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Solo Exhibition

Artist solo exhibitions, juried invitational exhibitions, and workshops

SoJie 10 - Solo's 10th Juried Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts

BigCatPhotos BigCatPhotos 405 posts

What is that white stuff coming from the sky?!!
by BigCatPhotos

Photographic Art
Location: Wildlife Heritage Foundation
Camera: Canon 40d; Lens 70-300m
Settings: Hand held. ISO400, 1/400 sec at F5.6

I love the contrary nature of this image. The image was taken in captivity on a English winters day but it makes you think about a lion, the King of the arid African savannah, facing a heavy snowfall for the first time in his life. The interest and intrigue in his eyes are there for all to see and I think that most people who view the image would love to know what he is thinking……..my thoughts were summed up in the title! The other reality that I would like this image to stress is that in the 1940’s there were estimated to be 400,000 lions across Africa and India; today there are believed to be fewer than 16,000 remaining. Can we really let one of the most iconic animals on this planet go extinct in the wild…….it is, unfortunately, a real possibility unless we stop trophy hunting and the illegal trading of animal parts.

nominated by F. A. Moore

Gallery Award of Excellence
SoJie 10, April 2011
coppertrees coppertrees 2050 posts

Mother Earth-Spirit
by coppertrees

Digital Art
Medium: Digital pens
Software: Photoshop liquid art pens, with watcom pen and pad

What happens to the Earth-Happens to the People
Mother speaks
all feel her
all hear her
all know her
Few respect her

Robin Monroe Robin Monroe 196 posts

Tree Dancers
by Robin Monroe

Traditional Art
Dimensions: 9 × 12 inches
Medium: Watercolor and Ink

This work was inspired by the beauty of nature, the joy and life that is all around us: Let us hear and see the wonders of nature in all of her glory…

The trees gently sway
with the soft blowing wind
picking up the beat
when the music begins
the sun rises and shines
to start the new day
as the birds carry a tune
for all of creation
to sing, dance and play

nominated by Maxy
Peter Maudsley Peter Maudsley 18 posts

Rock Lady
by Peter Maudsley

Traditional Art
Dimensions: 65 cm x 102 cm
Medium: Oil paint on stretched canvas

This was inspired by the beauty of nature of one of my many treasured camping areas.
I wanted to capture the flow of water, the surrounding ecosystem and some sense of a nature spirit/guardian.

Peter Maudsley Peter Maudsley 18 posts

Karma Garden
by Peter Maudsley

Traditional Art
Dimensions: 65cm x 65cm
Medium: Oil paint on prepared board, strips of canvas, bits of wood, leaves and a plastic No. 3 token

The aim of this painting was to capture some sense of ecosystem or that there is a balance and inner play within the environment.
It would be a wonderful world if humans overall could be part of that balance instead of being the main contributors for natural unbalance.

maxy maxy 17348 posts

Pod – in watercolor
by maxy

Traditional Art
Dimensions 11 X 15 inches
Medium: Watercolor, using Windsor and Newton watercolors

After many years of getting away from painting/drawing I now have the fun of getting back into it again… it’s especially fun after playing with 20 year old inks and a ..er…feather! (cool feather tho…) Yes, inspired!

Well now this is my first in watercolors since then using Windsor & Newton (love this company) watercolors and Strathmore watercolor cold press 11X15 paper and a whole lot of imagination…

A rare pod….

maxy maxy 17348 posts

Drawing Day… created using just ink with a feather
by maxy

Traditional Art
Dimensions 8 X 10 inches
Medium: Ink using a large cut bird’s feather and Windsor and Newton inks

Just sat down with a package of inks.. found the black was all gone!!! .. all watered down and unusable… (these were my mom’s inks) but the other colors were there! I used Windsor & Newman’s inks and a feather I found in the woods snipped to make a ‘quill’ pen.. (I could not find a pen) and also a paper towel with water to make a ‘wash’. Gosh – I haven’t drawn or painted in some time now… it feels good! :-)

Just could not resist getting in to the spirit of drawing day! :-) I haven’t drawn since …er… um… 1978…. ???

Keith Reesor Keith Reesor 849 posts

Last Chance To Evacuate Planet Earth Before It Is Recycled
by Keith Reesor

Digital Art
Dimensions: 3600 × 2649 px @ 72dpi
Medium: Fractal Manipulation
Software: Apophysis 2.08 3D Hack, Photoshop CS

We need to recycle to save our limited natural resources, otherwise the day may finally come, when we need to leave…

Keith Reesor Keith Reesor 849 posts

by Keith Reesor

Digital Art
Dimensions: 6000 × 4500 px @ 72dpi
Medium: 3D
Software: Vue6, Photoshop CS4

Desire Glanville Digital Fine Art Awards
for Excellence in Digital Art
SoJie 10, April 2011

Solo Exhibition
Special Earth Day Award
SoJie 10, April 2011
James Bryron Love James Bryron Love 336 posts

Bridge of Sighs
by James Bryron Love

Traditional Art
Dimensions: 24 × 36 inches
Medium: Oil Painting

This represents the bridges we all cross and in reality the earth is no different then we are sometimes happy and sometimes she just sighs

David Snider David Snider 20 posts

by David Snider

Traditional Art
Dimensions: 100 × 100 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas

nominated by Maxy
Clive S Clive S 899 posts

A Road Somewhere
by Clive S

Photographic Art
Location: Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa
Camera: Nikon D300s
Lens: Nikon 18-200mm
Settings: ISO 200, 24mm, f/5, 1/500 sec
Single Frame HDR in Photomatix Pro
Post-processing: Photoshop Elements

