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EMMA. Painting.
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EMMA.   Painting.
EMMA. Painting.
Painted for Keith Butler....hope you like it Keith...
Painted using Corel Painter....

© Avril Young
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  Photo taken by Keith Butler
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© Avril Young
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Avril Young
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    Keith sent me a photo of his Granddaughter to paint....

5/27/2009 2:45:17 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Lovely capture here Avril,Doug

5/27/2009 2:46:08 AM

 
William F. Clair
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Let's see...will he like it? Beyond any doubt. Wish I had your talent. I have to use an auto painter. :(

5/27/2009 2:50:16 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Brilliant photo and astonishingly good painting, Avril.

5/27/2009 2:54:22 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Fantastic image and painting, Avril! A winner!

5/27/2009 2:58:31 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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beautiful work Avril!!

5/27/2009 3:08:56 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Lovely work on this Avril. What a precious gift for Keith.

5/27/2009 3:16:50 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Lovely image and work, Avril.

Dominick

5/27/2009 3:18:37 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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You did that so very well, Avril!

5/27/2009 3:35:47 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Lovely work, Avril!!!

5/27/2009 5:09:12 AM

 
Keith Butler
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No Avril I do not like it... "I LOVE IT " thanks so much for taking the time to do this. You are very talented. My daughter will will be very pleased with this keepsake of Emma. Thanks again. Keith

5/27/2009 5:33:32 AM

 
Avril Young
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so happy you liked it Keith, it was great to paint...I added a little bit more sand to the photo, hope you dont mind...this is the first time I have painted sand and water...loved doing it...
hope your daugher and Emma likes it too..

5/27/2009 5:42:17 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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I am with Keith....I LOVE IT too and a new fav for me.

5/27/2009 6:14:38 AM

 
Lana Arcemont
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This is outstanding!
Especially like her hair!

5/27/2009 7:35:41 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a beautiful image!

5/27/2009 8:08:32 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Avril, this is an exquisite painting...you did such a great job, here!! Your work really adds a lot to an already beautiful photo!!!

5/27/2009 9:36:38 AM

 
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This is wonderful, Avril. So kind to do this for Keith. You are so talented.

5/27/2009 10:57:30 AM

 
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
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Fantastic image.

5/27/2009 10:59:48 AM

 
Toni Riggs
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Beautiful work done on this!!!

5/27/2009 2:03:07 PM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Fabulous work, Avril. Very very beautiful image.

5/27/2009 2:50:50 PM

 
John Connolly
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A very skillfully produced image Avril! I am really impressed with the result, and thanks for posting the original for comparison!

5/27/2009 3:16:41 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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oh my... spectacular work of art Avril!!!!

5/27/2009 11:24:42 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Wow beautifull work by both of you Avril!!Brett

5/28/2009 1:13:44 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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beautiful painting, great work....

5/28/2009 2:21:43 AM

 
Rajeev 270293 Kashyap
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Excellent Work Avril!

5/28/2009 11:06:17 AM

 
maria I. Warren
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wow your work is so awesome this is very pretty

5/29/2009 12:38:27 AM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Fantastic work, gorgeous image!!

5/29/2009 4:14:33 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful capture and work. Great job, Keith and Avril. Congratulations on the EP.

5/31/2009 7:57:07 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Wonderful work of art Avril!

6/1/2009 8:29:23 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Lovely work Avril!

6/2/2009 3:09:40 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Gorgeous work!

6/4/2009 4:09:43 AM

 
William F. Clair
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You are at the top!!!
Ang and Nancy say hi. They are no longer members and can't comment.

6/6/2009 12:59:11 AM

 
Kerry Hill
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Absolutely gorgeous, Avril!!

6/8/2009 1:34:00 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Beautifully painted, Avril!

6/8/2009 3:00:20 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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WOW how did I miss this beauty Avril, the effects are stunning, I love it.

6/8/2009 9:04:58 AM

 
A P
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Outstanding Avril. We're all putting you to work huh? LOL Congratz on a well deserved EfP.

6/8/2009 10:59:22 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful work, avril...

6/9/2009 1:51:19 PM

 
Manuel Barrera
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So many great artist in BP and you are one of them

6/14/2009 6:01:21 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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What a lucky girl, mom, and dad to have this beautiful keepsake of such a lovely girl, in such a perfect setting, so beautifully executed. Just outstanding, Avril! (and Keith!)
Patti

6/15/2009 2:00:52 AM

 
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Nothing unusual here. Its just another EXQUISITE PAINTERLY EFFECTS that you have mastered so well, Avril. Open up a shop, will ya!! FAVED.

Usman.

6/15/2009 3:14:19 AM

 
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So beautiful Avril!! Fabulous mood and expression here!!

6/15/2009 8:11:08 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Gorgeous image and wonderful painting work, Avril!

6/15/2009 9:55:07 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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LOve it!Outstanding image,Avril!Beautifully done!

6/18/2009 2:44:48 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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What's that I smell in that ocean breeze?

