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Sally Sargent Fine Art Award
Excellence in Creative Painting Techniques
SoJie 16, June 2012

Final painting, mixed media on canvas 12″ × 24″. A translation of Linaji’s photo “Collaborator” for the Sojie 16 Workshop in the Solo Exhibtion Group

by linaji

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  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonover 2 years ago

    A stunning and masterful piece!! Over the top great Kathie!!

  • Oh wow, really…gosh…thankyou Leslie….so very pleased you like it, especially coming from a wonderful artist as yourself :)))

    – Kathie Nichols

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 2 years ago

    This is such a clever work and a superb translation of Linaji’s photo…

  • oh wow, thankyou so much Janis, so glad you like it :)))

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 2 years ago

    Kathie this is so wonderful! Your process to get to the final result is amazing to me! You surely did Lina’s wonderful image proud! A Supremo Fave for me! The light and detail are wonderful!

  • Thankyou so much Robin for the great feedback and kind words :)))

    – Kathie Nichols

  • linaji
    linajiover 2 years ago

    I truly am so delighted with your interpertaion Kathie… you are such a brilliant artist…thanks for using my work as a way to the LIGHT!! ;-))x

  • No, thankyou Lina for agreeing for the translation, it was an exciting start, then I kinda lost it for a bit, didn’t know how to progress, and after sleeping on it, it finally came together….LOL!

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 2 years ago

    I love what you have done here Kathie, and was fascinated watching your process unfold in the ‘Landscape & Light’ SoJie workshop. You are a very talented lady!!!

  • Oh gosh…..thanks Lynda, so nice of you to say, your pastels are outstanding, I’d love to be able to draw like that….maybe another 10 years of practice….LOL!

    – Kathie Nichols

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 2 years ago

    Kathie, I sure love the work; and as a translation, it worked out brilliantly. The colors are beautiful, and the effect of the crinkles is outstanding!

  • Oh thankyou Frannie, I truly appreciate your kind words, it was a little more difficult than I anticipated, but I couldn’t have done it without the encouragement and support from yourself and everyone else, lol! (Breathing a sigh of relief)

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeover 2 years ago

    Kathie, I love it! It is stunning! I saw it being created step by step and it was so fascinating!

  • ooooh thanks so much Beatrice, gosh I was even thinking of glueing real plants on at one stage…LOL…my imagination has gone off the rails with this one, I now have a nice list of what to use for textures in future :)))

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 2 years ago

    This was a very hard one to do Kathie and it really is nice. You brought such beautiful light. I love the feeling of it. Warm and reaching. NICE JOB!!! Congratulations on a wonderful finish!!

  • Thankyou so much Elizabeth, so pleased you like it, yes, it was definitely challenge…lol!

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Robin Monroe
    Robin Monroeover 2 years ago

    love it, a beautiful piece:)

  • Thanks so much Robin, hehe, I was just commenting on your piece :)))

    – Kathie Nichols

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, Kathie. I was with Lina when she took that photograph and when she worked on it.
    Loving the title and your painting. Excellent!!!

  • Oh thankyou Tori, it was certainly interesting for me, never took off my thinking cap on how to tackle the textures without losing the background, but it all worked out eventually…lol!

    – Kathie Nichols

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