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    Driftwood Sailboat

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    Contact Barbara Balis(Natures Whimsy)
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    Added 2017-01-30 14:20:02
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    While living along the National Lakeshore of Indiana I spent many hours walking the beaches.  I loved the exercise and to reward myself for a job well done I would beachcomb.

    I began collecting pieces of driftwood, beach glass, colorful stones and children's abandoned beach toys. Once home, I let my imagination go and started creating small sculptures that evolved into sketches and then paintings.

    The Driftwood Sailboat came to me after one of those amazing beachcombing adventures.

     

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    Name of Artist: Barbara Balis
    Country: United States
    Media: Mixed-Media
    Width (inches): 30
    Height (inches): 50
    Painting Style: Representational: Figurative / Other

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