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firehoser75

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on: December 06, 2012, 05:35:10 PM
I just "completed" this Monarch Butterfly in the last few days. Let me know what you think. I have already "tinkered" with it. Maybe I am becoming more like Pat  :2funny: who I suggested to not "tinker, putter, or play". Oh well.
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Tom


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Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012, 06:00:35 PM
Love, love, LOVE it!


Bhavna

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Reply #2 on: December 06, 2012, 07:41:08 PM
Lovely painting Tom. It  reminded me of spring time  :flowers:
Bhavna


jennylynn

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Reply #3 on: December 06, 2012, 07:44:49 PM
tom this is gorgeous reminds me of spring too  O0
jennylynn


Sarah (arch)

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Reply #4 on: December 06, 2012, 08:10:02 PM
The monarch is beautifully done, and the sedum is perfect!
Sarah


lynn p.

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Reply #5 on: December 06, 2012, 08:21:18 PM
Tom--That butterfly really pops off the canvas.  You really used that blurry background to great effect!!!


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Reply #6 on: December 06, 2012, 08:49:35 PM
I love the colors.  You do beautiful work.
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Reply #7 on: December 06, 2012, 08:59:20 PM
Tom, love the monarch.  I have just been thinking about painting one for my cousin.  She has a condo at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri close to our home there.  The condo complex is called Monarch Cove because of an extraordinary amount of monarch butterflies in the area.  She would love yours!! :clap: :clap:
Dianne

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Reply #8 on: December 06, 2012, 11:27:25 PM
Very nice!  :clap: :clap:
Tania :D


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Reply #9 on: December 06, 2012, 11:38:36 PM
Can't remember exactly where, but somewhere in this neighbourhood the Monarch migration brings hundreds of thousands of these delicate creatures every year. Amazing to think something so minute can travel thousands of miles and survive.
Beautiful rendition Tom.  O0
Cheers, Val

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lynn p.

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Reply #10 on: December 07, 2012, 12:19:00 AM
Yes Val, the migration comes through here and when it does, the trees are covered with hundreds of monarchs and it looks like orange leaves hanging--amazing.


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Reply #11 on: December 07, 2012, 12:38:44 AM
Will have to research it a bit more, but hope if it isn't too far to be able to see this spectacle myself. I can hardly imagine the riotous colours.  :heeha:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #12 on: December 08, 2012, 05:34:05 PM
I agree with Lynn. Great use of an out of focus background. I used to do that with a large aperture on my camera, but I think it must be very difficult to do with a brush.
Alan


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Reply #13 on: December 08, 2012, 05:40:12 PM
Looks fantastic Tom. I've got to learn when to stop when I try to paint. I keep tinkering, and playing until it ends up in the trash! You did an awesome job! Love the colors.
" Have a Blessed Day "


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Reply #14 on: December 19, 2012, 03:01:18 PM
I read they go to the Transvolcanic Mountains in central Mexico... :)
Tania :D