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17 September 2020, 03:59
MikeBurke
Wife’s first buffalo painting
My wife paints, birds mostly. I asked her to paint something Africa.

This was her first “Africa” related painting.




17 September 2020, 06:14
Beretta682E
Very nice.

Mike


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17 September 2020, 13:51
fairgame
Not bad at all Mike. Next painting try leaving a 4-inch margin around the work which enables you to shift the composition if need be. This one is a bit right side heavy.

Well done.


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17 September 2020, 16:36
Dall85
Great painting. Asymmetrical is part of nature...peeking from the edge!


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17 September 2020, 19:40
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Great depth!
19 September 2020, 00:18
dukxdog
I think it's very special. Nice work!


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20 September 2020, 00:05
MikeBurke
Thanks to all for the comments. She enjoys painting and I believe she is talented, but my opinion is obviously biased.
20 September 2020, 00:14
MikeBurke
A few more she painted.




21 September 2020, 01:29
dukxdog
Top notch. I'd hang any in my house. Lucky you! Mine is a violin player.


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23 September 2020, 01:01
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She has birds figured out, that is for sure!
24 September 2020, 23:15
L. David Keith
Very nice, has she tried any of the African birds; Rollers, Bee Eaters, Parrots, Waterfowl?


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25 September 2020, 02:14
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Yep, fish eagle would be cool!
25 September 2020, 04:41
Bill73
Excellent work,very talented tu2


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25 September 2020, 06:55
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Very nice paintings!


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15 May 2021, 06:58
domit
would the buff be for sale?
21 May 2021, 20:07
AnotherAZWriter
Wow; very talented


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23 May 2021, 08:33
Brian Canada
Very good work. First African painting! Awesome.
Both pleasant and exciting. The opaque background adds a lot to the impact. I feel like he is a sleepy old bull who is waking up and just starting to develop some troublesome ideas about me. I want to walk back off slowly and just disappear into the bush.
Also, I like the birds.
I hope to see more of her lovely work.
Please keep painting. Brian
23 May 2021, 22:44
Grizzly Adams1
quote:
Originally posted by MikeBurke:
Thanks to all for the comments. She enjoys painting and I believe she is talented, but my opinion is obviously biased.


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25 May 2021, 05:10
MikeBurke
quote:
Originally posted by domit:
would the buff be for sale?


Thanks for the inquiry but it is not for sale.
25 May 2021, 05:11
MikeBurke
Thanks to everybody for the comments and compliments!!
26 May 2021, 05:52
cal pappas
Wow! Amazing skill! I appreciate such work as I can't even draw a damn circle. I assume your wife's work will be in a gallery for sale somewhere. The buffalo looks pissed--just as he should!
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