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Old 07.03.2015, 12:13
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Amateur Landscape Artist Blog

Hello all,

After sheepishly posting a few of my amateur (swiss) landscape paintings and a link to my amateur artist blog on the What do you make? Show us your stuff... thread, I feel a greater need to share and have decided to go for greater exposure and post a link to the blog here.

If you are interested in landscape painting/the swiss landscape, are an amateur artist or would like to start painting but don't know where to begin, this blog may be of interest to you. Most importantly, I hope that the blog and the works on it demonstrate that one does not have to be a professional, or particularly gifted or skilled to get immense joy out of creating and sharing art.

Here is the site: www.humbledauber.com

Anyhow, if you choose to stop by there I welcome and thank you! I also welcome any gentle (ie. non troll-y) commentary or suggestions.

Have a great weekend!
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Old 07.03.2015, 19:19
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Forgot to add my newest/sample painting...

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Wow! I absolutely love your style! Cool stuff!
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Thank you so much!! I am still pretty new to it and trying to develop a "style" or voice of my own. If somebody (other than me) can discern a similar expression within the paintings that is a GOOD sign!
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You have some really great stuff!!!! I too dig your style. Although I will say I did also like the tree trunks in the snow picture before you painted over it.
Thanks for sharing your wonderful work! I can't wait to check back to your blog and see your creations.
Happy painting/creating!
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You have some really great stuff!!!! I too dig your style. Although I will say I did also like the tree trunks in the snow picture before you painted over it.
Thanks for sharing your wonderful work! I can't wait to check back to your blog and see your creations.
Happy painting/creating!
Ha! That is exactly what my husband said (he was fond of the painted-over version and thought I was nuts for destroying it). Thank you for the kind words! I usually manage a painting every three to 4 weeks, but also sometimes put hiking, switzerland or amateur artist related stuff on there too. You are welcome on over any time!
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Magnificent .. Love the style.
Not telling my wife though cos she'll want them all




Being from Ecosse, I also love the name of the blog, in a childish way!
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Magnificent .. Love the style.
Not telling my wife though cos she'll want them all




Being from Ecosse, I also love the name of the blog, in a childish way!
Thanks! (I had to look up that Ecosse reference). Keep posted on the blog every so often then. I don't sell paintings but I do occasionally give them away to the first taker...
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Re: Amateur Landscape Artist Blog

Hi M_McPoyle

I specially love your paintings 'Gottschalkenberg, New Year’s Day' and 'Lost on Flumserberg'. Very nice ones indeed.

Keep on painting (and posting)!


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