highly commended

i loved to draw when i was a teenager.  I buried myself in art and drawing, it was my solace.  I sketched and doodled all through school.  In fact i often did my art homework during Maths class.   Though i considered studying art i thought it would be a dead-end, so i abandoned the dream and did something i liked but didn’t love – naturopathy.  I have no idea how the decision to be a naturopath came about but it seemed like a good idea at the time… oops, now i’m raving.

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All of  that to say that Miss 15 3/4 received a highly commended award for a drawing she entered in the local show and i am so proud!  She is horse obsessed and has been sketching horses (and no other animal) for many years.  This year i made a stand and told her she had to draw something new.  So she took up the challenge and has sketched two puppies, a cat, an owl, falcon, a wolf and some people.  I loved her sketch the Lone Wolf so much i urged her to enter it in the local Pine Rivers show and just as back up she picked one of her Arabian sketches to enter too.

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The Arabian received the highly commended award.  Not bad since it is the first colour sketch she has done!!  All her other sketches have been in graphite, no colour.

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Still love the Arabian tho…  So proud that her persistence has increased her artistic ability, well done.

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3 thoughts on “highly commended

  1. Sara says:

    Rochelle, her drawings are eye – poppingly good. Congratulations on the award. Love the boldness of entering things in the show. I really enjoy reading your blog. You write thoughtfully & in your own voice. love, Sara

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  2. Seaweed & Raine says:

    Wow! Congrats Natty! What an achievement. Both are gorgeous pictures. You know Roc, if she keeps this up you might need to start selling some in your shop!
    Have a brilliant weekend
    Sheree x0x

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