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jibes
02-17-2010, 01:50 PM
Hi gang! Well it's been a long, long time since I posted here. Some of you may or may not know that we were in the great flood of 08 here in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. As such my life was disrupted big time. We rebuilt our home and are living home again! In the meantime our Daughter broke her hip and so that has slowed us down a bit too. Andrea is hanging in there and should be walking in a couple of weeks and then life should be back to normal.
Anyway it took me a long time to get back into painting and now with AR3 (I like it!) I had to try it out.
On the hill is a silly, but fun painting. What I am really trying to do is use colors properly and so used a double complementary scheme. It is very hard to pull off however because it's easy to stray from the plan and I'm sure I did. Hope you like it.

Belvrog
02-17-2010, 02:03 PM
Beautiful.I like its style. Good to hear that things are getting back on track, and best wishes to your daughter Jibes !!

Alexandra
02-17-2010, 02:10 PM
Oh wow! I love your painting-fantastic colors and style. Best wishes and so happy that things are improving for you!:)

barnburner
02-17-2010, 02:27 PM
Glad things are turning around for you, and wish your daughter continued progress!

Great job on the painting.
:)

Sketchism71
02-17-2010, 03:49 PM
The colors and design work wonderfully together. I really like the style of this image! Nicely done!

I remember when that flood happened. Last summer on our drive from CO to MN we stopped to get gas (in Iowa) off of Highway 29 (I think). In the gas station were photos of the gas station during that flood. All you could see was the roof and the tops of the gas pumps!

Welcome back and glad you are painting again!:)

Edit: Come to think of it, I don't think we were near Cedar Rapids... Perhaps those photos were from another flood in Iowa.

Valerie
02-17-2010, 03:50 PM
Wow this is fantastic,jibes. Nice work

jibes
02-17-2010, 05:29 PM
Thanks for all the great comments and best wishes! I shall be checking out all your works ASAP.

coops
02-17-2010, 10:30 PM
So pleased that things are beginning to look up for you Jibes. Great painting, full of fun and colour.:)

Caesar
02-17-2010, 11:04 PM
Dear Jibes, welcome back matey!
AR3 seems to have provided a quantum leap to Your already rich and tasteful personal style!! Great one!

paul_uk7
02-17-2010, 11:58 PM
Beautiful painting, really love the bright colours in this painting.

jibes
02-18-2010, 05:45 PM
Thanks Coops, Caesar and Paul_uk7. I appreciate your feedback.

Evart
02-20-2010, 10:19 AM
This is cute!!

justjean
02-20-2010, 10:35 AM
Great subject, style and colours :)

jibes
02-21-2010, 10:27 AM
Thanks for your great comments Evart and Justjean I really do appreciate them.