Tuesday, November 10, 2009

These Dreams


The theme at The Three Muses this week is 'Dreams' and this is my digital dreamscape. Dreams for me are very symbolic and in this piece I represented some recurring symbols in my own dreams (flight, fear- monster, portals and the appearance of non-sensical objects. I do dream in color but it is often muted or hazy with undefined edges. Dreaming is creative and uninhibited (a little like digital art) in the sense that you manipulate images to unrealistic proportions and meaning. Very cool but challenging theme this week!

33 comments:

  1. Lori, you've captured the "dream state" beautifully with the muted tones and ethereal images. How I wish my dreams were muted. They're always in technicolor, crisp, clear and bright; however, most of the time I have garish nightmares. I'd give anything to have "undefined edges" at times! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  2. Perfect dreamscape. It looks like you let go and let the dreams take you.
    I stayed up late doing mine last night then had the most vivid dreams - coincidence???
    I thought this was such a great challenge - one I could do over and again - especially as I'm loving the layered look so much at the moment!

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  3. Wow, Lori, you really have mastered digital art, marvelous effects created her in your very powerful piece - stunning!

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  4. Your dreamscape is great, Lori!

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  5. What a fantastic dreamscape, Lori. You've illustrated the gossamer images of the dream world. Great job!

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  6. Lori, you have the quality to surprise always!
    I'ts every time such a excellent and different entry. Also your thought and words !
    (love to visit you)
    And what a MASTERLY piece !!

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  7. Beautiful, Lori! I love the abstract look to it. (I dream of food, usually I have arrived somewhere too late to get the food. Probably due to being hungry.)

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  8. Stunning, Lori!! What a beautiful piece of art!

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  9. Lori, there is always a double treat when you post a picture because you share your thoughts with us so beautifully. I love your picture and the story behind it. Absolutely stunning. Great work.

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  10. I agree with the previous comments...love your description and the images you used! It really captures the elusive state of dreams. ~Lori

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  11. Wow! I'm totally intrigued by the tree/chair image you've added. Absolutely awesome piece, Lori! :)

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  12. We're definitely of the same mind on this one Lori!Spooky and very engaging!

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  13. you captured that muted and hazy effect wonderfully! a lot to look closely...

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  14. This is fabulous, and obviously so much thought went in to it; it really paid off. Applause from me!

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  15. A powerful piece, with real dream quality! The muted misty colours really add to the dreamy atmosphere. You have managed to illustrate what you describe, - wonderful!

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  16. this is incredible.

    I found the challenge hard..and mine is very dark.

    I don't have any collage sheets & can't do things digitally so I use what I have but I feel like an amateur compared to you guys.

    I might even not put mine up.

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  17. You have captured the mystical and symbolic characteristics of dreams so well in your wonderful piece, Lori!

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  18. Lori you have captured the blended and fractured state of dreams so well, nothing is fully defined and the story is always so full of twists and turns and strange symbols. This is totally and utterly a dreamscape and one of your very best indeed. Bravo my friend.

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  19. This is stunning! It's one of my favorites of yours but I have many.

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  20. Simply amazing, Lori! Great artwork.

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  21. wow! what great texture....marvelous look to this!

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  22. Hi Lori!!! this is so strong and so beautiful...I love it ...your work always makes us feel things and that is a wonderful gift!!!

    hugs
    Diana

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  23. This is perfect. I feel like I am in a dream.

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  24. That's scrumptious.......love the empty chair.

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  25. My students are writing about dreams as I type, and I'd give anything if I could project your dreamscape onto the board for them!

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  26. This is a fantastic collage Lori! It really brings to mind dreaming.

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  27. I thought this was such a great challenge - one I could do over and again - especially as I'm loving the layered look so much at the moment! Work from home India

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