Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The Time Keeper


This is my digital "Time" entry for The Three Muses challenge this week.
Time is a vast and many -sided theme ; almost too big to portray easily in an art entry. I have a real love/hate relationship with time. I need it to bring order and accomplishment to my life yet it can be so restrictive and stressful . It is always present , marching on , sometimes running behind and for sure running out! Learning to manage it, save it and keep it- is something I think we all try to balance while trying to proverbally live in the moment. My collage trys to represent time through age with wisdom , control and synchronisity.

40 comments:

  1. I hear ya, sistah! :) Time is fickle. Wish I could throw out my alarm clocks, which I do pack them up during the summer months (Bruce and I are both teachers) so our world isn't run by schedule and trivial time. Beautiful art you've created. Love the image of Father Time you've included. Reminds me of a fun Tracy Roos new year image I just ordered last week from Alphastamps.

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  2. I, too, love your interpretation, Lori. It's true - I think many of us have a love/hate relationship with Father Time. Beautifully done! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  3. He looks like he might be trying to hold back time... Alas I don't have enough of that precious commodity this week for an entry in this challenge. The day has flown by yet again!

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  4. Hey Lori.
    You are so right about the love/hate relationship with time. It's recognizable for me!
    A very powerfull image !!

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  5. Your art speaks, Lori, in a most beautiful way. It appears as if Father Time is trying to stay the inexorable forward movement. So well done. Thank you for joining us.

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  6. I used to worry about time ...all the time.....but now I never even look at the clock....I find it is so much easier to just enjoy each day...and not worry about it...but there are days when time eats me up too...especially with deadlines....

    Wonderful work Lori!!!

    Hugs
    Diana

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  7. Time is something I'm struggling with a lot these days. I feel like all I do is work, and I can so relate to what you're saying! Anyway...this is such an awesome piece! I really love it! ~Lori

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  8. Ahh....Father Time. I always run out of time for my stuff...a love/hate relationship, indeed! Beautiful work.

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  9. What a fascinating image, Lori...excellent!!

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  10. Wow this is stunning.
    Very impressive.

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  11. ..and here I am, Lori, I look forward to viewing your creations, too, and you've created a stunning piece again!
    (I was taking 'time' out for a bit of pampering earlier & meeting with friends!!!)

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  12. love your thoughts about time and your creation is absolutely stunning!!

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  13. Love this, your art is always interesting :)

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  14. Time passes no matter what we do to speed it up or slow it down - and your piece is a marvellous representation of someone seemingly trying to change Time! Great work.

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  15. Oh, I love your take on the theme Lori :) It's wonderful and thoughtful!!

    Linda

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  16. This is a wonderful interpretation of the time theme Lori! It's awesome! xxoo

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  17. Lori you are so right about time. He definitely looks powerful and able to control time. We named our pieces the same thing!! How awesome is that? Have a lovely day sweetie. Love, Jamie

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  18. It would be wonderful if there were someone who stops the time:-)
    Great idea and fantastic creation, dear Lori!

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  19. Wow! This is phenomenal - so startling and so dramatic. You add to it so beautifully with your words. I am sure we can all identify with them. I love all your artwork, Lori, but this one is SPECIAL.

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  20. Wonderful piece, Lori! And your reflections about time are so wise and touching, they match your collage perfectly.

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  21. Lori I think you encapsulated time perfectly in your reflections and also in your lovely digital collage. You have portrayed your Time Keeper as what he would be : strong and important and your colour palette is superb. Bravo my friend.

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  22. Very cool Lori... I agree with you - there is a major need to manage time well! However, it takes a lifetime to learn that!! =)

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  23. Very well done! I think Time Management is the hardest thing to do. Your collage represents this well.

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  24. You have captured your feelings about time so wonderfully in this very moving piece. It has depth of feeling and symbolism that is so apt for the theme.

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  25. just wanted to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!!! Have a wonderful holiday!!!

    Hugs
    Diana

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  26. This is fantastic Lori! I like this a lot.

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  27. Love your style! Its an awesome take on the theme!

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  28. That is a terrific collage, I love your newest one also.
    You have a very own and special style

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  29. And yet, that love/hate relationship has led to this incredible collage!

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