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Brushes in Hand
You look better than me. Glad that you felt the muse calling again.
By: PT Dilloway on April 30, 2014
Wow- that's awesome..you are very good with a paintbrush!
By: Coloring Outside the Lines on April 30, 2014
you see your flaws - we see it as wonderful! how awesome!
By: TexWisGirl on April 30, 2014
Your talent needs to be shared. Glad you've picked up the brushes again!
By: Shelly on April 30, 2014
Look how cute you are!! I love the way you did the hair, mustache and beard - so realistic. Your portrait's brilliant!! Keep the momentum going and PAINT!! :)
By: Lexa Cain on April 30, 2014
Hey! A selfie! And it's better than I could have done with a camera.
By: Brighton Pensioner on April 30, 2014
I have always been impressed by artists such as yourself. From your minds eye down to your painters hander you create... and in your case a masterpiece. I hope you continue to be inspired. Bravo!
By: Daniel LaFrance on April 30, 2014
Do you ever 'create' from a photograph?
By: Daniel LaFrance on April 30, 2014
You have an amazing talent! I remember years ago when I was in jr. high school I took a required art class. I drew grapes and the teacher said they were very lifelike. Then I tried drawing people. As you know, people are difficult to draw. Mine all looked like grapes. ;)
By: Scott Park on April 30, 2014
Oh Stephen..........with talent like yours, please don't but the brushes away again. Paint......you must.
By: Oma Linda on April 30, 2014
Fabulous- gorgeous portrait- captured your good humor and twinkle in your eyes!
By: Kathe W. on April 30, 2014
That's a fabulous self-portrait. Your talent is considerable because this kind of painting is hard to do.
By: Michael Offutt on April 30, 2014
Excellent! I'm so glad you went back to your paints. I hadn't realized that you'd not painted in a while. I also hope that painting won't keep you from writing. You're a true artist in both areas.
By: Hilary on April 30, 2014
I like what BP called it, an old fashioned selfie! I hope not HAVING to paint will have you to continue to paint again...as long as you don't stop posting.
By: Cranky Old Man on April 30, 2014
Wow, you did capture the warmth and personality of that artist guy.! I think painting people would be the most difficult and rewarding. You could offer a free lunch to your neighbors and paint them? What about photos of people to paint from?
By: Tabor on April 30, 2014
By all means, keep the brushes and paint pots busy. I have enjoyed seeing your art when you feature a piece. You have great touch, style and gift.
By: Tom Cochrun on April 30, 2014
It's a great self portrait, Stephen. I really like it. You are very talented, and too good an artist to give up. Keep painting, my friend! :)
By: Sharon Bradshaw on April 30, 2014
Well, i like how you look!
By: mimi on April 30, 2014
I sure hope that gets the momentum going for you are too talented to not paint. Well done.
By: Akansas Patti on April 30, 2014
I envy you your ability, my friend. Now, maybe you should consider painting yourself in different--astronaut, pirate, or whatever strikes you as interesting.
By: Snowbrush on April 30, 2014
You are a great artist! I like your old-fashioned "selfie" and I think you look quite handsome. Any chance we could see one of your self portrait from earlier years? Keep painting and writing!
By: Pixel Peeper on April 30, 2014
That is awesome and all the other comments are right, you pick it apart because it's yours and we see it for what it is!!! AWESOME!!!
By: Hey monkey butt on April 30, 2014
You notice the grey hair and chubbiness, but you put more into the painting than that. There is a certain kindness and happiness there.
By: red on April 30, 2014
I think when you do something naturally that you love and it changes to a job, it does change everything. Great you have picked up the brushes again. Great image, I think you look very sophisticated!
By: John on May 1, 2014
Wow, that is completely amazing. I am always impressed with how talented you are. I can imagine your family was indeed confused when you stopped painting! It's interesting, because my brother is a cartoonist who was ALWAYS drawing, but then one day, he stopped. This give me a little perspective to it and the hope that he might start up again someday!
By: Kianwi on May 1, 2014
I find your talent amazing. On SOOO many levels. I could of looked at a painting as a kid and said I wanted to do that but I think we can all agree that I have NO talent for it. Crabby Pants is as good as it gets and that isn't saying much. So you can paint a portrait in a matter of a few of hours? I couldn't live long enough to paint a portrait that would be recognizable. I am just awed by your talent and I think your portrait is wonderful.
By: Cheryl P. on May 1, 2014
When there's love and kindness in the eyes nothing else matters. ;) You look wonderful!
By: Rita McGregor on May 2, 2014
This is great!
By: The Bug on May 5, 2014
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