First off I get to say, “Yay, I won!” with this painting.
So I’m proud about that, because I had some stiff competition. I took a few photos, and I didn’t include the name placards which makes no sense, but so now I can’t pass on to you who all these fine artists are.
This is the painting which I thought might win. The way those hills glow is just spectacular. It got second place.
This horse is maybe 25″tall. Maybe 30″. You need to see it in person to see all the color play over the mane. (That cowgirl in the background is mine, too.)
These paper flowers are 24″ and lovely in person. The lady said she’s the third generation in her family to make these. You wouldn’t give that secret away, would you? I love her use of sparkles.
I think watercolor has to be the most difficult form of painting. I’m alway impressed when someone does a good job with watercolor, because it takes a lot of time to master.
I think this horse came in third place. It’s watercolor, too. I wish there wasn’t so much glare, because in person the painting is very striking.
There were more, of course, but these are the pieces that most took my fancy.
Now to think how to be even better for next year! Because every year there are new and better artists to compete against. Maybe next year you will come and see?