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Alan Dixon

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on: October 06, 2012, 12:19:50 AM
This is a ravine on the north side of Calgary. My grandson has recently bought a house on this ravine and it is essentially
his backyard. There are frequently deer and coyotes and even occasionally Bears follow the ravine in from the foothills.
I would like to thank  :thankyou:, in advance, anyone who takes the time to comment or advise, because I really learn from them.


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Reply #1 on: October 06, 2012, 12:26:48 AM
Alan, you are getting better at this all the time!   :yippee: :clap: :clap:

The lighted sky, the light shining on the trees and the white building, AWESOME!

I love the colors and the animals look so natural!

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Reply #2 on: October 06, 2012, 04:25:01 AM
Oh Alan, this is so pretty and fresh.  I agree with Lillian, a really fine job : :smitten:


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Reply #3 on: October 06, 2012, 03:12:48 PM
Alan, nice job! Your deer look really good.


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Reply #4 on: October 06, 2012, 08:36:34 PM
 :congrats:  This is really well done.   :clap:  I like the composition, and you have good depth, and very pleasant colouring well suited to the subject.  O0
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Reply #5 on: October 10, 2012, 02:07:40 PM
This is a very beautiful painting, and i love the view :smitten: .Great sky and very beautiful how the sun shines over the top of the hill on the trees  :clap: . And your deer look awesome, really a very lovely scene and your grandson can enjoy this every day? :heeha: Wow!
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Reply #6 on: October 10, 2012, 03:48:14 PM
As soon as I looked at the painting, the Deer grabbed my attention! Even though they are small, they stand out. Even the spots stand out.
Your Grandson is very lucky to live near such a beautiful free spirited place Alan. He's even luckier to have a Granddad that creates a painting!
Well done  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #7 on: October 31, 2012, 01:52:38 AM
Alan,  I really like this one!  The sky really fits with the rest of the painting.  Seems to reflect the field.. Beautiful!

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Reply #8 on: October 31, 2012, 02:53:56 AM
 :clap: :clap: Very well done! I miss Calgary! I lived there for 6 years.  :)
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