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Old 04-13-2012, 01:49 PM
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Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

I am almost finished with this. It is larger than most of my work at 24" x 30" and I have to fix some flowers and clean up edges yet but I am looking for some title suggestions. Nothing so simple as The Birdwatcher- (which is what I came up with because I am so simple-minded).

I am entering it in a show where the title actually gets some attention. The back story... the old man goes to the edge of the lake and sits on the bench to watch the birds every day. What can I come up as a simple statement about how nice it is to be at the end of your life and be admiring beauty?

Thanks for any and all suggestions.

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Old 04-13-2012, 01:57 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

This seems to be a bit of a different looking style for you. Great greens. I can't come up with a title either other then "birdland" or "The watcher"
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:58 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

What about "Waiting For It"?
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:01 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Beautiful! Stunning! As for a title: In my next life....
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:11 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

"Free as a bird"

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"Time flies by" (maybe "Time has flown by" for more melancholy...)
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:17 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

saturday in the park
bayside
a little nap
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:22 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Thanks for the very quick responses-- I absolutely love Ochre's suggestion "Time Flies By"

THANK YOU!
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

"Peace & Dreams", is what this work suggests to me.

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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Title it:

Hats off to the king of timeless nowhere, and his lucky accidents.
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Nora-- hey-- " Loving gods creatures " Its beautiful.
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:38 PM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Love this but may I make a suggestion? Perhaps removing the little tree that seems to be sprouting out of his crotch and perhaps placing a bird or two on the feeder? Something for him to look at?

Like Ochre's suggested name.
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Here is where I am now- I am still thinking about the tree- I noticed it looked out of place too but it is a specific place and I can't deviate too much from the landscape that is there. Now I just need to fix the building a bit and push it into the background. I like the idea of a hummingbird. Thanks.

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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Has "A Beautiful Life" been over-used?
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Waiting in vain
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:33 AM
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Re: Needing as title please... old guy watching birds

Ashlandacres: I love your suggestion as well. "A Beautiful Life" THANK YOU....Has a simplicity to it..... my number one choice so far. Thank you to all for suggestions.
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