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Peering into the Essence of Mary #12

 Self Portrait Collage

Finally at the end of my Mary creating days!

I will be putting my pencils & paints away for awhile,
sitting  back and savouring every detail of
this Mary adventure, it has been
hard work but fun.

Most importantly it has been a getting to know,
to experience the essence of all
you Mary lovers here, 
I am grateful for all your
various contributions and
gracious comments of mine. 
Thank You

'Virgin a Day'


Monica said…
hey, that's a really great piece (and excellent first shot too).
really intriguing aspects to it, and her look.
Wonderful art and photos ~ Wow! What a journey we had! ~~ thanks, namaste, Carol (A Creative Harbor)
peggy gatto said…
What an awesome creation!!!
So glad you showed it!!!!!!!
Irene Rafael said…
Your creations to honor Mary have been beautiful, mysterious and intriguing. Along with the photography I think you must be proud. I feel gifted by your art.
Spadoman said…
When your page opened up today, I immediately thought it might be a tattoo on someone's bicep. Then, after I saw it was more of your wonderful artwork, I thought, why not? I have appreciated my visits here every day and look forward to catching up with you as I can as the days roll by. You are a gem amongst stones Ms. Foxy.

Lenora said…
I love your Mary interpretations! This is almost batik! Thank you for your posts happy to have been a part of a wonderful group project!
rebecca said…
dear sue,
i have especially loved that we have been honoring mary, the ultimate mother as you discovered that you will be a grandmother! i can only image how incredible that must feel...and the anticipation to holding this new pure arrival of love!

thank you for your beauty inside and out. i am so honored that you are my friend.
Stephanie said…
This has been a treat watching her develop...I love the 'glimpse' we get here.

have a wonderful week!
priti.lisa said…
It has been such fun to watch this Mary evolve...such a joy to peek into your life...thank you♥♥♥
There is mystery in those eyes...and grace...
gma said…
Sue I love visiting you and also savoring essence of Mary posts. Please don't put those pencils and paints away for too long.
I love this collage, Sue. Can you explain the process of how the layers went? It has been great visiting with you.
Noelle Renee said…
Dearest Sue,
I LOVE that this is a self-portrait. To find the Mary in ourselves is the final challenge and you have done it well my friend. She is beautiful, as are you. I adore all the creative and fascinating endeavors that have transpired on this blog in the name of sharing the Madonna. I felt that it was a kind of metamorphoses taking place, a butterfly edging its way slowly out of the cocoon to arrive at such brilliant beauty. And I love that we are friends and that it doesn't end here. So see you soon my dear and thank you for the blessing of this time together.
Noelle x
rebecca said…
my darling one,

i have posted my gratitude to you and all today at recuerda mi corazon with a special invitation.
Miss Robyn said…
you are amazing - Mary has been with you along the way - and you have portrayed her directly from your soul. thankyou xo

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