Thursday, June 30, 2011

When I was little I fell in love with ballet. I read about the great ballerinas, looked a pictures for hours, dreamed. I also collected pictures of Degas' paintings of the ballerinas at the Paris Opera. For a while, I lived in that imaginary world as a "petit rat"--the term for young students at the Opera-- myself.

Today I can paint my childhood passion; I still have the postcards of Degas' art that I got in the various galleries.

Be good to your friends -- Kevin Bacon.


  1. Did you really just whip up those dresses? They're adorable!

  2. ADORE this, Colette! Will this end up in your shoppe?!!

  3. Degas's ballerinas are always so beautiful!

  4. Wonderful!
    greetings from Holland,

  5. My FAVORITE so far Colette! I always dreamed of taking ballet lessons but it never came true! I am so big, tall and to just was not in the cards, but I do love to watch and I can always dream!


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