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Unread postby hilda » Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:45 am

Absolutely beautiful paintings Painter! I also love the Baobab, but cannot really choose a favourite between these three works of art! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby AjayB » Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:02 pm

Hey Painter. Hope you are well :) Beautiful work. Must be amazing to actually take time out in the park to paint there. I esp love the baobab but the dogs and the lion are very close behind!! You really get to take a bit of the park home with you when you leave. Amazing --

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Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:53 am

May I ask, Painter - how long approximately does it take you to do one of these masterpieces?
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Unread postby salamanda » Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:16 pm

A definite spirit of the wilderness in these paintings Painter, really lovely, thanks for sharing.

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Unread postby lion queen » Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:55 pm

Awesome paintings........... :clap: :clap: :clap:

Love the lion, just stunning!!!!
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Unread postby painter » Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:25 am

Hi all, thanks for the wonderful comments - really appreciated. As a professional artist I also need to paint other subject matters, but wildlife art and landscapes remain my passion. Particularly when I must go and "work" in Kruger. :)

@ OWN - :hello: - It depends. In my studio things go a bit quicker because all my equipment is set out and ready. Painting while camping has its challenges - wind, dust, space, time setting up etc. Oil paintings take a while to dry so I pack them on the back seat of my car and so on. But on average about a week. However I usually work on more than one at the same time so can't really say.
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Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:54 am

Amazing stuff, Painter. Hope you sell your stuff for a packet! Your talent deserves that. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby peterpiper » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:40 pm

It's been a very long time since I was here posting, although I often read the posts.
Anyway, I'm still painting and surviving as an artist and blessed to spend a lot of time in Kruger.
Anyone know exactly where this is?
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Leopard Rocks, Southern Kruger by Peter G Hall, on Flickr[/url]
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Unread postby salamanda » Wed Oct 03, 2012 7:48 am

I love the delicate colours and the contrast between the nearby rocks and the beautifully-rendered hazy distance. I couldn't tell you exactly where it is, but it looks familiar!

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Unread postby painter » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:07 pm

peterpiper - really love your painting. Aptly captures the the true Kruger spirit!. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby painter » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:13 pm

My latest wildlife painting - one of those I just had to do:

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Unread postby salamanda » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:35 pm

I don't know how, but you have managed to bring sadness into this painting; something to do with the rhino's face (the eye?). Such an excellent and appropriate portrait at this time. Love the colour work.

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Unread postby Elsa » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:51 pm

That is just stunning Painter and certainly a wonderful tribute to our Rhinos. :clap:
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Unread postby hilda » Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:01 pm

An absolutely beautiful painting Painter! :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby RosemaryH » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:02 pm

WOW Painter that is awesome!! :clap: :clap: I love it!
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