Friday, July 20, 2012

Eyes...

...the phrase goes like this...
"The eyes are the window to your soul"
Yup, I agree

This is a piece of artwork of mine that I painted when I was 17.  Can you imagine what this handsome gentleman might be feeling, just by looking into his eyes? 



I'd like to think that I am an excellent reader of people.  Their eyes really do tell it all.
I included an eye with our Smoocheroos stamp set because it's just a fun way to say "I".  When I was a kid I loved using pictures instead of words.  I liked to tell a story in a creative way...and somwhow it followed me through the years.

This is a card that I created for today that includes the eye from Smooheroos:



Other sentiments that would work with this card are:
Missing You
With Sympathy
We're moving
Sorry you are sad

Eye hope 2 C U on Monday :)
<3
Kim

14 comments:

  1. WHAT???? I can't believe it but I made a drawing of that same man in -87 (when I was 16). It hangs in my mum's office so I just called her to ask her to take a picture of it - I'll e-mail it as soon as I have it!!!

    Yours is fabulous!!
    Hugs, Karin

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  2. Wow your painting is amazing..your artistic talent showed up early! Beautiful!

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  3. How funny Karen! I was 17 in 1988, so that makes us the same age :) It was a photo from a National Geographic magazine. My painting is about twice the size of the original photo.

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  4. Apology accepted... what, not to me? Sorry I can't help, I will forgive almost anything for a card like this! lol

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  5. How amazing that you both drew the same man at the same age! I read... worries? regrets? Ok, he looks like Captain Archer and my friend D. (Am I being too shallow? lol)

    All my drawings from pre-school were in squares and rectangles (even for people.) I stopped trying after that... lol

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  6. That drawing is incredible, Kim! And I seriously love that card!

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  7. Beautiful painting Kim....so much talent in one person! Great card too...the tears say it all.

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  8. WOOOOOOOOOOW! Kim--you are super talented! LOVE that painting! OH MY! You nailed the eyes and expression! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

    And I LOVE that card---beautiful apology!

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  9. That picture is fabulous. I love faces like that. I grew up around a lot of cowboys and farmers. So many of them had that wonderful character in the face and you captured it so well.

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  10. Your artwork is amazing, both the portrait and the card.

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  11. Omg, Kim.... Still waters run deep! What a talent you have. And to have the abstractness of mind also to create that card. Inspiring! Very out-of-the-box!

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  12. Wow! What an amazing painting! Love the eyes. Fabulously creative card too. Thanks for sharing your wide reaching talent.

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  13. What an awesome drawing and awesome original!

    I read in his eyes, "You have no idea of what my life has been like, the things I've done, the things I've seen." Said to a much younger flippant know-it-all journalist.

    Or perhaps to the back of woman's head, his gaze says, "Oh, Eliza, if you only knew how much I love you, have loved you now these sixty years you've been married to James."

    Sorry, I good never really be a story teller because I don't know when to stop! You, however, are definitely an artist!!

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