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johnbeam

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on: February 09, 2017, 06:36:30 AM
This is my latest painting. I'm auctioning this off for my co-worker Cecil who had a stroke a few days ago. He has a wife and 5 children needs our prayers and support. He's in the hospital intensive care unit and not in good shape.

This painting took a long time! I used a 12"x24" watercolor canvas?! I'm not sure how I ended up with a water color canvas but it seemed to work ok... it tended to bleed some but it was very smooth...

Here's a little video of the progression.
https://youtu.be/5W7wXsN4MHU
 


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Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 08:33:08 AM
John

WOW, thanks for including the video.  At so many spots in the video, I thought it was beautiful and done, then you kept adding more and more.

The more you added, the better it got.

What a wonderful donation  to help your friend and his family.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: February 09, 2017, 01:00:30 PM
Absolutely brilliant John, and such a generous gift to help your friend. Blessings for you both.
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Reply #3 on: February 09, 2017, 01:22:47 PM
This is outstanding. Over and over we are cautioned against overworking a painting and you have put a lot of coffee grounds into your cup here, but you did so magnificently. Beautiful work. :)


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Reply #4 on: February 09, 2017, 04:53:40 PM
So beautiful! Everything you paint seems to be wonderful.  :clap:
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Reply #5 on: February 09, 2017, 05:44:16 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  A beautiful painting John and a wonderful gesture on your part for your friend and his family. Bless you for thinking of helping him and his family in their time of need.  Our prayers will be with him for a speedy and complete recovery.   Patricia
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Reply #6 on: February 10, 2017, 06:09:34 AM
Very beautiful, John! Keep up the  good work.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #7 on: February 10, 2017, 12:17:42 PM
Cecil passed away this afternoon. Very sad as he wasn't very old and leaves a family of five. He was a very kind and caring person and so glad I got to work with him.
 
And on a positive note the Ebay auction is already up to $1375 for the painting and 4 days to go! So I'm super happy we have generous co-workers... Its great to be a part of the giving community and even more fun to use your skills in painting to benefit others. And everyone here is a part of it as ya'll have helped and encouraged me with my painting!  :thankyou: :thankyou:


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Reply #8 on: February 10, 2017, 01:19:12 PM
So sorry to hear of your friend Cecil's passing. I'm sure the funds raised from your painting will be of great help to the family. Condolences.
Cheers, Val

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Reply #9 on: February 10, 2017, 06:16:50 PM
I hate to hear about Cecil's passing. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm sure your painting's proceeds will help Cecil's family tremendously.
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Reply #10 on: February 11, 2017, 10:29:02 AM
Beautiful painting - very nice and colorful. :clap: :clap: :clap: Just so sorry to hear of the passing of your friend and colleague.
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Reply #11 on: February 11, 2017, 11:39:47 AM
So sorry to hear of your friend Cecil's passing. I'm sure the funds raised from your lovely painting will be of great help to his family at this sad time. My condolences.
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Reply #12 on: February 11, 2017, 02:17:22 PM
What sad news to hear of Cecil's passing and my condolences John. On a more positive note, it is wonderful to hear that your painting is doing so well on the auction and I am sure that his wife and five children will be so happy to receive the proceeds. Bless you for your very thoughtful kindness John.


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Reply #13 on: February 13, 2017, 05:56:54 PM
So happy we have generous caring people at my workplace. They bid my painting up to $2100 which will help my co-worker's family a lot! And the person who won wants to give the painting to his family as a gift! Even better...
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Reply #14 on: February 13, 2017, 06:10:47 PM
John this is such a nice gesture on your part and on the part of the winner to give to the family.  I am sorry to hear of your coworker's passsing.
Now I would like to congrat you on your amazing painting it is very beautifull and colourfull.  love all the details.
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