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Alan Dixon

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on: September 17, 2012, 01:23:47 PM
In 2010 my wife and I took a holiday in Los Cabos, Mexico. As our hotel was on the east side of the peninsula so sunsets were uninspiring. I decided to see if I could at least get a nice picture of the beach colours about twilight. The beach was empty except for a young couple enjoying each other more than the scenery. I was able to capture their embrace.
I don't think this is the best picture I have painted, but it is my favorite.
Just an old romantic


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Reply #1 on: September 17, 2012, 03:38:17 PM
I like it, Alan!  You did very well painting that couple.   :congrats:
"The way to be happy," said Winston Churchill, "is to find something that requires the kind of perfection that's impossible to achieve and spend the rest of your life trying to achieve it."


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Reply #2 on: September 20, 2012, 12:51:08 PM
often it isn't always about the best painting, as long as the painting connects with the viewer on a personal level, like this one does, you have a winner O0


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Reply #3 on: September 20, 2012, 02:10:49 PM
 :'(  Oh you silly old romantic you!   ;D  You've done a great job of capturing the essence of the scene.   :clap:
I hope I'm always referred to as 'that silly old romantic'.  There is so much romanticism in life, one just has to open ones eyes and see it.   :smitten:
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Reply #4 on: October 30, 2012, 06:17:08 PM
Oh Alan, how sweet!  I'll bet in your mind, that is you and your wife in the picture! :flowers: :flowers: :twothumbs: :congrats: :congrats:

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Reply #5 on: October 30, 2012, 07:16:35 PM
Hi Alan,
I feel you have really captured the feeling of the couple, very touching and sincere...beautiful  :)
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