Tuesday, November 1, 2016

"USA Veterans Day" True Grit Art Gallery Middleboro MA





Sad to write my brother, Sergeant James F. Perchard USMC, passed away on October 10, 2016.
Very pleased that local art gallery accepted these two paintings recently as donations in his memory for their November 11,  Veterans Day Show.  All proceeds from the show go to various US Veterans' Charities!
( I started these two paintings a very long time ago and only recently was motivated to finish them.)
Glad to be back blogging!
All the best Michael

(Semper Fi Jim!)

"Forget-Me Nots"
Acrylic 12" x 24" Canvas

"Old Glory"
Acrylic 12" x 24" Canvas

Sergeant James F. Perchard USMC 

12 comments:

  1. So sorry for your loss Michael. If there is one good thing that should come out of this election, I hope it is more and improved public services for our valiant veterans. God bless you and yours.

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    1. Thank you so very much Linda! God bless you and yours also! Hope to be back blogging and checking my art buddies' blogs! All the best! V

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  2. I am SO sorry to hear about your brother, Michael !!!!! These two paintings are so beautiful and it makes me proud that you donated them in memory of your brother James !!!! Sending hugs!!!!

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    1. Thank you so much Hilda! Hugs are so very appreciated. Hope to be back check out your wonderful art and posting some art also! All the best buddy!

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  3. hi Michael,
    So very sorry to learn that your brother passed away. These paintings are beautiful tributes...I especially love the peacefulness of the Forget Me Nots painting...very moving.
    Nice to have you back in the blogosphere...I too have been away for awhile, but am getting back in the swing again after a hiatus.

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    1. Hello Sally! Thank you so much Sally! I very much appreciated your kind words. I am sorry I haven't been commenting on blogs much lately! Soon both of us will be back blogging art and checking others posts! (Good luck in your new home!!!!)

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  4. I am very sorry about your loss, Michael. It is all the more special to see your paintings, knowing you are doing it in his honor. Big hugs!!

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    1. Hello Celia! Thank you so much for all your support! Love big hugs! Will be back blogging more soon! I do see your wonderful art of FB! Always love your watercolors! Take care buddy! (Will be thinking of you Thanksgiving! Will you be celebrating?) I am thankful for you and all my art blogging buddies! Ciao!

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  5. Lovely tributes to your brother! This is such an appropriate time for paintings with the American flag with Election Day today and Veteran's Day coming. Wishing you all the best. It is great to see you posting here again.

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  6. Thank you Joan! Will make more of an effort to get back to blogging! All the best!
    Michael

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  7. A beautiful gesture to donate these very inspiring and patriotic paintings in memory of your beloved brother. My deepest sympathies on your loss, Michael.
    On a personal note, I am happy that you are painting and blogging again. You have been greatly missed.

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    1. Hi Susan! Sorrry late with this reply! I am so happy to hear from you! Thank you for your kind words! Still not blogging much but I am painting! Will make more of an effort to get my work out there! Happy Holidays buddy! Michael (Nice to be missed!!!)

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