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Art Print Notes:
There’s something about the solitude of dawn in this fishing boat art that speaks to me. Even though I have never been an avid fisherman, I often find myself beside the water at dawn to capture the sunrise. That wasn’t the case before I became interested in art and specifically photography. And I quickly noticed that there seemed to be two groups of people by the waterside in the morning, folks who loved fishing and photographers. I didn’t start life as a morning person but as the years have worn on, I have learned to love the still quiet of the morning.
This warm gold and blue sunrise print started life destined for a book cover I was designing. The author chose a different direction, but after I finished the final design of her book, I came back to this earlier step. I hadn’t been able to shake this simple fishing boat scene from my head and I had to finish it anyway.
In a way, I’m glad we went with a different book cover because this quiet little fishing boat on the water at dawn has been a personal favorite of my recent work. And as prints of it have sold even before I posted it here on my site, I have to say it’s been popular with others as well. I don’t think it’s simply a matter of it being popular with people who love fishing. Most who have commented on it have been attracted to the peaceful feeling it gives them A few have mentioned sentimental stories of family members who loved to fish, as well though.
Which camp do you fall into? Does this fishing boat art speak to you because you personally love to fish? Does it remind you of someone in your life who loved to get up at dawn and sit in an old boat in the still air? Or is it simply down to a zen feeling of calm you feel when you look at this blue and gold artwork? For me it’s the last one, but I would love if you took a moment to share your own story? What about this particular print makes it special to you?
Wonder what past print buyers think?
I gifted my father with this piece (Troy’s Snack Shack Print) and he loves it! He thought the man in the doorway was him.
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
I got my prints today! I had them done on wood and I love them! Mark was so kind to work with me on what I wanted!
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
Beautiful! Love it! Five stars!!! Many thanks! 🙂
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
I purchased this pair of Tisdale artwork (Dawn Divides and Contemplating Life) for a wedding gift. The couple are getting married this summer in a facility on the Chattahoochee in Roswell, GA. This pair of photos on canvas is going to mean so much to them. I could not be more pleased to give them as a gift to my son and new daughter-in-law.
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
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