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Alexandra
11-23-2010, 06:07 AM
For Grandmother.

barnburner
11-23-2010, 06:42 AM
Oh Wow! Knowing the story of your grandmother, I know this came pouring out of your heart Sandy..
What a beautiful, very touching tribute...
This is just magnificent!:):):)

Jasminek
11-23-2010, 07:59 AM
Wow, what a perfect tribute to the Native Americans. Love those feathers very much.:):)

semd74
11-23-2010, 09:36 AM
Stands and applauds this excellent painting...WOW (thinks to himself, I wish Sandra would teach me to paint)...:):):)

Peter Pinckney
11-23-2010, 09:46 AM
Just Wonderful!!!

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justjean
11-23-2010, 09:54 AM
A wonderful painting of a beautiful strong woman :):):):):)

Alexandra
11-23-2010, 12:13 PM
Dear Mike, Jasmine, Steve, Peter, and Jean, Thanks dear mates!

And Steve, You are very good-you don't need me to teach you!

semd74
11-23-2010, 12:40 PM
blushes...

Mairzie Dotes
11-23-2010, 02:24 PM
Alexandra,
So captivatingly beautiful ... her inspirational presence is that of
strength, love and the celebration of earths bounty. Fantastic
art work, riveting and spiritual. :)

Alexandra
11-23-2010, 05:22 PM
Thanks MaryAnn!:)

AT-TA
11-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Fantastic is the right word to use here, commenting this work. You are going somewhere, Sandy! Just go on... i'll be watching you all the way...:-)Love her and colors so expressive and pretty.

Caesar
11-24-2010, 01:14 AM
Marvellous and slightly melancholic painting!
I don't know if You had the opportunity to enjoy her presence long enough or You even knew her, but I would join Your the great tribute to grandmoms (and grand parents in general) who were wonderful and a real blessing for me as they are now for my sons too.
Moreover the cult for and love sentiments exchanged with our dead relatives good spirits who go on loving, inspiring and helping us is quite ancient and widespread (it existed here too since ever and among the various populations of Italy from preihistoric times). It must have some ground and doesn't look contrary to the Bible insofar it has nothing to do with idolatry, so, in a pure form, I think is acceptable and even appreciated in God's will.

Alexandra
11-24-2010, 01:47 AM
Dear AT, thanks so much! I was so inspired by an artist on Deviant Art by the name of Krukof2. He also shares a love for Native Americans and his artwork was so beautiful to me.

Thanks so much Cesare, I appreciate that.

Valerie
11-24-2010, 04:09 AM
Wow this is outstanding Alexandra.

Alexandra
11-24-2010, 05:19 AM
Thank you Valerie, I appreciate your kind comment.:)

MJSparks
11-24-2010, 07:21 AM
Very soulful and beautiful work. Capturing the essence of the free and wild spirit has been accomplished tenfold!

I too love the feathers you've made especially. I found myself looking at them for a long time. I like to make dreamcatchers and feathers are an important part, so when I see them anywhere I always look at them. :)

Alexandra
11-24-2010, 08:23 AM
Thanks so much Mags! They were very fun. I will be glad to show how I made them if you want me to.

steverino365
11-24-2010, 04:41 PM
WOW:eek: Sandra, this is a powerful bold style:D:D:D Brilliant!!! The feather detail is amazing!

Alexandra
11-25-2010, 03:59 AM
Thanks so much Steve! I have been playing around with the feathers a bit and when you duplicate and enlarge it just a fraction and combine them, it gives a fuller look as well.:)

mannafig
11-25-2010, 06:20 AM
Utterly beautiful dear Sandy:):)

Alexandra
11-25-2010, 10:21 AM
Thank you so much Dear Amanda, so happy that you liked it.

Lima
11-25-2010, 11:35 AM
Wow, just so beautiful. Congratulations.

Sketchism71
11-25-2010, 05:16 PM
Wow Sandra... Everyone has already said what I think. This is a wonderful image with fantastic color and style...Wow!

Alexandra
11-26-2010, 07:24 AM
Thank you Oriane and Eddie, I appreciate your kind comments!:):):):):)

coops
11-26-2010, 11:16 AM
This is beyond words Sandy, its a painting straight from the heart. Well done dear friend:)

Alexandra
11-27-2010, 01:33 AM
This is so kind of you dear Katie, it was indeed. I was inspired by a wonderful artist on Deviant Art Krukof2 who loves Native Americans. I missed you-so happy to see your return!

hinket
11-27-2010, 06:09 PM
Alexandra, I keep coming back to look at this one,
and though everyone has already said it all,
I thought I can still let you know how appealing
I find this painting of yours. :)

Alexandra
11-27-2010, 07:48 PM
This is so nice of you Hin, thank so much!:)