AH YES! GOLD FROM THE WINNERS CIRCLE! I HOPE TO SEE THIS ONE THERE AVRIL.

It's deserves to be!!! -Laura :)

6/19/2009 8:55:43 AM

 
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!!

6/19/2009 12:36:23 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

6/19/2009 12:45:21 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on your finalist, Avril. This is so beautiful.

6/19/2009 12:49:26 PM

 
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6/19/2009 2:01:30 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats Avril!

6/19/2009 2:48:49 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Avril.

6/19/2009 4:40:53 PM

 
William F. Clair
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You are the BEST!!!!

6/19/2009 5:30:02 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations, Avril...so well deserved!
Patti

6/19/2009 5:33:12 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Avril!

6/19/2009 5:33:43 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!

6/19/2009 5:51:54 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Avril!

6/19/2009 5:53:12 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Just so you know, Avril, I left my last comment on here BEFORE IT WENT FINALIST!!! HA! AM I GOOD AT PREDICTING OR WHAT?

HUGE CONGRATS LADY! I BET YOU ARE THRILLED!!!

-Laura

6/19/2009 6:31:58 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Big congrats on this wonderful finalist!

6/19/2009 7:37:13 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Avril!!

6/19/2009 8:34:50 PM

 
Avril Young
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Wow, I am so happy...woke up this morning to find this out...thanks so much for all your comments!!

can you see the big smile on my face, I am over the moon ha ha

6/19/2009 8:35:18 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations on your wonderful creation. WTG! Dianna

6/19/2009 9:03:21 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Awesome Avril I could hear you from here!!Congratulations Brett!!!

6/19/2009 9:17:56 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats!

6/19/2009 9:27:54 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Huge Congratulations on this STUNNING finalist! AMAZING work and well done.

6/19/2009 9:49:01 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Lovely Avril! Congratulations on your finalist!

6/19/2009 9:57:44 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Beautiful! Congratulations Avril, on your outstanding finalist!

6/20/2009 2:42:23 AM

 
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Congrats

6/20/2009 3:29:13 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Congratulations Avril! This is a beautiful rendition of Keith's granddaughter! I know he will be happy to know of your finalist!

6/20/2009 4:11:15 AM

 
Karen K. Givens
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Congratulations on your finalist Avril, love this!!!

6/20/2009 5:01:34 AM

 
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Congrats Avril on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff

6/20/2009 5:46:27 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Huge Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Avril, beautiful work.

6/20/2009 5:48:51 AM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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YAYYYYYYYY!!! Huge congrats on this marvelous finalist Avril!!

6/20/2009 7:21:45 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Avril, this was a winner from the moment you posted it. Congratulations and good luck in the next round!

6/20/2009 7:47:44 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Beautiful work Avril ~ many congrats on your finalist!

6/20/2009 10:01:08 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Gorgeous presentation!!! Great artistic image, Avril!!! Congratulations on this Finalist!!!

6/20/2009 10:14:21 AM

 
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What a difference the artwork makes!!! I'm so glad to see this beautiful image again. I hope it wins even more. Huge congrats, Avril.

6/20/2009 10:31:53 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations, Avril.

6/20/2009 12:43:07 PM

 
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Awesome Avril, congratulations, bet we see this again!

jo ann c.

6/20/2009 1:45:45 PM

 
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Congratulations, Avril, on your beautiful finalist! Deb

6/20/2009 2:26:04 PM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your finalist award Avril, great work!

6/20/2009 3:10:17 PM

 
A P
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Congratulations Avril. I know this made both you and Keith happy. Best of luck in the next round.

6/20/2009 5:52:04 PM

 
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Lovely image and fx, Avril. WTG, CONGRATS!!

Usman.

6/21/2009 1:53:16 AM

 
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Beautiful painting of a wonderful photo, Avril!

6/21/2009 12:22:53 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations Avril, very well done!

6/21/2009 4:52:01 PM

 
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This is beautiful Avril! Congrats!

6/21/2009 8:27:41 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge congratulations Avril!!

6/23/2009 1:20:08 AM

 
Chris Ebben
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I agree with all of the above comments. Great paint work. Good on you=^..^=

7/17/2009 6:22:55 PM

 
Diane L. Thomas
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Beautifully painted.

8/7/2009 11:37:26 AM

 
Sherri A. Belack
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Congrats...Fantastic work! Your painting work is OUTSTANDING....

8/22/2009 4:34:16 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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VERY belated Congratulations for this delightful work of art making finalist, Avril! You really have the knack for painting effects, and the capture itself is so lovely.

9/1/2009 12:52:32 AM

 
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Everything is spot on here Avril...quality image and the PS work is perfect. ngrats

10/12/2009 6:55:05 AM

 
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Amazing image Avril! Fantastic paint work here.You have inspired me to give this a try. I personally think it deserves much more than a finalist. Congrats on the award though.

7/21/2010 8:18:46 AM

 
Julie Christiansen
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You did a wonderful job.

8/3/2010 5:00:37 AM

 
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