The Oil Of Life

© Melissa L. Zavadil

The Oil Of Life

Federico Collazuol 12/24/2005 2:47:34 AM

Love the effect you got, Melissa! #363671

Roger Bernabo 12/24/2005 6:27:16 AM

GREAT work Melissa! #2220111

Marsha S. Smith 12/24/2005 8:48:20 AM

Fantastic job, Melissa! Lookin' good! Kiddo #2220464

Kara L. Hendricks 12/28/2005 7:23:22 AM

This is awesome... Is this Corel 9? #2229232

Lynn Crawford 12/28/2005 5:35:25 PM

Beautiful Melissa, I love the way the your eyes look in this :) #2230692

Barbara Helgason 12/28/2005 9:25:47 PM

Looks great Melissa! #2231117

Kerby Pfrangle 12/28/2005 9:32:05 PM

Melissa she looks like a big doll.

Great effects. Kerby #2231122

Alisha L. Ekstrom 1/1/2006 12:58:34 AM

Fabulous as always!! BEAUTIFUL. Love the close up. Great effects work! #2240009

Kay E. Mahoney 1/5/2006 10:27:41 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!!! You did a fantastic job Melissa. What software did you use? #2255381

Melissa L. Zavadil 1/5/2006 12:10:44 PM

Thanks you guys! ;) I used Corel 9 . I'm really not that great at it yet but getting there little by little the program is pretty complicated with all those brushes and mediums. But, it is really different. :) #2255708

Laurence Saliba 1/16/2006 3:40:40 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful work Melissa!!!! #2293441

Janessa L. Taber-Webb 1/21/2006 2:38:49 AM

Looks like you pulled it off! Congrats on being a finalist!!! #2313281

Linda D. Lester 1/21/2006 4:12:20 AM

You did corel with out know how!! I have it and don't have a clue what to do with it!
Congratulations on the wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round! with it! I'm going to have to play. #2313498

Laura E. OConnor 1/21/2006 7:39:18 AM

Looks like your first attempt paid off, Melissa!! Congrats on your finalist!!! #2315053

Sharon C. Hinze 1/21/2006 8:10:35 AM

Couldn't have done better with your first try. I have Painter too but havn't even tried it yet! Congrats on your Finalist. S #2315355

Tammy Scott 1/21/2006 8:21:54 AM

Congratulations! #2315458

KHAWLA Haddad 1/21/2006 9:00:02 AM

YAAAAAAAAAAA Big Congratulations on This wonderful finalist,Melissa such wonderful work with painter best of luck in the next round you did awesome on this well don!!!!!!

Melissa L. Zavadil 1/21/2006 1:08:54 PM

Thanks you guys for your great comments I really appreciate it! :)

I really owe this win to KARA H!!! Shes the one that got me started on this whole corel 9 thing!! THANKS GIRL!!! YOU ROCK!! :)


Jill Flynn 1/21/2006 6:39:03 PM

WOW Melissa! Congratulations on your finalist!!! This looks great! #2319391

Rakesh Syal 1/22/2006 12:10:52 PM


Michelle Lea Guinn 1/22/2006 2:49:51 PM

Gorgeous Melissa!!! Good luck in the next round!!! mlg~ #2323364

Dale Ann Cubbage 1/22/2006 8:24:28 PM

Wow, this is soo cool Melissa! Almost surreal!

da #2324341

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 1/23/2006 4:16:07 PM

Congrats, Melissa, way to go! #2328105

Cathy M. Gromball 1/24/2006 7:19:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa!

Cathy :) #2333980

Tamera S. Phillips 9/1/2006 6:14:34 PM

Beautiful effects on this shot!! Is this you? Very well done. #3256077

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Oiled over painting. Trying out my new software! :) First attempt maybe I can get better at this -- it is a little hard! :)

Have a great day!

Uploaded on 12/23/2005 9:28:10 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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