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Uploaded: 05/15/08 4:24 AM GMT
An Open Window
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This piece took lots of time, both in terms of composition and rendering. My twin sister inspired this image. She had a mild stroke this past fall and is in the process of pulling her life back together. The old saying, "when God shuts a door, He opens a window" came to mind. I can see my sister sitting there with a new love in the not too distant future......<g> Hope you like. Thanks for looking.

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&mimi
05/15/08 6:34 AM GMT
Wow Wen you outdid yourself on this one girlfriend!!! the detail is exquisite for sure. The sun setting and shining on the house on the right...it is duplicated on open window on the right of the image as well. there is misty-like appearance over the water. extremely realistic. I like how the water and the horizon just seem to disappear together in the background.
The bird on the windowsill is lacking detail. Of course, I have no clue how you do what you do so good :)
I noticed that the edges of the table are not smooth..for some reason that caught my eye. Maybe you could enlighten me so I have a better understanding of this awesome work you do. I don't mean to be critical.....actually inquisitive :)
I love how you have the couple posed, that is such typical posture for sitting on a dock! The dog, well, a golden Labrador, right? lol
This went right to my favorites and is going to go on my desktop so i can admire it for a few more days.
Many thanks for sharing the piece of art with me :=)
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~mimi~
.pakalou94
05/15/08 8:40 AM GMT
wahoo , very wonderfull work , great , faves direct !
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::Hottrockin
05/15/08 9:52 AM GMT
Whadda gorgeous viewing of such a sweet 'n' special spot Wen!! A+
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round?? Picture Purrrfect .
.Roseman_Stan
05/15/08 12:58 AM GMT
This is what special moments are all about. Very very nice.

Stan
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“Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you” - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
.Jhihmoac
05/15/08 1:20 PM GMT
Excellent render! Into the favs!
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"Who says the music's dead in the street?...Don't know what they talk about...I like my music wakin' up the dead...Don't tell me to turn it down!!!" - Motley Crue ... Visit Jhihmoac's Gallery
.Keuakepo
05/15/08 1:26 PM GMT
Excellent work and depth. Fantastic work!!
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Kipa hou mai > (Come & visit again)
::0930_23
05/15/08 2:36 PM GMT
Just great Wendy. I think Mimi said it all. I love it and it is in my faves.

Tick
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I'll meet you at the edge of the sunlight, just behind the shadows. The Ghost
.Inkeri
05/15/08 4:25 PM GMT
A Lovely and so Romantic moment,Wendy..Wonderful details,Lovely
colors..Fabulous work.Wow.Faved.
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Kidkillsrock
05/15/08 5:43 PM GMT
i like it real good work
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.HazyHairs
05/15/08 8:41 PM GMT
Again some Beautiful 3D art work!
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.sd90man
05/16/08 12:26 AM GMT
Very nice work. That old saying is true, by the way.
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I was sad because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet... so I says to him, "Hey brother, ya wanna sell those shoes?"
::tigger3
05/16/08 2:47 AM GMT
I have faved this wonderful work of art. So inspiring.
sandi ♪ ♫
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life.
::rp64
05/16/08 2:47 AM GMT
Caught this in the VB and scored it VERY high. I cannot believe it is a render, it looks much more like a painting of some sort. Excellent, excellent work.

I hope your sister does well on her road to recovery, i will say a prayer for her, as I'm sure many others here will as well.
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"'Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, "WOW! What a ride!"'
::RKG
05/16/08 4:20 AM GMT
Superb work!
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::phasmid
05/17/08 3:12 AM GMT
It was in my render folder as soon as I saw it in the voting booth..sorry to be so late to tell you that I love this!

:)PJ
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We don’t make art to show someone what something looks like. All this requires is eyes (or a lens). Art is supposed to have meaning, emotion, power, or magic. Alan & Mario "FourThirds"
.EmilyH
05/17/08 12:05 AM GMT
This is absolutely stunning work. Great detail!
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. -- Albert Einstein
.DixieNormus
05/17/08 4:48 PM GMT
Magnifique! This ones beyond terrific. Amazing work. =)
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.gonedigital
05/19/08 9:45 PM GMT
It's great to see your talent develop Wen
This is very fine work of a personal nature too. :o)
I hope your sister makes a good recovery
Regards Phil
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Big brother's watching you :o) A mistreated dog should try to leave a deposit on their masters best carpet, after all it's important to establish who's boss ... My gallery is here.
::verenabloo
08/04/08 6:18 AM GMT
Wendy you just gave me a most wonderful idea!! I love this window effect. I can't paint people at all, but I would love to paint a canvas painting with a beach scene, and then the windows opening up to it..would you mind if I used your idea? I have been searching for something new to paint..I would love to give this a try...please let me know. THis is just exciting..verena
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If you can't make waves--- make ripples!!
.DragonQueen
08/06/08 6:52 PM GMT
i love your pixs
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.mmynx34
08/16/08 9:02 PM GMT
AWSOME!!!
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Marietha ****Live every day as if it's your last... and take "pictures" of it ;) ****
artlvr
09/09/08 5:54 AM GMT
Super great! it has a Daliesque look to it.
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.GunnerMan
12/01/08 10:39 PM GMT
Looks great, I think emotionaly tied images are our best work. I am rendering a scene that was very emotionaly inspired and I think it is going to be my best render yet. This is great scene and it seems to say exactly what I think all you need in life is a good woman/man, a house, a sailboat, and a good dog.
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The easyest way to get a critique out of someone is to think about what they didn't tell you.

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