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**Carnation skies**

By dianah
A single, yellow carnation manipulated in the early hours of the morning, one sleepless night ! Smile
This is for my dear mum who passed away on the 18th February . She loved golden skies so I really hope she is somewhere warm and out of pain now.
I cannot thank you all enough for the comments and mails that I have received, they have all helped enormously. I am on my way back here but there are still so many sad jobs that have to be done so forgive me if it takes a few days to get to you.
The sun is shining here, I do hope that it reaches you too. Smile

Tags: Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated Digital art

Voters: piccy, Swanvio, HUMIE and 115 more

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piccy 12 8 Wales
9 Mar 2009 8:08AM
So sorry to hear your news. Great image as usual.

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Swanvio 9 15
9 Mar 2009 8:12AM
A lovely and fitting image. So sorry to hear your news.
Best wishes. Karen.
HUMIE 11 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:15AM
What an absolutely wonderful image and fitting sorry for your loss.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
9 Mar 2009 8:40AM
A magical image, Dianah. So sorry to hear your news, such a sad time for you, take care. Carol
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
9 Mar 2009 8:43AM
It's like an invitation to enter another world. Delightful image.

Moj_o 10 10 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:46AM
A beautiful and fitting tribute.

Nettles 11 England
9 Mar 2009 8:48AM
So sorry to hear your sad news, a very pretty image for her.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
9 Mar 2009 8:53AM
A beautiful tribute to your Mother Di. A lovely golden flower.
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:58AM
First thought - one of those worm holes that the star ship Enterprize used to travel through...............which is probably quite appropriate when you consider golden skies and a journey. I can imagine travelling through the golden light. Beautiful manipulation Di. So very sorry about the death of your Mum. I know how many things have to be sorted too. So take care of yourself as well as her things- I'm sure she would want that.
Helen x
BERTRAM 10 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:58AM
9 Mar 2009 9:00AM
Excellent colours This is a wonderful image
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
9 Mar 2009 9:08AM
This looks more a work of art than a photo, amassing. - gary
Barbaraj 11 450 England
9 Mar 2009 9:24AM
It is a really fitting tribute to your Mum.
maryg 9 66 18 Scotland
9 Mar 2009 9:25AM
Agree with Gary , a gorgeous, golden work of art. I'm sure your mum would have loved this . This must be a very busy and difficult time , so remember to make some time for yourself , keep creating beautiful images
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 9:30AM
I am so sorry I did not realise your Mum had passed away, you will carry her in your heart forever. A lovely image for her.
GazzaG2003 15 358 England
9 Mar 2009 9:30AM
fantastic abstract of this wonderful flower, beautiful colour
whiteswan01 10 13 England
9 Mar 2009 9:31AM
gorgeous superb colour
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 9:38AM

Quote:A beautiful and fitting tribute.


Cant say anything more
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
9 Mar 2009 10:02AM
Beautiful dreamy image, you feel drawn to enter.
A lovely tribute to your Mum, Di.
Glad to see you back, take care.

B. x Smile
* who must get back to uploading more pics soon !
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
9 Mar 2009 10:17AM
A stuning beauty

Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
9 Mar 2009 10:18AM
I could gladly enter this golden light, as I'm sure your Mum has. I am sorry to hear of your loss. I know you and she struggled valiantly with her illness. May God give you peace, knowing that she is in a place where illness does not exist.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 10:19AM
Interesting and lovely work.

Morpyre Plus
13 1.6k 8 Wales
9 Mar 2009 10:30AM
absolutely stunning creation and a beautiful tribute.

i love an image like this that i can sit and view for ages and see many different things.

keep the beauty flowing

peter "morpyre" turner
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
9 Mar 2009 10:43AM
A golden delight Di.
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 10:49AM
So sad to haer you news, Di. This is surely a most fitting tribute - it is very beautiful.
crookymonsta Plus
10 838 10 England
9 Mar 2009 10:54AM
I have spent the longest time looking at this - I feel I am being drawn in - to go on a journey to an unknown but wonderful destination. One of your very best and a fine tribute. Sandra
videotec 9 8 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 11:11AM
Lovely work- -sorry to hear your bad news.
9 Mar 2009 11:15AM

Quote:So sorry to hear your news. Great image as usual.

