Painter Painting of Southwest Equestrian Sunset

© Alton I. Vance

Painter Painting of Southwest Equestrian Sunset

Uploaded: October 03, 2005

Description

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

Exif: FNumber: 4, ExposureBiasValue: 0/1, ExposureTime: 0.004, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, WhiteBalance:

Comments

Rob Bishop October 04, 2005

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

Rob #320831

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 04, 2005

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

Ramona Rogers October 04, 2005

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

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 04, 2005

Outstanding image, Alton! #1914548

Karen Slagle October 04, 2005

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

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 04, 2005

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 October 04, 2005

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

Stephanie Laird level-classic October 04, 2005

Wonderful Alton! #1917223

Nicole Kessel October 04, 2005

Fantastic job, Alton! #1918301

Keith L. Clayton October 07, 2005

Gorgeous Alton!! #1928538

Melissa L. Zavadil October 08, 2005

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

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 23, 2005

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

Siete Meeter November 23, 2005

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

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 23, 2005

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

November 25, 2005

Very dramatic and painterly. #2118234

Jenny Bosmans November 26, 2005

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

Karen Rahlf November 26, 2005

Very cool image. Congratulations on your win. #2122676

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 26, 2005

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

KHAWLA Haddad November 26, 2005

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

Barbara Helgason November 26, 2005

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

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2005

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

Keith L. Clayton November 26, 2005

Many congrats Alton!! #2123025

Jill Flynn November 26, 2005

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

Siete Meeter November 26, 2005

Congratulations on your grand prize winner. It is beautiful.

#2123099

Katrina McMeans November 26, 2005

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 November 26, 2005

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

Heidi Tidd November 26, 2005

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

Kristi A. Howson November 26, 2005

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 Pfrangle November 26, 2005

COngratulations on your big win.

Very deserving image.

Kerby #2123521

Claudine Grove November 26, 2005

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

Murry Grigsby November 26, 2005

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

Michelle Lea Guinn November 26, 2005

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

Kristin M. Morales November 26, 2005

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

Laura Clay-Ballard November 26, 2005

awesome work. congrats #2123756

Susana Ms Heide November 26, 2005

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

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 26, 2005

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

Mary Clarke November 26, 2005

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

Christine I. Doumbia November 26, 2005

Congratulations! A well deserved Grand Prize Win! #2123895

Deborah Sandidge November 26, 2005

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

Lorri Shane November 26, 2005

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

Kay Beausoleil November 26, 2005

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

Johnny Santoso November 26, 2005

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

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 26, 2005

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

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 26, 2005

Alton, congratulations on your Grand Prize win. #2124512

Evy Johansen level-classic November 26, 2005

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

Sharon Day level-classic November 26, 2005

Big congratulations on this outstanding GP!!! #2124794

Dolores Neilson November 27, 2005

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

Kate Jackson November 27, 2005

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

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe November 27, 2005

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

Donna W. Neal November 27, 2005

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

Elisabeth A. Gay November 27, 2005

Beautiful work Alton, congratulations!
ann #2126124

Ed Heaton November 27, 2005

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

Janet L. Skinner November 27, 2005

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

Diane Addonizio November 27, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Alton! #2127526

Beverly Belcamino November 27, 2005

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 November 27, 2005

Alton! A deserving win! Congratulations! #2127767

Chris Macer November 27, 2005

Cool creation, Alton! Congrats! #2127948

Anita Ott November 27, 2005

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

Pat Gamwell November 27, 2005

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

Refik Arpaci November 27, 2005

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

Alton I. Vance November 27, 2005

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 November 28, 2005

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 Valentine November 28, 2005

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

Jeffrey Smith November 28, 2005

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 November 28, 2005

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

Cathy M. Gromball November 28, 2005

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

Cathy :) #2132178

Kathleen R. Struckle November 28, 2005

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

Stefan G November 28, 2005

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

Sonja Foos November 29, 2005

Wow! Very impressive work here. Congrats! #2133704

Mike F. Anderson November 29, 2005

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 level-classic December 01, 2005

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 H. Minish level-deluxe December 01, 2005

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

Monika Sapek December 01, 2005

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

Anna Diederich December 01, 2005

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

Anna #2143932

Alton I. Vance December 01, 2005

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 Shaw December 02, 2005

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

Abdullah AL Hazza December 11, 2005

Congratulations on your Grand Prize, Alton! #2176144

Abdullah AL Hazza December 11, 2005

Congratulations on your Grand Prize, Alton! #2176145

David B. Vasta December 21, 2005

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 December 22, 2005

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

James E. Coleman level-classic March 12, 2006

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 July 11, 2006

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 level-classic November 23, 2006

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

James E. Coleman level-classic November 23, 2006

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

Jim #3622950


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