgalagadi Silent Auctions? I think it would get a top price! :hmz:
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby NetEk » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:44 pm

@painter wow really they are beautiful.

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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby painter » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:50 pm

Thanks all for the kind words - hope to do more for conservation through my work in 2013. :)
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:00 pm

:gflower: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thrilled that I found this thread and could view All the talented Forum members works.

Absolutely awesome everyone. :clap:

Thank you for sharing your wonderful works, gifts and passions with us. :thumbs_up:
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby Hugh » Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:33 pm

Thank you for sharing Painter and do come and visit us on the GGGG thread sometime
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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:54 am

Painter, that is really beautiful :D

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Re: SANParks Art by Forum Members

Unread postby Nkulu » Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:40 am

Painter, absolutely stunning!
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