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Thank you Candice! I appreciate the feedback....
Hi Candice! So nice to "see" you again! Thank you so much for your sweet comment - that means so much coming from you! You're such a talented artist - I've missed seeing your fabulous artwork! Hope everything is going great with you!!! :)
Thanks Candice. To answer your question, everything I do is painted with oils then scanned.
Thanks for the comment on Easter Bloom! You've done some really awesome work on here. :)
Thanks for the comment Candice!!
...and The Hunt is On, Jack-O-Lantern Frame, Candytarian! you are officially the sweetest ever!! so appreciated!!!!!!
...and on Boo Yah!! :)
thx so much candice for your comment on Oh Happy Day -- really appreciate it!!!
thank you for your comments Candice! I'm trying to improve by looking at design blogs every day :)
Thank you Candice! Your submissions are awesome... I'm a big fan. Good luck to you :)
Thank you for your comment - love your beautiful illustrations!!
you're awesome! love the splashy-watercolor-feel of your zebra and pineapple logo.
Candice, We missed you at the Seattle mintie meet-up. Great to see you back!
Thanks Candice for your lovely comments! I just visited your website and love your patterns. :)
you are way tooooo kind!!! thank you so much for the sweet comments! i really LOVE your designs and always look forward to seeing them. your christmas designs were amazing and so unique and inspiring to me. i loved them all....and sweet snow was definitely a 5 in my book :). thanks again!!
Congratulations Candice! I really love your Sweet Snow design. Thank goodness it isn't snowing here in the PNW right now (grin) :)
Hiya Candice! Congratulations on your winning design, Sweet Snow! Every element is perfectly placed, and beautifully done - fabulous job! :)
congratulations on your design commission! way to go!! you deserve it!
Hi Candice! Thanks for the kind words! I am not at all surprised you started out as a painter...just look at Artist's Palette! Keep it up, I love your work!
Thanks again Miss Candice - you're so kind! It's so nice to have such supportive design community members! PS - I'm with Carrie, the designs (especially patterns) on your website are amazing. Girl, you got skill!
I just checked out your website, Candice, and your patterns are GORGEOUS! Love your work!
Thanks for the nice comments, Candice! I gotta say, Paisley Waves is awesome! It really stands out from the "vector-y" crowd. The colors and texture are full of life!
Awww, thank you so much for your sweet comments and kind support! That really means a lot to me, Candice - you are so sweet!! I'll be looking forward to seeing your fantastic artwork in the next challenge, then. :)
Congrats on your latest win, Candice! You've got a great variety of designs :)
Thank you so much, Candice! Good job to you as well - I love, love Subtle Dahlia! I think it's great to be surrounded by so many creative and supportive designers, such as yourself. :)
thank you for your sweet comments, candice. it really means alot to me. i really admire all your designs, and i'm so happy for you.
CONGRATS to you too for both of your designs! So exciting!
Congratulations on your wins, Candice! Artist's Palette and Little Z are really fantastic! Your use of shapes and colors are so creative and inspiring - I always look forward to seeing your designs. Great job!!! :)
CONGRATS, candice!! your work is so pretty. i especially loved the zebra design that won. way to go!!
Candice, I love Rustic Daisy and Brush Strokes! Your artwork and illustrations are fantastic! They sure look like winners to me :)
Thank you, Candice for the nice comments and congrats on your win!! I absolutely LOVE your baby bee design
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