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armelle018
09-08-2007, 10:15 AM
I have some problems of internet connection. I cannot come very often on the forum, to my big regret. However it allows me to draw...
Here is the portrait of my mare. I lost my mare in last May. She was at home for 25 years. This portrait was difficult to make but I am very happy of the result. She misses me enormously.
Coloured pencils on black colourfix Art Spectrum. Approx. 19" x 20".

beautifulbay
09-08-2007, 10:37 AM
ooooh, she is beautiful! I'm sooooo sorry for your loss. I can't imagine how you feel. :grouphug: (big hug)

She misses me enormously....is that the name of your painting??? I like it. You have a beautiful painting to remember her by.

Bertoni
09-08-2007, 11:01 AM
Fine looking work!:clap:

Firehorse
09-08-2007, 11:39 AM
Sorry to hear about your loss Armelle. Beautiful painting, and what a great way to remember her by. It's great!

armelle018
09-08-2007, 12:28 PM
Thank you so much for your kind comments :o



She misses me enormously....is that the name of your painting???
It was not the name of my portrait, but it is a magnificent idea. I keep this name. I have no talent to name my paintings :( Thank you :wink2:

Ceci
09-08-2007, 03:53 PM
Armelle, I think thats a beutiful name for the beautiful horse you have painted. Oh, how lucky those of you who have horses. I only have dogs, but I love to see your paintings.
ceci

beautifulbay
09-08-2007, 05:10 PM
I think it's a great name for it, and would show your feelings for her. She looks a lot like my own mare, Ella. Ella's a standardbred, what breed is she? You may be inspiring me to finally do a nice portrait of Ella.
This sure is lovely, hang it in a spot where you'll see it everyday.

Anly
09-08-2007, 07:17 PM
Ketty I,m new in this forum and lost three mares this summer , they had around 25 7 30 years old. Is very sad but is very comfortable to know they had a wonderful life. Your painting is full of love !
Congratulations:clap:
Anly

tazzers2007
09-08-2007, 08:13 PM
Beautifully Done !

K Taylor-Green
09-08-2007, 10:47 PM
Aww, that is very sad. I am sorry. I have an older mare and I guess my time of loss will come sooner than I want.
You have done a beautiful job painting her.

armelle018
09-09-2007, 02:48 AM
I want to thank all of you for your very kind comments, they go up to me in the heart. This portrait was very important for me and I am very happy with the result.
:wave:

jody007
09-09-2007, 10:12 AM
My heart goes out to you for your loss! You did a beautiful job!
Jody

armelle018
09-09-2007, 02:16 PM
Thank you Jody !

alicat
09-09-2007, 10:12 PM
Beautiful! She looks very sweet natured and reminds me of my old Standardbred, too! I had him for 16 years. So sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to you. I'm glad you have this lovely portrait to look at and remember her, great tribute.

Ceiliog
09-10-2007, 07:50 AM
There is something in these "remembrance" portraits that is undefinable but is definitely there - lovely pic I bet looking at it brings back memories

uuglypher
09-10-2007, 11:55 AM
The relationship you and she had informs every aspect of this beautiful painting. I suspect that I would not have needed to know the background you told us to have appreciated the emotional impact of your art. A wonderful tribute!

Dave in SD

armelle018
09-10-2007, 02:04 PM
Thank you very much to you all. It is certain, I put all my heart in this portrait.
:heart: