Painter Painting of Southwest Equestrian Sunset

© Alton I. Vance

Painter Painting of Southwest Equestrian Sunset

Rob Bishop Student 10/4/2005 12:25:35 AM

Wow! This is great, Alton. I am blown away by the color and effects.

Rob #320831

Janine Russell 10/4/2005 12:32:33 AM

Alton, the colors and the effects are gorgeous. #1914447

Ramona Rogers 10/4/2005 12:54:27 AM

This needs to be framed and hung. Very well done! #1914488

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/4/2005 1:12:25 AM

Outstanding image, Alton! #1914548

Karen Slagle 10/4/2005 6:10:50 AM

Love this. Fantastic. Yes, hang it. #1915548

Jill M. Flusemann 10/4/2005 10:26:49 AM

Fantastic effects! #1916627

Terry L. Ellis 10/4/2005 10:36:24 AM

Spectacular effects and image, Alton! I was just reading your bio and going through your outstanding gallery when I found out I am your neighbor. I live on the Norco/Riverside border at Arlington. Just wanted to say "Hi Alton!" #1916645

Natalie Kimball 10/4/2005 11:43:36 AM

Alton this is absolutely spectacular!! Superb effects on an already wonderful image!!! This MUST be framed and hung. #1916847

Stephanie A. Laird 10/4/2005 1:41:21 PM

Wonderful Alton! #1917223

Nicole Kessel 10/4/2005 8:45:58 PM

Fantastic job, Alton! #1918301

Keith L. Clayton 10/7/2005 6:01:25 PM

Gorgeous Alton!! #1928538

Melissa L. Zavadil 10/8/2005 8:19:39 PM

Very neat image!!! It is breathtaking!!! Great job!!! #1931450

Terry L. Ellis 11/23/2005 1:02:50 PM

Congratulations, again, Alton, on this superb finalist! Good luck! #2113531

Siete Meeter 11/23/2005 3:01:27 PM

Beautiful capture!!!
Congratulations on being a Finalist, good luck in the next level!!! #2114268

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/23/2005 4:20:42 PM

Very, very cool technique, great image, congratulations!! #2114526

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 11/25/2005 1:32:25 AM

Very dramatic and painterly. #2118234

Jill M. Flusemann 11/26/2005 6:20:31 AM

Congratulations on a fantastic finalist! #2121609

Jenny Bosmans 11/26/2005 12:13:30 PM

Congratulations on this superb Grand Prize Winner, Alton!! #2122651

Karen Rahlf 11/26/2005 12:18:20 PM

Very cool image. Congratulations on your win. #2122676

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/26/2005 12:28:25 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, this is fabulous Alton!! The colors are beautiful!! #2122771

KHAWLA Haddad 11/26/2005 12:40:31 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Grand Prize win what outstanding shot and work pn it well don!!!!!!! #2122893

Barbara Helgason 11/26/2005 12:41:36 PM

Congratulations on this STUNNING grand prize winner! WOW WOW WOW!!! #2122905

Kay E. Mahoney 11/26/2005 12:48:30 PM

Congratulations on your grand prize winner. It is beautiful. #2122972

Keith L. Clayton 11/26/2005 12:53:01 PM

Many congrats Alton!! #2123025

Jill Flynn 11/26/2005 12:56:27 PM

Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE win Alton! Stunning image and work. #2123060

Siete Meeter 11/26/2005 1:01:26 PM

Congratulations on your grand prize winner. It is beautiful.

#2123099

Katrina Diaz 11/26/2005 1:04:49 PM

This is beautifuly done, and I'm so pleased to see a western-themed photo win Grand Prize! This is GORGEOUS! CONGRATULATIONS! ; )
~K #2123118

Wendy Stevenson 11/26/2005 1:30:55 PM

Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE winning image Alton!!! Great perspective and colour!! #2123234

Heidi Tidd 11/26/2005 2:02:46 PM

Congratulations on your win!! Wow! This image is amazing! #2123442

Kristi A. Howson 11/26/2005 2:07:51 PM

I loved this the moment I first saw it. So glad to see it get the "BIG WIN". Truely deserving. Big congratulations to you Alton!!! #2123457

kerby lee pfrangle 11/26/2005 2:20:33 PM

COngratulations on your big win.

Very deserving image.

