Photo taken by Keith Butler

© Avril Young

Photo taken by Keith Butler

Avril Young level-classic 5/27/2009 2:45:17 AM

Keith sent me a photo of his Granddaughter to paint.... #1133295

Doug Pignet level-classic 5/27/2009 2:46:08 AM

Lovely capture here Avril,Doug #7565174

William F. Clair level-classic 5/27/2009 2:50:16 AM

Let's see...will he like it? Beyond any doubt. Wish I had your talent. I have to use an auto painter. :( #7565185

Michelle Alton level-classic 5/27/2009 2:54:22 AM

Brilliant photo and astonishingly good painting, Avril. #7565197

Alan L. Borror level-classic 5/27/2009 2:58:31 AM

Fantastic image and painting, Avril! A winner! #7565216

Gord MacEachern level-classic 5/27/2009 3:08:56 AM

beautiful work Avril!! #7565246

Marcie A. Fowler 5/27/2009 3:16:50 AM

Lovely work on this Avril. What a precious gift for Keith. #7565278

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/27/2009 3:18:37 AM

Lovely image and work, Avril.

Dominick #7565291

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/27/2009 3:35:47 AM

You did that so very well, Avril! #7565352

Paul E. Earl level-classic 5/27/2009 5:09:12 AM

Lovely work, Avril!!! #7565766

Keith Butler 5/27/2009 5:33:32 AM

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 #7565820

Avril Young level-classic 5/27/2009 5:42:17 AM

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.. #7565849

Melissa Olsen level-classic 5/27/2009 6:14:38 AM

I am with Keith....I LOVE IT too and a new fav for me. #7565989

Lana Arcemont level-classic 5/27/2009 7:35:41 AM

This is outstanding!
Especially like her hair! #7566312

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/27/2009 8:08:32 AM

a beautiful image! #7566501

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 5/27/2009 9:36:38 AM

Avril, this is an exquisite painting...you did such a great job, here!! Your work really adds a lot to an already beautiful photo!!! #7567101

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/27/2009 10:57:30 AM

This is wonderful, Avril. So kind to do this for Keith. You are so talented. #7567440

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 5/27/2009 10:59:48 AM

Fantastic image. #7567447

Toni Riggs 5/27/2009 2:03:07 PM

Beautiful work done on this!!! #7568036

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 5/27/2009 2:50:50 PM

Fabulous work, Avril. Very very beautiful image. #7568261

John Connolly level-classic 5/27/2009 3:16:41 PM

A very skillfully produced image Avril! I am really impressed with the result, and thanks for posting the original for comparison! #7568399

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/27/2009 11:24:42 PM

oh my... spectacular work of art Avril!!!! #7569900

Brett Dolsen 5/28/2009 1:13:44 AM

Wow beautifull work by both of you Avril!!Brett #7570116

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 5/28/2009 2:21:43 AM

beautiful painting, great work.... #7570180

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 5/28/2009 11:06:17 AM

Excellent Work Avril! #7572011

maria I. Warren level-classic 5/29/2009 12:38:27 AM

wow your work is so awesome this is very pretty #7574781

Kathleen M. Rinker level-classic 5/29/2009 4:14:33 PM

Fantastic work, gorgeous image!! #7577456

Nikki McDonald level-classic 5/31/2009 7:57:07 PM

Wonderful capture and work. Great job, Keith and Avril. Congratulations on the EP. #7583332

ROLAN NARMAN 6/1/2009 8:29:23 AM

Wonderful work of art Avril! #7585115

Dianna Murphy level-classic 6/2/2009 3:09:40 PM

Lovely work Avril! #7590394

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 6/4/2009 4:09:43 AM

Gorgeous work! #7596021

William F. Clair level-classic 6/6/2009 12:59:11 AM

You are at the top!!!
Ang and Nancy say hi. They are no longer members and can't comment. #7602128

Kerry Hill 6/8/2009 1:34:00 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Avril!! #7607436

Pat Gamwell 6/8/2009 3:00:20 AM

Beautifully painted, Avril! #7607611

Lynne Morris level-classic 6/8/2009 9:04:58 AM

WOW how did I miss this beauty Avril, the effects are stunning, I love it. #7608880

A P 6/8/2009 10:59:22 AM

Outstanding Avril. We're all putting you to work huh? LOL Congratz on a well deserved EfP. #7609097

Karen Engelbreth 6/9/2009 1:51:19 PM

Wonderful work, avril... #7613497

Manuel Barrera 6/14/2009 6:01:21 AM

So many great artist in BP and you are one of them #7628390

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 6/15/2009 2:00:52 AM

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 #7631029

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/15/2009 3:14:19 AM

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

Usman. #7631158

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 6/15/2009 8:11:08 PM

So beautiful Avril!! Fabulous mood and expression here!! #7634270

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/15/2009 9:55:07 PM

Gorgeous image and wonderful painting work, Avril! #7634434

Renata Gusciora level-classic 6/18/2009 2:44:48 AM

LOve it!Outstanding image,Avril!Beautifully done! #7642480

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/19/2009 8:55:43 AM

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 :) #7647959

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 6/19/2009 12:36:23 PM


Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!! #7648674

Tiia Vissak level-classic 6/19/2009 12:45:21 PM

Congratulations! #7648732

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/19/2009 12:49:26 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Avril. This is so beautiful. #7648765

