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Kay Lovingood commented on Kay Lovingood's photo
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Flood Gates

"Thanks, Barbara! It was one of those projects that made me wonder if I could achieve it, with a sigh of relief and a shout of congratulations when it was finished. I'm glad you like it."
6 hours ago
Barbara Van Vleck commented on Kay Lovingood's photo
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Flood Gates

"That was a brilliant idea.  You captured a moment in history and you created a feeling of awe in the power of water.  I hope you signed it and dated it, and said where it was.  Good job!"
7 hours ago
Shannon Runer replied to Bonnie Gibson's discussion What should become of the monthly challenge and the future of GAE
"I have belonged to GAE for quite some time and have uploaded and shared photos (and removed many along the way.) I have, however, only shared one project on the Challenge. Not every challenge theme will inspire every member to create and share a…"
8 hours ago
Paula Cairns commented on Arturo J. Ramirez's photo
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"Beautiful work and so unique.  Love it!"
9 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on victoria champion's photo
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horsegourd55

"They look so real!"
13 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on victoria champion's photo
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gourdhorses23

"Nice work!"
13 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo
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Fur War Shirt

"Thanks Gay"
13 hours ago
Vanessa Blackman replied to Bonnie Gibson's discussion What should become of the monthly challenge and the future of GAE
"Hi from England I love the site and really like looking at the photos, maybe changing the challenge to quarterly might spark at bit more interest in it, as others have said I really appreciate all the time given by all the administrators and hope…"
14 hours ago
gay coe commented on victoria champion's photo
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gourdhorses23

"Good to see your new work. Your horses are real!"
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victoria champion posted photos
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victoria champion commented on victoria champion's photo
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black and sorrel

"Thank you Gay.  Unfortunately I don't have a website.  And also, unfortunately, I've not done any new pieces for several months due to personal issues which have arisen.    But I am planning to once again resume my art…"
23 hours ago
gay coe commented on Neola Caveny's photo
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Filigree Bamboo Bowl II

"That is so delicate and beautiful."
yesterday
 

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