Saturday, October 06, 2012

A Dolphin & The Rest of the Story

I wrote a post a while back about a series with 3 paintings I created based on Proverbs. Their story is HERE. 

Here are thumbnails of the set (can click to enlarge):

I sold a few prints from that series, and recently I was told a most wonderful story about the journey one of those prints took, and it warmed my heart.

A lady purchased the set of three, took them home, and displayed them. One day her granddaughter saw the one with the dolphins, and fell in love with it. Grandma had it framed and gave it to her granddaughter, hanging it in the young girls room. 

The Grandma says that now the young girl loves to make up fantastic stories about the dolpins! 

Hearing that just tickled me pink. Oh, how I'd love to hear one of those adventure stories!

How fun would it be to some day discover that this imaginative little girl had become a writer!!

Here is a larger view of that dolphin painting, titled "A Friend Loves At All Times".

Thanks for reading,



  1. Anonymous11:35 AM

    I love my Proverbs prints! The water theemed ones are lovng my Ocean Sigh painted bedroom. (Loving it a bit more than I am, I think, but it's growing on me.)

    I moved a little palm tree into the bedroom yesterday to continue the ocean theme. As soon as I get all of the stuff left over from painting that room put away, I' going to paint the frames to lighten them up a bit. The dark wood was fine for where they were, but too dark for this whole turquoise ocean thing that's running amok in my bedroom. I'm thinking that if I paint on some seafoam green, then wipe it off, I'll get the look I want. Or maybe not. snicker

    The bears look magnificent on the wall of my hall landing, too! :D I think of you every time I see them. :)


    1. I'm so glad you like them, Deb. That makes me smile.

  2. I absolutely love your art...these are just stunning. Wow! What talent!

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    1. Thanks, L.G., I appreciate that.

  4. What a wonderful story. It's great to see your creativity and talent sparking someone else's. What a big reward.

    1. Yes, Mary... usually you don't get that kind of feedback, so this was a real treat to hear. :-)

  5. Retta, your art is beautiful as is your soul!

    1. Thank you, Ginny, what a kind comment!