Peace in the Valley

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Jessie and I recently watched Ken Burns' and Lynn Novik's excellent "Vietnam War" documentary on PBS. It was a gut-wrenching series and more than a little bit surreal to think how I wouldn't have Jess by my side if not for the war. Throughout the series I was struck by the incredible beauty of the Vietnamese countryside. It was that ethereal beauty which inspired this latest render, "Peace in the Valley".

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Rick (Horseman)
"Peace in the Valley"
This artwork gives me hope for the future. As a education and life management consultant, when talking with people who seemingly do not see the horizon in the absence of hope, I say, 'look to the East, then to the west, the sun rises and sets'

Fri January 19, 2018 at 8:58 am

Rick (Horseman)
"Peace in the Valley"
This artwork reminds me of the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets that veil our mountain town and valley. As well, provides me a window of tranquil feeling on the morning of my discharge and post-op from the hospital after my knee replacement surgery Tuesday.

Thu January 4, 2018 at 11:06 am

"Grandest of Spectacles"
No deep words or thoughts here, bloody excellent job on this one, I could not imagine improving on this in any way. Jaw dropping view as one gets looking from the rim of Earth's Grand Canyon....

Sat November 18, 2017 at 0:58 am

Not only is this a peaceful, beautiful scene, but its simplicity makes it perfect as a desktop background. My icons often get lost in some of the others (although I use them anyway), but I appreciate having some pictures that do not lose my icons. As someone that has been a part of your journey for many years, I see growth, maturity and a great deal of genius in your work!

Fri November 3, 2017 at 12:24 pm

Well named - it is a very peaceful quiet looking scene

Mon October 23, 2017 at 8:55 pm

Mark A.
I really like this one. It definitely looks and feels peaceful.

Mon October 23, 2017 at 2:17 pm

"Just wow."
I love all your works, but every once in a while one really strikes my heart. This is one of them. It's just so overwhelmingly beautiful.

Mon October 23, 2017 at 11:12 am

"touching view"
beautiful indeed

Sun October 22, 2017 at 2:14 pm

RJ Johnson
"Great Landscape"
very nice, as realistic as they come. If I didn't know any better I would swear it was an actual photo.

Wed October 18, 2017 at 5:08 pm

"Absolutely beautiful "
Immaculate image, Ryan.

Wed October 18, 2017 at 4:07 pm

"Love This"
Love this one very pleasing

Wed October 18, 2017 at 3:29 pm

Time and time again, you create wonderful works for us. Thank you! This is a worthy addition to the Bliss-verse!

Wed October 18, 2017 at 12:10 pm

This is a very nice one. Very peaceful!!!

Wed October 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm

"Beautiful indeed"
Love the peace.

Wed October 18, 2017 at 11:56 am

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