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self portrait....ageing is definately not for cissies

By talulah8885
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It is not the growing old that is the problem it is the side effects/affects. Aging is NOT for the faint of heart for sure.

jlynn37 Level 8 Mar 4, 2019

but we are still here

@talulah888 and life is still good.

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it a little corage to post that so thanks do much for all your encouraging comments....

talulah888 Level 5 Mar 5, 2019
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I need to paint a new one since i got my hair cut off. Thanks for the inspiration

you should...its quite therapeutic

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Who is that old woman in the mirror, oh no it's me. How and when did this happen?

Jolanta Level 8 Mar 5, 2019

I think that exact thing every morning. Lol

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No it isn't and thank you,I needed the reminder. I love the portrait. You look great by the way. 😁✌️

hiya..i appreciate that a lot...thankyou

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Fantastic, and beautiful!

Kattywampus69 Level 8 Mar 4, 2019

its a great hobby...thankyou for youre kind words

@talulah888 Hobby? You could be making some good money, really!

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Dignity and intelligence, magnificent(!)...

Varn Level 8 Mar 4, 2019

hiya...its lovely that you see those things....

@talulah888 ...I was also thinking.. a should-be justice on our Supreme Court smile001.gif

Also, somewhat of an artist myself, I’ve a facebook friend always posting her latest paintings.. My thoughts are ..she’s a ways to go. Looking over your piece above felt great, in comparison, you’re there.

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Quite talented! Beautifully done.

GreatNani Level 8 Mar 4, 2019

thankyou..i appreciate it

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You're beautiful, and a good artist to boot.

Closeted Level 8 Mar 4, 2019

youre very kind many thanks....i learn a little more each day...about painting and life

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Beautiful

Naejidlopalev Level 7 Mar 4, 2019
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Looks like a beautiful, determined woman to me.

ProudMerrie Level 7 Mar 4, 2019

I probably don't believe Im either of those but thankyou and I love when folk see characteristics come thrpughbin my work s its important to me to capture the spirit

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Your work is amazing! What a beauty you are!

Della Level 6 Mar 5, 2019
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Absolutely marvellous portrait, I love the tones

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No kidding. But more importantly, the portrait is wonderful. I love it.

whispers Level 7 Mar 5, 2019

it was a challenge studying myself for the painting......these days a glance in the mirrors quite enough...thankyou for you lovely comment

@talulah888 I'm an artist and haven't been brave enough to try this yet. Thank YOU for the inspiration.

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Thats beautiful, such talent. You have such a lovely face.

Amisja Level 8 Mar 4, 2019

thankyou for the lovely comment

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Beautiful! No, it's not for sissies but damn it's a great freedom!

mzbehavin Level 7 Mar 4, 2019

I have a sketch of me but it's a nude and wouldn't want to scare anyone. lol smile002.gif

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youre right it is...and you can wear what you want...no apologies

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Beautiful, captures your strength and softness all at the same time. Do you paint portraits of others? I would commission one if you do.😉

Not sure how it is being used here but might mean someone who identifies with their biological gender?

@ToolGuy I think she meant sissy...

@Kattywampus69 [g.co]

@ToolGuy I'm very aware of what Cis is, but I don't think that's what the lady meant.

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Wtf is a "cissie"?

Cool painting though.

Gooniesnvrdie Level 7 Mar 5, 2019

I think she meant sissy...

@Kattywampus69 Ah, ok

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Thats lovely.

Lennie Level 7 Mar 5, 2019
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You are truely talented! I love the different shades and tones. Really brings out your facial features.

johnmondin81 Level 2 Mar 5, 2019
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Beats the shit out of the alternative, though.

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Love the portrait and you're right aging is not for sissies. It both challenges and surprises me at every turn.

SLBushway Level 6 Mar 5, 2019
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I just wanted to echo what others said. You're very talented. This is a beautiful portrait. It must have taken quite a bit to study yourself. Thank you for sharing that with us.

Mofferatu Level 7 Mar 6, 2019
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You're doing it well.

Tompain1 Level 6 Mar 5, 2019
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This is a beautiful, strong portrait; well done!

Rustee Level 7 Mar 5, 2019
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