Beach Baby

© Alana Ibe

Beach Baby

Tamera S. Phillips 7/20/2006 3:33:04 PM

A lot of work but I really like it Alana. Very cute. #487859

Melissa G. Meiselman 7/20/2006 3:34:40 PM

Well done, Alana!! #3055758

Sharon King 7/20/2006 4:57:58 PM

This is so cute, it looks like a cartoon! I love this! #3055931

Denise M. Snyder 7/20/2006 5:13:30 PM

I LOVE this! Great job! #3055982

Alana Ibe 7/20/2006 5:56:13 PM

Thank you so much, everyone, for your kind comments! I really appreciate it! #3056111

Kenneth Mucke 7/20/2006 8:33:54 PM

I APPLAUD the work you did in this Alana...Brilliant workmanship....I love the vibrance of it all.... #3056621

Dawn Leslie 7/20/2006 9:41:37 PM

Beautiful Alana! #3056830

Jill Odice 7/20/2006 11:49:28 PM

This is wonderul. It would be so cute as a framed poster for a child's room! #3056986

Alana Ibe 7/21/2006 7:45:49 AM

So GOOD to hear from all of you!!!! A big GIANT thank you to all for all of your very kind comments!!!! #3058979

Kay E. Mahoney 7/21/2006 10:17:25 AM

Fantastic capture. Awesome work on this. Love it. #3059566

The Judges at 7/21/2006 10:23:41 AM

Wow, this looks so good as a watercolor/painting. the colors are so bright and cheery. I am sure the shot was good before you painted it but I do like the effect now-good job. #3059585

Alana Ibe 7/21/2006 11:05:05 AM

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!! I SOOOOOOOO appreciate it!!! :) #3059673

Lynne Morris 7/21/2006 12:23:37 PM

Wow Alana what a beautiful image, wonderful work, awesome! #3059861

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 7/21/2006 1:56:48 PM

Oh, this is absolutely stunning! Such a cute capture. And the effects - awesome! #3060275

Alana Ibe 7/21/2006 7:07:57 PM

Thank you so much, Lynne and Kirsten!!! Thanks for stopping by!! #3060962

Diana L. Ralph 7/31/2006 12:15:51 PM

GORGEOUS, Alana! I'll have to try Jeremy's palet knife. I love the colors... this could be a BEAUTIFUL poster! I love the reflection that you captured too! #3106542

Alana Ibe 8/1/2006 8:12:43 AM

Thank you so much, Diana! You will love his palette knife, it has really great results when you vary the size constantly. Thank you for all of your kind comments! #3110121

Sherry S. Boles 8/1/2006 10:10:27 PM

HOW CUTE!!! :) #3112845

DiAnna F. Paulk 8/2/2006 5:36:54 AM

Wow! This is an eye-catcher for sure!! Beatiful work! The composition and colors are wonderful!

Thank you so much for your kind comment on "Mommy's Sleepy Baby." #3114151

Alana Ibe 8/2/2006 8:17:02 AM

Thank you so much, Sherry and DiAnna! So glad you stopped by to comment! #3114739

Mary N C. Taitt 8/6/2006 10:09:39 PM

Fun painting, Alana, very colorful and summery--and cool! Mary :-D #3132580

Alana Ibe 8/7/2006 8:39:09 AM

Mary, thank you for commenting!!! #3134684

Cyn Valentine 8/7/2006 8:48:11 AM

So adorable!!Great PS work!! #3134714

Alana Ibe 8/8/2006 6:39:23 PM

Thank you Cyn!!!! #3140765

Erica Murphy 8/8/2006 8:35:04 PM

Great job on this! It's very well done.

Erica #3141073

Alana Ibe 8/9/2006 8:49:29 AM

Thank you so much, Erica! #3143523

Dr Silly 8/15/2006 6:08:33 AM

Beautiful, love your painting of this shot. :O)

Virginia Leone 8/15/2006 1:29:30 PM

Great photo, the color and effect enhance the wonderful details! #3167876

Alana Ibe 8/16/2006 7:10:14 AM

Dr. S and Virginia, Thank you SO much for your kind comments!!!! #3171387

She-She Killough 8/26/2006 12:35:31 AM

Hey Big CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD!!! Awesome Alana!!!

Sheesh #3216173

Lynne Morris 8/26/2006 12:36:29 AM

Congratulations Alana a well deserved POTD and I am sure we will see this again in the winners list :) #3216175

Siete Meeter 8/26/2006 12:39:22 AM

Fantastic capture. Awesome work on this. Love it.a well deserved POTD


Helen N. McHugh 8/26/2006 1:14:21 AM

Just beautiful, Alana! The effects are stunning! Congratulations on your well deerved POTD!! #3216255

Karen Engelbreth 8/26/2006 1:37:54 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Alana!! #3216344

Joy Rector 8/26/2006 2:49:19 AM

congrats on the POTD #3216457

Judyann Plante 8/26/2006 3:44:44 AM

Excellent image and work! congrstulations on this beautiful POTD.

