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Mike's Lights by Lloydica Mike's Lights by Lloydica
Acrylic on Stretched Canvas
30″ x 40″

This is one of those paintings that holds a special place in my heart.
Anyone who had been out to Shuswap Lake in Blind Bay, BC will recognize this scene in an instant – Copper Island. This view, in particular, could be seen from the deck of my family’s home. I will forever remember many nights spent sitting out on that deck looking up at the stars surrounded by family and friends, much laughter and great conversation.
I can only hope I captured the energy a simple picture could never quite seem to.

If you weren’t one of those people sitting out on the deck with us you might be wondering, who’s Mike?
Mike was my Dad, a constant supporter of my painting and someone who always had an idea to help me brainstorm or a few motivational word to stop me from “paintcrastinating”. He was not a painter himself, but I remember him always talking about one day doing a painting of the northern lights that graced our backyard every summer. Unfortunately, he never got the chance. This one’s for you, Pop!!
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PassionIsLife Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just wanted to let you know that this gorgeous piece has been featured here: [link]!
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anmeher Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi there! :wave:
Your beautiful work has been featured in my article for #TheFavouriteShowcase [link] :heart:
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MarsiaMS Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Done in style! :clap:
I'd move the place between the hills off center, though :)
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bear48 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Professional
nice job
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Laisteala Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Very Beautiful!!!! I like how you get texture created from the colors.. I love it..!!! great energy ^^
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crazyruthie Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012   General Artist
beautiful!
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Photopathica Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012   General Artist
Hi!
We have chosen your work for our Featured Folder for July!
This piece has been featured here: [link]

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MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi :wave:
This deviation has been featured in my jounal :heart: [link]
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RebekahKroeplin Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012
I love this kind of art. If flows so well and has so much thought put into it. I like the colors and the reflections in the water. Not to mention the sky. I'm guessing that's fire?
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ARI4PHANTINEXX Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
i like the artwork sort of looks like a picasso
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