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 6/19/2009 2:01:30 PM

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Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/19/2009 2:48:49 PM

huge congrats Avril! #7649744

Tarun Bose level-classic 6/19/2009 4:40:53 PM

Congrats Avril. #7650699

William F. Clair level-classic 6/19/2009 5:30:02 PM

You are the BEST!!!! #7651209

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 6/19/2009 5:33:12 PM

Congratulations, Avril...so well deserved!
Patti #7651241

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 6/19/2009 5:33:43 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Avril! #7651246

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 6/19/2009 5:51:54 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #7651419

ROLAN NARMAN 6/19/2009 5:53:12 PM

Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Avril! #7651433

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/19/2009 6:31:58 PM

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 #7651741

Pat Gamwell 6/19/2009 7:37:13 PM

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist! #7652307

Kerry Hill 6/19/2009 8:34:50 PM

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Avril!! #7652675

Avril Young level-classic 6/19/2009 8:35:18 PM

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 #7652677

Dianna Murphy level-classic 6/19/2009 9:03:21 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful creation. WTG! Dianna #7652811

Brett Dolsen 6/19/2009 9:17:56 PM

Awesome Avril I could hear you from here!!Congratulations Brett!!! #7652898

Jennifer L. Alder 6/19/2009 9:27:54 PM

Congrats! #7652973

Eugenio Diaz 6/19/2009 9:49:01 PM

Huge Congratulations on this STUNNING finalist! AMAZING work and well done. #7653138

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/19/2009 9:57:44 PM

Lovely Avril! Congratulations on your finalist! #7653214

Nadya Johnson 6/20/2009 2:42:23 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations Avril, on your outstanding finalist! #7654076

Doug Pignet level-classic 6/20/2009 3:29:13 AM

Congrats #7654226

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/20/2009 4:11:15 AM

Congratulations Avril! This is a beautiful rendition of Keith's granddaughter! I know he will be happy to know of your finalist! #7654401

Karen K. Givens level-classic 6/20/2009 5:01:34 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Avril, love this!!! #7654607

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 6/20/2009 5:46:27 AM

Congrats Avril on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff #7654886

Lynne Morris level-classic 6/20/2009 5:48:51 AM

Huge Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Avril, beautiful work. #7654907

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 6/20/2009 7:21:45 AM

YAYYYYYYYY!!! Huge congrats on this marvelous finalist Avril!! #7655424

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/20/2009 7:47:44 AM

Avril, this was a winner from the moment you posted it. Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #7655658

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 6/20/2009 10:01:08 AM

Beautiful work Avril ~ many congrats on your finalist! #7656584

Max Aureli level-classic 6/20/2009 10:14:21 AM

Gorgeous presentation!!! Great artistic image, Avril!!! Congratulations on this Finalist!!! #7656691

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 6/20/2009 10:31:53 AM

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. #7656857

Bojan Bencic level-classic 6/20/2009 12:43:07 PM

Congratulations, Avril. #7657334

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/20/2009 1:45:45 PM

Awesome Avril, congratulations, bet we see this again!

jo ann c. #7657671

Debra R. Harder level-classic 6/20/2009 2:26:04 PM

Congratulations, Avril, on your beautiful finalist! Deb #7657854

John Connolly level-classic 6/20/2009 3:10:17 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award Avril, great work! #7658124

A P level-classic 6/20/2009 5:52:04 PM

Congratulations Avril. I know this made both you and Keith happy. Best of luck in the next round. #7658791

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/21/2009 1:53:16 AM

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

Usman. #7659749

Mike Perez level-classic 6/21/2009 12:22:53 PM

Beautiful painting of a wonderful photo, Avril! #7661327

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 6/21/2009 4:52:01 PM

Congratulations Avril, very well done! #7662060

Carol Engstrom level-classic 6/21/2009 8:27:41 PM

This is beautiful Avril! Congrats! #7662747

Tommy E. Burgess 6/23/2009 1:20:08 AM

Huge congratulations Avril!! #7668359

Chris Ebben level-classic 7/17/2009 6:22:55 PM

I agree with all of the above comments. Great paint work. Good on you=^..^= #7750775

Diane L. Thomas level-classic 8/7/2009 11:37:26 AM

Beautifully painted. #7827013

Sherri A. Belack level-classic 8/22/2009 4:34:16 AM

Congrats...Fantastic work! Your painting work is OUTSTANDING.... #7876945

Mary K. Robison level-classic 9/1/2009 12:52:32 AM

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. #7905796

Nick Lagos level-classic 10/12/2009 6:55:05 AM

Everything is spot on here Avril...quality image and the PS work is perfect. ngrats #8029887

Rod Partington level-classic 7/21/2010 8:18:46 AM

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. #8777986

Julie Christiansen level-classic 8/3/2010 5:00:37 AM

You did a wonderful job. #8803119

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