Friday, October 8, 2010

The Haunting


In late July we took a road trip to Portland Oregon and on our way back we stopped in Eureka, California where one of the most beautiful old "Queen Anne" style Victorian houses still stands ( Carson Mansion) . Whenever I take photos of old houses I always get an eerie feeling that spirits might appear at the windows-reaching out from the past with their stories to tell, longing to move on. I used my photo of the mansion in this piece along with imagery from e-vint.com. and digital elements from deviantartscraps to create a haunting collage . The broken glass negative is from Christine Renee.

19 comments:

  1. This is wonderful and very haunting!!

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  2. oh this is cool!!! I just got shivers!!! wonderful work!!! great title too

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  3. This is such a great piece! Perfect for the season.

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  4. Wow really haunting creation Lori.
    So cool design. Love it.

    Have a lovely weekend my dear friend.

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  5. oh wow this one leaps out! Brilliant

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  6. Such a creepy one! I agree about old houses, your imagination just takes over as you wonder about its past and the people who lived there.
    Gorgeous piece, Lori.
    Hugs xx

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  7. Wonderfully atmospheric piece of art, and it looks perfectly aged :)

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  8. Lori I do agree old victorian houses have a way of sending shivers down the spine but they are soooo beautiful! I REALLY love this Haunting Piece FABULOUS!!! Hope your weekend is creative and full of smiles:)
    XXXXOOOO

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  9. Oh I really love this. The images and atmosphere is phenominal!

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  10. Ambiance inquiétante !
    j'aime beaucoup ce collage Lori !

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  11. What a spookily beautiful piece.

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  12. This piece gave me chills. The broken glass element is perfect!

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  13. This image is perfect for Halloween. I can see it used as a photo tease for a spooky movie as well. Hollywood should hire you to create the ads for any future scary movies! Wow.

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  14. Fabulous Lori.......great colours, great composition. I really like this.....

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  15. I get that feeling too! I don't o=know what I would do if a face actually did look out! I love all your recent pieces that I have just caught up with. This is my favourite one-so beautifully eerie. Thanks for your lovely comments too!

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  16. What a treasure trove of images you must have! I agree, old houses seem to carry the spirits of those who once inhabited them. This piece is wonderfully haunting as your title suggests!

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