All posts by Billie Davids

What is important to me today.

2 months ago

Sometimes things fall down, important things, expensive things, meaningful things, lovely things, they don't get back up as in a backward running film.
Then sometimes people fall down, the same ... See more

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6 months ago
Timeline Photos

This is Paula, she represents North and is the last of the Fire series.

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9 months ago
Timeline Photos

These photo's were taken years ago, there were 16 volunteers, more actually by the end but this is Tom who volunteered and has since passed away.
I am grateful to him for the chance to paint him.

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9 months ago

This is what I am working on now, it is the second of the Fire series,

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9 months ago
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10 months ago

Thank you to everyone.

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10 months ago

Thanks Billie

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10 months ago
Timeline Photos

Echo

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1 year ago

My work is currently being staged and can be viewed in the upstairs of the Crane & Pelican Cafe in LeClaire, Iowa located at: 127 2nd Street South, LeClaire, Iowa 52753. Also, December 2nd through ... See more

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To get this word out there.

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”       Aristotle

I love this stuff. Both of these are more than surface words, think about this.

So I looked up the meaning of inward in the Webster’s Dictionary, the # 2. meaning is of or belonging to the inner nature of a person; mental or spiritual. Or part of #4 is an inward understanding of the poetic mind, inward lyricism, intimate.

Then significant #3 having or conveying a special or hidden meaning; suggestive #4 of or pertaining to an observed departure from a hypotheses to large to be reasonably attributed to chance

Cool huh.