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Reply #15 on: June 20, 2014, 12:32:10 PM
AWESOME AND CONGRATS!!!!!
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Reply #16 on: June 20, 2014, 07:08:03 PM
Hi Alice  ..... So happy for you.  Congratulations on your wonderful and successful art showing.  Your paintings are always SO beautifully painted.    :clap:   :)   :clap:   :)   :clap:


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Reply #17 on: June 21, 2014, 03:33:33 AM
Oh Alice!!  I'm sending big hugs and a huge Congratulations!!  I'm so proud of you, and the smile on your face is priceless...that says it all!!  How very wonderful.
You most certainly are an inspiration to us all.  Your pictures are wonderful.
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Reply #18 on: June 21, 2014, 08:37:25 AM
Very nice!
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Reply #19 on: June 21, 2014, 02:27:54 PM
Thank you so much for all the nice comments, everyone!

I know that most of the best artists were tied up in their association's show so they didn't enter very many pieces.  This fair is in Placerville, California, the hometown of Thomas Kinkade.  I found out a few months ago that he was taught painting by Anne Gladwill, who was my art teacher for a short time as a teenager.  I wish now I had continued taking classes with her but I had no way to get up there.
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Reply #20 on: June 24, 2014, 01:57:55 AM
Alice - this is such a great posting to ready! Congratulations on all of the well deserved recognition - and it's wonderful that you shared this with us. It is so inspiring to see what you've accomplished - and as a result I'll definitely strive to submit something to the Sac County Fair next year.
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Reply #21 on: June 24, 2014, 09:27:51 PM
Now I am motivated to do the monthly PB challenges!   
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Reply #22 on: July 13, 2014, 11:58:55 AM
Now I am motivated to do the monthly PB challenges!   

Bryce :yippee: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :yippee:


Alice, my deepest congratulations. Best wishes for your next adventure... another county fair? State fair..... do they have country wide competitions? I know you'd do very well.  O0 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #23 on: July 13, 2014, 12:16:28 PM
Alice,

Just discovered this topic as I tried to catch up on missed posts.

FABULOUS - happy to see you recognized for the great works you produce.

The quality of your work is amazing. 

I appreciate that you so willingly share your expertise when we need advice.

Way to go, girl!

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Reply #24 on: April 19, 2015, 09:23:02 PM
It's time to enter the County Fairs! Look up your county and the surrounding counties online to find when yours is. Sacramento County has already closed as they have a very early schedule this year, but there are many still open. Give it a shot! Mat your paintings on white or neutral mats, don't do what I did and use colored. Big mistake.

Good luck, everyone!

This is what I won last year in 2014,


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Reply #25 on: April 19, 2015, 10:12:16 PM
Good luck this year.  Congratulations on last year, Alice!!!!

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Reply #26 on: April 19, 2015, 11:49:21 PM
 :gl2:  with this year's entries Alice and please keep us posted.  It was so exciting and we are looking forward to more excitement this year.     Patricia
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Reply #27 on: April 20, 2015, 12:50:05 PM
 :doh:   What a nice surprise!!!  :heeha: Funny how we can get so excited about the small victories that we miss recognizing the 'big' ones!  ;D    :congrats:

Best of luck with this year's entries  :gl2:


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Reply #28 on: April 21, 2015, 03:03:53 AM
I feel so silly about mixing up the awards, that I took it down. Instead, I would like to focus on helping others get ready for the fair. If you have never put anything in a contest, this is a fun way to start. You have all the excitement, preparation and anticipation of a big contest without the stress of major cash awards. I really like it and I'll give encouragement to anyone who wants to give it a shot!
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Reply #29 on: April 21, 2015, 08:03:44 AM
Sounds like fun Alice.  :gl2:
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