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Ice Climbing Greeting Card featuring the painting Because It's There by Hanne Lore Koehler

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Thank you, Pamela, for including my painting in the features of ABC - Mountain group! I am honored!

Hi Hanne, this is so cool and not cold cool, wonderful. Beautiful work!!! L/F

Thank you for your thoughtful comment and support, Dabra!

Fantastic watercolor painting Hanne, I wish I was there, it has been so hot here!!! Excellent and beautiful artwork!!...F/T/G+/L

Thank you for your thoughtful comment and wonderful support and promotion of my painting, Donna!

Hanne, Congratulations on your recent sale !

Thank you, Jeannie!

Congratulations on the sale of this beautiful artwork, Hanne! L/F/G+/T

Thank you for your generous comment, support and promotion, Catherine!

Congrats on your sale!

Thank you, Gene!


Thank you, David!


Thank you, Maria!

Congratulations on your selling, Hanne! Such realistic and beautiful artwork!

Thank you for your thoughtful comment, Angelina!

Such a fantastic image!

Thank you for your thoughtful comment, Lynn!

Congratulations on your sale..Fine work!

Thank you, Cynthia!

Beautiful and dramatic work! fv

Thank you for your kind comment and support, Jim!

My goodness, so beautifully done dear Hanne...F/L.

Thank you for your thoughtful comment and support, Clotilde!

Hanne this is such a wonderful work!! What an amazing scene!! l/f/fb/t/su/g/pinned!!

Thank you for your generous comment, support and promotion, Anne!

Great composition with ice climber and ice crag, Hanne! You have truly created the sense of the cold and blowing snow with your painting technique - brrr - L/F!

Thank you for your sweet comment with sound effects and your kind support, Michele!

Because it's there to overcome and conquer! Once again, love going through your work, just splendid work Hanne, voted!

Thank you for your thoughtful appreciation and support of my painting, Kamil!

Wonderful!! :^D --- jrr

Thank you for your sweet comment and feature in HEROES AND HEROINES group, jrr!

Features into the Groups,/L& Fav

Thank you for your kind support and feature, Colette!

Love it! L F Featured here >

Thank you for your precious comment support and Fb promotion, Shayn!

Wonderful and scary beauty all in one Hanne! I am very pleased to make this special FEATURE, on our homepage of the Wisconsin Flowers and Scenery Homepage. It is of the highest quality and integrity and this piece of artwork is very well deserving of high accolades by all members of FAA! I am proud to display and promote your grand artworks, and am very happy to have you as a member of our family of friends and fine artists within our WFS group. Liked Forever, Elvis

Thank you so much for your precious appreciation, support and promotion of my painting in WISCONSIN FLOWERS AND SCENERY GROUP, Randy! I am honored.

Nice piece'

Thank you kindly, Connie!

Another stupendous piece . Awesome work Hanne, congrats.

Thank you for your sweet comment, Janine!

Congrats on your sale Hanne :)

Thank you for your thoughtful comment, Saija!

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Artist's Description

The element of danger is an incredible attraction for some. The struggle of man against the elements is obvious in this painting but the "Why" can only be explained by the climber himself; for now, Sir Edmund Hilary's explanation "Because It's There" will have to suffice. Buy art prints, canvas prints, acrylic prints, posters, metal prints and iPhone case of this watercolor painting of ice climbing in the Rockies, an extreme sports painting by Hanne Lore Koehler.

About Hanne Lore Koehler

Hanne Lore Koehler

CONTACT ME for painting commissions and inquiries about original paintings. Born in Aachen, Germany, I grew up in Ontario, Canada, where I still live with my husband (the love of my life) and family, from which comes the inspiration for much of my work. My vibrant watercolors, acrylic and oil paintings cannot be labelled in only one category. My paintings reflect my life: enriched with excitement as well as quiet times. My fascination with capturing a flash of movement in a motionless art form is evident in my sports paintings and energetic portraits. Moments of tenderness are reflected in my still life art, gardens and landscapes. Humor and silliness reflect in my fantasy illustrations. Many aspects of my life are mirrored in...

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