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M O U S E - Story ...

08/06/2013

Human Face

08/03/2013

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Edinburgh, Lo - United Kingdom

Esther , Timothy , Ed , Artloft & Charlie your all so so very kind ...Special thanks Paul

Peru, IN - United States

I felt like this over my vacation. I slept on a 'down pillow' in the hotel room. Oh my gosh!!! watery eyes, runny nose coughing and more!!!!

Tustin, CA - United States

I love your use of color and negative space... you have such a gift.

New York, ny - United States

no words can express what youve created here paul.violence against women is so swept under the carpet,tolerated or explained away far too often,and the worst is when they blame the woman herself.her eyes show the terror hurt and sadness so well paul,a very meaningful important work this is:) l/f

Pilot Mound, MB - Canada

I normally abhor images of violence. I've seen enough pain in my life to want to crawl into a hole. Regardless, this image captures the hell I've endured, and the spirit of survival and hope. Bravo! I'll be buying one soon.

Mevaseret Zion - Israel

Paul, this is truly a disturbing yet wonderful watercolor. Well done! f + l.

London - United Kingdom

Wonderful work Paul...

Paul Lovering replied:

A special thank you Stephanie , your so kind !

Pune, Ma - India

Eyes say it all.... !

Paul Lovering replied:

Surbhi your so so kind my friend , regards Paul

Firenze - Italy

Complimenti sei davvero bravissimo.

Paul Lovering replied:

A special thank you Mario

Brookings, OR - United States

I've got sour grapes. This should have taken the Mouses' 1st place. This painting has raw emotions, not contrieved ones.It radiates gut wrenching horror or terror or sorrow or all of these qualities.Pain is running through the viens of this person.And those screeming eyes.With out a doubt this is not a fluff for a house wall but a statement for society and a place of prominence on a museum wall.One of your best.

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwwwww dear Susan how kind and how touched am I that support for this portrait !.. You so made my day , and what a thrill you see the emotion and sorrow in this portrait , my best wishes for a Fab weekend .. Paulxx

San Lorenzo, CA - United States

Oh, my.....haunting, indeed....Wow, it's almost painful to look at....That's how much the pain and trauma just oozes out of this painting.....which makes it some brilliant work, my friend. And how wonderful of you to offer the proceeds from this to Violence Against Women. What a beautiful soul you have!!! :)))xoxoxoxo fv

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwww how lovely and kind a fantastic comment dear Laurie , my special wishes and thanks my dear friend xox

Taos, Ne - United States

Tremendous Paul, a painting that will stay in the minds of many for a long time, and do more than words and words and words ever could. Right down to the bone. v f

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwww how fantastic a comment , yes a memorable face for the horrid reasons , thank you so much Studio.. Inspired and smiling .. Paul

Jackson, MI - United States

Beautiful work! You are very talented! f/v

Paul Lovering replied:

Lee I thank you for your visit and Fab words my friend , greetings and thanks from Edinburgh

Santa Ana, Sa - Costa Rica

Its the eyes!, everything else speaks loudly, but you always nail the eyes!...well done...powerful and thought provoking.

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwww your Fab words mean the world dear Katie , yes the eyes are so important for me , a big big Edinburgh thanks my friend . Paul

Taos, Ne - United States

Each line expresses another quality of her being and her person, from the noble line of the chin, to the emotion charged eyes.I appreciate your gift of seeing beneath the surface and also what's right in front on one's eyes but usually missed. v f

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwww how I love to read your absorbing words Studio , thank you so very much my friend .. Paul

Mosman, NS - Australia

You are to TRUE to your vision, always, and this is no exception, Paul......a wonderfully, disturbing, truth here......f/v....V

Paul Lovering replied:

Such a fantastic comment dear Vivian , I thank you so much my friend , special wishes Paul

Anderson, CA - United States

Your artwork moves me my friend; there goes my stomach again.......so much emotion it is almost overwhelming - I salute you for donating all proceeds from this image to Violence Against Women; not only are you super talented as an artist,but you are a wonderful and passionate member of our species......Light and Peace Always! Joyce

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwww how lovely and kind a captivating a comment dear Joyce , you so spoil me , but I so appreciate each and every word you send me , a big big thank you my friend .. Wow .... Thank you Paul

Budapest - Hungary

Dear Paul! There are no adequate words to express my feelings. Your arts, sensitivity and human greatness is simply stunning!!! v-f

Paul Lovering replied:

Your just so kind Klara , your superb words bring the inspiration one needs , my special thanks and best wishes my friend .. Paul

Tampa, FL - United States

Paul your work with the water color is amazing!! I love all of your work!!! vf

Paul Lovering replied:

Margin I thank you for this wonderful comment my friend , inspired and thrilled , best wishes from Edinburgh .. Paul

Winchester, Ha - United Kingdom

Wow Paul ha ha :-) My goodness, such a horror to share in looking at each others eyes. To want to help and share the pain, but also pulling back, feeling as if I cannot go there, hauntingly painful, and desperately sad, A Master Piece its as simple as that :-) vf

