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Art Show Win

I didn't take out first prize but very happy with the "Highly Commended" award with a small cash cheque!
The big benefit was that it helps to establish myself as a local practising artist.
Our local newspaper photographer photographed me beside the painting and if it gets published in Monday's Chronicle,
that will put icing on top of the cake. The work selected for the award was "The Early Bird" flying over the river.

Here are some pics taken at last night's opening.




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Re: Art Show Win

Many congrats. Expect that you have a warm glow.

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Re: Art Show Win

Thanks David.

A warm glow yes, but Sic transit gloria mundi , all glory is fleeting!
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Re: Art Show Win

Way to go. Congratulations
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Thanks BBU.
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Re: Art Show Win

Well deserved prize Mark congratulations.
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Re: Art Show Win

Just think all your works have just gone up in worth, well deserved.

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Re: Art Show Win

Phil, Ed - Thank you both.
They may have risen in worth, Ed but so far sales are static at nil

Well the show only opened last night an has 9 days to run, so here's hoping.
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Re: Art Show Win

Well done Mark, that's great news!
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Re: Art Show Win

Congrats Mark, it's always nice to have one's efforts acknowledged.

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Re: Art Show Win

You did well mate! Congratulations.
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Re: Art Show Win

Well done!
(Love the artistic beret, too. )
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Re: Art Show Win

Well deserved. Knew I should have bought early.
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Re: Art Show Win

Good to see your efforts rewarded, Mark, you must be pleased you recommenced painting.
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Re: Art Show Win

John,(Zuiko), John (Bikie), Ross, Mark, OM, David. Thanks to you each and all for your much appreciated congrats and comments. Resuming painting has given me a new lease on life. Sadly, I may not live long enough to reap the benefits of their soaring value after my demise!

Mark - I've worn a beret since age 18. I got into the feel of one doing national service - I fantasized on parachuting into France behind enemy lines to join the resistance with Arno (Peter Ustinov), it has been part of my personna ever since! ��
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