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Sunday, May 27, 2012

A MOTHER'S LOVE
Daily Painters of Pennsylvania
May 2012 Challenge Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell




'A Mother's Love'
Oil on Canvas
10 x 8


I thought this picture really expressed a mother's love 
for her baby.  Thanks to Patricia Griffin for providing
such an inspiring project for this month's DPP Challenge!
Hope that everyone is having a very happy
Memorial Day weekend. Both my father and my
father-in-law were decorated WWII veterans, and I
have always been thankful for all of the people who
protect and serve our country so selflessly so that
we can live in freedom.


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16 comments:

Pattie Wall said...

You need to know how fond I am of giraffes - especially in paintings. This one is too special! I love the feeling I get from it. Let us remember all that those in the service in other parts of the world ~ do for us at home.

Maria Hock said...

such a touching scene! I love it.

hmuxo said...

Beautifully painted!

padmaja said...

This is a beautiful rendition Claire, I made it with elephants and you made it with giraffes.. but the sentiment behind is the same, isnt it!

CrimsonLeaves said...

Giraffes have always been one of my favorite animals with those long eyelashes, big brown eyes, and curly tongues of theirs. Lovely sentiments too!

Diana Marshall said...

Such a sweet painting, beautifully painted.

Pat Koscienski said...

How touching, Claire. You sure captured the love of mother and child.

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thank you, Pattie. I have to say that along with elephants, giraffes are in my list of favorite animals too!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thanks so much, Maria!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thank you, Hilda - it was a lot of fun to work on this month's Daily Painters of Pennsylvania Challenge!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

I agree, Padmaja - I remember your painting with the elephants - quite lovely!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

They've always been a favorite of mine too, Sherry!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thanks so much, Diana!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Hi Pat - thanks for your comments! Hoping you are working on something for the challenge - your animals are always AMAZING!

Mary Anne Cary said...

Love this and your sentiment, great thoughts! Thankd for your recent compliments! (Love your rocks!!)

Dean H. said...

Sorry I got in so late!
I love the love illustrated by these giraffes.
God bless those in service of this country!
Hope you had a safe Memorial Day, Claire.

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