Thursday, October 25, 2012

facing life together

watercolor
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“True friends don’t spend time gazing into each other’s eyes. 
They may show great tenderness towards each other 
but they face in the same direction..."

 C.S. Lewis


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47 comments:

  1. Wow! Such amazing and delicate beauty! Off the charts! Elephants are so grand and majestic, which you've captured perfectly. Just amazing how you've used the color!

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  2. This is so wonderful! You can tell your love for these creatures. I haven't done my pairs yet, but if you stop by my blog tonight you can see an ink design I did. I hope to do my APR tomorrow. Thank you for your comment on my Good Will card.

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  3. Incredible piece!
    Stay inspired!

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  4. This is just another amazing piece of art. Will e mail you about it. Happy PPF.

    I heard a wonderful quote last week:
    We are not in this world to see through each other, but to see each other through.

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  5. this is breathtakingly gorgeous and so simply BEautimous. I love this gentle pair!!

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  6. This is so dreamy. Lovely quality.

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  7. lovely! and so sweet :) alpha shanahan #28

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  8. Lovely contrasts. They look like they love one another. :o)

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  9. I so adore your animal paintings - especially the elephants. It is so obvious to me the deep meaning they hold for you by how you portray them with such love and amazing color. Absolutely stunning! Happy PPF

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  10. so beautiful, just amazing, its so nice to meet you, i have joined as follower, your work is amazing! Happy Paint Party Friday!

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  11. wonderful artwork and watercolours, love it. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  12. Love this painting and your colour combination is perfect.

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  13. Beautiful painting..I love the colors and the deep meaning of this painting and how it makes me reflect..grogeous!

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  14. Wonderful quote and watercolor portrait of elephants!
    Just love that combination of your browns and blues!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  15. Great color palette! So fresh and vibrant. LOVE LOVE your work :) I'm so excited to see what everyone is up to this week. I love all the inspiration....feeds my soul. Lucky to have you guys!

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  16. Beautiful composition and your technique and colors are just exquisite and perfect. Stunning piece!

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  17. SO beautiful, Minnemie!!! Love the subject and soft color on this watercolor..another favorite!!!

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  18. Magical how you have created this! The way you used the watercolor is WOW!

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  19. Wonderful...georgeous painting. I love the elephant appear from the background. Incredible..felicitations

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  20. what a gorgeous color combination -- blue and rust -- and what amazing watercolor skills you have! wow!

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  21. This is stunning! Magical! :)

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  22. A really creative use of the medium - so many things you've done here - texture, line, splatters, etc. and yet not at all at the cost of the subject matter. Beautifully done!

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  23. So pretty and I love the quote! Happy PPF!

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  24. this is gorgeous... my aunt was married to a photographer and they spent years working on documentaries and books on elephants in Tanzania... I have forwarded the link over to her... she will live this...x

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  25. Amen... the truest of truths.
    The painting is beyond words, even C.S. Lewis' words... Congratulations Minnemie!
    Hugs and smiles.

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  26. what a gorgeous painting-full of softness and love-great quote too. Happy PPF!

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  27. Wow, such a strong image! gorgeous!

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  28. Poignant artwork and quote!! Very beautiful too!

    Hugs Giggles

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  29. Those elephants look fantastic, I like that way dedifuminar drawing. Saludos

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  30. Hello Minnemie:) So beautiful painted! So cute the way they are standing together. Lovely. I love the colors you have used. The quote is wonderful. Beautiful art:) xx

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  31. you are a great artist minn, your elephants are so stunning I can hardly believe it. Really beautiful my dear.
    Love,
    jenn

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  32. Your pair of elephants is truly amazing. Blessings!

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  33. I feel like hugging them too...they look so beautiful together!

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  34. Beautiful work as always! And I love the quotes.

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  35. Awesome painting, just amazing!

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  36. this is so beautiful. I love how your work appears to be both just a suggestion of an image and yet totally detailed at the same time - such a talent.

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  37. Such a beautiful depiction. You are an inspiration.

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  38. Oh what a fabulous rendition of CS Lewis's quote!

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  39. You are such an amazing artist..beautiful..mystical..powerful!!
    Victoria

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  40. Love how you made these great big animals into snuggling, cuddling creatures. Beautifully painted.

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  41. I don't know what's more beautiful, the painting or the poem. The painting wins, just such a tender expression on their faces. Truly inspirational.
    Von.

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  42. How sweet ! Really amazing work, great subject painted so freely . xx

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  43. Totally brilliant - Kipling would have loved this!

    Thanks for all the support btw - much appreciated

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  44. WoW! how fabulous! charming, both the elephants and the soft kind colors! I love it! :)

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  45. Beautiful work. Love the colour palette and the subtle textures. I think I need to keep an eye on your blog in future. Take care. x

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  46. Spectacular! And your quote is so perfect. Happy PPF

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