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Neil Todd

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on: February 01, 2018, 09:26:10 AM
As a remembrance to my Dad who passed away 6 weeks ago I decided to paint his portrait as a gift to his sister. Painted from a photo taken a couple of years ago when he was in good health it’s how we would like to remember him. The process was both cathartic and emotionally challenging in equal measures


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Reply #1 on: February 01, 2018, 12:04:07 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Neil, a beautiful portrait in remembrance of your Dad. He looked like a distinguished gentleman and I am sure his sister will cherish this lovely painting of him.


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Reply #2 on: February 01, 2018, 03:18:08 PM
Absolutely beautiful painting Neil  :clap: :clap: and what strength you have to do this painting  :flowers:  :hug:
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Reply #3 on: February 01, 2018, 04:12:33 PM
Oh, Neil, how wonderful of you to do this for your aunt. 

Handsome man - yes distinguished looking. 

You have created a family treasure.

aloha

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Reply #4 on: February 02, 2018, 12:28:22 AM
Great painting Neil. You can be real proud of it and I'm sure with this beautiful painting your Dad will be in your presence for yet another lifetime.


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Reply #5 on: February 02, 2018, 04:58:41 AM
The portrait of your Dad has come out so well. Presenting this to your Aunt is such a loving act!  O0
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Reply #6 on: February 02, 2018, 12:07:41 PM
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Reply #7 on: February 02, 2018, 07:32:09 PM
I’m sorry for your loss, Neil. What a wonderful family treasure you have painted.
EmmaLee


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Reply #8 on: February 03, 2018, 07:50:13 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss Neil. This painting came out wonderful and is a great present to your Aunt.
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Reply #9 on: February 06, 2018, 01:03:50 PM
Sorry for the loss Neil :'(
You did a wonderful job immortalizing him though so his memory will live on  :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #10 on: February 07, 2018, 02:31:07 PM
Sincere condolences Neil. Such a beautiful painting, the gift of immortality. This will be a wonderful remembrance for your aunt.  :-*
Cheers, Val

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Reply #11 on: February 08, 2018, 04:31:03 PM
My condolences.  You've done a fantastic job. 


Neil Todd

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Reply #12 on: February 10, 2018, 09:36:45 AM
 :thankyou: everyone for your comments my Auntie June had a tear in her eye when I gave her the portrait


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Reply #13 on: February 10, 2018, 01:39:05 PM
:thankyou: everyone for your comments my Auntie June had a tear in her eye when I gave her the portrait

It doesn't get any better than that.  :)


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Reply #14 on: February 23, 2018, 02:48:50 AM
This is realy nice gift,you did great painting

Sorry for your lost
Maria


 

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