Pastel on sanded board 24″x18″
I jumped out of my seat the other day when I saw this beautiful, sprite of a woman charging across the alfalfa field. I loved the abstract shape that the sunlight was making connecting her hat and blouse and I knew it would make a beautiful painting. So…I ran and chased her down the road trying to snap a photo. Don’t let the walker fool you, she was trucking. I was inspired and touched. I loved that she returned to the ranch with a walker instead of staying home. I enjoyed watching several elders interact with their families last week. Three different families were here with someone who was in need of special care and it was a joy to watch them nurture and help. I hope that when someone in my family has a stroke, or goes blind in one eye, or whatever ailments age or life bring I will be there to help them continue to do what gives them life. I also hope that when my balance falters I will buy a walker, ask for the help I need, and keep on trucking!
9 thoughts on “Walking On”
I echo your thoughts, and am grateful for the inspiration in your painting – and in the life of the lady you have captured so beautifully in color.
This is one of your most evocative paintings. I love her spirit and strength. You captured a moment. Thank You.
Lovely. Miss you!!
Amen to that!
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Julie Love this one ! Are you coming “home” for your 20th reunion ?
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This is truly a beautiful painting, as well as a beautiful sentiment. Thank you Juliana.
This one is colorful and inspiring.
Touching and real, says a 75 year old friend. L
Thank you for the beautiful comments about my Mom.