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April Best of Show
Award Sponsor: RayMar Art

by Robert Lemler
Oil 24" x 18"

Entered in: 5th Annual Competition Month #7- April 2011

Judge's Comments: The award winner of the April Ray Mar Art Competition is this oil painting of a gondolier. It is an unusual diagonal design that works in many ways. Notice how all the entry areas of the painting lead to the male figure. The painting has the ingredients to make an award winner including drawing,values, temperature and hue. Because this is rendered so well I can feel the power of the water pulling against the pole and the gondola. Fabulous. - Nancy S. Crookston