Thursday, September 8, 2011

Timeless Connection

The reference picture for this
pastel painting is of my Dad and
one of his 7 great grandchildren,
Skye. He cherished his moments with
them and they reveled the attention
of their "Papa". Pure love on his
part....pure wonder on theirs. He was
simply sharing some of his wonderful
stories with Skye. I often wondered if
she understood anything he told her
but I realize that it didn't even matter.
The language spoken between them here
is one where words are completely
unnecessary. It was just one of the many
moments where she was just bonding with this wonderful man she called "Papa"..

48 comments:

  1. Hilda, an amazing and brilliant portrait of your Dad and the lovely young lady. Well done
    Hilda and all the best.
    Vic.

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  2. They are both so very caught up in this moment, Hilda! I love the caring in his face and the pretty cheeks of the innocently serious little girl!

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  3. Oh.. Lovely lovely post and a lovely lovely work. have a great day.

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  4. I can "see" the bond between them in your portrait, and to me, that's the mark of a successful piece of art.. not the technique or the colors, but the emotion it evokes in the viewer.

    Great job, Hilda!

    (Wishing you a long warm Indian Summer up there in NY! LOL!)

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  5. Beautiful emotive painting Hilda

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  6. thank you ALL for your wonderful comments on my Dad and Granddaughter. I truly enjoyed painting this one...and yet it was quite emotional as well. With every stroke I did on my Dad, I wished he was here to see it! As you all know, he was my #1 critic!

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  7. Beautifully done and great tribute to your Dad.

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  8. Es una pintura entrañable. La relación entre abuelos y nietos es algo extraordinario. Has captado maravillosamente ese momento.

    Endearing painting. The relationship between grandparents and grandchildren is something wonderful. Your painting has captured that moment beautifully

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  9. This is a beautiful and touching piece Hilda. I always love to see art that makes a connection between generations. Thank you so much for sharing it!

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  10. What a beautiful capture of a special moment in time, Hilda. So heartfelt and it comes through your brush. Gorgeous work!

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  11. Thank you LORI for stopping by and commenting. I appreciate it so much.

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  12. Gracias, JULIAN. Lo agradezco tu comentario. Mi Papa tenia un relacion muy bueno con sus bisnietos.

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  13. Hi JOE..thank you for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment.

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  14. Hi SHERRY. Thank you for your lovely comment.! You're so kind.

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  15. An amazing painting beautifully done, Hilda!
    This is a Magic Moment!

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  16. thank you so much DEAN! He was very special with his greats and missed everyday!!

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  17. Beautiful connection between the two. Really nice.

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  18. Painted with a full heart, absolutely delightful!

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  19. Thank you so much KAREN! Glad you stopped by.

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  20. Thank you DIANE for that nice comment..I appreciate it so much!

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  21. Beautiful work! So touching to hear the story behind it too.

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  22. Thank you KIMBERLY for your kind comment. It's so appreciated!!!

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  23. Thank you so much M.R. for that nice comment!!

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  24. Hilda, having just completed a painting of my mom, I know exactly what you were feeling as you made the loving strokes to capture your dad’s sweet expression. We miss them so much! What a beautiful piece. Soft and lovely - Great job!

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  25. What a sweet moment you've portrayed, Hilda.

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  26. Thank you ROSEMARY. You're so right! With every stroke a little memory!! Thank you for stopping by.

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  27. Thank you s much DIANA for commenting on my "Timeless connection". This moment represents how he was with all of his great-grandchildren.

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  28. Lovely painting Hilda. This is one to be cherished.

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  29. Thank you so much ANITA. I will be giving this painting to Skye when she grows up.

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  30. It is a masterpiece of emotions that you created here,, the amazing bond looks so deep in your work Hilda!

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  31. Thank you PADMAJA...you are so sweet. Thank you for stopping by and commenting!!

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  32. Hilda this is truly a beautiful moment and you captured it with such tenderness! Bravo!! :)

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  33. simply amazing and such a lovely sentiment!

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  34. Hilda,

    How beautiful, being a grandparent you captured the love and bond between papa and skye. My grandchildren are coming over this weekend, can't wait to see them, Glad you came through the hurricane okay.

    Take care
    Joan

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  35. So precious. You really captured a peaceful scene.

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  36. What a lovely keepsake! Beautifully rendered, as always.

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  37. Lovely tribute to your Dad and Skye. She will cherish it as she grows. Your work is so love filled - beautiful. Blessings to you and your lovely family.

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  38. This work is very emotional, Hilda. Love is perceived in it, theirs and yours enveloping the scene. I love how both are outside the image capture, speaking without words. Gorgeous!. Excellent execution.
    Abrazos!

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  39. Thank you JOAN for stopping by and commenting on Skye and Papa. They did have such a tight bond..which I loved to see. Hope you have a wonderful time with your grandkids.


    Thank you ANGELA for your nice comment!! I appreciate you stopping by.

    Thank you SUZANNE for your lovely comment. I appreciate you stopping by!

    CRYSTAL..thank you so much for your wonderful comment. I appreciate you stopping by!

    Thank you so much DIANE. I appreciate your comment.

    TRUDY..thank you for that sweet comment!!

    CARMEN..Gracias por tu comentario!! I miss seeing both of them together..they had a lot of fun even if it was just watching T.V. or playing cards!

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  40. This captures such a beautiful, emotional moment. You've created a beautiful portrait.

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  41. thank you so much NANCY. I really appreciate your comment.!!

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  42. This is so, so precious! This is what I want to do. Capture those life moments and the expressions on faces. You do it beautifully!

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  43. Thank you KATHERINE. You already do! Love your work...

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  44. thank you MARY for your comment on "timeless connection". I truly appreciate you stopping by!

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  45. Precioso Hilda, como has transmitido el sentimiento... Me encanta!

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