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Created On: Mar 1, 2006
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Mountain Art

Art and artists have played a role in creating awareness of the world's wild places. Without the paintings of Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt it might have been more difficult to gain public support for the creation of some of the major national parks in the Western United States.
Following that spirit, I'm hoping others will share their mountain art, whether they have created or collected it. Please, paintings & drawings only.
In some cases "clicking" on the image will let you see a larger version.

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Nelson

Nelson - Mar 1, 2006 6:15 pm - Voted 10/10

SP Artists

Nice idea for an album. I wish I had that talent. There are others on SP who do, and hopefully they will see this. Here are some I know of:

William Marler

JonBradford

tiziana

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 1, 2006 6:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: SP Artists

Thanks ... I'll send them a PM.

Fred Spicker

Fred Spicker - Mar 2, 2006 9:19 am - Voted 10/10

Wow!

This is the first album that has led me anxiously from one image to the next.

I am having trouble thinking of a complimentary adjective to describe your work that does not sound trite…….

Thank you for sharing it with us.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 2, 2006 3:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thanks ... I'm glad you liked it. I've really enjoyed your posts, especially the Pizzo Badile. In my wild and misspent youth I dreamed of climbing it by the classic North Face route ... now I'd settle for just going to see it. From what I've seen it would be good subject matter for a painting.

Nelson

Nelson - Mar 2, 2006 4:46 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow!

I should have said something like Fred did on my first comment. Really fantastic and inspirational work. Do you show any of your paintings at galleries in the area? Tomorrow is the First Night Art Walk in Fort Collins. I'd make a point of going to see some of it, for sure.

In any case, thanks again for sharing with us.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 2, 2006 4:53 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

I show with Gallery East in Loveland ... but they are currently sold out of my work. I'm afraid I'm not very prolific. If you're wandering around in Fort Collins, I have a "mask" I collaborated on at the Museum of Contemporary Art in the old post office. It's titled, "The East Face"

Nate D

Nate D - Mar 2, 2006 11:30 pm - Voted 10/10

Really fine

idea for an album, and beautiful work. "Solo" is my favorite by far, as it communicates something more than the landscapes.

Wish I had more time to draw and paint...

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 3, 2006 3:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Really fine

Thanks, your artistic background makes your comment even more meaningful. Do you have anything you've created that you could add to this album ???

Nate D

Nate D - Mar 7, 2006 8:05 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Really fine

I wish I did have something to add, but the few mountain related paintings I've done, over 15 years ago, are no longer in my possession, but reside on my parent's walls.

Too busy with work and family to paint now, it seems, although I definitely have a handful of projects in my head waiting to get out.

Romuald Kosina

Romuald Kosina - Mar 7, 2006 2:58 pm - Voted 10/10

Dear Jim...

Dear Jim, I notice just now your album and I think it is very nice presentation of another face of mountains. Through our feeling of them.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 7, 2006 8:46 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Dear Jim...

Thanks, I'm glad you like it. It looks like you've done quite a bit in the mountains ... keep on climbing and appreciating.

William Marler

William Marler - Mar 8, 2006 8:23 pm - Voted 10/10

Art album

Hi got your message. Attached what I have on file. But my stuff is not up to these standards. Great work. Thanks for sharing.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 9, 2006 2:24 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Art album

Thanks for your contributions. I think we're all our own toughest critic ... your work is a great addition to the album.

Roadstead

Roadstead - May 19, 2006 2:31 pm - Hasn't voted

Nice Work

What a great idea! That's a lot of very nice work from some very fine artists. Thanks...for thinking my work is better than it is and for wanting me too post it.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - May 20, 2006 11:02 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice Work

Thanks for your contribution ... hope you'll post somemore. It's all about the spirit of the mountains.

mjrangel

mjrangel - Jun 1, 2006 9:12 pm - Hasn't voted

Thanks for the invite

I attached a few of my images.

I didn't realize there was such an album on SP. This is great, and I must say I enjoy looking at your telephoto-like hyper-real paintings.

Do you have any sketches/drawings from life that you wouldn't mind sharing. I'd love to see em'. Just curious?

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Jun 12, 2006 3:55 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Thanks for the invite

Thanks for your contributions.
I have two drawings posted in the album, one is titled "The Summit" and the other is titled, "Longs Peak from Wild Basin"

Roadstead

Roadstead - Aug 23, 2006 1:00 am - Hasn't voted

Don't Stop Now!

Keep them coming, you guys and gals are HOT!!

Bob Sihler

Bob Sihler - Nov 14, 2006 4:54 am - Voted 10/10

Just Discovered

I just "discovered" this album. You have some incredibly beautiful paintings here. I say this honestly, not just to be nice-- I like yours better than all the others in the album. We all have our different tastes and I suppose none is more correct than another when it comes to art, but your style definitely speaks to me.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Nov 14, 2006 5:00 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Just Discovered

Thank you. It's nice to hear from someone who understands that one work of art isn't necessarily better than another, just different. After looking at many of your images, I think you have an artist's eye with your camera.
Peace, Jim

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