Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Beauty - Batik with Ink

Beauty - Batik with Ink - 16X12


"There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection.  To me, that is the true essence of beauty."
Steve Maraboli


34 comments:

  1. Lovely art, and it goes so well with the quote!

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  2. Chris - this is wonderful. I love the simple but dramatic touch in this beautiful piece. Hope you are having a great week.

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  3. Thank you, Linda. I love the quote.

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  4. Thank you, Debbie. The week looks good. Hope yours is great, too.

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  5. Beautiful work, Chris! And such a great article about Helen. I love hearing stories about such generous people. I leave today for the Mark Mehaffey workshop. I will let you know how it went!

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  6. this is wonderful! the shadows make her look very mysterious :)

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  7. Thanks, Laurie! Can't wait to hear about Mark Mehaffey's workshop. I've got one of his books - love him. Hope the workshop is close to home for you. Enjoy!!

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  8. Thanks, Jennifer. She's got a great face.

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  9. Perfect imperfection. I love it!

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  10. There are some great quotes out there, Sherry. This is one of my favorites.

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  11. So lovely, Chris! I may need to post that quote in my home.
    Kali

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  12. Truly a beauty! The strength of design is something you excel at. Love this!

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  13. Wonderful work, Chris. She's got strength of character in that gaze yet, at the same time, a lovely, softness.
    Sharon

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  14. Thank you, Kali. I've got that one memorized.

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  15. Thank you, Mary. Helen had a strong influence on me.

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  16. Love seeing your work Chris. Watercolor batik. Cool. You have been so kind to leave comments on my blog. I always appreciate it. It is time consuming so I am not very good at it at times. You have a great blog. I want to come back and spend more time when I have it. Best to you Chris!!

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  17. I love black and white and I love the drama and simplictity in this Chris! I will have to remember the wonderful quote:)

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  18. You are SUCH a FABULOUS artist, Chris. I always love my visits to your blog.
    Great quote...thanks for sharing it.

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  19. Very dramatic face and expression. Great work and I love the quote.

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  20. Thank you, Carol. I've admired your work for a long time and I should have joined your site a while ago!

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  21. Thank you, Karen. Black and whites are not everyone's cup of tea, but I love them.

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  22. Thank you, Julie. Your blog is at the top of my list of favorites - not only because your artwork is so awesome, but because of the great instruction.

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  23. Thank you, Lisa. I love that quote, too.

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  24. You never cease to amaze me. Every time I see your work, I'm always in awe. Never stop doing what you're doing and have a wonderful rest of the week... :)

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  25. Tremendous effort and lovely art. Greetings!

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  26. Oh, thank you, Dee! Please never stop doing what you're doing. Will miss you when you're on vacation. Have a safe trip!!

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  27. Greetings, Blogoratti! Thank you for the compliment. And I love your heartwarming blog!

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  28. Wonderful piece! The shadows make it very dramatic!!

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  29. How did I become Anonymous!
    Enjoy your day!....Hilda

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  30. Aw, you could never be anonymous, Hilda. Thanks!

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  31. I really enjoy your blog. Love your batiks! Even the dog . . . you are very talented.

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  32. Thank you, Lorraine. We belong to the Mutual Admiration Society.

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  33. This is wonderful Chris, the black and white looks intriguing!

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