Great shot.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
9 Mar 2009 11:20AM
Fine work Di - sorry to hear the sad news.
Regards Richard.
glyndwr 11 66 10 Wales
9 Mar 2009 11:39AM
Such sad news, sincere condolences.
Another masterpiece.

photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
9 Mar 2009 11:48AM
my deepest sympathy Di. Your mum will surely love this image. Excellent work.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 12:01PM
So sorry to hear your news, I had been wondering if everything was ok, not seen you on the site for a while and knew things were not looking good. My condolences to you and your family, and a lovely tribute here to your mum ...
Linda xx
DavidWebb 10 3 England
9 Mar 2009 12:32PM
Di - you have some amazing images on display (so sorry to hear of your sad news). Thanks for your comment on my recent upload. Kind regards David
9 Mar 2009 12:35PM
A beautiful golden light emanates from this image and the petals like outstretched arms offer a place to be cradled. Surely you were channeling some divine energy when you created this. A comfort to your mum I'm sure.
9 Mar 2009 12:35PM
Well, that is different.
Can see why you have been away now.
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 12:37PM
You work this in to nice abstract shot...
Very nice colour..
Well worked...

PattiW 12 24 2 United States
9 Mar 2009 12:38PM
Fantastic vibrant color! I also love the full frame shots of flowers!
dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 12:39PM
Thank you so much everybody. I don't think I would be able to create this again. It was definitely a time when I was feeling at my lowest and this just evolved..I know my mum would have loved it. Your words and mails are always a tremendous comfort.
Norma 12 5 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 12:46PM
Could only be yours Di. Nice bit of manipulation

9 Mar 2009 12:50PM
An absolutely beautiful image Di, first class.

Sorry to hear of your loss.

Pricey Plus
12 169 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 1:07PM
Hopefully as the picture shows, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Best wishes Tony
ketch 10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
9 Mar 2009 2:19PM
Hi Di

Nice to hav eyou back uploading - such a hopeful image I think this is a very good sign and a very beautiful tribute to your mum.

I will PM you but for the moment I think this coul dalso make a very beautiful posted it takes you on a very special journey inviting you in to a very warm cosy place. I suspect that is what you wanted.

Very best wishes

Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
9 Mar 2009 2:23PM
What a wonderful tribute, so beautiful.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
9 Mar 2009 2:32PM
A BEAUTIFUL tribute for a lady who loved golden skies--

Best wishes to you -- my mom keeps turning up here and there-- you will get to welcome these brief hellos!
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 2:35PM
A beautiful image and a wonderful tribute.

Ayelet_A 9 11 3 Israel
9 Mar 2009 4:03PM
Wonderfully processed and presented. Great colour which makes a beautiful abstract.

Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
9 Mar 2009 4:40PM

TyChee 13 275 1 United States
9 Mar 2009 4:42PM
Wonderful color.
microchip 10 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 4:46PM
A beautiful tribute Di ,I see lovely light in this Image away into the distance,Memories can be sad, but also wonderful as well,...Our thoughts are with you,
Our very best wishes
Alan & Glen
Paree 13 616 3
9 Mar 2009 4:55PM
reminds me of being inside a honey comb,
its an exciting image
I think your mum will love it
bet shes looking down#
goso 11 2 1 Australia
9 Mar 2009 5:48PM
9 Mar 2009 5:55PM
ooooooooo yes, I like this Di, like it VERY much.

