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A Scottish family portrait - 60th wedding anniversary

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A month ago I was contacted by Katrina from Scotland, Great Britain. She asked me to draw a family portrait for her parent's 60th wedding anniversary. This project was so wonderful and near and dear to my heart. I wanted to share more of the back story, and dedicate a whole post to it, so I hope you enjoy!
John & Julia are the cutest Scottish couple. This is their love story.   John likes to play golf, and Julia loves small birds like robins, blackbirds and bluebirds. During their 60 years they were blessed with 3 children, 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and wonderful in-laws that married into the family. 

They love to visit Forth Rail Bridge just west of Edinburgh, Scotland. I loved learning about this beautiful bridge.  They started construction on the bridge in 1882, and finished in 1890, it was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world at the time of it's completion, and is currently the world's second longest single cantilever span. 
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