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Armando's Challenge WIP Peixeiras #2

I wanted to show the girls as rough, dirty, old and young, I know very little of these women or of the area they come from, most of what I referenced, was in language's I do not understand, but even still I felt how hard life must be for them and upon them physically, so off I went with my version of Armando's wonderful Idea and Original work.

WOW I can't believe the whole day is gone, I did get more pens and continued working on it to this point.

I'm sorry I haven't gotten back to anyone, it's just... well as you can see above, I was kinda busy, I think I am a bit of a details freak, LOL.

OK going to work on color version now.

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Lior Goldenberg 31 Jul 2008

Different and unique! Very nice pen work, Pamela!

Artist Reply: Hi Lior or should I say Borat LMAO!! Thanks for the fantastic comment. Everyones work has been amazing on its own level, its been a great experience :)

Armando Salas Jr. 30 Jul 2008

I already know my father's painting. Your version is better for sure. (Just renouncing to the legacy... LOL:-)

Minerva Bloom 30 Jul 2008

Pam, I just wanted to say that you brought such intensity and depth of emotion to this piece, with this gritty style. Well done, well done Pam!

Artist Reply: I'm sorry I am so behind, but as you know from the thread, I had good reasons :) I do so appreciate your comment/compliment Minnie, this is one of the coolest challenges I have ever participated in, I'm glad we could all be a part of it. Thanks Sugar!!

margaret mckeehan 29 Jul 2008

WONDERFUL WORK

Artist Reply: Thanks for following me through this challenge, you words are very much appreciated Margaret :)

Olga van Dijk 29 Jul 2008

WOW... another wonderful piece of art inspired by Armando Salas' Peixeiras! You succeeded in showing the rough life these people have, but also their beauty! Bravo Pam!! --Love and Light~OLGA

Artist Reply: Once again I Thank You Olga, your kind words let me know that I did what I set out to do and I appreciate that big time!!