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Amsterdam - Netherlands


Paul Lovering replied:

Special thank you Lucia

Colombo, we - Sri Lanka

It's Stunning Work..Really!!!!!! do fav/

Paul Lovering replied:

Many many thanks Nalini , I so appreciate your kindness .

Adma, Ke - Lebanon

Congrats on your sale, my dear Paul. I am so so lucky to own one of these myself. Sending my very best wishes out to you from Beirut, my Friend. xxx Christel.

Paul Lovering replied:

Aaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwww many many thanks dear Christel , I'm always delighted to hear from you and Yes You have one my friend ... Big hug sent in return ..Paulxxx

Chanhassen, MN - United States

Congrats on your sale!

Paul Lovering replied:

My best wishes and Special thank you Jacqueline.

Walnut Creek, CA - United States

Just a really beautiful rendering of him f/l

Paul Lovering replied:

I thank you so much Donna , I'm delighted and thrilled you like ..Best wishes Paul .

Bacau, Ro - Romania

Beautiful portrait, Paul, all your works are superb! Like/Fav

Paul Lovering replied:

Thank you so much Laur for your thrilling words my friend .

Acworth, GA - United States

Your portraits are so intriguing! Very painterly and wonderful to look at!

Paul Lovering replied:

Elizabeth I thank you so much for your inspiring words

Colwyn Bay, Co - United Kingdom

You truly captured his spirit in this great work.

Paul Lovering replied:

A Big Big thank you Mal , I so appreciate your kind words

Moscow, Ru - Russian Federation

You have a great transmit character in paintings.

Paul Lovering replied:

Lali my best wishes and thanks for your kind words ... Glass raised from Edinburgh .. Paul

Palma De Mallorca - Spain

Paul, great work! F/V!

Paul Lovering replied:

So sorry for my late late Catalina , I thank you so much

Minneapolis, MN - United States

Powerful image.. Lovely work.

Paul Lovering replied:

Wayne My Special thanks for your Fab words

Edinburgh, Lo - United Kingdom

Jim and Ima I thank you so much for your kindness

Cape Coral, Fl - United States

A myriad of emotion in this painting-sooo well done

Kingston, ON - Canada

Superb !

Brookeville, MD - United States

perfection ... every stroke, every shade, every nuance ... is Mandela himself. I'm in awe!!! l/f

Paul Lovering replied:

Wow what a stunning message dear Lois , inspired and smiling to the Max .. Special thanks my friend xx

Wylie, TX - United States

Great portrait Paul of a great man Nelson Mandela, what a great tribute !

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwww your a Star dear Deyanira , your terrific support so Rocks my friend .. Best wishes from Edinburgh Paulx

Edinburgh, Lo - United Kingdom

Vivian , Bobee , Christel , Mayling ,Linda , Lucia , Nicole Martin and Diane ... Happy New Year and a big big thank you for your fabulous support .. Paul

Union, CT - United States

Outstanding. Your work is amazing!

North Tonawanda, NY - United States

Wow.....a great man and you did a great job in his portrait.

Vienna, Vi - Austria

A wonderful capture of a most respected and humble man. May Madiba Rest In Piece!

Amsterdam - Netherlands

Great portrait of a great man!

Orono, ME - United States

A lovely tribute for a great man who moved the world with courage and love.........brilliant technique my friend!! :)

Adma, Ke - Lebanon

Very beautiful tribute to this great man, dear Paul. Yes a very sad day today, great loss. May Ling. L/F xxx

Adma, Ke - Lebanon

I think, I will go and buy myself a kilo of Cape apples (they ARE my favourites!) and crunch one gloriously... Little gesture, but this man moved mountains for me and others to eat those delicious apples with a clear conscience, did he not? Will miss him so. Thanks again for your beautiful portraits of him, Paul. Christel.

Sparks, NV - United States

Revisiting this wonderful work of art, today especially. . thank you for honoring this great leader; v,l,t, pinnned;

Mosman, NS - Australia

RIP - Nelson Mandela....What a beautiful testament to him, Paul.....v.V

Sarasota, FL - United States

Viewing this piece, especially today 12/5/13, it makes one appreciate that it is possible for a man to truly leave his mark on the world. Your capture of this wounded soul, makes one give pause to ponder all the suffering, love, anger & forgiveness that any human is capable of. This man exemplified all that many aspire to. You captured that ever present kindness NM always displayed!

Woodbridge, VA - United States

This painting is a fine tribute to world leader and conscience of freedom fighters around the globe. When one is right there is no end to the fight. When South Africa was on the brink of a bloody revolution this giant was able through courage and presence and actions to divert that path and lead S.A. on the road of truth and justice. May his actions continue to be of service to those seeking freedom and justice worldwide.

Tampa, FL - United States

Your awesome work of art has new meaning Paul! We will miss this great man!!!

Izmir, Iz - Turkey

He was a symbol of liberty. And will continue to live at our heart. Thanks for this unforgetable portrait.

Wayne, PA - United States

Beautiful! VF!

