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By paulcr
Every now and again we all hit a dry spell creativity-wise. It can be frustrating and annoying. Sometimes we think we'll never create another image again. I've been like that for a couple of weeks now. I sat at the pc last night and created a sphere just for practice. After an hour or so I had created this image. I suppose it's me rescuing myself from the frustration of being caught up in a lack of creativity.

Tags: Abstract Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Portraits and people

Voters: PhotographyBySuzan, A_Harrison, TessC and 34 more

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Elimare 15 12
1 Nov 2006 8:59AM
Great imaginative image, very creative.

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mark2uk 14 869 8 England
1 Nov 2006 9:08AM
Extremely imaginative and creative.
Like it.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
1 Nov 2006 9:11AM
Thanks guys. Paul
DaveU 14 1.4k 125 England
1 Nov 2006 9:35AM
Glad to see you back Paul, and a good 'un to return with. Colours are good, manipulation is done well, and I like the "walking into the picture" effect.

paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
1 Nov 2006 9:47AM
Thanks again Dave. PAul
tull 16 181 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2006 12:09PM
wonderful manipulation Paul very creative glad you could channel your frustration in to a work of art.

taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
1 Nov 2006 12:40PM
Hmmmmmm, if you wish, this is quite introspective---certainly well done/thought out! jennnnnnnnn
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
1 Nov 2006 1:22PM
Thanks for all the clicks and comments guys. Appreciate it. Paul
glazzaro 15 70 23 United States
1 Nov 2006 3:33PM
Wow, impressive work, very creative and one hell of a good presentation! Spot on! Click!!!

backbeat Plus
14 134 1 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2006 4:33PM
looks like you have come out of the dry spell with this one..superb work

paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
1 Nov 2006 4:52PM
Thanks greg and phil. Greg, only time will tell lol. PAul
thorn 15 124 2 Scotland
1 Nov 2006 7:36PM
Hi Paul,creative,original and what a manipulation.A real peach of a composition.Take care.AnnSmile
John_Humphreys 14 69 2 Ireland
1 Nov 2006 10:00PM
Don't despair Paul - I couldn't think this kind of stuff up in a million years. Well done. Sincerely, John
steve neil 15 597 Australia
2 Nov 2006 6:29AM
Very good Paul and has a nice balance to it.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
2 Nov 2006 8:38AM
Cheers Ann, John and Steve, appreciate all the comments. PAul
iajacks 14 24 England
2 Nov 2006 12:46PM
spot on fantasy surreal image that is seemles inits design.

well done iajacks
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
2 Nov 2006 12:57PM
Cheers Ian.PAul
User_Removed 17 39 6 Scotland
2 Nov 2006 3:14PM
Been there many times Paul and I hate it, the fear of white paper is what I call it as I am always doodling down ideas and thopughts but when the page just stares back with contept well.....
Great shot,Very inventive and very well done

paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
2 Nov 2006 4:05PM
Cheers Victor. Fear of white paper or a blank canvas eh. Paul
Bronnie666 14 42 England
2 Nov 2006 8:33PM
"Every now and again we all hit a dry spell creativity-wise"
It's not just me then! Wink

A great, and inspiring shot, Paul.
Well done.

paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
3 Nov 2006 9:32AM
Cheers PAul.
Possum Plus
13 148 England
3 Nov 2006 5:28PM
Hey, no lack of creativity here - wish my dry spells would result in this kind of image! An awesome piece of work.
PatriciaWilson 16 615 58 Greece
4 Nov 2006 6:01AM
Nice work, Paul. Very creative and well done.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
4 Nov 2006 11:07AM
Cheers Patricia and Allie. PAul
ginz04 16 281 20 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2006 12:45PM
good manip paul.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
5 Nov 2006 5:33PM
Thanks Ian. Paul
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2133 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2006 10:29PM
A masterpiece that has emerged from "photographer's block", I love the idea of that. You created negative energy from your frustration and it produced a representation of your inner turmoil. Now that you have metaphysically "rescued yourself", the creative gates may remain open, so feed on the encouraging comments above and move forward from here.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
6 Nov 2006 8:04AM
Thanks Pamela, appreciate it. Paul
oppo 14 6 2 Scotland
6 Nov 2006 11:55AM
I know where your coming from when you talk about creative block. The trouble is I'm like that most of the time ! LOL. This is a fantastic image. What a fertile imagination you have. Keep it up.

piccy 14 8 Wales
6 Nov 2006 9:01PM
Wow, that's good. Very good manipulation.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
6 Nov 2006 9:27PM
Cheers Phil and Freda. PAul
CecilyC 14
8 Nov 2006 8:09PM
wow, fascinating and stunning image! well done!

paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
9 Nov 2006 9:14AM
Thanks again Catharina. PAul
PatrickSmith 15 1.2k 2 United States
10 Nov 2006 5:59AM
Excellent effect and I like the surreal nature of this.

paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
10 Nov 2006 9:39AM
Thanks again PAtrick. PAul
23 Nov 2006 11:51AM
Looking a bit late at this one, Paul.....Luv it!

Creative and full of imagination, you did a great job!

Cheers and have a wonderful day,
Suzan Smile
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
23 Nov 2006 12:24PM
Thanks again Suzan, you too. Paul

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