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All that remains - 3

By helenlinda
Many thanks for the many clicks and comments on yesterday's playground shadow - they were much appreciated
I have uploaded two previous images of this lilly. This third upload is better balanced
[For those of you who are interested I have used two textured layers to make the marble like background. One is from the inside of an old metal bucket and the other from the inside of a saucepan after I had cooked pasta in it. Its interesting that along with dead flowers something beautiful can be created SmileSmileSmile
Thanks for looking and I hope you are enjoying the sunshine SmileSmile

Tags: Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated

Voters: SueEley, saltireblue, AnneWorner and 67 more

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saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
22 May 2012 7:44PM
Love the subdued hues to this, Helen. It is tranquil and comforting to look at.


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AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
22 May 2012 7:45PM
I'll second Malc's comment - beautiful soft tones and nicely presented here.

saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
22 May 2012 7:48PM
Anothet lovely work,Helen,very well done,
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
22 May 2012 7:57PM
A lovely triptych.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1500 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 8:00PM
Like a painting on marble.
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
22 May 2012 8:05PM
Even by your high standards this is exceptional Helen. - gary
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 8:22PM
These are stunning and should be on a gallery wall, Helen!
Shell Smile
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:21PM

Quote:These are stunning and should be on a gallery wall, Helen!
Shell Smile

Say's it all really
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 May 2012 9:23PM
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness;

Your images ensure that...

Lovely work, Helen.

canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:33PM
Fantastic images Helen. Well done
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
22 May 2012 9:40PM
Beautiful Helen - I like the marbled effect here. Excellent.Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:49PM
I have been back and viewed both the previous images and the variant and find it difficult to choose from the varied processing but I like what you have done in each instance Helen
moiral 6 12 Scotland
22 May 2012 9:55PM
Superb piece of work Helen. Moira
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 9:59PM
Just back from PCC and I'm delighted with the response to this upload - many thanks SmileSmile
Thanks for the quote from Keats Dave Smile
exposure Plus
12 3.8k England
22 May 2012 10:16PM
A beautiful image & result.
22 May 2012 10:18PM
Stunning work Helina,I wonder how you think these back grounds up,clever you..
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
22 May 2012 10:33PM
Like the last steps of a ballet. Lovely.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 10:36PM
Thanks Pauline, Lin and Chris SmileSmileSmile
nice and 30
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 11:36PM
I loved these before when you uploaded similar shots.
I love these too and o for one was thrilled to learn how you achieved the'marble' effect.
Who apart from you would think to take a pic of pasta pot!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
23 May 2012 1:46AM
Even more interesting is this---- you were able to see this image BEFORE --synthesizing all the layers mentally--- fantastic work!
23 May 2012 7:50AM
An excellent and well presented image Helen.

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
23 May 2012 9:57AM
Another beautiful presentation of these lilies, Helen, and it's very interesting to read how you created that super 'marble' background - love it! Wink
Trev Smile
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
23 May 2012 11:41AM
Excellent shot Helen. I love the thought of the pasta pan. !!GrinGrin
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 12:22PM
Your work is excellent here Helen and far beyond my capabilities. Love this - and the fading lilies work so well.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
23 May 2012 12:34PM
An incredibly beautiful creation.
23 May 2012 2:53PM
So creative, Helen, you seem to be able to make a stunner from the most unlikely materials and never cease to amaze me.
23 May 2012 4:55PM
always so beautiful...
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 6:32PM
Thanks everyone so much for your comments and to Sandra and Kate for their User Awards SmileSmileSmile
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
23 May 2012 11:05PM
I am loving this presentation,nicely planned and executed,,

helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 6:40AM
Thanks Aidan Smile
25 May 2012 9:40AM
Very Nice work again Helen up there with your very best

helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
25 May 2012 10:19AM
Thanks Graham Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 6:53AM
This is stunning! Great ideas for your texture layers too. I have a well weathered cast iron pot that will be modelling for me later today!
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 7:09AM
Thanks Lynne Smile

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