Paul Lovering replied:

Thank you so much dear Meg , a wonderful human being and symbol gone but not forgotten, RIP Mandela

Nuremberg, Ba - Germany


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Sven .... Many many thanks my friend .. Paul

Mevaseret Zion - Israel

Paul, I absolutely adore this portrait of Mandela. The colors in his face are extraordinary! v + f

Paul Lovering replied:

Esther you have soooooooooooo made my day , how thrilling you like this portrait of the iconic Mandela ,,, special thanks Paulx

Adelaide, So - Australia

An inspirational human being. Wonderful result Paul.

Paul Lovering replied:

Bill thank you for your Fab words , yes I agree a inspirational human being .. God bless Mandela

Rome, Ro - Italy

So incredibly beautiful Paul. Your talent is amazing. V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Greetings and special thank you Simona , your words soooooooooooo Rock my friend .. Paul

Tampa, FL - United States

Paul your style and technique is outstanding with unparalleled eyes for detail!!! Your paintings don't leave you guessing as to who it is!!! vf

Paul Lovering replied:

Sorry for my late late , but a big big thank you Marvin , your a true Gent

Gadsden, AL - United States

This one is Killer! So much expression, emotions and texture. Unbelievable.

Paul Lovering replied:

High five Scott , your Fab comments so Rock my friend

Amsterdam, No - Netherlands

Excellent Artwork Paul!! V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Your so soooooooooooo kind dear Annie , greetings and thank you from Edinburgh my friend

Melbourne, Vi - Australia

Once again you have painted more than a portrait, Paul. You have painted the very soul of this wonderful man. Xx v/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwwww that is a wonderful encouraging comment dear Zeana , how delighted and thrilled am I ... My special thanks my friend .. Paul

Taos, Ne - United States

You can see I haven't gotten enough sleep, thinking in half sentences.... I meant by the way you used the lovely striking greens and magentas with some whites coming through, instead of giving him an overall identifiable skin color. You truly paint the feeling body and the rest comes perfectly along.

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwwwww how FANTASTIC to return home and view these wondrous messages my friend , I am honoured , thrilled and so delighted , you soooooooooooo made my day , Mandela Rocks and so do You , wishing you a wonderful weekend .. Paulxx

Taos, Ne - United States

To continue on a second look- how masterful you are to create depth adn the sense of layers of experience and qualities of this being, while at the same time using that to create the tones of his skin coloring.

Taos, Ne - United States

I've held off commenting on this because it evokes so much feeling so I don't have words. It's a wonderful portrait Paul. If it falls into the right hands , it will become one of the classic Mandela portraits to remember him by for future times. Big v and f and thank you so much for your wonderful comments lately.

Montreal, QC - Canada

Had to return to this masterpiece to pay respect to this giant on his 95th birthday....I sure hope he's not suffering...he deserves so much

Paul Lovering replied:

Wow I had no idea it was Mandela's birthday until last night ! , what a life , robbed of half of it , but revered for the later .... Thank you so much dear Marie your a real tonic my good good friend , hugs across the pond . Paulxox

Seattle, Wa - United States

AMAZING! How perfect for his 95th birthday today! Wonderful paintings as always Paul! Thanks for your kind visits to my gallery too! I appreciate them... FV

Paul Lovering replied:

Gosh 95yrs , it is such a Joy this wonderful human being has lived a life after a life , thank you so much dear Kym for your visit my friend

Geleen, Li - Netherlands

Wow, absolutely amazing, Paul! You captured his spirit so well! v/f

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwww Wow what a Fantastic comment Danny , How thrilled am I , special thanks Paul

Kamloops, BC - Canada

Hi Paul! I am a new photographer and new to FAA and noticed you commented on one of my photos...thank you! I have come to visit you and see what you are up to! Wow! Great art! I have added you to my watch list! This painting is just superb...Nelson Mandela is on our minds right now and this painting is so timely! What a beautiful style you have! V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

A big big Welcome to FAA dear Sandi , your lovely personality and outstanding photography is just the the best thing for FAA , I so look forward to viewing more of your incredible images , a special thanks for your lovely kind message my friend , have a super weekend .. Paul

Madrid, Ma - Spain

Your talent is comparable to your human quality. Congratulations. V&F!!

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwwww Jose your so kind my friend , thank you so much , you so Rock

Woodbridge, VA - United States

Yes. Peace, O.

Paul Lovering replied:

My special thanks Otis , I appreciate your visit my friend , regards Paul

Dunrobin, ON - Canada

Your work is just superb! Gorgeous watercolor work.

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwww how thrilled and delighted , thank you so much Christina

Doniphan, MO - United States

Fantastic close up! I LOVE how you bring out so much detail and emotions with your wonderful loose style and keeping the paint luminosity, I just get mud! haha! I admire you so much! v.f !! (PS, sorry for my lack of comments in the last month. I can't remember if I let you know that I broke my ankle, just now getting back into the swing of things! :D

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww BLESS dear Debbie , how unfortunate , it is never a good thing to break bones , but your ankle and all the day to day actions must be so so difficult for you , let's hope you mend quick and get them dancing shoes back on !.... Oh your superb comment on this portrait is so encouraging and inspiring , I thank you for this , and send my very best wishes , please stay away from too many glasses of wine ha ha xxx

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