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The beautiful words of our wonderful writer ‘The Wandering Boo’.

A tear to heal a broken heart
A tear to cleanse the soul
A tear to chase the blues away
A tear to make it whole

Art Deco, Figure,Tear, Saddness, Stylized, Graphic, Colorful, Beautiful, Vintage,Gold Line, are some of the words that can be used for this painting, but one has to see it to appreciate the emotion it conveys.

This is painting #1, ‘Rejection’, in my series on the theme, sorrow.



  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    so beauty filled well done norvil !LIZ

  • Thank You Liz, more subtle than I usually work.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Barbara Cannon  ART.. AKA Barbieville
    Barbara Cannon...about 4 years ago

    oh wonderful…I love her blue hair =D

  • Thank You Barbara

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • sky   princess
    sky princessabout 4 years ago

    your work always charming me…

  • Thank You

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • banrai
    banraiabout 4 years ago

    beautiful work Norval

  • Thank You Banrai

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisabout 4 years ago


  • Thank You Anna, I’m so glad Evaline put a piece of Benda’s art on. I googled and he has a wonderful body of work.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Bec Schopen
    Bec Schopenabout 4 years ago

    lovely Norval!

  • Thank you Bec, coming from the master of vintage I appreciate your commenting. I love your work.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooabout 4 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank You Boo, you could have put why the tear in beautiful words, I could only feel it.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottabout 4 years ago

    Very beautiful image. Makes me wonder why she’s crying.

  • I don’t know, I just felt it so I added the tear. I was listening to ‘La Bohème’ at the time. She almost became an art deco Mimi but I added the tear at the last moment, so the name.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

  • Anni Morris
    Anni Morrisabout 4 years ago

    What a marvellous artwork, I love the use of the gold ~ Anni :)

  • Thank you Anni, I love drawing with the gold emboss line and seeing it come alive.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

    HELUAabout 4 years ago

    Beautifully rendered, Norval!!

  • Thank You Helua, I think I need to work on something bright now. It probably will be my son’s skateboard design, it’s a dragon and has lots of flames.

    – luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast

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