"This was such an unusual birthday gift! It seems like magic the way you captured the likenesses of Andy and Lucy - but even more importantly you captured their souls. Everyone comments on the depth of feeling it conveys. You are a most exceptional artist and I thank you so much for making so magnificent a painting. "
"That drawing looks more like Bogie than Bogie himself."
"You completely captured her!!!! I am so very moved. I can not thank you enough for your exquisite memorialization of my precious, precious Zorrry! I will consider this drawing of her as a blessing in my home. It is beyond beautiful and truly does justice to her fine spirit."
"I can’t tell you the incredible, positive comments regarding the painting you did of Oz. I love it!"
"I ran into Lisa at the hardware store and she had never met Harry, who was with me. She was admiring him and then she said “Valori did a drawing of him.” My jaw dropped and I said “how in the world did you know that?” and she told me she studied art with you. It was amazing, it is such a good portrait that she recognized him on the street! The portrait has a place of honor in my home . . . I love it a lot."
"I can’t tell you how much your painting of Clementine means to me, especially now. She was my joy and meaning every day. Many thanks and love."
"I am in amazement of your talent (as was the case when I first saw your work) and your pure heart. How amazingly kind you are to share your talent with me again with this fabulous drawing of Nellie. I will treasure it always and with incredible thoughts of you and your thoughtfulness and generosity."
"Thank you again for the beautiful drawing of Gloria. You have no idea what it means to us! She has forever made our lives better."