Lorna Allan
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  • Waitakere New Zealand
  • New Zealand
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Lorna Allan commented on Richard Robinson's blog post Learning from Monet
"In all honesty Richard, this is my most favorite of your works.   This is a place I have been to and you have captured it beautifully.  Its probably one of the most difficult views ever to paint, so much information out there to know…"
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Ningning Li left a comment for Lorna Allan
"Lorna, Congratulations to you for winning a price which is not easy to get. That means you are realy way out by my husband's words. Realism is going on for so many years and so many wonderful merits hiden there. People will never…"
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Lorna Allan left a comment for Ningning Li
"Good morning Li,  How good that you have already won once.  I agree that its encouraging for others that they should win too, however its also good for any artist (including you and me) to win something now and then at it keeps our…"
Jul 1, 2012
Ningning Li left a comment for Lorna Allan
"Lorna, Thank you so much for you kindness and good will. I appreciate it indeed. For your information,  I won once already. Therefore, I sincerely hope that others have chance to shine. Or it will be sad for those who made same big effort like…"
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"No bother at all. It was mid summer Li, mid afternoon.  I had wanted to vote on this challenge but it seems that perhaps it only lets you vote if you are taking part which to me is a bit silly.  It would be much better if it was open…"
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"Lorna, sorry to bother you again. Would you please kindly tell me in which season this Park Lane photo was taken?  Thank you again for your generours dornation. We really have a fun with it."
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"Aurelia,   I would agree with Li that putting more light on the right hand side with a bit more vibrancy, though tone down or remove the green in the two distant places as it brings them forward,  would certainly change this…"
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"Wonderful Stuart, you have captured the feel of this place beautifully. "
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Park Lane, Arches National Park, Moab, Utah, USA

"Hi Michelle, wishing you luck...but mostly enjoyment.  Keep up that wonderful passion.  (O:"
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"Hi Rita, thank you very much.  Very kind of you.  (O: "
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"Beautiful painting! I love the warm colours and the colour harmony."
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"I'd love to be your friend.  Thanks for asking."
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How would you categorize your painting style?
Realism
Are you a full time artist?
Full Time
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
Albert Bierstadt
Do you have any goals for your painting?
Always always improvement...more learning...sharing knowledge...
What's your website address? (If any)
http://www.lornaallan.vc.net.nz

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Christmas wishes

Posted on December 24, 2010 at 12:38 0 Comments

Hi everyone

I just popped by to wish you all a wonderful Christmas and the very best New Year.  I hope you have good health, happiness and the very best of friendships.

For myself 2011 is already shaping up to be a very good year especially with an artists residency in the South Island which I will take up early in May.

Warmest regards

Lorna

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At 11:59 on July 1, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, Congratulations to you for winning a price which is not easy to get. That means you are realy way out by my husband's words. Realism is going on for so many years and so many wonderful merits hiden there. People will never give up realism as it first is coming from our life and then reflect to the life we are living in. Without realism people will lost. That is what I believe. Techniques are other things which can be abstract to creat realistic image. Well,  I'd better stop pretending to be a critics. Anyway, I mean, the fact showed that realism is still be appreciated and valued by the artists's striving effort, as you did.  Happy for you!  About competition, I read your words carefully and I agree with all your views.  By the way, today, a well-known peruvian painter's wife asked me to paint a garden with some houses, which was built in 1821. I was very brave and accepted  though I never paint things like that. I Just want to tell you that don't worry about me. I am confident and happy with my progress, sometimes even don't know where is danger . It made me painted some paintings far beyond  my knowledge of this art and  my limitation.   Lorna,  again, thank you for your time to write to me.My best wishes to you and your art.  Love, Li

At 1:34 on July 1, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, Thank you so much for you kindness and good will. I appreciate it indeed. For your information,  I won once already. Therefore, I sincerely hope that others have chance to shine. Or it will be sad for those who made same big effort like me standing in the shadow  for too long time. I am good in some way but still need a lot to improve and to learn. By the way here is the place for me to learn with fun and enjoy the friendship. That is most important for me. I told people that I only painted more than 30 pieces, they do not believe me. You'd better trust me, I feel I am not deserve to win too much, it will make me feel I am bigger than I really am.  Lorna  hope that you understand me. Love,  Li

At 14:35 on June 30, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, sorry to bother you again. Would you please kindly tell me in which season this Park Lane photo was taken?  Thank you again for your generours dornation. We really have a fun with it.

At 10:36 on June 10, 2012, Tammy Wolcott said…

I'd love to be your friend.  Thanks for asking.

At 17:31 on June 7, 2012, Ruby said…

Thank you for the friend request Lorna. Happy to be a friend.

At 12:35 on June 6, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, I concerder you a highly accomplished artist. My husband said that your paintings are way out. We will bore you if you join us. Happy painting!

At 1:09 on June 6, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Be honored to be your friend, Lorna. You are wonderful artist!!!

At 11:04 on June 5, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, I am flattered and will let you know  and check the light and colour after uploard it. Thank you.

At 1:23 on June 5, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, I received your message about the time of the photo. Thank you for your kindly reply.

At 11:59 on June 4, 2012, Ningning Li said…

Lorna, Thank you so much to share with us your wonderful photo for our workshop10. I have a question, did you take the picture in the afternoon? As I have to figure out what colour I have to use. Sorry to bother you after all you have done for us.

 
 
 

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