Friday, May 22, 2009

Illustration Friday: Cracked


I'm setting out on an inner journey as well as a physical one.

It's as if the skies cracked open to show me the way home.

It appears the 'new leaf' I needed to turn over was back there where I left it.



This is a SoulCollage I did some time last year that seems so fitting now.

41 comments:

  1. Such a nice mystical quality to it!

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  2. Wow Lolo, this is profound!!!

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  3. Mystical and beautiful...truly.

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  4. so beautiful and interesting that you made it awhile back. it knew more than you did. or better said your inner you knew more than your thinking you did. hope you are doing okay with all the packing etc. thinking of you, suki

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  5. nice combination of all the different elements to make a wonderful new pic. turning that leaf over is sometimes the best move one can make. now if i can only find one to turn over for myself.
    michael dailey

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  6. Talk about serendipity!!! Stunning!:)

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  7. Wow! Very strong idea and interpretation!

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  8. i like what suki said. i think the body stores and knows what we may not yet know, and releases that knowledge when it's time.

    it seems that you are coming home, lo. and personally i think it's amazing that i will be part of that return. i am very glad.

    this piece is indeed mystical. it shows the way...

    love
    kj

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  9. That is one magical and beuatiful leaf my friend :)

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  10. me too :( but hopefully some day in the future in another town and state :)

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  11. very serene!

    hey when & where are you moving? we have to move too :( we're trying to get in as many beach walks as we can before we go.

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  12. So powerful and healing! Thanks, I really feel the inner joy!

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  13. Wow, what an amazing collage. I love the depth. the floating leaves on water. The distance image, the woman in the foreground, all of it. it speaks to me.

    Have a good weekend. Some restful fun in there between the packing hopefully.

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  14. yea, MAD rocks! I was always fascinated by the back page fold up illustrations.

    we have to move back east (DC) for my husband's job. we weren't supposed to move until the fall but just heard he has to get there by july, ugh.

    went to a fun clam shack in newport once, had a blast.

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  15. Your soul colleges are beautiful. So meaningful.

    Oh am I ever glad we have each other.

    The artist is 'Ostrich Girl' and she is wicked fantastic.

    xoxoxo

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  16. Such a wonderful image, makes me feel so hopeful :-).

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  17. such beauty and peace. it's as if you know where you are going...and i know you do. and lucky kf to get to meet you and see you (and mim). hugs and wfs my lo.

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  18. This is absolutly beautiful and profound. much love

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  19. Beautiful! I like the lighting effect on the water.
    ^_^

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  20. Oh, Laurel this is magnificent!~
    Also this reminds me of the tarot card, the six of swords, where she traverses a body of water, leaving old sorrows behind...
    But your swords are 4 leaves + 1 and do I see an oncoming train?
    Waw! packed with symbols and meaning! Beautiful!
    Hope you're well.
    xo
    Love,Suana

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  21. Oh my goodness Suana, it does look a bit like a train!

    It's a floating temple though.
    I think she's on a spiritual path;)

    Thank you everyone for your comments. I loved doing this piece.

    xo

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  22. What an awesome and emotional collage, really beautiful. Keep on the path....loved your photo from Friday.

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  23. Yes, I can see the light guiding you home. How fitting.

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  24. oh wow...this is amazing...I love the feeling it sends....

    great work!!!!

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  25. WOW, how beautiful and interesting. I love all the detail and wonderful emotion behind this piece. Amazing work you do. Beautiful work!!!

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  26. Oh yes, I LOVE this card Laurel!! So full of emotion and soul wisdom....this one is my fave so far!

    Remember to take extra good care of yourself during this time...

    xoxo

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  27. wow! this is so sublime and healing...

    the light on the hair and the leaves is masterly done... so magical...


    a great work!

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  28. Absolutely stunning so glad to see this. It's making me get with the Soul Collage thing. I have 2 almost made.

    Your journey looks wonderful. Can I go with you?
    Have wonderful day! Bless You!

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  29. This is just beautiful! It lifted my spirit seeing it. Fantastic job and what a perfect idea for this week's prompt!

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  30. beautifil painting and light!

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  31. Well, you know that one speaks to me girl.

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  32. I love that you're bringing out your past work and refreshing your soul as well!!

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  33. This is gorgeous! Seems to be telling the whole story, as I imagine it to be. A bit forboding, very stressful, but mostly an exciting adventure with so much to gain and so much to learn from.. and isn't it always good to turn a leaf every so often?

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  34. What a beautiful piece, Laurel. Such an original view.

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  35. Wonderful and full of magic,love it

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