Aug 14, 2013

Summer Swim


it has been such a lovely 
and hot summer
perfect for swimming in Montana's beautiful lakes
immediately cooled
to enjoy the heat of the day

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this is my first attempt of portraying someone in water
a fun challenge
that will require more practice ;-)

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Summer beauty!


13 comments:

  1. Ha Tammie,een heerlijk zomers plaatje
    een dame genietend in het water
    jou poging is goed goed gelukt
    een prachtige foto de lucht de rotsen en het water.

    Ha Tammie, a delicious summer picture
    a lady enjoying in water
    you attempt was successful.
    A wonderful photograph the sky rocks and water.
    A greet you Christiene.

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  2. Your swimming girl is just looking great. Love the little bird. And the photo of the lake looks like a perfect place for a holiday.
    Liefs, Melanie

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  3. Water is tough! I have no idea how to handle it. But I wish I lived in Montana. It sounds lovely. And this is a very sweet picture!

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  4. I would like to jump into that lake!
    -sus

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  5. Very dreamy illustration Tammie~!
    Looks like the girl is having a lovely moment with the birdy!<3

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  6. Your work is always stunning Tammie, even the 'firsts'. We have such humid summers here in CT, many days I would have loved to twitch my nose & join her & her birdy friend in your part of the universe ;-)

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  7. I love the image … immersed in the waters … bird in hand … it's very poetic to me!

    And for what it's worth, there's a part of me that envies your hot summer. I'm still waiting for August's heat to arrive. So are my tomatoes and peppers and eggplant!

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  8. Wow you live in such a beautiful place. i love your new header by the way! sorry I havn't visited in a while I have been crazily working for a deadline. love your drawings as always.

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  9. Wow, that is some beautiful nature there! And your swimming lady looks nice and relaxed ...

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  10. Hi, Tammie, I see that your artwork reflects much feeling. when, an illustration, drawing or painting reflects and transmits feeling, nothing else matters
    I think you should be a person who feels, and lives in contact with nature, right?
    people living in contact with nature have the transparent heart. and it shows in his art.
    have a nice weekend!!! :)

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  11. You have such a lovely style..
    I can see the reflections in the water.. Beautiful!
    Thank you so much for your kind words for Rosebud.. This was my first attempt at a piglet.
    fondly,
    Penny
    p.s. LOVE your header!

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  12. WOW.....MONTANA, HUH? Oh Tammie, your art, so colorful and free! Not an easy task to paint water. I tried it once and it was tricky; I used white to paint a glass, and used a bit of blue to paint the water in the glass...it was DIFFICULT! But your lovely painting depicts a freedom that spells out summer. And your home state...WOW! Enjoy and thank you for coming by! Anita

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  13. beaautiful painting and photo! Wonderful blues.

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So lovely of you to drop by! I love hearing from you~