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Unread post by Oumie » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:10 pm

Another hobby of mine :D
Collecting Hippo's
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Unread post by LittleLeopard » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:23 pm

Wow, Oumie, what a collection. :D My favourites are the grey one on the second pic and the little one on the front right of the third pic. How many do you have in total?
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Unread post by Oumie » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:26 pm

48 in total :D
Did not show the little one to the left because it is not for this "family" forum. A friend bought it for me in Gauteng :wink:
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Unread post by kwenga » Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:04 pm

These 6 giraffes were inspired by our first trip to SA. Acryl on canvas, each is 2 meters high. As you can see, I'm not so much into realistic painting
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this was finished recently, collage with photos and plant seeds.
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Unread post by gwendolen » Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:15 pm

An online exhibition shouldn't be too hard to organise.
A real life one, phew. :shock: But I would love to see it!

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Unread post by Jay » Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:20 pm

Online exhibition...clever thinking Gwen :D

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Unread post by arks » Thu Jan 26, 2006 10:09 pm

Gorgeous artwork, Kwenga !! And I like the idea of a forum artwork exhibition ... online as well, since we're an online community :) . Might be something to feature on the SANParks homepage? :idea:
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Unread post by kwenga » Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:48 am

Thanks for all the positive reaction!
I also like the idea of an online exhibition very much. Would be nice if we could have some kind of virtual exhibition hall where you could even wander through, some uploading space for high resolution photos on the SANParks website would be fab. Maybe something similar to the public sightings gallery? A public art gallery! Anyone out there able to organize something like that? (gwen?)

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Unread post by gwendolen » Fri Jan 27, 2006 10:48 am

kwenga wrote:(gwen?)

Gulp. :shock:
I will confer with admin on Monday. I'll get back to you soon, Kwenga & Jay. :D

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Unread post by Jay » Sat Jan 28, 2006 7:42 pm

a painting of Jazil's fish eagle, with her permission, ofcourse :)

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Unread post by SANParks » Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:41 am

Jay wrote:you know, I've had an idea...I think all the artists on the forum should hold an exhibition together, I know the logistics would be quite something, but the end result would be sooo worth it!

Any ideas...?

Ok,

I will set up an album in the image gallery called "Public Art Gallery".

But:

1. The images cannot be high-res. Max width or height will be 500 pixels. File size of the originally uploaded image should not be more than 500 KB.

2. We cannot protect those images from being downloaded, i.e. stolen. Can you live with that?

3. No selling of art can take place online, although we would not mind if someone somewhere contacted the artist (for example via forum PM) and inquired about purchasing the art.

How many artists are interested in "exhibiting"? That will help me decide which way to do uploading... Please open a new thread for that.

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Unread post by Jay » Tue Jan 31, 2006 7:16 pm

@Admin: thank you very much for your positive response :D and all sounds perfectly fair, will just wait to hear from all the others.

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Unread post by BethR » Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:49 pm

Anymore being done about the public gallery? I'd like to share some of my stuff too...(you are some amazingly talented people!!) :D

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Unread post by gwendolen » Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:53 pm

Yes, it's going online next week, Beth.

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Unread post by BethR » Fri Feb 24, 2006 3:21 am

Following DuQues' handy instructions (thanks!), I'm going to try and submit a pic... this is one of my favorites...it's about 2ft x 1.5ft

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Hurray! I did it! :)


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