Kerby #2123521

Claudine Grove 11/26/2005 2:22:52 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize winner. It's gorgeous! #2123530

Murry Grigsby 11/26/2005 2:39:49 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful image and grand prize win Alton! Wonderful work to glmourize the life of the cowboy!! #2123593

Michelle Lea Guinn 11/26/2005 2:47:20 PM

YES,YES,YES!!!! I am sooooo HAPPY for you!!! Congratulations on a well deserved WIN!!!! mlg~ #2123619

Kristin M. Morales 11/26/2005 3:06:11 PM

Outstanding image and paint effects. Well deserved, congratulations. #2123720

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/26/2005 3:13:55 PM

awesome work. congrats #2123756

Susana Heide 11/26/2005 3:48:39 PM

A true masterpiece!!! CONGRATULATIONS on taking the GRAND PRIZE!! #2123853

Linda D. Lester 11/26/2005 4:05:33 PM

I have got to check out your site...this is wonderful...awesome work and CONGRATULATIONS! You won the big one! #2123877

Mary Clarke 11/26/2005 4:15:55 PM

Many, many congratulations Alton, fabulous image and well deserved the Grand Prize!! #2123891

Christine I. Doumbia 11/26/2005 4:20:04 PM

Congratulations! A well deserved Grand Prize Win! #2123895

Deborah Sandidge 11/26/2005 4:40:25 PM

Wonderful artwork, Alton, congratulations on your Grand Prize Win!! #2123928

Lorri Shank 11/26/2005 5:12:54 PM

You certainly deserve the grand prize, Alton. Beautiful artistry!!!!! #2124037

Kay Beausoleil 11/26/2005 5:44:29 PM

Congratulations on your grand prize win, Alton -- well-deserved! #2124112

Johnny Santoso 11/26/2005 6:21:48 PM

Congratulations on this Grand Prize winner Alton.! Amazing.. regards, #2124194

Terry L. Ellis 11/26/2005 6:48:58 PM

Congratulations, Alton, on this stunning Grand Prize win! Very well deserved! #2124251

Janine Russell 11/26/2005 8:09:39 PM

Alton, congratulations on your Grand Prize win. #2124512

Evy Johansen 11/26/2005 9:26:31 PM

Awesome image!! Big congratulations on your well deserved Grand Prize win, Alton! #2124694

Sharon Day 11/26/2005 10:07:18 PM

Big congratulations on this outstanding GP!!! #2124794

Dolores Neilson 11/27/2005 12:43:55 AM

Artistically rendered with beautiful light and composition, Alton! I love it! Congrats on THE grand!! Happy Holidays! #2125006

Kate Jackson 11/27/2005 1:21:30 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Grand Prize win Alton!! #2125053

Jill M. Flusemann 11/27/2005 5:16:04 AM

Congratulations! This is a fabulous work of art and you should be very proud! Great Grand Prize Winner! #2125414

Viveca Venegas 11/27/2005 5:45:36 AM

Great work of art. Congrats Alton wll desrved! #2125487

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2005 5:53:03 AM

WOW, Excellent and well deserving of the Grand Prize Alton! #2125503

Elisabeth A. Gay 11/27/2005 7:41:20 AM

Beautiful work Alton, congratulations!
ann #2126124

Ed Heaton 11/27/2005 12:38:50 PM

Well done Alton,
Congrats on this coveted award! #2127039

Janet L. Skinner 11/27/2005 2:25:37 PM

Awesome Corel work, Alton!!! I recently got Painter IX and know how much work this was. Extraordinary!! Congratulations!! #2127305

Diane Addonizio 11/27/2005 3:16:18 PM

Congratulations on your win, Alton! #2127526

Beverly Belcamino 11/27/2005 3:53:41 PM

Alton--Congratulations on your well-desrved Grand Prize--stunning image. I bought Corel Painter a few months ago and I haven't tried it yet but your image is inspiration to get to it!
Beverly #2127711

Toni Hopper 11/27/2005 4:03:23 PM

Alton! A deserving win! Congratulations! #2127767

Chris Macer 11/27/2005 4:57:07 PM

Cool creation, Alton! Congrats! #2127948

Anita Ott 11/27/2005 5:37:37 PM

Congratulations Alton, this is a great shot. Very well done. #2128159

Pat Gamwell 11/27/2005 6:21:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Alton! This doesn't come as a surprise...your artistry is ABSOLUTELY PERFECT! #2128386

