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Old 02-13-2013, 06:53 PM
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Empty Swings - FINISHED

This is a 12x16 clayboard scratched with straight pin and colored with pastel wax and pan pastels.

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Old 02-13-2013, 08:16 PM
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Re: Empty Swings WIP

My goodness, that is like a kick in the stomach...point well made. Love it, but it makes me want to cry. Excellent, truly "art". Sandi
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:29 PM
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Sandi,
I had very mixed emotions about doing this piece but your reaction helps me define my purpose and affirm my intent.
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Re: Empty Swings WIP

Quite a comment on the state of the world. Very powerful Harry. You sure are the KING of conjuring emotional images. KOOTOS!
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I like it. Its a bold statement.
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A very moving piece Harry, it wrenches at the heart. Beautifully done.
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Startling to say the least - this is not what I expected, Harry. But it's very powerful and well done. You have succeeded in stirring our emotions.
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Well expressed but so sad that such an image should be so real and evoke such sorrow.

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Excellent Harry, it tells such a story! Shame the world has come to this.
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I admire the courage of your convictions. Bold, to say the least.
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Thank you Harry!
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Carry on - it says so much!!
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Wow! That strikes home Harry.It brought tears to my eyes. That is a truly poignant picture. Thank You.
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Harry - thank you. (Even if I am sitting at my desk in the middle of the library crying.) This is just right.
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Oh man Harry....
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