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Reflections by Earleywine Reflections by Earleywine
18 x 24 Oil on Canvas
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:iconjosephhutchison:
josephhutchison Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
Stunning.
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:iconlaskanwlf:
LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Photographer
Absolutely beautiful Pam!! :love:  So real-to-life after seeing so many of them in the wild throughout my life.  Nice job! :clap:

~Michael

p.s.  I lived in Montana too
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Michael :D.  Where in Montana did you live?
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LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Photographer
I lived in Great Falls for about 4 years, but I traveled all OVER that beautiful state doing my photography! (It's my 2nd favorite state I've lived in...Alaska being #1)  =D     I do have quite a few photos all around Montana in my gallery if you'd like to take a look sometime Pam (so do you go by Pam or Pamela?)  Here's a quick link to my gallery...I'd be so honored if you ever wanted to do a painting using one of my photos as a reference ----> :heart:~:gallery: laskanwlf.deviantart.com/galle…
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Earleywine Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You have an absolutely Stunning gallery!  Love a lot of your photos and there are a lot of them that I could make a beautiful painting of.  Thank you so much for your generous offer.  Usually I try not to use anything online though.  I am even careful what photos I put online myself - saving the best for my own references and not putting them anywhere on the internet.  It is not just because of the copyright issues and getting permission for the photographers.  It is because there are a lot of artists out there that don't care about copyrights.  They grab whatever they want to use for reference - figuring if it is online it is theirs for the taking.  So this poses another set of problems if I use a photo that has been online.  I could spend weeks doing a painting - only to discover that someone else has done basically the same thing.  Not a good thing at all.   And the other reason is that I feel that a really good photo (like a lot of yours) are already art in their own right.  So what could I do to improve them???   The only time I will bend and use a photo reference that is not mine is when I have a special request and don't have what I need.  For example - a few days ago someone brought me a huge drum.  He wants a drawing of an owl on it - which I have a lot of photos.  But an owl with it's wings spread out and swooping down on something - I have nothing.  haha  So I am going to have to search for what I need online and ask permission.  I only do that when I absolutely don't have another choice
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LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
Awwww :aww: thank you so much Pamela (you still never told me if you go by Pam or Pamela ;)!!    I'm glad you enjoyed my gallery.  :hug:

All your reasoning for not doing a painting from online photos made perfect sense. =)  But if you ever come across one of mine that you'd like to "play around with and paint or draw"...please make yourself right at home with any of them.   I had an artist from Manitoba, Canada who really loved one of my photos and he not only asked me if he could paint it, but told me he would give me the original painting when he's done. :wow:  I was FLOORED!!  So sure enough, about 3-4 months later, he finished it and it turned out BEAUTIFUL!!  It is now part of HIS online gallery here on dA.  I now have the original one that he shipped to me (I also had it professionally matted and framed) proudly hanging in my living room. :deviation: 

Here it is ---->   Reflective Twins by LASKANWLF        Reflective Twins in Paint by kach-back  

Thank you for your very nice reply and for watching me now too. What part of Montana do YOU live?  Just curious.  I'll be spending a week at Glacier National Park hiking and doing my photography in mid-September. LOVE that state!! :heart:
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Earleywine Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
That is absolutely gorgeous! 

I usually go by Pam, but Pamela is fine too.  I have been called worse!

I like it here in Livingston.  When my youngest daughter gets out of high school in a couple years I will decide if I want to stay here or go somewhere else.  I would rather live in the country than in town - but we shall see.  The Montana winters are too cold - but that is balanced out by the fact that I love going to Yellowstone Park in the winter when most of the tourists are gone :).  So I will have to put some thought into it between now and then
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LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
Hummingbird by KmyGraphic so much for that very nice compliment Pam!! :hug:  I know the Bozeman/Livingston area pretty well and have always loved that area. I spent a few days at Yellowstone during the winter and fell more in love with that park at that time!!  :love: I rented a snowmobile and did my photography and loved every minute of it.  Here's an old photo I shot with my old Canon 35mm camera while there ---> Bison in Yellowstone by LASKANWLF 
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Crazysmurfy Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Filmographer
Amazing skills you have i must say :) Stunning work
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
well thank you so very much :)
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SpudaFett Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
This is absolutely gorgeous.  I dabbled in oil painting a while back and wasn't very good at all... seeing this I KNOW I WASN'T ANY GOOD!

I spent two summers working in Wyoming, where I got to see herds of elk at each summer's end...  beautiful and majestic creatures.  This image brings back those memories...  beautiful done.
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Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :) :).  Wyoming is beautiful, as is Montana where I live.  During bad winters, I have seen herds of elk in the thousands in Paradise Valley.  They come down when there is too much snow in the mountains.  Beautiful creatures - and really really big when you are up close !  :)
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:iconnakedcrayon23:
nakedcrayon23 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you are an amazing artist.
this is so lovely.:heart:
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you so much :).  What a nice thing to say
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WillemSvdMerwe Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
Excellent painting!
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :) :)
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M-Jelena97 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing!Great job! Clap
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :D :D
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:iconzan1127:
Zan1127 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Soo beautiful, I love the lighting. Brings me peace to look at this :heart:
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you once again :)
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:iconidator:
Idator Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful... :heart: I don't know what more to say, words are not enough to express the brilliance of this piece of art...
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much :D
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frenchfox Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
:shocked: Really superbly done ! :clap:
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much Renard :)
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SharPhotography Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013
Your art is beautiful!  Love the hair and the snow close to the water.  Great picture! Dripping water from his mouth.  Perfect!          Oh, to be able to draw like this! :)
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much !  :)
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:iconphilippel:
philippeL Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful soft tones - really the kind of winter picture that I cherish :aww:
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :).  I want to do some more winter scenes this year.  So many ideas rolling around in my head!
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:iconphilippel:
philippeL Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am sure that it will make people dreaming of nice Xmas scenes!
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:iconbibiarts:
BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're Featured FEATURE ... week 37-2013 :iconspreadmoreloveplz:
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:iconvasidgallery:
VasiDgallery Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
This is brilliant!:heart:
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :D
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WhizzieWhizzer Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
wow omg , so beautiful, love the warm tones you used in this, it adds a feeling of warmth to winter, amazing Pamela :hug:
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much :)
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:iconbibiarts:
BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing drawing ...
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks  :)
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:iconbibiarts:
BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
always my pleasure :love:
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MandelCr8tor Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great drawing, like the mood, very much
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconjdsvtx:
jdsvtx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Pleased to meet you , what part of Montana do you reside.
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I am in Livingston
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:iconjdsvtx:
jdsvtx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Once again ,you are very talented , your work is amazing ,so lifelike.
Are your prints for sale somewhere.
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I have made a few, but not too many. The galleries don't really want them so much - but I do a few art fairs. I haven't made any of Reflections yet - but I could if you wanted one. Sometime I need to make a few anyway because my kids especially love that painting :)
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jdsvtx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Yes ,I would love to buy one from you .
Thank you very much ,I am going to be the featured artist at " the Butte Frame Shop and Gallery "
May 3rd , for the Uptown Butte Artwalk ,I will post more artwork soon ,getting several pieces matted and framed right now. I hope all goes well .My first showing since high school. I also just
started drawing again after about a 20 year break. I missed it
John Duran
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Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Yeah! That sounds fantastic :). May should be a good one - spring has sprung I do believe :). Let me know how it goes. When I get a chance, I will check with the printer and see how much some prints would be. I am going to be getting some prints of the mule deer too, already have a few people wanting them, so I will check on both at once.
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jdsvtx Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist
Yes ,I like the mule deer also , how is the quality of the prints through this site .
I have not ordered anything through them yet, thank you for putting my hawk in your
favorites. It means a lot coming from someone of your skill level .I am going to add you to my watch list. Let me know on your print prices and thanks again.
John Duran
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Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I think the quality if pretty good through this site. The artists gets next to nothing though. I have had a few sell and ended up with like 20 cents

I will let you know when I check with the printer. It gets cheaper if I order more than 10, so I need to figure out how many I can afford to do as well
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:iconjdsvtx:
jdsvtx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow , you are very talented , incredible work.
I just joined montana artist group.
Nice to meet you
John Duran
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:iconearleywine:
Earleywine Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks John :). Where in Montana are you?
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jdsvtx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Butte
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