Refik Arpaci 11/27/2005 7:19:57 PM

Congratulations of all for the month of October Alton! #2128724

Alton I. Vance 11/27/2005 7:26:45 PM

WOW! Thanks for all of the wonderful and encouraging comments. This was something my son, who is a designer for Troy Lee Designs, Hasbro, and Hot Wheels, ecouraged me to do. So it was somewhat of an experiment on my part. My wife didn't really like it so I almost didn't post this image but I decided to anyway. Now I'm really glad I did. I'm so happy you all enjoyed it. Of course it also gives me something to give my wife a hard time about. "I keep reminding her that this image was Grand Prize Winner." She is a wonderful sport about it and is as happy for me as I am.
Thanks again for your comments. - Alton Vance #2128754

Judith G. Secco 11/28/2005 5:19:50 AM

Hi Alton. Congratulations on this wonderful work of art! Very nicely done. I have just added Corel to my computer and am loving it. You've done a great job on this and are deserving of Grand Prize. Congrats again!!! #2129875

Cyn D Valentine 11/28/2005 7:38:06 AM

Congratulations Alton..gorgeous image so well done!! #2130324

Jeffrey Smith 11/28/2005 9:13:26 AM

Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE win Alton! Excellent image! I bought Corel Painter a few weeks ago and I haven't tried it yet but your image is inspiration to get started! How long did it take you to learn Painter? #2130709

Barbara J. Eads 11/28/2005 2:31:20 PM

Great Picture Alton, great work in corel painter. Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE. #2131678

Cathy M. Gromball 11/28/2005 5:36:59 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, Alton! Wonderful work!

Cathy :) #2132178

Katleen R. Struckle 11/28/2005 5:59:55 PM

Just gorgeous!! Congrats on your win!! #2132259

Stefan G 11/28/2005 7:49:27 PM

Outstanding work, Alton! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #2132615

Sonja Foos 11/29/2005 5:13:11 AM

Wow! Very impressive work here. Congrats! #2133704

Mike F. Anderson 11/29/2005 8:46:44 AM

Alton, I looked through your gallery and loved your many photos of the West. It's my favorite part of the country to be in and you've done an excellent job on capturing the mood and environment! Congratulations on Grand Prize - you've got a whole gallery of winners! #2134344

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/1/2005 5:48:28 AM

Just wanted to say...your gallery is beautiful. I love the pictures of the sunsets and the horses..two of my favorite things......Beautiful...your work is truly a work of art! Great Gallery!!!! #2141238

Gary Minish 12/1/2005 8:03:19 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize, Alton! Its a great image and well worth all the work. #2143687

Monika Sapek 12/1/2005 9:22:39 PM

Many congratulations on your Grand Prize Win, Alton!
Monika
#2143815

Anna Diederich 12/1/2005 10:17:37 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize win! It's very impressive!! Your gallery is incredible also!!

Anna #2143932

Alton I. Vance 12/1/2005 10:44:56 PM

Thanks again to all of you for your very encouraging comments. I've certainly enjoyed looking at many of your galleries. I wish I had more time to go through every ones gallery more thoroughly. Thank you all so much. Regards to all of you.
---Alton Vance #2143952

Tina Schmitt 12/2/2005 5:02:40 PM

Congratulations on this stunning piece of art & your win! #2147044

Abdullah AL Hazza 12/11/2005 11:42:17 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize, Alton! #2176144

Abdullah AL Hazza 12/11/2005 11:42:19 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize, Alton! #2176145

David B. Vasta 12/21/2005 9:15:57 AM

Is that really a photo? If it is I would like a blow by blow on how you did that? It almost looks like a painting?

Very Neat!

-David #2209572

Lori Carlson 12/22/2005 3:56:26 PM

Stunning work Alton! Big congrats on your big win!! :0) #2214644

James E. Coleman 3/12/2006 8:18:43 PM

Alton,
Yes I must say a topic so many people love and such a great "working" of the photo.
I love it too!

Jim #2525461

Kenneth Mucke 7/11/2006 7:03:32 PM

It is very easy to see why this won the grand prize...I am just in awe of this image and your work as a whole #3015916

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/23/2006 5:37:07 PM

Wow..took my breath away!!! Extremely beautiful colors..love your Gallery! #3621716

James E. Coleman 11/23/2006 8:02:59 PM

Alton,
Congrats to you!
One of my favorite subjects I never get to shoot!

Jim #3622950


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This photo was loaded into Corel Painter and paited by hand over the original photograph. (See my gallery for the original photo) - AIV

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner


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