String Portraits

The world famous violinist and teacher Shirley Givens (who happens to be my wife!),
is also a highly talented, instinctive artist. She has agreed to share some of her sketches:

The Extrovert, A Violin-Viola Switch Hitter (String Portraits by Shirley Givens)
Viola Dolorosa, Electric Violin Duet, Ottava Bassa (String Portraits by Shirley Givens)

Machismo, Hanging Out (String Portraits by Shirley Givens)

Musical Mug Shots (String Portraits by Shirley Givens)

Grand Canyon Suite (String Portraits by Shirley Givens)

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