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25 November 2010

AEDM Day 25 "Ingenuity"

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to all my American friends and readers. I hope you have a wonderful day and create fabulous meals for your family and friends! Thank you all for visiting out my little blog and for your friendship and encouragement since I started this!

I have been thinking about Inspiration Avenue's weekly challenge of "Ingenuity" since it was announced and also thinking I want to sketch more faces. Then an "Aha" moment! Why don't I sketch the person who most personifies ingenuity to me? Thus my (very amateur) sketch of Thomas Edison with his light bulb...


I have also been thinking about a piece by one of my favourite (living) artists - Marcus Pierson's "The Dreamer" and thought I'd share it with you...


Marcus’s words found on the painting read: “I knew they were laughing. I knew they thought it wouldn’t work. No matter. For by simply daring to make it I had cast myself from their lot. I was a dreamer.”

10 comments:

  1. we dreamers have to keep dreaming, whether the masses join in or not ! ;)
    Happy Thanksgiving !

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  2. Tom and Marc count! I love Marcus' point of view.

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  3. OH very cool Eva! I like the dreamer AND I like your drawing of Edison very much; wonderful work. It fits the them of "inspiration" to a "tee"!

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  4. :) Love those words of Marcus's painting. Have a happy weekend, Ev

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  5. Nothing amateur about that sketch - its very good!

    I like 'the dreamer' especially as it relates to my own entry (over on my blog couple of days ago) which was ' my head is a dream machine' :-)

    Kat X

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  6. What a great pairing because without dreaming and trying (risk taking) progress cannot be made.

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  7. I am impressed by your drawing and how you used it to personify the Ingenious theme. And I felt the dreamer will always be ingenious, no matter how the wheel rolls. Great take on this theme.

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  8. Very nice drawing. And without dreaming how would there be change and growth. I love your concepts with this entry.

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  9. Cheers to the dreamers! You are really good at drawing people that look like themselves...all my faces look the same!
    XoX
    PS:
    I better quit dreaming and get cracking on my book,
    these brilliant ideas in my head can wait!

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