More Wonderful Drawing Feedback

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Morning Steemians!

So - after my late night brain-dump of all the things I wanted to tell you about yesterday, I realise this morning that they are probably better separated out into a few different posts! So to start with...

I got some more lovely feedback from a customer I drew this portrait for. It was for her mum for Christmas, and is a memorial portrait, as this beautiful dog has passed away. I've got to say that I shed a little tear when I was drawing this piece - she has just got such gentle eyes, I couldn't help imagining how much her owners must be missing her.

My customer contacted me last night to let me know that her mum had loved the piece- and that it was such a good likeness, she had cried on receiving it. I've had this happen before with memorial portraits, and it never fails to touch me that I've managed to create something that means so much to the owner - and that hopefully brings a little bit of comfort to them. This was a huge compliment, as the source photograph for this was a phone photo taken of a tiny little snapshot rather than the clear, digital source images I'm used to! I'm excited to say that my customer has booked me in for another piece later this year. So it's smiles all around for me this morning.

It can feel really big-headed to share these moments, but it's one of the things I want to do this year- to make sure that I celebrate the good things, the successes and positivity that comes into my life. I'm prepared to bet that positivity is catching- and something we all need as much of as possible :)

Hope you all have a happy day - I'll be back later to share some more news.
All my love,
Evie x


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One hella good drawing sweets!

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One hella good drawing sweets! You deserve the kudos and gratis for immortalizing her pet.

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Aw thank you! I really enjoyed drawing her- such a pretty dog- and I had all sorts of fun drawing all those black curls :) I got so into it, I completely forgot to take some progress shots... ah well, next time ;) Happy New Year lovely friend xx

absolutely stunning piece of work right there!
keep giving us more

and hope this year is just smiles for you!!

you beautiful love.

you are amazing, but your heart is even more amazing. your talent is such a gift - you gave something for the owner to hold and see - and that drawing is so lifelike - i can see why there were tears!

i love you eviecakes!

Such a beautiful image of a gentle face. I can see why you fell in love with her as you drew her.

What a gift! <3

This is a magnificent piece of art! Fantastic job on this! 💖

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Thanks so much @thekittygirl - glad you like it xx