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gxhpainter2
04-21-2012, 09:04 AM
Portland has a beautiful skyline and rivers and many bridges.....

Marilyn Anne
04-21-2012, 01:03 PM
Love the fun. Happy colors ! Been to Portland. Loved seeing Oregon.

gxhpainter2
04-22-2012, 03:17 AM
Marilyn Anne, thanks and glad you enjoyed your trip to Oregon...and Portland.:):):)

Caesar
04-22-2012, 06:16 AM
Nice one again. It reminds me of a store-room too ...:p

barnburner
04-23-2012, 04:49 AM
Only been to Portland once, but I really liked their downtown area. All the trees and greenery scattered around, really muted the harsh city feeling that I normally get in a metro downtown area.

Nicely done Gary. :):):)

gxhpainter2
04-23-2012, 05:04 AM
Caesar, and Barnburner... a big thanks, glad you like this simple little effort.:):);)

MSIE
04-25-2012, 12:04 PM
looks like a happy place to live at :)
I like this a lot :)

screenpainter
04-25-2012, 02:56 PM
delicious colors. I think I might have called it watermelon days. :) just because of the delicious watermelon colors together. juicy sweet and delicious. beautiful framing job again. really helps complement the work. I think you should have a job on the side in a frame shop for real. such a great eye for coordinating the right colors to enhance the painting.

kenmo
04-26-2012, 12:33 AM
Awesome work as always... Never been to Portland, Oregon but I've had many a trip to Portland, Maine....:):):):)

gxhpainter2
04-26-2012, 02:20 AM
Anj, thanks, Portland does have many happy memories for me.. a fun city with lots going on for artist's of all types..:D:cool::cool:

Albert, thanks glad you like this one with the watermelon colors, I love watermelon and with summer coming on I am looking forward to some ..you think a frame shop ?...I love framing artwork getting the right mat and frame adds so much to a work..:):cool::cool:

Kenmo, Hey mate so good to hear from you again!...glad you like this one...:cool::cool::):)

screenpainter
04-26-2012, 09:54 AM
this is kind of a cool new framing technique posted by jbeau in another thread. thought you would enjoy seeing it as it reminds me of your technique a bit. it's a great idea I think.

http://www.frametek.com/HTML/Articles/Float_Mounting.html
or download the pdf here:

http://www.frametek.com/HTML/Articles/Float.pdf

pat1940
04-27-2012, 03:54 AM
Hi Gary, nice to see your painting again after being away, it always seems when you go away that you have been gone so long but I just miss everyone in AR and all the beautiful paintings, great job on this one, a very happy one:):):):):):):)

gxhpainter2
04-27-2012, 09:54 AM
Albert...thanks for the framing link...very cool I had seen it before and you are correct in fact that I am tried to emulate the floating sense in a lot of my recent works by adding the shadow line in a outer frame of color to make it appear that the image is floating in a frame...:D:D;)

pat so good to have you back in our midst!...have you moved to Canada or still trying to sell your house ? :):):)

jibes
04-27-2012, 01:57 PM
Hey Gary! Colorful town is Portland. Perhaps painted red more than once?

gxhpainter2
05-03-2012, 03:22 AM
Neal.. sorry to take so long to respond... LOL... well I may have done that a time or two...:p

Fashmir
05-03-2012, 08:18 AM
I love Portland. In fact that's where I live. :) Nice feeling in this image.

ScottF
05-03-2012, 08:34 AM
Interesting painting and interesting thread. Ive been toying with the idea of visiting Portland. Seems a place that merits a visit.

pat1940
05-03-2012, 08:36 AM
Still trying to sell our house Gary, no luck yet:(

gxhpainter2
05-04-2012, 02:16 AM
Pat the housing market is on the upswing so I am sure you should be able to sell soon ...:):) I will keep my fingers crossed for you!.

ScottF...by all means come to Portland I think you would like it and Portland Art Museum is a very special place..

Fashmir..wow you live in Portland.. that is cool.. someday chinapete and you and I will have to meet for a coffee..:cool::cool:

justjean
05-04-2012, 05:34 AM
Gary, never been there but your painting gives a sense of excitment and colour to Portland :)

EB
05-04-2012, 11:31 PM
Nice painting.... I been to Portland Ore many times. There are more people in Oregon and Washington in and around the general Portland area than here in the whole state of Idaho. I tend to like areas with less traffic.


Earle