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Spring On The Mountain by DonBowling Spring On The Mountain by DonBowling
Oil on 18"X 24" canvas
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:iconchristineanne25:
As soon as I saw this painting, I instantly loved it.

I love how well you did the snow-capped mountains, it's almost hard to believe that this is a painting. It looks more of a photograph. I love how you put it together - the sky, the mountains, the grass, the flowers, everything.

I think that the sky would need more yellows, and a light shade of blue, but other than that, I think the pinks in the sky are really, really nice. Seeing this makes me simply happy. :3

This is going to be my desktop background, and I hope I did critiquing this correctly.
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:iconannieoakley64:
Ah, Bob Ross and William Alexander would both have a big smile on their face while they viewed this painting. The colors that Don has chosen in this painting are very warm and inviting, even though there is snow above the tree line, I still want to wander through the fields of purple Lupines and into the lodgepole pines. I love it when an artist can work a pallet knife to create mountains of snow, which Don has done very well.These mountains really pop! He has created a good contrast between the light and shadowed areas of the mountains, which makes it look like the sun is out and shining bright, warming the hillside. My eyes are constantly moving throughout this painting looking at all the details, even as far as noticing the birds riding the thermal waves above the mountain peaks. I really enjoy this painting, although I might be a bit partial, since this reminds me of the Rocky Mountains in my backyard :) Two Thumbs up Don!
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bigartisteArt Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I checked out your gallery again and you just are great with the 3D effect! I love this one too!
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DonBowling Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!  You're very kind!
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bigartisteArt Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem. 
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:iconfire-tiger99:
Firstly, your shadowing skills are great. Secondly, the paysage itself is beautiful and thirdly.0, you are able to creat a mystic effect with our choice of color! The violet in the background suits so well with the white of the mountains
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DonBowling Dec 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so very much!
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FrozenFeather Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful
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DonBowling Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks very much!
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Speck2 Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This speaks to me as I have been to a place such as this, brilliant my friend!
Cindy
:heart: :hug:
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DonBowling Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks very much, Cindy!
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Speck2 Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
So welcome. :hug:
Cindy
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