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Monday, 21 September 2009

"Quality Time" wins 2 awards!!!!

Quality Time
Pencil on paper, 2008
Sheona Hamilton-Grant. All rights reserved



Quality Time has won!!!!
1st place in the Charcoal/Ink/Pencil category and 1st Place in the Human realism category in this years American Arts Awards.

A "double wammy". I am hugely chuffed, honoured and ... speechless.
So much so not another word will be said and I'll continue strutting around for the rest of the day as proud as a peacock....
OK .... maybe just a very loud whispered yipeeeeee, pencils rock!

23 comments:

RHCarpenter said...

Congratulations! This is definitely a winner and so glad you got the First Place award in both categories!!!

pencilscribbles said...

The awards are well deserved! It is a beautiful and heartwarming piece. And you should be proud, if not now, when?

Dors said...

Congratulations Sheona. WOW 2 awards. and very well deserved.

Quality Time is beautiful. a lovely piece.
Celebrate well in your wonderful achievement.

Stacy said...

Congratulations Sheona! You deserve some strutting time and both of the awards. This is a beautiful drawing full of emotion. A definite homerun!

Jeanette said...

Fabulous news! Congratulations!! And the piece is so worth it too. Great job!

Grahame Butler said...

A double Wammy congratulations Sheona, no one deserves it more, well done....

Laure Ferlita said...

Congratulations!!!!

adebanji said...

Congratulations!!! Always love your work! Keep it up! I'm inspired!

hbedrosian said...

Congratulations, Sheona! It's a beautiful, touching piece.

Jennie Norris said...

Congratulations, Well deserved! It is a touching scene and so beautifully rendered. I agree, pencils do rock!!

Sheona Hamilton Grant said...

Thank you all tones for all of the support and kind words as well as letting me blow my trumpet and... strut my stuff :D

Tracy Hall said...

Well done Sheona, so happy for you! Its a beautiful piece and a very well deserved double win.

Clive Meredith said...

congratulations on a fine acheivement sheona! you must be on cloud nine!

Gayle said...

Congratulations Sheona, very well deserved.

Jo Castillo said...

Congratulations!! This is a wonderful and you are deserving of all honors!

Sheona Hamilton Grant said...

Tracy, Clive, Gayle and Jo thank you very much. LOL,Clive your are spot on: I'm still skipping up and down on cloud nine.

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Arti said...

Congrats...Its a lovely drawing and it deserved ato win!The expression on the kid's face is wonderful!

Jullia said...

congratulations!! I'm very glad to hear that. You really deserve it ;)

DEB said...

Congratulations! This piece is very deserving of those awards! Dors told me about your art, and I'm glad she did. You are an amazing artist. I used to work in pencil all the time, but of late I've moved into acrylics and colored pencil. I'm tempted to pull out my 6B's again!

Elizabeth McCrindle said...

Well a double dose of congratulations from me. It's a stunning piece of work that deserves it's recognition. Happy dances :))

Sheona Hamilton Grant said...

Julia, Arti and Elizabeth big smiles and thank yous for your kind words.
Dors, thank you for spreading the word: I'm very flattered and my smile has just grown in size ;-)
Deb a great big welcome to Black on Grey on White. Thank you so much for popping by and your lovely comment. Much appreciated.(love your "Holy Cow": great perspective)

Wendy Mould said...

Congratulations, that is a wonderful picture. You have really captured the moment. Good Work. You must be flying high.