Zentangle Buffalo in Idaho

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“I do believe it is possible to create, even without ever writing a word or painting a picture, by simply molding one’s inner life. And that too is a deed.”
– Etty Hillesum

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Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

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Zentangle Buffalo

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When in Idaho…. yeah, I was having fun painting the local flavor.  I was content to hang out in my cabin, painting from my Bethville brain.  I’ve been having fun with this particular twist on my usual style.  Each painting takes a really long time, though.    🙂

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About Etty Hillesum

Etty Hillesum, less famous than her contemporary, Anne Frank, lived a short life of great courage. She was born in 1914 in the Netherlands to a Dutch father and a Russian mother. She studied law, Slavic languages, and psychology. Hungry for knowledge, she cut down on food in order to buy books. She went voluntarily to the Westerbork camp to help fellow Jews interned by the Nazis. Her letters detail her experiences; her more meditative diary focuses on issues of faith. She died at Auschwitz in 1943.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carol King
    Sep 13, 2013 @ 08:19:02

    Oh give me a home…where the buffalo roam. If only the buffalo looked like yours!

    Reply

  2. Cindy D.
    Sep 09, 2013 @ 16:00:52

    Purple mountains majesty! And a majestic buffalo. 😀

    Reply

  3. just4crafters
    Sep 09, 2013 @ 12:01:33

    Wow!!! Love your color combinations and designs!!! Sounds like you’re enjoying yourself. All the best!!! ~Sophia

    Reply

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