"Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul." Vincent Van Gogh

Friday, September 13, 2013

And then there was a Shepherd

Jim and Bella / graphite

Jim / graphite
"The heart is an instrument that rusts if it is not used. Without a heart, can one be an artist?" Edgar Degas

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    1. So nice of you, Simmone - thank you!

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    2. So nice of you, Simmone - thank you!

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  2. Never a dull moment...parrot...dog...man...woman. All come alive with your magic wand. I love visiting your world Susan

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    1. What a lovely thing to say - thank you, Julie!

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  3. Does your group need a horse??? :)
    I always love your drawings, Susan, and Jim's portrait is wonderful. What a strong, interesting face.
    Kathryn

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    1. I would not have been surprised to find a horse in the studio this morning! We have certainly had a variety of critters (including humans) to draw!

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  4. Wow! Your drawings are amazing as always! :0)

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    1. Many thanks, Sandra - I really enjoyed reading about your and your puppy Sherlock - so funny!

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  5. Beautiful drawings and such a marvelous Degas quote.

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    1. I am reading a biography of Degas - what a fascinating fellow - and one of my absolute favorite artists! Thank you, Shirley.

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  6. No. The heat plus plenty of curiosity. Lovely drawing of Jim. Articulate style.

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    1. Yes - heat and curiosity. It keeps us turned on!

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