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Uploaded: 04/21/07 9:27 PM GMT
Slow and Steady
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oil on canvas. I'm always looking for ways to improve, please leave your comments, and critisism is ALWAYS welcome! Thanks for looking:)

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.dusa1947
04/23/07 3:42 AM GMT
Love it! The flame-like movement of the foliage and flowers is in elegant contrast to the studied serenity of the tortoise. Super lavender shadows and palest pink light. Perfect as is, no room for improvement.
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.Rephaite
04/24/07 1:11 AM GMT
I love it! You're very talented! I always have trouble keeping the brush steady :P I'm not much of a painter I guess.
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.RVK
04/24/07 9:12 AM GMT
Simply great! The flowers directly above the tortoises head could be more like the ones on the left. But it is quite perfect this way too. Whis I could paint like that. But I can't, so gotta stick to photography...
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.bfrank
04/24/07 10:45 PM GMT
Great job Shannon. I think you are very talented.
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Life's moments are sweet. I just want to capture all that I can of them.
.JasonSemko
04/24/07 10:53 PM GMT
This is great! Everything is in place, no congestion
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::nessalovesnature
05/05/07 6:17 AM GMT
ooooo.....I love him! what a sweet painting!
Peace and understanding always,
Nessa
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Peace, Love, and Understanding Always, Nessa
.munchkinn
10/29/07 4:20 PM GMT
That is a very nice piece. I love the colours, and it almost makes me want to just pick him up and take him home. I think the only thing that I would complain about is those weeds that you placed in front of him, just a little distracting. But, overall, great piece!
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Assīduūs ūsus unī reī dēditūs et ingenium et artem saepe vincīt.
.dustycat
05/17/08 2:09 AM GMT
I like everything about this! You are very talented. He's in my favorites.
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.crazycrowson
07/30/09 4:10 AM GMT
The tortoise itself is fabulous. I wouldn't change a thing in this pic (I'm a water color user myself; honestly, I couldn't hack oils). It seems as though he's against the wall though, or perhaps you got a little bored with painting the foliage. However, the foliage that I do see is georgeous and painted in such a way that it's perfect for it's location. You did a great job on this.
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"It's easier to worry, than it is to pray."
::seanbnd
10/21/09 3:05 AM GMT
This painting is stunning. I use charcoal, never have tried oils but after seeing this I might want to try painting with it myself.
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"When good things are unraveling the bad things come undone"
Logun7
12/13/09 6:02 PM GMT
.·:*¨¨*:·.VERY.·:*¨¨*:·.GOOD.·:*¨¨*:·.JOB.·:*¨¨*:·.
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єvєrч dαч ís α gíft.....thαt ís whч ít ís cαllєd thє prєsєnt!
.StarLite
09/14/10 1:20 PM GMT
Like in a fairy tale...it's beautiful!
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Life is what you make of it! My Gallery

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