Friday, May 27, 2016

us


watercolor on fabriano paper

“How joyful to be together, alone
as when we first were joined...
... except that now we know

each other, as we did not then;
and now instead of two stories fumbling
to meet, we belong to one story
that the two, joining, made. And now

we touch each other with the tenderness
of mortals, who know themselves”
― Wendell Berry, Entries

sharing at PaintPartyFriday

26 comments:

  1. Hi, Minnemie, I love this work and the post! Cheers, Sadami

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  2. Wonderful poem and stunning painting. Really impressive.
    Happy PPF ☺

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  3. Fantastic painting. Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

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  4. what a beautiful painting!! happy PPF!

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  5. such beautiful detail, we thought alike for this PPF!

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  6. Oh wow this is so amazing. And such tenderness between the two of them. You have captured it beautifully. It is so sad that their habitat is being destroyed and that all is left is for them to have a soulless existence in Zoos. But maybe things will change...we can but hope.

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  7. Incredibly beautiful words and your painting is so powerful yet so gentle. I love it.
    I actually watched a video clip of a baby elephant encountering mud for the first time and it was amazing to see the whole herd come together to help him.
    Thanks for sharing your stunning post. Happy PPF to you

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  8. What a gorgeous image! I love the poem too.

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  9. this is such a touching post and art- wow!

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  10. Beautiful sentiments. And the elephants are marvelously are painted. They look bound together as one. Great emotional power!

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  11. Brilliant...such a talent!

    Hugs Giggles

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  12. You work us wonderful! Elephants are soulful animals and you've made them perfectly paired! You would enjoy a class at Cheap Joes up in Boone! Joe Miller is a great encourager! Look at their web site and class offerings. I will go back in 2018 for another Leslie Fehling class. Such fun!

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  13. That skin on the pair is so real that I want to touch and then rub on Noxema or olive oil to relieve those wrinkles. So real, such talent you have. All your elephants are so beautiful, so touching. Even their eyes speak.

    Thank you for virtual friendship, and your prayers across the miles.

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  14. OOOOMMMMGGGGG!!!! This is sensational! I can't stop looking at this painting. Every detail perfectly places. Master piece.

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  15. Beautiful poetry and the painting is fantastic

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  16. Minn, this is really spectacular. You captured they're soul. Beautiful work my friend.

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  17. Your post was a delight to see. I took a peek further down too. Stunning artwork. Thanks for dropping by.

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  18. Oh your elephants are just beautiful! So delicate and tender! Love all the different colours and textures.

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  19. So beautiful!! The colors on your elephants are just amazing. GORGEOUS!

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  20. I LOVED the quote Minnemie!! The painting is OUTSTANDING!!! WOW!!! SO beautiful!!!

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  21. WOW! Amazingly beautiful elephants! I mean, they usually are but these two are particularly majestic. Oh my goodness, the eyelashes!

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  22. Gorgeous!! What a beautiful piece!

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  23. Wow, this is gorgeous. What an amazing view.

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