Description O, how much more doth beauty beauteous seemBy that sweet ornament which truth doth give!The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deemFor that sweet odour which doth in it live.The canker blooms have full as deep a dyeAs the perfumèd tincture of the roses,Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonlyWhen summer's breath their maskèd buds discloses;But, for their virtue only is their show,They live unwooed and unrespected fade,Die to themselves. Sweet roses do not so;Of their sweet deaths are sweetest odours made.And so of you, beauteous and lovely youth,When that shall vade, by verse distills your truth.
Susi Galloway, Clearwater, Florida Member Since September 2006 Artist Statement My paintings reflect a fascination for the outdoors, breathtaking scenery, unique viewpoints, illusions and dreamscapes. I love strong contrasts, bold and vibrant colors. My favored subjects are opulent, vibrant scenery, weather, portraits and visionary/surreal imagery. I capture moments that seem like poetry, and strive to inspire joy for life, creativity, imagination and Illusion.
I work with traditional brush and paint, and I also paint with digital brush. I experiment with the old and the new, and enjoy exploring new creative media and frontiers.
I also enjoy bringing stories to life with vibrant and beautiful images, and specialize in children's, book, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery and horror illustrations.
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