Paul Lovering replied:

Steven what a terrific and compelling comment my friend , yes a lot of pain , but to release my horror of this women's trial , my brushes so had to help me !... Thank you so much for your visit and powerful words , regards Paul

Juarez, Ch - Mexico

YOU DID IT AGAIN MY FRIEND........ Can't express what I feel.... WONDERFUL!!!... f/v

Paul Lovering replied:

Miguel your always Terrific comments shine my friend .... I send my very best wishes and thanks my talented friend .. Paul

Montclair, CA - United States

GREAT ART PIECE !............V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

My best wishes and thanks Sunny

Sarasota, FL - United States

Hello again Paul! After reading all these heartfelt comments, I just had to add that if you EVER had doubt that your works touch the very core of the viewer of art such as this, then I hope that doubt has forever been erased! And the story behind the art? Could it be anymore horrifying then what anyone can imagine? Your image will clarify those emotions & raise the awareness of any "doubting Thomas" who takes the time to view this very special piece. You dug deep to cleanse your spirit of what you saw. You allowed us a glimpse into a terrible situation with the stroke of your brush and emotions that only a "bystander" could convey on behalf of all the victims of similar situations! Thank you again, for this outstanding piece.......another facet of all things Paul Lovering!

Paul Lovering replied:

You know Ron when I read your compelling messages I am on cloud nine , the verve and inspiration flows through my body !...it was a taking a chance posting my thoughts with watercolour , but Your and all these supportive comments tell me that I have done the right thing !..... I thank you so much for your wise words my friend , wishing you a wonderful weekend regards Paul

Allen, Te - United States

Thank you so much Paul for your kind and gracious comments to me and the well wishes! . I appreciate you shedding light through this masterpiece on a difficult & horrible subject that impacts so many lives around the world. In your own words, You Rock! :)

Paul Lovering replied:

High five Robert , if I was there I would share a beer my friend , there is only a certain amount one can reveal here on a social network , but I am honoured your share your tragic life story on my tribute to the abused !... That brought a smile You Rock ... So cool my friend !

Grand Forks, BC - Canada

Congratulations your great image has been FEATURED in MOUSE. Thank you for your wonderful participation, it is very much appreciated. Cheers, Barbara

Paul Lovering replied:

How very very Special dear Barbara , to show this disturbing portrait simply means the most to me , not all will like , but a important issue that so needs the attention of all males and female , bless my friend .. Paul

Alappuzha, Ke - India

What a feeling , Paul amazing work with watercolour v/f

Paul Lovering replied:

A big big thank you Muhamed , your kind words so Rock

Razgrad, Ra - Bulgaria

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Razgrad, Ra - Bulgaria

F&V!

Razgrad, Ra - Bulgaria

Awesome work!

Paul Lovering replied:

A special thank you Petko , your Fab words and links are so so appreciated my friend !

Holly Springs, NC - United States

I think I stared at this for ten minutes. And my heart was sunk and deeply saddened. This is so truly exceptional, Paul. I really feel for this woman and am just riveted by her haunted eyes and swollen mouth. I don't like to go on and on with words but I have to say that this is one of the most compelling images I've ever laid my eyes on.

Paul Lovering replied:

Dear Jen that is just one hellva comment my dear friend , I am so so sorry to have saddened you , but thrilled by your wonderful response ! My special thanks Paulx

Allen, Te - United States

Paul, When I left you a message a day ago I was so emotionally moved by this image I could not get everything out I wanted to say. You have a beautiful heart Paul. Your mention of all proceeds from this work going right to Violence Against Women proved that. My family has forever been changed due to this very crime. My 20 year old neice was kidnapped from her own home, raped & murdered. She was at my house only hours early. I fed her her last meal. Our hearts are on a very long road of healing but we will never be without scars & haunting memories from court. Thank you for such an amazing special work! Blessings f/v

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwww Bless !!!!! Your story of your niece is just horrendous Robert , gosh how our facade shows little of our own stories , some good and some bad , my heart goes out to you and your family , a long road indeed with those always mental scars ... You know Robert your a shinning light and your lovely kind nature is testament to a healing process and compassion that so resonates in your persona here on FAA . Thank you for this compelling comment my friend , I send my very best wishes .... Paul

Singapore, SG - Singapore

Wow! Thanks for sharing the story behind this. Yes the woman will be scarred for life that's for sure. I could feel the pain in her eyes! Excellent work as always dear Paul!

Paul Lovering replied:

One knows this person will never recover , the fear in those eyes and voice soooooooooooo sent a message ! Only hope all the help and support is there for her preservation , thank you so much Belinda for your wise words

Amsterdam, No - Netherlands

Very expressive work Paul! V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Annie I thank you for your Fab words my friend

Pittsburgh, PA - United States

Spellbinding!

Paul Lovering replied:

My best wishes and thanks Michael

Portrush - United Kingdom

Awesome work Paul! v/f!

