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Hello to any friends I may still have.  I am sorry to write that I have not been doing any drawing for quite some time now.  Since retiring, my life has no pattern to it and certain activities have suffered because of it (like drawing).  I love retirement though.  Emotionally, mentally and physically I am doing so much better which is maybe another reason I'm not drawing.  Drawing has always been an escape or release for me and now I don't need those, but I do want to return to it some day soon and maybe even expand.

I do check in here most days and am so impressed with the many artists' works I see.  Wow!  

I hope you are all doing well.  'Til next time...Heart 

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Carol Gillie
United States
I am a classically trained musician (bassoon) who recently retired after working as a secretary for a police department after 22 years. Yay!!! Love retirement!

I love to draw, especially portraits, using various pencils. I stopped drawing for years and just got back into it because well, first, because my sister died in Nov 2010 and then because I discovered Adam Lambert's band and Tommy Joe Ratliff in December '10. Tommy has the perfect face to draw.

I also love to read, mainly British cozy mysteries, have two kitty cats and hope to retire to southwestern England in a few years. (Yes, I'm that old.)

That's about it for now.

Current Residence: Flint, Michigan, USA
Favourite genre of music: Classical, Symphony Orchestras
Favourite style of art: Realism
Operating System: Windows
Favourite cartoon character: For Better or Worse Mother
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The-Point-Doctor Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
Hello Would you be so kinda as to donate some points to me? I'm starting a point account
:D Any donations would be appreciated as I plan on giving them to deviants who need them and help artist. Thank you very much for your time and hope I haven't bothered you. Have a nice day!
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sanndy614 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Omg Thankyou so much by the points!!!! What would u like me to draw for u ? :3
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sanndy614 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy bday !!!!!!!! :D
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erwinpineda Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
happy birthday:cake:
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Joilieder Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
Thank you!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks for adding my drawing to your :+fav: :D
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heartinart Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Excellent drawing skills!!
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Joilieder Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
Thank you very much! :iconsparklyroseplz:
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch as well - very kind of you
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