This posting is the second of three charcoals showing individual triplets, at the age of four, at moments of preternatural solemnity.
This charcoal is of the one girl. Can pessimism look hopeful or hope appear pessimistic?
From her facial expression, posture, and the look in her eyes, I had that impression.
11 x 8.5 in
Love children especially, for they too are sinless like the angels;
they live to soften and purify our hearts and, as it were, to guide us.
The Brothers Karamazov
It is frightfully difficult to know much about the fairies,
and almost the only thing for certain is that there are fairies
wherever there are children.
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
You are always in my thoughts. When you were little,
I knew your whereabouts at any given moment. Now that you are...
off on your own, I still always know where you are,
because I keep you in my heart.
Art as an Oasis™
Art as an Oasis is a series of occasional postings from the art of Carrie Kleinberger
providing a temporary respite from both mundane and monumental cares
complimented by words of wisdom from a diversity of others.
~ on children ~
In every child who is born, under no matter what circumstances,
and no matter what parents, the potentiality of
the human race is born again.
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