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Memory's Garden.
 by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Back on its golden hinges
The gate of Memory swings,
And my heart goes into the garden
And walks with the olden things.
The old-time, joys and pleasures,
The loves that it used to know,
It meets there in the garden,
And they wander to and fro.
Comments welcome on this painting
Mathew is a Midlands based artist and founding member of The Art Room Long Eaton Derbyshire.Take a look at this new site on the burning subject of pyrography.
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' Duet '
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Based on a few minutes observation and chat with an incredibly beautiful lady called Katerina. I decided to fashion her hair to mimic the fur hats often worn by Russian and East European ladies in an attempt to convey her origins on canvas
All comments welcome on this painting.