Friday, 9 November 2012
The Silk Shawl..
Here's 'one I made earlier' as they say! Yesterday in fact. I thought I'd show you where I got the lady wearing the shawl. An old vintage photo. I browse Google for hours looking for old pictures like this that draw my attention. I imagined the shawl to be silk and full of colour so I hope you like my version. Can you see why I am drawn to them? I wonder who they were, what happened in their life, did they have children, does anyone treasure these photos as being their Great Grandmother? Did she lead a flamboyant life as is suggested here? All these things go through my mind as I'm working on these images and I try to bring them back to life a bit.
At the moment Algie is softly crying outside the living room door. The Nurse is here to dress Freddie's foot. They come twice a week for which we are very grateful but it seems my life is never my own. Do you know what I mean? There's always prescriptions to take in or to fetch. So many pills to prepare each day that they craze me. Don't tell me to do a week at a time, that would send me mental completely. Making my pictures keeps me sane...or as sane as I can be......
There.....I've had a good moan..so forgive me......
Wishing you all a lovely day,
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Feel free to moan to me any old time! I am blessed to be able to go and walk this magnificent garden any time of the day or night - photographing baby birds or just anything that takes my fancy here - and I know enough never to take this freedom lightly.
I love this familiar vintage photograph and especially how you have altered it. You are so gifted with this art! "True Beauty is a light from within" and this applies to you!
Love The Queen of the Forest too!
So glad to bring a little lightness into your life!Big hugs,
This is lovely June. Thanks for stopping by my blog yesterday. Your comment means an awful lot. Enjoy the rest of the day my dear.
This is Gorgeous June! Love the colors you chose for her shawl and all the beautiful elements and photos you added!
Have a Wonderful night!!
Nancy xx :D
You certainly gave her beautiful colors! You do that so well.
I'm so grateful to be able to make digital art, too. It's a few moments distraction from all of problems that plague us every day. Sometimes, though, you just have to have a good moan!!! :^)
Das ist eine traumhaft schöne Collage, June. Ich freue mich immer über neue Werke von Ihnen, denn Sie schaffen es immer, dass ich beim Betrachten lächeln muss, so sehr erfreuen sie mich.
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