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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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hubert61 Featured By Owner May 31, 2015
merci pour le watch  :) (Smile)
LateStarter63 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the 'Watch', Carol.
ekota21 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thank you for the :+devwatch:
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!
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
sanndy614 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy bday !!!!!!!! :D
erwinpineda Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
happy birthday:cake:
Joilieder Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
Thank you!
francoclun Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks for adding my drawing to your :+fav: :D
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