Holding the prize Share this:FacebookPinterestEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related 24 thoughts on “Holding the prize” Add yours How sweet! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks – I enjoyed seeing how happy he was! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Nice boost to my collection of Good Things Experienced In The Day. On the basis that we have negatively biased brains that are wired to pay more attention to nasty or frightening things, (a dismal but verified fact) I’m trying every way I can to up the ante on the side of the good stuff, and you’re so good at capturing small moments that could so easily go unnoticed. Thank you! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you. I so happy to know that this added a little to the good side of your day! LikeLike Reply I love this! His happy expression at such a small (literally and figuratively) pleasure, your use of color behind the marvelously capped head, the motion of his little form in t-shirt and shorts, the firm little calves and feet. You passed along his pleasure beautifully. Bravo! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you, Cate! LikeLike Reply Love the colour palette. Yet another charming illustration! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks very much! LikeLike Reply that’s totally my kid 😉 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Mine, too! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Ha – nice! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Triple love😁 LikeLike Reply Oh thank you 🙂 LikeLike Reply I love the cap askew. LikeLike Reply Thanks, Claudia – the hat was a little too big for him – sun protection, I think – it’s been a hot and sunny July! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply A real day brightener! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks – that makes me happy. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Can’t help but smile when I look at this! Isn’t that a nice thought for you…hey, I cause people to smile?!!!!! I love all the pink, but then I would! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It is a nice thought – thank you! LikeLike Reply I haven’t read ALL the comments but my initial impression is Bonnard and Marthe in the bath. Do you know it? You don’t paint just like Bonnard but he used those modern print colors (cyan, yellow, magenta) Here’s what I am thinking: https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/bathing-woman-seen-from-the-back-baigneuse-de-dos-197936 or colorwise, so many of bonnard’s bath works… NICE PAINTING! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply My response was intended for the “acrylic” post, not this one… sorry. Your image of the woman in the bath LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I just took a look at Bonnard’s work – I love it! I didn’t know about him – thanks for the link. I could easily have been inspired by him. Thank you! LikeLike Reply This is impossible to view without breaking out in a huge smile! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s nice to know – he put a smile on my face too! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.