John Smile
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 6:07PM
Beautiful tribute.
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
9 Mar 2009 6:33PM
A beautiful tribute here Di, Fran and I were so sorry to hear the news, hope you are getting over the trauma of it all, we will still come and have that cuppa with you the next time we go to the Eden Centre.
Hebe 10 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 6:44PM
So very sorry Dianah, my thoughts are with you. This is such a beautiful and touching tribute.
sorry to hear about your mother dianah,your beautiful flowers are
a fitting tribute to her.regards ray
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 7:01PM
This is terrific Diana, fantastic manipulation, it really draws you into the centre of the image!
sorry to hear about your mum's passing. But, as she will always be in your heart - you've lost her only physically. She'll always be with you,
blackbird 11 159 15 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 7:02PM
beautiful and fascinating, makes me think of angels.....
and then I read your comment about your mum's passing, it seems your subconscious has worked to make a very fitting image
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
9 Mar 2009 7:53PM
Good bit of manipulation Dianah

sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:19PM
What a beautiful piece of manipulation the thumbnail does not do it justice - Elizabeth
9 Mar 2009 8:20PM
Evening Di
As usual, this is absolutely lovely.
I'm sure your Mum will always be watching over you and your family. As you say, at least she is out of pain now and this is a beautiful tribute to her life.
Mewinty 10
9 Mar 2009 8:25PM
Beautiful image, sorry to hear your news, take care. I'm sure your Mum would like this. Warmest thoughts, Melissa
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 8:38PM
I feel that your mum inspired you to create this and that she will be doing so again. I've been off site for a while and have just had the pleasure of viewing the work you've been doing, absolutely stunning.
9 Mar 2009 9:24PM
Dear Di what a very beautiful image,I am truly sorry to hear of your sad loss,My thoughts and best wishes are with you and your family.apologies for this being so late,have had very little time for epz of late,Take care Di x
leginR 10 England
9 Mar 2009 9:32PM

Quote:What an absolutely wonderful image and fitting sorry for your loss.

regards Nigel
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
9 Mar 2009 10:29PM
Wonderful image; one of your best Di. Take care, best wishes,
MandsH 11 England
9 Mar 2009 11:34PM
So sorry to hear about your Mum, hope that you are OK. This is a beautiful shot
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
10 Mar 2009 8:54AM
A magical image and I hope the sun continues to shine on you, Time is a great healer.
cheesey 12 2 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2009 9:15AM
Beautiful image, nicely done.
Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
10 Mar 2009 6:00PM
A superb swirl !

Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
10 Mar 2009 6:30PM
Superb mood captured Dianah.Sorry to hear about your Mum,my thoughts are with you.
GrahamBaines 11 39 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2009 8:03PM
Superb Sworls of colour in this Dianah (is that a word?, if it's not it should be Lol), love the way the vortex pulls you in then holds you safe with the broach pin on the right.

cassiecat 10 39 46 England
11 Mar 2009 6:10PM
a lovely tribute.lesley
11 Mar 2009 8:31PM
A beautiful tribute to your Mum.
Pegon 12 78 1 England
11 Mar 2009 10:17PM
A beautiful tribute to your Mum Di. So sorry to hear the sad news.
DolphinLady 12 54 1 Wales
11 Mar 2009 11:22PM
This is so very lovely, such a gorgeous colour.
I didn't know about your mum, but this is a beautiful tribute to her.
Take care,
dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2009 8:58AM
Thank you so much again to everybody..I seem to be rushing all the time at the moment, there is so much that has to be done but I am so grateful for all your thoughts.
panda 14 5 1 England
12 Mar 2009 3:36PM
Thrilled to be No 100 Dianah. All well deserved votes on this super image.

Regards Phil
exposure Plus
14 5.9k England
15 Mar 2009 4:40PM
A Beautiful Imade Di a beautiful colour and effect.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
16 Mar 2009 5:58PM
A wonderful piece of manipulation, this is a fitting and beautiful tribute to your late mother
17 Mar 2009 11:37AM
Wow and OMG! I really love this. Please submit it to a curtians pattern company and I'd get a pair with this on for my livingroom, Diana Wink Superb work. A golden tribute to your mum.
All the best, Dave
sandrish 14 36 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2009 3:49PM
As ever a beautiful image Dianah and such a lovely tribute to your mother.

viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2009 7:35PM
Sorry to have been out of touch for so long - and so sorry to hear about your Mum.

Dotrob 12 Wales
7 Apr 2009 9:40PM
A lovely shot, and a lovely tribute, so sorry to hear about your mum.

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