Monday, August 10, 2009

Life really means...

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dear Aarti,
I'm new to the group, and I'm only just getting to meet people, so it's nice to meet you and enjoy your art. I loved the use of colour in your painting and I found that you were able to make the eyes very expressive...it's almost as though your subject is harbouring some secret thoughts. It's so nice to be able to enjoy art from all around the world. Thanks for sharing,

Best wishes
Nicole
Trinidad and Tobago

Aarti Harish said...

Hi Nicole...welcome to this group...its nice to meet like minded people and share ideas.

Im glad you liked the painting...but Im not a professional artist and have never got a chance to learn painting or sketching...so I feel I still need to refine my skills.

Be in touch and keep sharing your views and critics also..it is very helpful.
Thanks again.

Linda said...

I like everything in the portrait, except the neck or throat... it needs to be a little lighter. Keep up the good work.

Linda

Kim Jolley said...

Your art and the quote are both quite lovely and inspiring.

Kim Jolley
Springfield, MO
USA

Aarti Harish said...

Hi Linda..yes I observed that neck part as well..and it looks prominently different shade in the snap...as compared to the original sketch...hope to improve on that.

Thanks Linda.

Aarti Harish said...

Thanks Kim for appreciating.

Stacey said...

This is good, Aarti.

Stacey

Phyllis said...

Aarti - it's very difficult to make hair seem to flow from the head as a natural part of the subject rather than a "cap" that sits apart, separate. Congratulations on your success here.

Aarti Harish said...

Thanks so much Phyllis..Im glad the hair looks fine.

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