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Erin Cooper, Artist and Friend.

The below links will take you to the work of a wonderful fantasy artist friend of mine, Erin Cooper from Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ShadoWind?ref=pr_shop_more

http://www.zazzle.com/shadowind_erincooper

http://shadowind.deviantart.com/gallery/

She is the artist behind this websites banner and as you can see her skills in fantasy art are extensive, beautiful and an inspiration.

Erin is able to captivate any image I request of her for my work in more ways than one. In future, I hope that she would be considered as my illustrator for books I might have published – though I am an artist myself, Erin’s skills far outweigh my own.

I first found Erin online in a spiritual forum back in 2005 and we bonded almost instantly on so many levels, spiritually and artistically as well as forming a long-distance sisterly relationship that still goes on to this day.

We are each other’s rock and we have both been through so much together.

A lot of my writing and art wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for Erin, purely because Erin is the first proper artist I’ve ever known (proper as in, have actually sold art). I say that a lot of my writing wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for her, because we talk online a lot about my stories – we talk like we are the characters to one and other and she helps feed me another point of view. This is something we have never tired of, to us, in our conversations, if we were ever overheard or read, people would think that the things we talk about are real and would probably have the both of us locked up.

It is hard to find someone like Erin who actually talks like this long-term with me. My husband Paul does this with me a lot too, and I used to have four other friends who would do this, but they got tired of it after so many years. Erin however, has made it her mission for my written worlds to be as real as the real world to her and this I thank her for.

Erin has helped me grow in confidence that I am capable of producing my own artwork, she has given me hints and tips and videos of how to sketch and paint effectively and even how to market my work on zazzle and etsy.

I highly recommend you contact Erin for commissions; she is very dedicated to her work and will work tirelessly to produce whatever work you desire from her, outside of her livery duties.

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I enjoy the twitter-light

I enjoy the twitter-light as evening slowly comes

I enjoy the twitter-light as morning lifts the sun

The deep blue firmament surrounds’ us with the shadows of the past

Silhouettes astound me as the world is stealthily masked

Twitter-light is a word that was recently removed from the dictionary because of lack of use.  It is a beautiful word in my opinion and it deserves a come-back.  Twitter-light means the light of twilight or the atmosphere of twilight, the hours between sundown and sunrise.  I love the twilight, to me it’s one of the most beautiful things nature and our world can offer.  It’s my favorite time of day, a day that fills me with inspiration.  It’s beautiful, there’s so much color in twilight, color shifts so quickly, but it’s the deep blue that’s breathtaking.

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Thank you Erin Cooper!

Thank you Erin Cooper for creating a beautiful banner for my site, you’re a wonderful artist and I enjoy all your works, once again, thank you!

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