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More from Female Figure Painter Marion Ball
tankysgal1
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2006 - 07:36 PM UTC
Here is a link to a gallery of the works of Marion and Alan Ball. They are a talented husband and wife team, Alan being the sculptor and Marion doing the painting. There is some very impressive work, and i think is very inspiring for us all.

Marion and Alan Ball Gallery

Let me know what you think!

Mary (++)
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2006 - 10:37 PM UTC
cool, vibrant colors. i like the rear view of Silent Drum - the "snow" on the uniforms is neat.
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Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006 - 04:42 PM UTC
Lovelly work. Marrion has an excellent eye for colour composition.

I'd love to interview her for HFM...

Great find, Mary
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Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006 - 10:56 PM UTC
I had the pleasure of meeting these folks at MFCA last month. Marion, whom I didn't recognize til I saw her name tag., as she was packing up her "travels A;one" figure and I started to talk to her about it. I got to talking with Alan at the hospitality suite on Saturday night. Both are very opne and personable people. As well as being excellent artists.
DaveCox
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Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2006 - 05:07 PM UTC
I know this is in the Ladies Forum, but I had t o say that I find their work very inspirational. Alan has to be one of the best sculptors around ( I recognise many of the pieces),and Marions painting is so precise and the choice of colours excellent.
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Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2006 - 09:17 PM UTC

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Lovelly work. Marrion has an excellent eye for colour composition.



Absolutely! One reason I don't pursue art as a career is that I never thought my colour-eye was well refined. That, and art is more work than aviation!

Thanks Mary.
95bravo
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Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006 - 09:53 PM UTC
I am truly in awe of those who can sculpt their own figures and then to have them painted as these are...incredible.

Thank you for sharing that find Mary.
HARV
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Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006 - 10:16 PM UTC
Thank you for sharing. They all look really nice. It gives me something to strive for.

HARV
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Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006 - 11:25 PM UTC
Hi Mary,

Marion and Alan that is an amazing collection of absolutely beautiful figures, both the scuplting and painting are a delight.

One day I'm my dreams I might produce one figure half that good.

Thanks for sharing your collect it is really inspirational.

Mary, thanks for the link.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2006 - 02:00 PM UTC
you can visit the spanish web Galería de Autor
http://www.galeriadeautor.com/
Torchy
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 02:14 AM UTC
I didn't know we could post here
These figures MUST rate as some of the best I have ever seen,the use of colour is simply stunning,and what a combination,painter and sculptor under one roof
I wish I was half as good as this
Thats for sharing Mary
Andy
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 05:57 AM UTC
Absolutely some fabulous figures there. Thanks for sharing.



AJLaFleche
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 - 12:08 AM UTC
I just found out Marionand Alan will be doing a seminar on painting and sculpting at the Long Island Figure Show this Saturday. That'll make the trip all the more worthwhile.