Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Origins


This is my entry for the Three Muses challenge this week (Stars). My digital collage depicts a star map with the constellation Monoceros amidst the swirl of the cosmos. Multi layers of backgrounds blended and digitally painted with levels of opacity reduced. Pin light filters to finish the effect in Photoshop. I love the old vintage star maps and I do love to try and find the different constellations on dark , clear nights but it can be very difficult to find some of the lesser known ones like the one shown here. I'll keep trying though!

36 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful! I love the colors you used.

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  2. This is breathtaking! I, too, love these colors. I especially like reading your comments on how you created your art. Always such a treat!

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  3. So pretty with the twinkling stars!!

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  4. This looks like it was touched with cosmic energy, Lori! Beautiful work! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  5. Brilliant piece, Lori, absolutely brilliant! LynnF

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  6. what a beautiful piece of art lori! i love the background and how it looks like so heavenly

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  7. Another stunning piece, Lori!

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  8. A truly stunning piece of art, Lori. It is so dramatic and eye-catching. One of your best. A standing ovation from me.

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  9. Gorgeous Lori!!! Love the colors and the horse...and the whole effect.

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  10. Beautiful, Lori, love the swirly colours & effects!

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  11. What a glorious steed to ride the swirling mists! You are a digital master, Lori. Beautiful!

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  12. What a gorgeous piece! Love the effect you've achieved :)

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  13. Such a fantastic digital collage, it looks fab. Love the horse.

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  14. how can i find words for this... i am in awe!!!

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  15. Oh wow Lori, my jaw is certainly on my shoe tops with this one. It is nothing less than scrumdidlyumptious!

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  16. just WOW! all other words fail...

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  17. Lori; this has such depth! Fabulous!

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  18. Magical creatures, stars, ancient star maps, all fit together into a beautiful story, and so beautifully articulated! ~Sharon

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  19. Oh Lori,
    These piece is so wonderful & magical!!! The skies look like an aurora borealis...fantastic friend!
    Big Hugs,
    Susie

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  20. Your star map collage is absolutely beautiful!

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  21. your effects are always truely original and amazing..I loved seeing this..as I love looking up at the sky on a clear night!

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  22. What a magical piece Lori! you are a master at this!! amazing work!

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  23. I love this style so much Lori! It's fantastic!

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  24. OMG!! Unbelievable beautiful!! Breathtaking!

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  25. Wow! This is so dramatic and moody. I love it x

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  26. Brilliant! Do i need to say more?

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  27. That is so Great ! Love it !

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  28. Well the techie stuff is gobbldygook to me........but it's abeautiful piece!

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  29. I don't know what to say that others haven't already said. I love the stars, but the horse looks like it has just jumped off a carousel into the night sky. Really fun and colorful piece.

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  30. This one is splendid in all of its details. Love it! Gaby xo

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