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  • September 27th, 2011 | 11:17 PM
Recent art

Some of you have already seen this on Facebook or Google+ and if so, I apologize for the repeats. I'm still getting myself back up to speed with posting to my various regular haunts.

Here's the journey through a recent piece of art I did for a memorial book for a friend who had recently passed.

This was the beginning.

the beginning



Next phase after many more layers.

the middle


And the final version.

final


I learned a lot through this process.
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annemariepace
September 29th, 2011 11:48 am (UTC)
So cool. I wish I could do any art at all.

I'm sorry about your friend.
laurasalas
September 29th, 2011 11:53 am (UTC)
Wow. Lovely piece all around!
(Anonymous)
October 4th, 2011 01:58 am (UTC)
Recent art
Lovely world, and a fascinating view of the process of making the art.

Malcolmk
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Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

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