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Portrait of a Lady MAG

July 11, 2009
By fallingupriver BRONZE, sarasota, Florida
fallingupriver BRONZE, Sarasota, Florida
3 articles 19 photos 3 comments

"And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Ch. 1.


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This art has 20 comments.

on Jan. 1 2012 at 5:47 pm
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
35 articles 0 photos 1398 comments

Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Is this a reference to the character of Daisy in the Great Gatsby? A portrait of a little fool who is to be called a lady? Looking at this image, I don't know what to make of it.

melie BRONZE said...
on Jun. 23 2011 at 6:00 pm
melie BRONZE, Orlando, Florida
1 article 7 photos 28 comments
This is amazing. I love the incorporation of such bright and happy colors with the gloomy concept of skulls and an even more dark composition in the painting your "lady" is creating. It's very great.

on Apr. 18 2011 at 11:22 am
WithEyesWideOpen BRONZE, Wayne, Pennsylvania
2 articles 22 photos 240 comments

Favorite Quote:
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.

this is beyond beautiful. i love the perspective on this. it's a very interesting piece.

Gnosis said...
on Mar. 5 2011 at 12:52 am
You captured a very interesting soul in this piece. Looking at it makes me feel many emotions and also causes a streak of inspiration. I love the use of color and the topic and possible symbolism behind the piece is very alluring.

on Sep. 10 2010 at 8:56 pm
fragileblackorchid SILVER, Houston, Texas
7 articles 82 photos 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy... and I keep it in a jar on my desk.
-Stephen King :P
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
-Stephen King
Now that we're here,
It's so far away
All the struggle we thought was in vain
All the mistakes,
One life contained
They all finally start to go away
Now that we're here its so far away
And I feel like I can face the day
I can forgive and I’m not ashamed to be the person that I am today

this is awesome it reminds me of some sculpture of a skeleton woman in mexico that people make on day of the dead but i don't know what her name is lol 5*'s

on Jul. 17 2010 at 8:19 pm
Camilleishungry, Geelong, Other
0 articles 22 photos 101 comments
you are so talented. this is so original and imaginative. its FANTASTIC

on Jul. 4 2010 at 10:10 am
the_Horsegirl SILVER, Minneapolis, Minnesota
8 articles 0 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
--Dorothy Gilman

If there is such a thing as truth, it is as intricate and hidden as a crown of feathers.
--Isaac Bashevis Singer

I really like the color in this painting, as well as the sense of thoughtfullness and mystery. Very well done.

on Jul. 3 2010 at 5:43 pm
Callaghan PLATINUM, Medford, Massachusetts
41 articles 8 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.
-Marcus Zusak, The Book Thief

wow! I love it! IT's so unique and creative and just plain GOOD!

on Jun. 26 2010 at 1:03 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2206 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"

Intriguing. I like it!!!

_AMZ_ BRONZE said...
on Jun. 14 2010 at 4:47 pm
_AMZ_ BRONZE, Hemet, California
1 article 13 photos 269 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're going to get"

love. that's what i feel for this...love 


on Apr. 9 2010 at 10:02 am
VampireDory16 BRONZE, Jackson, Louisiana
1 article 1 photo 13 comments
I am in LOVE with this...AHmazing!!!

on Mar. 19 2010 at 9:21 am
DannBerr,. GOLD, Guilford, Indiana
11 articles 0 photos 9 comments
WoW! This Is Richeous! I Love The Colors. When I Looked At This The Story I Got From It Was, That Art Never Dies.

on Dec. 5 2009 at 6:32 pm
samcarter SILVER, Fort Mill, South Carolina
8 articles 13 photos 17 comments
oh my god this is epic

Dazed PLATINUM said...
on Dec. 3 2009 at 5:12 pm
Dazed PLATINUM, Teaneck, New Jersey
20 articles 7 photos 107 comments
dude i love this. its hysterical and awesome

on Nov. 22 2009 at 9:29 pm
vangordio BRONZE, Lexington, Kentucky
4 articles 7 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
\"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.\"
Chinese Proverb

Wow, amazing!

Faith Carbon said...
on Nov. 13 2009 at 8:53 pm
Faith Carbon, New York, New York
0 articles 0 photos 4 comments
congrats on the publish and awesome quote. love gatsby

on Nov. 12 2009 at 3:00 pm
Wildhuntress BRONZE, Kenai, Alaska
3 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I ran into my ex today, put the car in reverse and ran into him again."


i love dead things


at least

it looks dead

sorry if itz not lol

but i really like this :D

on Nov. 6 2009 at 12:40 pm
CASTROLmatt GOLD, Coolidge, Arizona
14 articles 11 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sometimes you have to take life less seriously to get where you want to be."

Classic. I like it! =D

AnnaEK GOLD said...
on Oct. 6 2009 at 4:25 pm
AnnaEK GOLD, Oakland, Missouri
10 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings. "

-Cassius, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare.

This is stunning. It was the picture drew my eye the second I opened Teen Ink. I absolutely love it.

on Oct. 5 2009 at 4:44 am
Syahirah BRONZE, Melaka, Other
2 articles 51 photos 28 comments
congrats on the publish. you are a person with lots of details. love it