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on: November 27, 2017, 01:48:38 AM
Just finished this 12" x 12" Oil on Gesso board. I'm kinda new to oil paints but I really love the way they paint doesn't really darken as much as acrylics. hope to try more of these in the next coming weeks. 


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Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 03:01:19 AM
Photo-perfect, John.  Oh, so good.

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Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 07:55:58 AM
John, your work with oils is masterful. No other way to put it. The textures in the grasses and trees is excellent, and the depth you've created is superb. The river is brilliant, wow on the reflective surface.  :heeha: Banner job!   :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 08:00:05 AM
Wow you are a talent. Ditto everything Val has written  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 08:14:16 AM
I don't do oils but this one jumped right out at me when I signed in this morning. Absolutely fantastic, John.  :yippee: Excellent work.  O0
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Reply #5 on: November 27, 2017, 08:18:06 AM
If oils is new to you, I certainly want to see future paintings by you  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #6 on: November 27, 2017, 11:22:48 AM
Fabulous Painting! I thought it was a photo!!!
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Reply #7 on: November 28, 2017, 03:45:04 PM
 thought it was a photo !  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #8 on: November 28, 2017, 09:40:49 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  WOW! WOW AND WOW!!  John, you have done one excellent job on this painting.  You are just excelling with each piece of work you are doing.  I just LOVE everything about the painting and it is truly masterful. Congratulations!!!


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Reply #9 on: November 29, 2017, 10:41:02 PM
 This is amazing!!!
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Reply #10 on: December 01, 2017, 05:10:07 PM
Love the water in this painting.


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Reply #11 on: December 03, 2017, 04:54:40 AM
 :flowers: :flowers: :flowers: JOHN,  This painting is so beautiful!!! I really love everything about it!!! The blue in the water looks perfect!  It looks like a place I would like to visit and enjoy its serenity and quiet.
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Reply #12 on: December 03, 2017, 02:16:00 PM
Absolutely stunning. 
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Reply #13 on: December 03, 2017, 02:17:55 PM
Beautiful painting!   :clap: :clap: :clap: Hard to think you don't paint with oils everyday.


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Reply #14 on: December 05, 2017, 06:26:30 PM
I agree with everyone else.  This is beautiful - masterful!!
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