Paul Lovering replied:

Roy your Awesome Rocks my friend

Londrigan, Vi - Australia

Paul, what a powerful image! I can see that your time on Jury duty has really had a effect on you and true artist that you are, you've turned to your painting to express your feelings.

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwwww Dear Linda your visits and kind words always bring the sun , Bless and thank you so much !

Tehachapi, CA - United States

Oh ... my God...Paul ..I'm so glad that you are back here with us now. This one's too deep for me to say much more. V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Just your visit is enough dear Jacquelyn , your lovely kind words are a delight

Simi Valley, CA - United States

I am touched by this piece...it is truely haunting

Paul Lovering replied:

Steve I am soooooooooo thrilled this one touched you , my special thanks .. Paul

Milwaukee, WI - United States

A well deserved congratulations to you Paul!!

Paul Lovering replied:

How very very thoughtful dear Jacqueline

Allen, Te - United States

Congrats on the sale of another masterpiece Paul!!! :)

Paul Lovering replied:

Many many thanks Robert , your so kind my friend

Marietta , GA - United States

Hi Paul Congrats on sale! Wonderful watercolor technique

Paul Lovering replied:

Ted I thank you for your thoughtful words my friend

North Tonawanda, NY - United States

Paul, you are the best. This is an awesome painting.

Paul Lovering replied:

Greetings and a special thank you Martin , your always staggering words so ROCK

Killeen, TX - United States

Beautiful work, hence, very sad reflection of society................. Congrats on your sale!

Paul Lovering replied:

Joe I thank you so much for your fab comment my friend

Smithfield, VA - United States

Dear Paul, The suffering and hurt, physical and emotional, showing in this abused woman's face expresses a universal problem that makes me so very sad. I applaud you for your donations to such a worthy cause. I'm a gentle soul and even have a hard time killing an insect and I would not hurt a flea. So it is difficult to understand the people who hurt others. Perhaps they don't have a conscience. Perhaps they are on drugs. But no matter what, there is no excuse in the world..... Thanks again for bringing our attention to this fact in our society, often hidden, because the victim is afraid to speak out, as if petrified by fear. Your work is always remarakable. I learn so much from visiting your site. Good wishes to you dear Paul. F/V

Paul Lovering replied:

Thank you so much dear Anne , the unsaid and unheard is a large part of the problem apart from unbelievable behaviour , no excuse I agree , the compassion in some does not exist in some !, but Hey .... To help is a small thing , and the generous support by You and all these fantastic friends really gives a sense of GOOD !, you so made my day .... Glass in hand and a special cheers .. Paul

Peru, IN - United States

Gorgeous work Paul! Your approach to watercolor is superb.

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwww thank you Charlie , you continue to inspire my friend , special thanks Paul

Barrie, ON - Canada

Very striking image Paul. Pinned

Paul Lovering replied:

Jo I thank you soooooooooo much for your visit and Fab words .... Greetings from Edinburgh

Kamloops, BC - Canada

Paul, I have only known you for a short time, but your compassion and kindness and sensitivity are palpable! You were moved deeply by this experience and you have shared it with us...you are brave to bare your soul and to speak out for those who have been victimized. This is so powerful...the eyes say it all, Paul...something in her will be lost forever ... and there will be a place inside that will be closed off and shut down, never to see the light again. Tragic. V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Dear Sandi the elephant in the room exists all over the world , my accidental at being chosen to be part of this jury gave me a wake up call !.. I live in my own bubble just like many of us , but to help and expose something like this should be addressed by our politicians , so to collect such support by You and all these wonderful community members is a real thrill ! , my special thanks for knowing me in your short time . Bless !

Adma, Ke - Lebanon

Yes that's true, Paul, we artists have our work to fight our demons, but the victim, ... Still, I'm sorry you had to go through this and hope the verdict was reached and you do not have to return there tomorrow my friend. Another sign of the great soul and heart you are, giving the benefits for the cause! And of course the work is fabulous, sooo deep and haunting, yes, Voted, favorited and shared on FB. Congrats to you and to dear Clotilde for the first sale. Take care, Paul. Waving a hug from over the Mediterranean all the way to you and the poor victim. May Ling

Paul Lovering replied:

Dear May what a lovely kind compelling comment , the horrific nature of this mans crimes sent me in a spin , and the poor victim I can only hope the support and thoughts by many , will help her back to some kind of life .... All these thoughtful words affirm my belief in the human spirit again , I thank you sooooooooooo much my friend ... Happy weekend sent first class back to you ... Paulx

Peekskill, NY - United States

Haunting work. Touching tribute in the description as well. For such a sensitive positive artist, your 14 days at court as a juror must have been harrowing and unforgettable. V/F

Paul Lovering replied:

Awwwwwwwwww yes dear Greta a real shock to the system , but my state of mind is released in my art , the victims may never recover !.. Bless my friend I appreciate your kind words , regards Paul

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