This is Papa's very first Great Granddaughter. Sweet Daka asked me to draw this little one for them. I am not finished--this is the first full sketch of her--she'll likely be sitting on a mushroom--or in the middle of a fluffy flower by the time I am done. :D
Here's a glimpse into my sketchbook--above are my preliminary sketches of this darling little one. That first full sketch is only about 2 inches in height. :D As you can see, I didn't get her face, or feet right the first time through...
Above is my reference photo. What a dear tiny girl. Children are such beautiful beings!
Thank you for visiting, dear Friends. Your comments always brighten my day! Blessings and hope to you and Happy postcard Friendship Friday!
A midget who told me, when I was depressed about people making fun of me because we had no money and no new clothes and I was wearing everything second handed. He told me, "You are the only one in the world, make the most of it."
-- Abe Lincoln, Artist, photographer (Ohio)
FILLS MY EYES...
When I see something unexpected, unusual, or beautiful, my focus suddenly sharpens and intensifies. The sensation tickles! That's when I say something "fills my eyes." It is the greatest compliment I can give.
My Camera and Me
I carry my camera everywhere I go. Here you see one of my Cloud Paintings. I find unusual shapes, faces, animals in just about everything, especially clouds. Often I am able to enhance or "paint" my photos so others can see what my imagination has revealed.
What an honor to be a featured artist for this wonderful webpage!
A Fairytale Mind
This is a link to my favorite book reviewer. Rena Lanyon gives a well-written review from a youthful perspective.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I have not a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me Lord." -- Darlene Pringle, Artist
"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass....it's about learning how to dance in the rain."
Life should be measured not by the number of years, but the love shared, the memories made, the joy given, the blessings received.
Old Woman Trees
The pine needles click…Click… Knitting stray wisps of wind
Into scarves of song.
~ Dorothy Marie Davis
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