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Grandma Brown 2014 by LucasAckerman Grandma Brown 2014 by LucasAckerman
6-17-2014. My grandma passed away on Monday the 16th at 3:30pm. Sketched this from a photo from when she was younger. She was going through a lot of pain, and I'm just glad that pain is over. She encouraged my art. One of my fondest memories of her is her and I sitting on the couch, and she was describing a character to me while I was drawing it. I love you, grandma! 
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anironbutterfly Featured By Owner Edited Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lovely sketch and a great tribute to someone you clearly loved dearly! I'm sorry for your loss and please accept my condolences.
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LGa1ntwhoI4m Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014   Traditional Artist
I know what it's like to lose someone you love; my grandma passed away last year, but sadly I never really knew her before Alzheimer's took over. I hope that you had a very good relationship with your grandmother and I'm very sorry for your loss. As many others have said: just hold on to those good memories, and don't dwell on the past or regrets you might have.
You're artwork is truly wonderful, and I'm sure if your grandma saw it she would be very proud.
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xrc32 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well done sketch my friend , sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you find strength in this time of need.  We all hope to continue to see your works never give up you have a great talent
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Dark-S1ayer Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
My friend... I feel your pain. My grandmother passed in December, and my grandfather followed shortly thereafter in late February.

But George is right. Remember them fondly. Remember them as they were, at their best, remember the good... And cherish those memories.

As long as we have that... they remain immortal in our hearts.

Hang in there, bro.

And if you ever need to talk, shoot me an email or a note.
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FenrirBralor Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm very sorry for your loss, Lucas. The very best thing we can do for those we've loved and lost is to remember them fondly. This is a wonderful tribute.
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Moonlight-Seraph Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, this is beautiful, not only because of the talent behind the drawing, but also because I am in a very similar place as you. My grandmother is just holding on to life after multiple heart attacks, and despite all the grief at the prospect of losing her, she loves it when we visit and she can describe a fantastic scene out of her mind to my husband, and he'll draw it as she speaks. I am so sorry for your loss, and want to let you know that your portrait of her conveys all of her beauty, life, and kindness. Never lose those memories of her. 
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