Judyann ><>


Terri L. Scribner 8/26/2006 4:13:32 AM

Great work, Alana!! This is just beautiful!! Congrats on your POTD!! #3216653

Kay E. Mahoney 8/26/2006 4:32:14 AM

Congratulations on our beautiful picture of the day. I loved it the first time I saw it. #3216710

Kenneth Mucke 8/26/2006 5:10:48 AM

Way to Go Alana...Congrats on your POTD #3216885

Mary Clarke 8/26/2006 5:27:38 AM

Congratulations on POTD Alana, this is wonderful #3216954

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/26/2006 5:29:22 AM

beautiful work! congrats on potd! #3216958

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/26/2006 5:44:51 AM

Congrats on potd! Should be a winner! I love her little foot raised and the reflection. Your effects are outstanding.
jo ann c. #3217049

Cathy Barrows 8/26/2006 6:06:39 AM

WOW...this is extraordinary...well deserved POTD and should truly be a winner #3217136

Sharrie Thomas 8/26/2006 6:09:01 AM

I love the effects you did on this. It is such a cute shot. #3217141

RC Fritz 8/26/2006 6:13:38 AM

Awesome effects, Alana. Congratas on your POTD! #3217156

Susi Lawson 8/26/2006 6:16:25 AM

Congrats Alana! This is great, love the bold color! #3217166

Lindley Johnson 8/26/2006 6:44:11 AM

Love the way you caught her in mid-stride with her hands holding her hat. Great use of color and effects, too. Congratulations on your POTD! #3217283

Linda R. Baker 8/26/2006 6:45:13 AM

Just saw your photo of the day...WOW it is Great! #3217285

Ken Smith 8/26/2006 6:47:41 AM

Congratulationa, Alana!! Beautiful. #3217291

Crossroad Photography 8/26/2006 6:57:28 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Alana! #3217325

Terry L. Ellis 8/26/2006 7:12:27 AM

Congratulations, Alana, on this delightfully, charming POTD! #3217379

Datha Y. Thompson 8/26/2006 7:35:48 AM

Big Congrats Alana!! AWESOME work!! #3217461

Alana Ibe 8/26/2006 7:37:46 AM

Oh my gosh, everyone!!!!! Thank you SO much for all of your incredible comments!!! I just woke up, sat down at my computer, coffee and hand, and realized I had a POTD. I am totally shocked and thrilled at the same time!!!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!! #3217470

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/26/2006 7:43:01 AM

What a sweet image, Alana - Congrats on your POTD! #3217484

Kathleen R. Struckle 8/26/2006 7:43:28 AM

Absolutely adorable. Wonderful work!!
Congrats on POTD!! #3217486

Joe Ciccone 8/26/2006 8:18:14 AM

Fantastic Job...congrats on this POD..cheers #3217610

Victoria Gonzalez 8/26/2006 8:53:55 AM

What a lovely photo. I love what you did to it. congratulations.
I also viewed you gallery you take lovely photographs. great job. #3217717

Theresa Marie Jones 8/26/2006 9:26:55 AM

A Masterpeice! Congratulations!! #3217824

Diane L. Thomas 8/26/2006 12:00:03 PM

Alana, Adorable, love the effects. Diane Thomas #3218124

Cyn Valentine 8/26/2006 12:01:04 PM

Congrats Alana!! Beautiful work! #3218129

Milan Banik 8/26/2006 12:03:02 PM

excellent effect on lovely shot.
congrates on your potd! #3218134

Wendy Stevenson 8/26/2006 12:33:42 PM

Congratulations Alana on this sweet POTD! Love the bright happy colours and painterly effects! Well done! #3218204

Kay E. Mahoney 8/26/2006 12:36:01 PM

Congratulations again on this beautiful. NOt only did it get POTD it also got finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3218214

Alana Ibe 8/26/2006 12:42:37 PM

Thank you everyone for your very kind and uplifting comments!!!! My jaw has totally dropped on this one, and I am SO inspired and humbled by everyone's incredibly kind support! Thank you all!!!!!!!!!! #3218260

Jim [popeyesİ] Naso 8/26/2006 12:54:07 PM

Wonderful capture and creativity. Congrats on your successes. #3218374

Kenneth Mucke 8/26/2006 1:03:12 PM

Way to go Alana...Many congrats on this georgous finalist #3218459

Serena Pierce 8/26/2006 1:04:06 PM

Fantastic post work! Congratulations on finalist and pod!! #3218470

Datha Y. Thompson 8/26/2006 1:45:13 PM

BIG CONGRATS!! Well deserved!! :0) #3218837

Denise M. Snyder 8/26/2006 1:56:00 PM

Congratulations! I knew this one was a winner! #3218952

Trudy L. Smuin 8/26/2006 2:24:09 PM

This is VERY cute Alana....Your gallery is great, I Love your work!
Congrats on the POTD!! #3219305

Janine Russell 8/26/2006 2:58:31 PM

Alana, cute capture; excellent colors, clarity, composition, detail and effects; congratulations on your finalist and POTD. #3219714

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/26/2006 3:38:38 PM

Very creative image, congratulations on your double wins!! #3220213

Paul Sikora 8/26/2006 4:38:05 PM

Congratulations #3220663

Judyann Plante 8/26/2006 6:42:26 PM

congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Alana!!!

