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Marbles are like minature glass world's that children collected and traded. They were prized possessions and included Catseyes and fondly called "doogies". Many are vintage art pieces in their own little world. A taste of time gone by. 11"x17" pastel on textured Strathmore paper.

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Rusty Woodward-Gladdish 21 Sep 2013

Fantastic painting! Love it!

Artist Reply: Thanks so very much Rusty nice to see you.

Heli Aarniranta 26 Oct 2009

excellent presentation and work.

Artist Reply: thank you so very much Heli

Eddie Manolescu 25 Feb 2009

Wonderful work!

Artist Reply: Thank you so very much

Sara Deutsch 28 May 2008

I love the luminous and magical quality you've captured...

Artist Reply: Thank you Sara. I hope I captured their magical quality.

Georgio Groussis 28 May 2008

Wow LOVE LOVE LOVE THE COLORS

Artist Reply: Thank you so very much Georgio.

Mary Janosik 27 May 2008

I love this piece...no two marbles were ever the same. Takes me back..... :)

Artist Reply: Thanks alot for your wonderful comment.

Eric Schatz 27 May 2008

this is so trippy, reminds me of the time i dreamed of playing bocce

Artist Reply: Thanks Eric my friend for stopping by.

Mrs.David Jobes(Dee) Jobes 27 May 2008

Beautiful Brilliant Artwork,Sandra!!!FANTASTIC!!!,Dee&David :):)

Artist Reply: Thank you so much. I enjoy creating and seeing things in a new way. I appreciate your comments very much. Happy creating.

Anneke Hut 27 May 2008

Hi Sandra, what a lovely painting you have made of these marbles. I have often thought this too when I saw my daughter's marbles, they are really little pieces of art. :)

Artist Reply: Thank you Anneke for such a lovely comment. I love to paint what I see and my impression and perhaps put a smile on your face.

Julie Mayser 27 May 2008

delightful colors and feeling, Sandra!

Artist Reply: Thanks Julie. I love to create my impression of things. Happy Creating.

jamie winter 27 May 2008

most excellent work Sandra

Artist Reply: Thank you Jamie and they are little abstracts like you paint. Art is everywhere. Happy creating.

Nira Dabush 27 May 2008

Fantastic and such wonderful happy work, Sandra

Artist Reply: Thank you Nira. I enjoyed doing them and I'm glad you can see that in my art.

José Fortunato 27 May 2008

Great ! Thanks for remembering my youth...

Artist Reply: Thank you so much Jose. Art is everywhere and I hope I put a smile on your face remembering.

Emily Reed 27 May 2008

How really nice! Fine job!

Artist Reply: Thank you Emily. They are really abstract little world's. They were fun to draw.

Alberto D'Assumpcao 27 May 2008

Splendid work, Sandra!

Artist Reply: Thank you Alberto. I enjoy using my imagination. I love to work from life and not rely on photos and I see you do too. You do splendid work.

Mary Lou Cupp 27 May 2008

Beautiful Colors; excellent composition!

Artist Reply: Thank you so much Mary Lou. Art is fun and ideas are everywhere.

Sharon Gonzalez 27 May 2008

Very wonderful pastel, Sandra! I certainly remember playing and collecting marbles when I was a child. Great job!

Artist Reply: Thank you Sharon. I like to paint and draw many different things that I see. I'm glad you enjoyed the work. Happy creating.