Painting of a horse called Connie.

© Avril Young

Painting of a horse called Connie.

Bill Knaps 1/29/2009 12:38:07 AM

Oh Wow Avril, This is so beautiful. A winner. Bill #1075197

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/29/2009 12:41:38 AM

Connie is gorgeous, this is unique and beautiful Avril! #7100762

Teresa A. Burnett 1/29/2009 12:43:28 AM

Love it, Avril!! Fantastic painting!! Love the lighting and tones, and the bg is perfect!! #7100772

Avril Young 1/29/2009 12:45:13 AM

Heavens I am trying to see the photos of the day, but for some reason I can see nothing...I wonder why???? #7100777

Stefania Barbier 1/29/2009 12:45:43 AM

SPECTACULAR painting..... wow well done Avril! #7100780

Brett Dolsen 1/29/2009 12:56:10 AM

Beautifull effects and animal Portrait Avril!!Great Work!!Brett #7100837

Paul E. Earl 1/29/2009 12:57:02 AM

Gorgeous, Avril!! #7100843

Tommy E. Burgess 1/29/2009 1:01:55 AM

WOW Avril!! Sure hope we see this again. Absolutely gorgeous!! #7100866

Karen Engelbreth 1/29/2009 1:06:44 AM

Beautiful portrait, Avril! #7100885

Carol Teal 1/29/2009 1:07:37 AM

Beautiful horse and color and wonderful paint work! I love it! #7100889

Laura E. Swan 1/29/2009 1:18:02 AM

Oh! This is stunning, Avril. Wish I had your talent AND your PS! Ha! This is a true winner!!! -Laura :) #7100942

Kerry Hill 1/29/2009 1:24:44 AM

Fantastic horse portrait!!! Beautifully done, Avril!!! #7100962

Paul Michko 1/29/2009 1:38:33 AM

Wonderfully done, Avril. #7100986

Michelle Alton 1/29/2009 1:58:38 AM

Your paintings are sensational, Avril, and this one is brilliant and gorgeous. #7101022

Yulianto Soeroso 1/29/2009 2:07:38 AM

Regard to Connie love it hahaha nice work #7101044

Mike Clime 1/29/2009 2:13:39 AM

Excellent painting and a pretty horse! #7101057

Manuel Barrera 1/29/2009 2:33:24 AM

a true artist, #7101099

Douglas Pignet 1/29/2009 2:39:52 AM

Beautiful comp and DD work here Avril....This is a winner for sure...Doug #7101116

Aimee S. McMaster 1/29/2009 2:51:55 AM another magnificent painting Avril...Aimee #7101161

Tammy M. Anderson 1/29/2009 3:16:00 AM

Stunning piece of art, Avril. Beautiful work. #7101209

Nikki McDonald 1/29/2009 4:30:17 AM

Very nicely painted, Avril. This jumped off the Recent Entries page -- had to comment. Lighting and tones are as beautiful as the effects. #7101426

Robert R. Goodman 1/29/2009 4:42:10 AM

Hi Avril,Very beautiful capture!!!! #7101452

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/29/2009 6:08:14 AM

Magnificent, Avril! #7101687

Ron McEwan 1/29/2009 6:33:18 AM

OMG this is so stunningly beautiful. I can see that blown large and hanging above the hearth at the ranch. #7101814

April Riggs 1/29/2009 10:45:48 AM

Stunning! #7102550

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/29/2009 11:05:57 AM

AWSOME portrait Avril, Beautiful horse and capture! Fantastic effects! #7102653

John Connolly 1/29/2009 2:16:39 PM

Very clever and skillful darkroom work here Avril! An awesome portrait of Connie! #7103422

Barbara Waldoch 1/29/2009 9:13:43 PM

You are doing wonderfully well with those paintings, Avril! It's a beauty! #7104510

Tiia Vissak 1/30/2009 1:29:29 AM

a beautiful portrait! #7104894

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 1/30/2009 5:59:05 AM

Totally beautiful, Avril. Which technique are your using?
P.S. Straight into my fav this one goes. #7105738

Joan Powell 1/30/2009 12:52:37 PM

Oh to be so talented , this is gorgeous ! #7106907

A P 1/30/2009 3:51:38 PM

your painting keep getting better and better. awesome Avril #7107494

Bobbie L. Slayton 2/17/2009 7:01:51 PM

Amazing work Arvil. This is fantastic. I am really impressed. WOW #7177374

Douglas Pignet 2/23/2009 10:14:49 AM

Congrats finalist,Doug #7198143

A P 2/23/2009 10:21:21 AM

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CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding finalist. Best of Luck in the next round. #7198198

Tiia Vissak 2/23/2009 10:24:48 AM

Congratulations! #7198231

Bobbie L. Slayton 2/23/2009 10:26:35 AM

Huge Congrats!!! #7198248

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/23/2009 10:50:14 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! Truly beautiful Avril! #7198663