Judyann ><> #3221699

Amy JACKSON 8/26/2006 6:48:32 PM

Wonderful image, Alana!! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD!!! :) #3221759

mike mcclelland 8/26/2006 6:59:05 PM

neat job! I think it is so challenging to use the multitude of options in the current editing programs without butchering the original, but this is such a fun picture! now my kids are begging to go to the beach! :) #3221883

Alana Ibe 8/26/2006 9:38:06 PM

A HUGE thanks to everyone for your kind comments! I appreciate every one of you so VERY much!!! #3223316

Mary E. Heinz 8/26/2006 9:47:58 PM

This is absolutely awesome ! #3223368

Julie Robinson 8/26/2006 11:52:41 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #3223606

Lori Carlson 8/27/2006 7:02:06 AM

Darling shot Alana! And I love what you have done with it! I can't believe how much it looks like a painting....very neat! With that foot up, you can really "feel" her movement. Congrats on you POTD!! :0) #3225534

RC Fritz 8/27/2006 8:50:42 AM

This has to be a Winner, Alana!

Diana L. Ralph 8/27/2006 1:18:59 PM

This is sooooo beautiful, and well deserved winner - it won't surprise me if it goes to the very top! Congrats, Alana! #3227365

Jill Odice 8/27/2006 3:03:45 PM

Congrats Alana! This is wonderfully adorable :-) #3227892

Photographer 8/27/2006 9:16:17 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Alana ! #3229624

Sylvia Rossler 8/27/2006 9:52:04 PM

Big congrats Alana :O) #3229718

Hendrik Storme 8/28/2006 4:04:04 AM

Great work!!! Congratulations!!! #3230818

Alana Ibe 8/28/2006 6:31:15 AM

Thank you SO VERY MUCH everyone for your kind and generous comments!!!!!!!!!!! #3231849

Melody Molinaro 8/28/2006 8:41:16 AM

yes what a GREAT picture. I love it. Beautiful colors! #3232681

Melody Molinaro 8/28/2006 8:41:18 AM

yes what a GREAT picture. I love it. Beautiful colors! #3232683

Alana Ibe 8/28/2006 10:14:20 AM

Thank you so much, Melody, for taking the time to comment!!! I appreciate it! #3233255

Baqer Mohd Jawad 8/28/2006 10:35:29 AM

Really this is great .. love it ! congrats Alana #3233385

Alana Ibe 8/28/2006 11:59:00 AM

Thank you, Baqer! I appreciate it! #3233922

Dr Silly 8/29/2006 10:31:04 AM

Congratulation on your POTD and your finalist. :O)

Alana Ibe 8/29/2006 10:41:44 AM

Thank you so much, Dr. S!!!! #3239896

Kristi A. Howson 8/29/2006 9:34:33 PM

Congratulations on this marvelous Finalist Allen. I just love everything about it. I thought I had posted to it earlier but it looks like I didn't. #3242208

Kristi A. Howson 8/29/2006 9:41:11 PM

Ah...I meant Alana *S*. You have some remarkable work in your gallery. You are very talented. #3242216

Alana Ibe 8/30/2006 9:28:23 AM

Kristi, thanks so much for stopping by and commenting!!! I appreciate it! #3244854

Diana L. Ralph 8/30/2006 9:23:54 PM

Alana, I'm REALLY surprised that this didn't get TOP honors. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS!!!! #3247294

Alana Ibe 8/31/2006 6:45:46 AM

Diana, thank you so much for your support and encouraging words!!! I deeply appreciate them!!!! #3249199

Allan L. Dy 10/8/2006 1:10:39 AM

Love this Alana! Better (indeed!!!) late than never...:) #3421249

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 12/22/2006 2:25:56 AM

This shot is absolutely cunning, Alana ... this shot would be cunning irregardless of the colors .... but, the colors are striking right along with the that cute little lady dancing around ...

Steve Hurkett #3727829

Alana Ibe 12/22/2006 11:32:33 AM

Thank you, Steve!!! I'm so glad you like this! I appreciate your comments! #3729892

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/3/2007 11:38:12 AM

I have added this to my favorite photos, Alana. Just to let you know, and I hope you'll never remove it from your gallery. #4597020

Alana Ibe 8/5/2007 7:31:33 PM

You are so sweet, Kirsten!!!! Thank you , and I'm so glad you like this one!!!! #4606008

Dianna Murphy 2/7/2008 7:57:59 AM

This should be on a greeting card or better yet a billboard. Just wonderful! #5458409

Alana Ibe 2/9/2008 12:04:41 PM

Thank you very much for the nice comments, Dianna! #5469519

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Found this little cutie playing on the beach, and painted her in Painter 9. Used mostly Jeremy Artist Palette Knife and Distortion Brush.

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Uploaded on 7/20/2006 1:10:09 PM Photo Contest Finalist Photo of the Day

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