This, for me, is one of those shots that reminds me of the beauty that we destroy on a daily basis

ArtLacoque ArtLacoque 909 posts

Face, Bernard Lacoque-93
by ArtLacoque

Traditional Art
Medium: Acrylic and Indian ink on wrapping paper, some post-production

“A sorrowful look at planet earth”

Dorina Costras Fine Art Awards
Excellence in Quality Expressiveness
SoJie 10, April 2011

Traditional Art – 1st Place
SoJie 10, April 2011
Pamela Jayne Smith Pamela Jayne S... 1803 posts

Honey Bee on the Euphorbia
by Pamela Jayne Smith

Photographic Art
Canon G10 Macro Extension Tube
13th April 2011
My Garden

The Honey Bee – a small but wonderfully clever insect – and we could not survive without them! I love them, they are not only gentle, losing their life only to protect themselves but such hardworkers – for mankind! We need to keep the honey bee alive our world would be a lot different without them!

The Bob Culshaw Awards
Merit Award in Photography
SoJie 10, April 2011
Pamela Jayne Smith Pamela Jayne S... 1803 posts

Take a Moment!
by Pamela Jayne Smith

Taken in 2009 on top of Dune de Pyla in SW France, hundreds of people gathered together to form an Human Tree (filmed from above by the local news team!) the atmosphere was amazing – but this one person summed it up for me!

Photographic Art
Earth Day Celebrations 22nd April 2009
Dune de Pyla (Pilat) SW France
Canon 400d
Sigma 70-300mm lens

athex athex 60 posts

by athex

Photographic Art

Shot from the Devils Marbles in central Australia. This is a very dry region and after rare rain there is a growth
spurt which then dries out in the heat. The cycle continues.

james thomas richardson james thomas r... 48 posts

Till Death do us Part
by james thomas richardson

Traditional Art
Dimensions: 25 × 30 cm
Medium: Acrylic on a canvas board


L.Cpl TASKER and Theo is springer spaniel of The Royal Vetinary Corps who was shot on march the 1st while on patrol in the Helmand Province of Afganastan his dog Theo died three hours later with a seizure after hismaster died they were inseparable theo detected 14 bombs and weapons caches in just 5 monthes and held the record theos ashes will be given to his famly .

nominated by Maxy
Jessica Jenney Jessica Jenney 190 posts

Fantasy Flight
by Jessica Jenney

Digital Art
Medium: Composite, using artist’s own photographs
Camera: Canon Powershot G10
Software: PSE 7

A composite of several photos of trees with textures applied in PSE 7
To me trees symbolize the beauty of Earth…

Desire Glanville Digital Fine Art Awards
for Excellence in Digital Art
SoJie 10, April 2011
Durham White Durham White 197 posts

the road home… close to shore, but not really so sure…
by Durham White

Digital Art
Dimensions: 3008 × 2000 pixels @240dpi
Medium: Photographic Montage, Photos are Artists Own,
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Camera: Nikon D70 in RAW format & own settings,
Post-processing: layered, opacity levels, hues, paintbrushes & erasers to alter to the final desired image.
Software: Photoshop

Bobbi Price Bobbi Price 106 posts

A Walk to Remember
by Bobbi Price

Traditional Art
Medium: Watercolor on Arches Paper

robpixaday robpixaday 3071 posts

Repairing the World
by Robin King

Digital Art
Dimensions: 4000×2500 pixels @ 300dpi
Medium: Multi-media, Compilation of 5 of the artist’s photo images and 2 digital paintings
Software: Corel Painter Essentials 2 and Photoshop Elements 8.

Do you think that this job of repairing the world is too big? Too massive for one person? Too much for you? You aren’t responsible for finishing the work. You’re just responsible for doing what you can…We’re all tasked with repairing the world. Every day, in our own way.

Dwarkan Dwarkan 187 posts

Poison d’Avril
by Dwarkan

Digital Art
Dimensions: 3744 × 3744 pixels
Medium: Photo manipulation using my own photography and universal nuclear warning symbol
Edited with Photoshop CS5

Poisoned by human irresponsibility earth and all living species are in danger to disappear from the universe.

Matteo Pontonutti Matteo Pontonutti 31 posts

There’s always tomorrow…
by Matteo Pontonutti

Digital Art
Dimensions: 1800 × 1824 @ 70dpi (i have a slow machine and need to limit its exhertions)
Medium: Photomanipulation
Software: Photoshop CS5

Desire Glanville Digital Fine Art Awards
for Excellence in Digital Art
SoJie 10, April 2011
Clive S Clive S 899 posts

Devpryag At Misty Sunrise
by Clive S

Photographic Art
Location: Devpryag, India
Camera: Nikon D300s
Lens: Nikon 18-200mm
Settings: ISO 200, 34mm, f/10, 1/60 sec
5 Shot HDR In Photomatix 4
Post-processing: Photoshop Elements

Arriving at this magnificent place at sunrise on a cold and misty morning in late January this year (2011), you can’t help feel in awe of the earth and natures magnificence.

Ranald Ranald 100 posts

From Fyne to Glen Kinglass
by Ranald

Photographic Art

As part of the Solo Exhibition group’s celebration of Earth Day, this image represents the power and beauty of nature. Loch Awe is a large sea loch which, in the right conditions provide a perfect mirror. Long after mankind has gone from the world, this view will still be there.