Lynn M. Whitt 2/23/2009 10:51:23 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalists... #7198685

Karen Engelbreth 2/23/2009 10:54:54 AM



Christian Rosito 2/23/2009 11:04:02 AM

Congratulations Avril! #7198901

Laura E. Swan 2/23/2009 11:33:02 AM

AVRIL!! TURN YOUR COMPUTER ON!!! YOU GOT A FINALIST!!!! Yeeeewho!!!!!! We all loved this image lots. No surprises here! -Laura :) #7199288

Margaret R. Barry 2/23/2009 12:58:49 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Avril! #7200173

Bojan Bencic 2/23/2009 1:16:25 PM

Congratulations on your amazing finalist, Avril! #7200331

Colette M. Metcalf 2/23/2009 1:32:24 PM

Congrats!!!! #7200505

Michelle Alton 2/23/2009 4:09:39 PM

Super finalist, Avril. Congratulations! #7202041

Nikki McDonald 2/23/2009 4:22:40 PM

Wonderful finalist, Avril. Beautiful capture, beautiful treatment. Congratulations and good luck. #7202165

Kerry Hill 2/23/2009 4:41:46 PM

A Huge Congratulations Avril!!!! #7202401

Avril Young 2/23/2009 4:51:58 PM

A big thank you everyone...I am jumping up and down with joy;) THANKS! #7202541

Barbara Waldoch 2/23/2009 6:28:14 PM

How wonderful, Avril, huge congratulations! #7203421

Teresa A. Burnett 2/23/2009 6:30:31 PM

YAYYYYYYYYY!!!! Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Avril!!! #7203451

Denny E. Barnes 2/23/2009 6:55:34 PM

Outstanding!! Congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserved finalist, Avril!! Good luck in the next round!! #7203765

Brett Dolsen 2/23/2009 6:59:45 PM

Wonderfull result congratulations Avril!!Brett #7203825

Mike D. Perez 2/23/2009 7:15:39 PM

Beautiful painting job, Avril! Congratulations on being chosen a Finalist! #7204045

Usman M. Bajwa 2/23/2009 9:48:42 PM

Congrats, Avril.

Usman. #7205124

Lynne Morris 2/23/2009 9:50:44 PM

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Avril, the effects are awesome. #7205129

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/23/2009 9:52:17 PM

Congratulations,Avril on your wonderful Finalist!! #7205132

Evy Johansen 2/23/2009 11:17:48 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Avril!! #7205537

Tommy E. Burgess 2/23/2009 11:20:38 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist Avril!! #7205549

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 2/24/2009 12:54:28 AM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Avril. I hope to see it again. #7205835

Stefania Barbier 2/24/2009 2:59:59 AM

congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist Avril! #7206136

Stefania Barbier 2/24/2009 6:04:14 AM

Beautiful, Avril! Congrats on your finalist! #7207026

Jeff Robinson 2/24/2009 6:38:34 AM

Congrats Avril on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #7207153

Mukesh Srivastava 2/24/2009 9:21:49 AM

Super finalist win, Avil!!! Huge congrats and good luck for the GOLD..... #7207939

Mike Clime 2/24/2009 12:14:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #7208948

Linda Blair 2/26/2009 5:30:12 PM

Congrats on this terrific finalist!!!! #7219529

Graham Robards 2/26/2009 6:43:57 PM

I knew you would do well with Connie Avril, the portrait is stunning, congratulations!

I meant to put mine up with Cindy without the hat but didn't get around to it, the next class has just started so I had better get ready.

We did have such fun, great to see you succeed in what you learnt!

~Pat #7219742

Debra K. Johnson 3/1/2009 7:53:53 PM

LOVE IT! #7230951

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/5/2009 2:11:16 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!



Nadya Johnson 3/13/2009 7:37:05 AM

A belated congratulations on your STUNNING finalist!! Wow. This is absolutely gorgeous!! Afraid I got behind due to moving and I missed so many, in the process. Very glad I came to see your gallery! Kudos on a fantastic, dazzling work of art! #7280041

Betsy Labuschagne 3/31/2009 7:29:48 AM

Another belated congratulations Avril...This painting is spectacular!! You are soooo talented!!! #7356026

Kathleen Rinker 4/7/2009 3:23:59 PM

Fabulous image Avril, congrats on your finalist!!! #7382975

Kathleen Rinker 4/7/2009 3:24:11 PM

Fabulous image Avril, congrats on your finalist!!! #7382977

Toni Riggs 5/28/2009 11:10:24 AM

Really beautiful, congrats! #7572022

Mariann Kovats 4/20/2011 9:12:25 PM

Gorgeous work! I wish I could paint like that! :) Congrats on the Finalist, very well deserved! #9361019

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