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Rondo
06-20-2015, 01:30 PM
Mainly done with knife

Enug
06-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Very rugged - your mountain practice is paying off. :)

Rondo
06-20-2015, 05:12 PM
thank you Enug, appreciate ;)

D Akey
06-21-2015, 09:17 AM
Fantastic. Love it on a hot summer day. I was just in Washington State and there actually was a bit snow on some of the higher mountains in the distance. Was told it was a whole lot less and in past years though. Also there was an ugly amount of clear cutting of the forests. Rather sickening.

So this painting for me has both the majesty of the landscape and it also generates some concern for Nature in me.

Be that as it may, that's just my personal digression and does not reflect badly on your beautiful painting. Well done! You're cooking with gas now, my friend. (You had to grow up in the USA with all the dopey slogans in advertising at the time (50s or 60s?). 'Now you're cooking with gas. . .' was one of them that my dad always said when he liked something I did. Sort of odd to say that about something cold, but there ya go. . .)

:cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::):):):):):):cool::c ool::cool::cool::cool:

Rondo
06-21-2015, 11:37 AM
here again dear D Akey you come up with a great little story but ye, i can +- feel what ye saying about forest been cut down;( sickening indeed.
I'm sure that where i grow up they must have had something of similar expressions to encourage people,i never heard of some but then again... i was not quiet in the right environment;(.
But let me thank you dear sir for your kind words about this piece....thx.

pai
06-25-2015, 06:32 AM
I like this. Great one :)

Caesar
06-25-2015, 06:54 PM
Excellent and effective painting. You developped a good, original and personal style for what I would generally define as meditative paintings.

justjean
06-26-2015, 08:32 AM
Rondo, great power in them mnts and your knife work

Rondo
06-26-2015, 08:45 AM
thank you Pai,Caesar and justjean;)

Gms9810
06-26-2015, 09:54 AM
I really like to draw mountains, yours is much better than mine. Maybe I over work mine... its just so much fun and every time I start one I have trouble telling myself "it's done, stop already."

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Rondo
06-26-2015, 11:45 AM
dear Gms9810,.....i should not say that your is not as good as mine......i really like! has its own character;) its own charm and i agree with ye.....sometimes hard to say "goodbye to a piece you see never "finist",lol

Marilyn Anne
06-27-2015, 01:31 AM
The curve really leads you into the painting and is a strong design element.

damasocl
06-27-2015, 03:41 AM
Rondo: I like very much mountains textures!!!
Great painting!

Rondo
06-27-2015, 03:51 AM
thank you so much Marilyn Anne and damasocl for you kind comment;)