I wish I could paint!

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When I was a kid, I thought the only artists out there are the painters! :giggle:
As I grew up, I knew that not only them have the privilege to be called "artists", but they still impress me more than any others of their kind! Painting seems to be a task that needs a lot of learning, practice and skills. I've never had a painting class at school, and I wonder (if I did) whether I would have liked it or not. I must confess that the language class did grab my whole attention!

I don't think I ever tried to paint something, but I don't feel like I have any talent for it. It's the same for drawing; the only thing I seem to be able to do is draw a larger version of an already existing piece, but hey, it needs a hell of a time to be accomplished!! :giggle:

One thing I am sure of now is that painters aren't the only "artists" out there, and I don't just like what they do…I adore it!! :love: :iconpaintdotnetplz:

Well, I've been collecting some amazing paintings and drawings, and I thought it's time to share them with those who haven't seen them yet. I'll let you enjoy them and pick up your favourites while I'll continue collecting equally impressing ones, hoping that some day I'll contemplate their beauty on my walls! :D

Feature time :dance:

:thumb71884534: CALM by ARTBYTERESA The Castle by ideaday Multnomah Falls larger version by Kchan27
GARDEN by ARTBYTERESA roses with apple by ideaday 1887 W. 3rd by Laurazee :thumb195353228:
DROOPING WILLOW by Hydrangeas The Sanatorium, Eton College by Wabbit-t3h 340 by yag65 Scene de ville by felixgi
Finland 01 by felixgi bike by Kegriz Lamp Post by Doominowskiy
:thumb204275472: LONELY POPPIES by ARTBYTERESA Dream Meadow by ausrejurke The Truth About Corn by HybridProcess
Village in Southern France by Built4ever Village in Morroco by Built4ever   House in Charleston, SC by Built4ever La Bicicletta Rossa by yaldIz
elemental chain by cornproduct watercolor final by BekaDavisStudios little green chirps by numb-synapse Twisted Street by Doominowskiy  
:thumb20319493: New York New York by Buble untitled by MeralSarioglu still life 2... by EsraaDesign
:thumb155465470: lilyum by zynpklc :thumb155465610: The Andalus Gate by The-Golden-BruSh  :thumb171990357:

:bulletpink: :bulletgreen::bulletblue: Square fit :bulletblue::bulletgreen::bulletpink:

Spring has come by bellalee 405 by gregoriousone Reset by HybridProcess Hold on to me by Nawalahh
stalemate by Saint-Gut-Free zenith by Saint-Gut-Free Feelings by zampedroni Autumn flowers 2011 by zampedroni

:bulletpink: :bulletgreen::bulletblue:  No, these are NOT photographs!! :bulletblue::bulletgreen::bulletpink:  

arum by sivet-christophe Solar Embrace by kirilart :thumb117469991: Yellow cascading by carlosmonteiro
:thumb227143895: Crow by danjacob :thumb245265744: :thumb122689063:

:bulletpink: :bulletgreen::bulletblue:  Their hands, pencils and brushes are magical !! :bulletblue::bulletgreen::bulletpink:  

:thumb133142712: Mosque of beloved prophet by sam1r1 calligraphy Muhammad PBUH 3 by syedmaaz

Coal Harbour by Laurazee
Untitled Watercolor by artsyone39 theater at night by tamino Prairie Gold by artsyone39 I Can See Pyramid by artistwilder
Wildflowers by ClintCearley Books still life by Dappershark Wai Kula Bay by troycarney SEASCAPE III by ARTBYTERESA
Cobblestone Cottage by Kchan27 Twin Cliffs by Kchan27 Haze by Ytzeek  
city shopfronts by fuzzyzebra Yellow apples by carlosmonteiro Dastarkhan by ideaday
Sail away by r3nia pointillism by Levitas-Rain Watermelon Heels by ursulav .Sanctuary. by viviluong
Cape Neddick by HarmonicSonic Seaward by Hydrangeas 341 by yag65 Tropical Shadows by azeemb
Poppys and light by nibybiel Beautiful House by garyphile :thumb116333701: :thumb126341573:
:heart: :thumb81111822: :heart:

*- More in my collection -*

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Dappershark's avatar
thank you for featuring my painting! C:
JavaLatte's avatar
:+favlove: :+favlove: :+favlove:

I almost forgot that now I can fav journal! :D
NanisKa's avatar
Thanks, sweety! :D
JavaLatte's avatar
Most welcome! :rose: :hug:
Laurazee's avatar
So much beauty! I am happy and flattered to be included. Thank you!
NanisKa's avatar
Those are, indeed, very beautiful works! It was my pleasure to have yours included; they're so special!! :icongoldmedalplz:
viviluong's avatar
Thank you ^^ ~ It's my honor!
Khair-Udin's avatar
U will be the best painter, inshaallah ^_^
NanisKa's avatar
Oh, you're so sweet! :tighthug: :iconbouquetplz:
CozyComfyCouch's avatar
Thank you so much!
NanisKa's avatar
You're very welcome!
vandalised's avatar
Your feature has such beautiful art work in it, its a joy to view thankyou for putting it together.
I must tell you though that you can paint, honestly it is not hard to do, very young children paint happily for hours, its only as we grow we start to think oh no that looks difficult, and then as we get even older we insist that "Must" be difficult, yet many of us learn to write, we learn to assemble thousands of marks, lines and curves in to images that hold written meaning.
Take a brush, dip it in to some paint, push it arround on some paper, and play, its that easy.
Kindest regards.
NanisKa's avatar
Hey Liz :wave:

It's nice to hear from you. I should have been :+devwatch:ing you to get your news and see your new deliciously colorful photos! :D

Well, thank you so very much for the kind words and lovely comment! I'm so glad you enjoyed the feature. Those are amazing works indeed, and I, myself, can't get enough of them! :love:
You're absolutely welcome! :iconheartballoonplz:

Although I believe there are lots of things one should start learning/practicing during childhood (like languages, sports, drawing and painting), I agree that we -adults- should stop creating obstacles for ourselves and just make a first step! Actually, I don't think it's "difficult" to paint per se, but there should be some kind of learning first. Things get easier when we first learn how to do them, right?
You know what? I think the "I don't know how to" or "I can't do it...it's difficult" is, most of the times, the most absurd pretext to conceal one's laziness and false unreadiness to start something new! :D
Your right, my friend, it's all about getting that famous brush, dip it into some paint and let the finger and imagination waltz on that virgin surface! Initiatives make us learn, and learning makes us better!

So many thanks for your ever supportive and caring words, dear! :iconthankyouplz4: :iconhugehug1::iconhugehug2:

Best regards too.
Buble's avatar
Hello! thank you for featuring my work! Im thrilled, sorry i have not replied sooner, but I have been away, and have just come back home.. :cuddle:
NanisKa's avatar
Hey, there's no problem at all! Welcome back home! :D :hug:
It was a real pleasure to include your work in that feature! :clap:

Best regards. :wave:
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I love your feature for QTSushigirl. It's such an impressive painting.

Great collection, thanks for sharing!
NanisKa's avatar
Yeah, you're right! She's got an awesome talent! :nod:

Thank you for the comment; it was a real pleasure to share what I like! :D :rose:
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NanisKa's avatar
You're very welcome! :D
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