little wing by kenmeyerjr

little wing

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Added: Dec 10, 2003
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Finally finished (well, actually, it only took two days, here and there) my obligatory 'my child as a butterfly' painting...dunno if I pulled it off, but I know my wife will like it (it's a christmas present). It is my 3 year old, Avery, by the way.

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kenmeyerjr's picture

hahah, geez, david, and I thought I was doing well by not incorporating some macabre thing into this piece! Tell Anne I could take her, by the way!

senecal's picture

Uh yeah...Anne Geddes called, said something about "You...her...3 o'clock on the playground by the flag pole"? Not sure what that meant but she said to give you the message.

I kid.
This really is nice. I dig the linework in the wings adn colors are rockin as well. But... no little trickle of blood from the mouth? That would be cool. Of course I know how wives & grandmothers can be about that sorta thing.

kenmeyerjr's picture

thanks a lot james, I was worried about the wings, actually...was worried they would look too much like just cut paper or something other than wings.

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What a wonderfully joyful piece!

somerset's picture

Beautiful, Ken! heh heh yeah, when you've got a wee girl, it just has to be done, my man! and I think you more than pulled it off here! marvellous colour work...and, oh! wait for it....those wings are lovely!

kenmeyerjr's picture

Thanks, JP! You da man!

vengince's picture

Sweet little image Ken, made me smile.

Guest's picture

This is very well done... Great job!

Guest's picture

This is very well done... Great job!

Guest's picture

Absolutely adorable...I'm sure your wife will be thrilled!!!

lhbelmont's picture

You did a wonderful job with this. Avery is an adorable little girl.

kenmeyerjr's picture

Thanks for all the comments, everyone...I spent some time trying to get this one right for obvious reasons...I think I sorta succeeded. And yeah, Christine, it is sort of a departure...I do these sort of things now and then, when the occasion arises.

vera-lucia's picture

What a lovely little girl! The most sweet picture!

j-art's picture

greetings to your daughter - she is really sweet - and i agree with rita, she will love this picture when she grows up -

griffingirl's picture

What a charming departure! Avery should be pleased as punch!

elven-nell's picture

Aww, what a lovely little girl. Smile Your wife will love it, and so will your daughter. Every little girl wants to be a faerie. Smile

rita's picture

Wonderful painting - sweet daughter Smile She sure will enjoy the pic, when she grows up...

Art at its best.